The Lost Prince
From the Series Seaborne
Middle-grade adventure readers will love this fresh take on classic pirate tropes. Dean Seaborne is thrown off his ship by the Pirate King and given one last chance to redeem himself before he meets Davy Jones’s locker. He has to spy on the Pirate King’s biggest rival, Gentleman Jim Harper, and find the treasure hidden on the mysterious island of Zenhala. Once on Zenhala, Dean realizes the inhabitants of the island think he is the lost prince who went missing 13 years ago. In order to fulfill his mission for the Pirate King, Dean undergoes intense and fantastical trials to prove he is the lost prince. But the longer Dean stays on the island, the more he questions his mission.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Carolrhoda Books ®|
|Number of Pages||400|
Author: Matt Myklusch
Matt Myklusch is a middle-grade fantasy / adventure writer and the creator of Seaborne and The Jack Blank Adventures. When he's not busy writing about kite-boarding pirates, superheroes, and robot-zombies, Matt hosts The Other Side of the Story Podcast, speaking with other authors about their creative process and path to publication. Matt lives in New Jersey with his wife and family, where he is always hard at work on his next book.
“A rousing nautical adventure filled with suspense, action, and colorful characters.”―Publishers Weekly
“Nonstop swashbuckling action is sure to entice even the most ardent landlubber, while courtly intrigue and well-crafted characters will satisfy readers looking for depth in their adventures.” —Kirkus Reviews
School Library Journal
“There is plenty of derring-do and swashbuckling in this fast-paced adventure. . . . [T]his is a salty tale that most middle grade readers will enjoy.”—School Library Journal