Leslie Melville - Pirate Jack and the Inca Treasure - Hachette Children's Group

Pirate Jack and the Inca Treasure

By Leslie Melville
Illustrated by Fabiano Fiorin

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

Exciting, page-turning adventures for children developing their reading confidence.

Captain Jack hates to share his treasure. So when his ship sails near to  Cocos Island, he sneaks away from his crew with his secret treasure map. But he is not alone, and the treasure may be more dangerous than he expects!
The Hopscotch Adventures series contains exciting, page-turning adventure stories of no more than 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.

Biographical Notes

Leslie is a professionally performing magician and storyteller.

He lives in the north of England and contributes magic routines, articles and stories to many magical and storytelling magazines. His book 'Magictales - The definitive book of storytelling magic', combining magic routines within the framework of stories, has been acclaimed by magicians throughout the world.

He also leads storytelling workshops - helping school teachers, early years practitioners and children to become storytellers.

He writes many of his own stories, some of which can be found on his website
- www.thestorytelling-resource-centre.com

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780749694449
  • Publication date: 11 Aug 2011
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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