In 17th century Cornwall, Jude's mother was called a witch. Her son is a 'finder' with a rare and strange power. He can sense the presence of gold wherever it is hidden. But Jude's talents dangerous - especially when he leaves his childhood home after his parents' sudden deaths. Captured by a sinister, one-eyed sea-captain, he is plunged into terrifying magical adventures on the magnificent and mysterious Cornish coast. Battling Barbary pirates, slave-stealers and an evil telepathic cat, he is befriended by a family of gold-hungry djinns, doomed to dwell for eternity amng the legions of the damned unless he agrees to save them...A superbly-written historical fantasy by one of children's literature's very best storytellers.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781407106885
Categories BX, Fic20, Fiction, Teenage / Young Adult
Author(s) Jane Johnson
Publisher Scholastic
Pages 336
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.0cm x 1.6cm x 19.8cm
Weight 0.21 kg
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