Sally Jones and the False Rose Paperback by Jakob Wegelius

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Sally Jones and the False Rose Paperback by Jakob Wegelius

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  • Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books (2022-11-01)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • ISBN-13: 9781782693239
  • Item Weight: 476.28 grams
  • Dimensions: 7.76 x 5.1 x 1.56 cm

Sally Jones returns in the thrilling sequel to The Murderer's Ape! With gorgeously detailed black-and-white illustrations throughout

When Sally Jones and The Chief discover a curious rose-shaped necklace hidden onboard their beloved Hudson Queen, it's the start of another perilous adventure for the seafaring gorilla and her faithful friend. Determined to get to the bottom of the mystery, they set sail for Glasgow, but there fall into the clutches of one of the city's most ruthless gangs, commanded by a fearsome smuggler queen who will stop at nothing to snatch the necklace for herself.

Held prisoner hundreds of miles from friendship and safety, Sally Jones must use all her strength, determination and compassion to escape and unravel the mysterious story of the False Rose - a twisting tale leading all the way from Lisbon to Shetland and the South Seas.

About the Author

Jakob Wegelius is a Swedish writer and illustrator who lives and works in the small village of Mörtfors. In Sweden, he was awarded the August Prize for Best Children's Book and the Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize for The Murderer's Ape, which is also an International Youth Library White Raven selection. The Legend of Sally Jones won Sweden's August Prize for Best Children's Book.
Peter Graves is a translator from the Scandinavian languages, known in particular for his translations of novels by Selma Lagerlöf. He has been awarded the Swedish Academy’s Translation Prize for his work.

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