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Pirate boy of Sydney town, Jackie French

Label
Pirate boy of Sydney town
Title
Pirate boy of Sydney town
Statement of responsibility
Jackie French
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Ben Huntsmore is the son of a ship-owner, an only child who loves the farming life on his family's estate, Badger's Hill. But when Ben's father loses their ancestral home to pay a gambling debt, Ben reluctantly joins his father in a desperate venture to win back their home, capturing enemy trading ships off the west Australian coast. While at sea, Ben must face not just the giant waves of the Southern Ocean but also Dutch guns, as well as unexpected treachery as he realises that his almost-unknown father will sacrifice even his son to make his fortune. Only the unexpected friendships of the mysterious convict Higgins and young Indigenous sailor Guwara will help Ben survive, as well as show him the true meaning of loyalty and riches. From one of Australia's most-renowned children's authors comes a book filled with swashbuckling adventures that uncovers Australian's hidden history as a pirate port and slavers' den. Ages 10+
Summary
Twelve-year-old Ben Huntsmore is the son of a shipowner, an only child who loves the farming life on his family's estate, Badger's Hill. But when Ben's father loses their ancestral home to pay a gambling debt, Ben reluctantly joins his father in a desperate venture to win it back, capturing enemy trading ships off the west Australian coast. While at sea, Ben must face not just the giant waves of the Southern Ocean but also Dutch guns, as well as unexpected treachery as he realises that his almost-unknown father will sacrifice even his son to make his fortune. Only the unexpected friendships of the mysterious convict Higgins and the young Indigenous sailor Guwara will help Ben survive, as well as show him the true meaning of loyalty and riches. From renowned children's author Jackie French comes a book filled with swashbuckling adventures that uncovers Australia's hidden history as a pirate port and slavers' den.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10778030
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
French, Jackie
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Historical fiction
  • Action and adventure fiction
  • Fathers and sons
  • Seafaring life
  • Families
  • Father and child
  • Children's stories
  • Pirates
  • Friendship
  • Loyalty
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Pirate boy of Sydney town, Jackie French
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"When danger looms, who do you trust?"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065301063
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9781460709184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1062418120
Label
Pirate boy of Sydney town, Jackie French
Publication
Note
"When danger looms, who do you trust?"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065301063
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9781460709184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1062418120

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