Meet Jacky Faber: London street urchin turned pirate! In the first three volumes of the beloved Bloody Jack Adventures, our heroine sets sail for the first time when she goes undercover as a ship’s boy; learns how to be a lady at an elite Boston school for girls; and boards a whaling ship, hoping to reunite with her love, Jaimy. This swashbuckling saga is full of surprises, wild misadventures, and fun!
This boxed set contains three books: Bloody Jack, The Curse of the Blue Tattoo, and Under the Jolly Roger.
L. A. Meyer (1942–2014) was the acclaimed writer of the Bloody Jack Adventure series, which follows the exploits of an impetuous heroine who has fought her way up from the squalid streets of London to become an adventurer of the highest order. Mr. Meyer was an art teacher, an illustrator, a designer, a naval officer, and a gallery owner. All of those experiences helped him in the writing of his curious tales of the beloved Jacky Faber. Visit www.jackyfaber.com for more information on the author and his books.
Praise for Bloody Jack: * “A rattling good read.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review * “Although many fictional heroines have sailed in disguise before Jacky Faber, her coarse, cheeky street voice and naïve but observant take on shipboard life set her apart.” —The Bulletin, starred review “Marvelous. . . . A first-rate read.” —Kirkus Reviews A Booklist Editors’ Choice A Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book A Junior Library Guild Selection A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age Praise for The Curse of the Blue Tattoo: "Entertaining." —Booklist, starred review "Sure to please fans of the first title, this adventure-packed historical novel also stands on its own." —School Library Journal "Compelling." —VOYA (5Q—highest rating) A Junior Library Guild Selection An ALA Best Book for Young Adults Praise for Under the Jolly Roger: “A swashbuckling saga with a decidedly unconventional heroine.” —Booklist “Jacky is a wonderful character, full of high spirits, brains, and heart. . . . Highly recommended for fans of historical fiction and pirates.” —School Library Journal —