Rob Lloyd Jones, Alan Marks
After stumbling upon a secret laid buried for hundreds of years, John Trenchard finds himself transported into a world of treachery, danger and stolen diamonds. Will he survive and make it home to the girl he loves? The classic story of smuggling and corruption retold for children growing in reading confidence. Evocatively illustrated by Alan Marks. The Usborne Reading Programme was developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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