Black Heart of Jamaica

Black Heart of Jamaica

by JuliaGolding (Author)


Following the multi award-winning "The Diamond of Drury Lane", here we present the fifth volume from our famous feisty heroine "Cat Royal...Black Heart of Jamaica".In which the indomitable Cat Royal turns pirate, undertakes a Caribbean Cruise and gets mixed up in a slave revolt. Prepare to swash your buckle in Cat's most outrageous adventure yet!


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd
Published: 04 Feb 2008

ISBN 10: 1405237570
ISBN 13: 9781405237574
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years

Media Reviews
'Pacy...A most engaging read' Books for Keeps; 'An eminently satisfying and delightful read' Sunday Tribune; 'Hugely enjoyable romp of a tale' School Librarian; 'A colourful, action-packed story' Publishing News - On Cat among the Pigeons: 'A highly enjoyable story full of adventure, likeable character and sharp, witty dialogue' Anti-slavery magazine. - On Den of Thieves: 'Rip-roaring saga...thoroughly entertaining...lively and absorbing' The Times Educational Supplement; 'This is rollicking historical fiction at its best, a great read' Sunday Express
Author Bio
Julia Golding read English at Cambridge then joined the Foreign Office and served in Poland. Her work as a diplomat took her from the high point of town twinning in the Tatra Mountains to the low of inspecting the bottom of a Silesian coal mine. On leaving Poland, she exchanged diplomacy for academia and took a doctorate in the literature of the English Romantic Period at Oxford. She then joined Oxfam as a lobbyist on conflict issues, campaigning at the UN and with governments to lessen the impact of conflict on civilians living in war zones. Married with three children, Julia now lives in Oxford. The Diamond of Drury Lane won the Nestle Children's Book Prize 2006 and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2006.