If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. They're books to treasure and return to again and again. When orphan Jack stows away on the Charming Molly, he never guesses that he'll be sailing off on the adventure of a lifetime with a crew of pirates. There are ghosts, treasure, mutiny, and secrets galore - and looming over everything is the captain, who Jack knows is the only one who can help him discover the truth about his past.
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Other Oxford Children's Classics: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Anne of Green Gables, Black Beauty, Flambards, Little Women, Party Shoes, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Call of the Wild, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Jungle Book, The Secret Garden, The Wind in the Willows, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Treasure Island.
Other Leon Garfield books published by Oxford University Press: Devil-in-the-Fog, Black Jack, and Mr Corbett's Ghost.
Leon Garfield was born and educated in Brighton, England. His art studies were interrupted by the Second World War, during which he served in the Army Medical Corps. After the war he worked as a hospital laboratory technician until he gave this up to devote himself to writing. His books have been widely translated and have won many international and British literary awards. In 1981 he was nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award. He was married with a daughter and lived in North London.
"stuffed to bursting with danger, rescue, treasure, and villainy" --Philip Pullman
"This is gripping stuff from an award winning writer" --The Parents Guide
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Book Description Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M039491323X