The Deadly Trap by Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Leo Hartas

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This is the fourth in this exciting Sam Silver Undercover Pirate adventure series. There is a popular new member of the crew on board the Sea Wolf - but can he be trusted? The series is guaranteed to get even the most reluctant reader reading! It combines everything that boys and girls aged 7+ will love including time-travelling, treasure hunting and swashbuckling adventure. Join Sam Silver aboard the pirate ship Sea Wolf for a rip-roaring adventure on the high seas.


The Deadly Trap by Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Leo Hartas

There's a new pirate aboard the Sea Wolf and he's popular with the crew, but Sam is suspicious - why is the new recruit so interested in Captain Blade? And how can Sam convince his friends that they're falling into a deadly trap?

How to become an Undercover Pirate...1) Have a pirate captain as your ancient ancestor 2) Find a message in a bottle and a magic gold doubloon 3) Get whisked back in time to join a pirate crew 4) When you get home DON'T TELL ANYONE. Remember - you're undercover!


Young readers, especially boys, are always fascinated by tales of pirates, and these swashbuckling adventures set in the Caribbean are great fun ... The plot moves quickly and there's plenty of excitement, meaning that the reader's attention is kept going. The level of writing is perfect for young readers. PARENTS IN TOUCH

About the Author

Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Leo Hartas

Jan and Sara were already friends when one day they decided they wanted to write children's stories and it would be more fun to write them together. That was 15 years ago. Since then they've written over 130 stories - including some about ghosts, football, ghosts playing football and naughty Gargoylz. Jan lives in Essex with her family and Sara lives in London with hers. They both have black cats who completely rule their lives. Visit Jan and Sara's website at

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160 pages
Interest Age: From 7


Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Leo Hartas
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Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

3rd January 2013




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