Captain Pugwash first appeared in a 1957 strip cartoon, sailing the high seas near New Zealand in his ship the Black Pig, ably assisted by cabin boy Tom, pirates Willy and Barnabas, and Master Mate. His arch enemy was Cut-Throat Jake, captain of the Flying Dustman. In Pugwash and the Buried Treasure, the Captain's worst nightmare comes true when he’s marooned on an island in the middle of the ocean. Even worse, he’s not alone. His companion is none other than the villainous Cut-Throat Jake. News of a buried fortune adds to the complications. John Ryan’s witty narrative and whimsical illustrations make this one of the most exciting adventures in the series.
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John Ryan was born in Edinburgh and spent his early childhood in the UK and Morocco before moving back to England, where he worked for seven years as Assistant Art Master of Harrow School. Captain Pugwash first set sail over 50 years ago as a strip cartoon. Since then he has featured in books, films and theatres all over the world. Before his death in 2009 aged 88, John lived in Rye, Sussex, the home of smugglers in years gone by, with his wife Priscilla, who is also an artist. He has three children and a regular crew of grandchildren.
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