TELL THE TRUTH:
Have you ever picked your nose? Have you ever picked your nose and eaten it? Have you ever picked your nose, eaten it, and, doing so, opened a portal to a world run by pirates?
Mabel Jones has.
Mabel is kidnapped and forced to serve aboard The Feroshus Maggot with the strangest crew you’ll ever meet. And the captainan odious wolf named Idryss Ebenezer Splitwon’t let her go until she helps the pirates unlock the treasure they seek.
Mabel’s voyage takes her across The Greasy Pole of Certain Death, into the belly of a whale, and underground to a decrepit crypt. And she does it all in pajamas!
Read on if you dare. You are promised a most unlikely adventure.
About the Author
Will Mabbitt likes to write. He writes on the train, in the corner of cafes, and sometimes in his head when his laptop runs out of power. Will has a background in children's media, producing digital content for Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. He lives with his family, cats, and a woodlouse infestation in Lewes on the south coast of England. The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones: The Voyage of the Feroshus Maggot is his first novel.
Please visit Will at http://www.mabbitt.co.uk/.
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What People are Saying About This
ADVANCED PRAISE FOR THE UNLIKELY ADVENTURES OF MABEL JONES:
“From the first few sentences, I knew I was in for a uniquely wild and witty ride. If Lewis Carroll were writing for Monty Python, I imagine it might look something like this.” —Christopher Healy, author of the Hero’s Guide series
"The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones is a speedy, splashy, snort-out-loud lark. Hints of Pinocchio, Peter Pan, and The Hobbit bubble beneath its fast-paced plot, and wordplay—both visual and textual—sets a lively tone. Clever and fun.” —Jacqueline West, author of the New York Times bestselling series, The Books of Elsewhere