The Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy, Book II
By Iain Lawrence
Laurel Leaf Library, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780440419334, 240pp.
Publication Date: June 12, 2007
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To make things worse, the islands in the Pacific look inviting, but Tom remembers his father's warnings: headhunters and cannibals lurk there The boys go anyway. And as conflict among them mounts, as they encounter the very dangers Captain Tin spoke of, Tom must fight to keep himself and Midgely alive.
"From the Hardcover edition.
"Fire-breathing monsters, headless corpses, gigantic snakes, a mysterious woman, and islands full of cannibals make this high-spirited, old-fashioned adventure tale, complete with cliffhanger chapter endings, a treat."—Kirkus Reviews
"Offers a Robert Louis Stevenson brand of excitement that will draw fans of exotic adventure tales."—Publishers Weekly
"Readers in search of swashbuckling adventure, gripping plot twists, and hair-raising encounters will gravitate to this sequel to The Convicts."—School Library Journal
"Lawrence keeps the reader on edge."—The Horn Book Magazine
"Excellent writing. . . . The action comes at breakneck speed."—VOYA