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Adventures around the world with Sally Jones

  • Submitted: 6th November 2018

What better series of books to dive into and sail around the world with this Travel Tuesday? They might be aimed at children but they form the part of an award winning Swedish series, now translated for the English language market by Peter Graves.

The Murderer's Ape

The Murderer’s Ape

First there was the Murderer’s Ape:

This saw Sally Jones, a brilliant ship’s engineer as well as an ape, sailing the high seas on The Hudson Queen with her loyal friend the Chief. When the Chief is falsely convicted of murder, it’s at all at sea adventure to try and prove his innocence.But how did Sally Jones come to be? Well, there’s a book for that…


Sally jones

Now the prequel:

The legend of Sally Jones

This takes you back to the start, to a dark forest in the middle of the Congo, where an ape is captured and taken to Istanbul on a boat. Little do they know, it’s Sally Jones who they’re messing with…

From the Congo across the world’s oceans and via Borneo and even New York, this is a monkey sized adventure for all ages! The spirit of adventure, travel and and Around the World in 80 Days vibe, this is a BookTrail favourite already!

I’ve read both in Swedish and English now and they translate very well! Thanks to a great translator and a gripping story of adventure and more.


Happy traveling with Sally Jones!

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