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Laurella Swift and the Voyage of Discovery

Part of the A Swift Adventure series
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Fresh from foiling a murder in ancient Persia, 10-year-old Laurella Swift strides into a second adventure back in time.

Beads in a shell necklace transport the London schoolgirl to New Zealand in 1769, where she meets Nick, Captain Cook's science-mad cabin boy, and Atarangi, an equally inquisitive Maori girl with an impish sense of humour.

The children have a shared fascination with the natural world, but when nature turns against them, Laurella must battle to save her friends before facing her own fight for survival.

Laurella Swift and the Voyage of Discovery is the second book in the gripping series of Laurella Swift adventures. The historical fantasy takes middle-grade readers on a rip-roaring escapade with the mixed-race 10-year-old and her new-found friends. Packed with humour, suspense, thrills and spills, Laurella's second adventure is every bit as exciting as her first.


Readers are also encouraged to discover more about New Zealand, Maori culture and life at sea in the 18th century through the inclusion of an author's note, a selection of useful links, two recipe ideas and a scrimshaw craft activity.

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Product Details
Tiger's Eye Books
1916194842 / 9781916194847
Paperback / softback
122 pages
129 x 198 mm, 127 grams