The Sands of Shark Island (School Ship Tobermory #2)
|Author:||Alexander McCall Smith|
|Series:||The School Ship Tobermory|
After successfully thwarting a dastardly plan to steal rare marine animals from the sea around the Scottish island of Mull, Ben and Fee MacTavish feel they can relax and continue learning all about nautical life on board School Ship Tobermory. But it's not long before their everyday routine is interrupted by an extraordinary event. Ben, Fee, their fellow students and the crew of the Tobermory find themselves embroiled in another adventure that leads them thousands of miles from Mull to a small island in the Caribbean, where they learn extraordinary details about Captain Macbeth's past and come face to face with modern-day pirates.
'There must be something about taking to the high seas, and writing for children, that has brought Alexander McCall Smith back to his best. The book bounces along charmingly' - Press and Journal, Book of the Week
Alexander McCall Smith is the author of more than 100 books, including more than 30 best-selling books for children and the globalbest-seller, the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He is one of the world's most prolific and popular authors, and his books have been translated into 46 languages.Iain McIntosh's illustrations have won numerous awards in the worlds of advertising, design and books. He has illustrated many ofAlexander McCall Smith's works.