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Author: Chris Priestley
Publisher: London : Corgi Children's, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kit Milton is living by his wits on the streets of London when an unexpected chain of events brings him to the household of John White, a mapmaker and associate of one of the Queen's favourites - the nororious Sir Walter Raleigh. It's not long before Kit finds himself on board the Tiger, sailing for the New World, and a life that he could not have imagined in his wildest dreams. After a long and dangerous voyage,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Priestley
ISBN: 9780552552356 0552552356
OCLC Number: 81453071
Description: 387 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Chris Priestley.

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The year is 1584 and fourteen-year-old Kit is living by his wits as a thief - a far-cry from his early childhood, when he lived a privileged life with his rich parents, who died when he was very  Read more...

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