Saturday, July 26, 2008

Nick of Time by Ted Bell

"Hard a'lee, me boys!" shouted Nick McIver over the wind, "or be smashed to smithereens in the jaws of Gravestone Rock!"

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Abstract: With the help of Lord Hawke, whose children have been taken by the evil pirate Captain Billy Blood, young Nick McIver uses a time machine to rescue the two children as well as change the course of events in two time periods, the Napoleonic Wars and World War II.

Publisher: St. Martin's/Griffin; 419 pages

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is a great adventure book! Even though it is a bit lengthy, this is one captivating book. Ted Bell does a superb job of realistically portraying the life of a British 12-year-old boy's daily life during World War II, and then sending him back in time to warn Admiral Nelson of danger in 1805.