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The False Rose

(2021)
(A book in the Sally Jones series)
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Sally Jones returns in another thrilling adventure by the author of The Murderer's Ape

'This is old fashioned storytelling in the finest tradition. I was transported to Sally Jones's world of sea ports and sailors and gangsters and I couldn't have enough. Every word was an utter delight' Nizrana Farook, author of The Girl Who Stole an Elephant

When Sally Jones and The Chief discover a curious rose-shaped necklace hidden onboard their beloved Hudson Queen, it's the start of a perilous adventure for the seafaring gorilla and her faithful friend. Determined to get to the bottom of the mystery, they set sail for Glasgow. There, they fall into the clutches of the city's most ruthless gang, commanded by a fearsome smuggler queen who will stop at nothing to snatch the necklace for herself.

Held prisoner hundreds of miles from friendship and safety, Sally Jones must use all her strength, determination and kindness to escape and unravel the mysterious story of the false rose"•a twisting tale leading all the way from Lisbon to Shetland and the South Seas.



Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Praise for this book

"This is old fashioned storytelling in the finest tradition. I was transported to Sally Jones’s world of sea ports and sailors and gangsters and I couldn’t have enough. Every word was an utter delight." - Nizrana Farook

"Hold the frontpage: our favourite ape is back! This adventure tests our nerves, but rest assured that Sally's loving kindness and gentle nature will see her through." - Julia Golding


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Used availability for Jakob Wegelius's The False Rose

Hardback Editions

October 2021 : UK Hardback
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Title: The False Rose
Author(s): Jakob Wegelius
ISBN: 1-78269-321-1 / 978-1-78269-321-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

October 2021 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The False Rose
Author(s): Jakob Wegelius
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Availability: Amazon AU