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Escape from Treasure Island

Guest Author - Taisha Turner

The Uncle Duncle Chronicles tell of Sage Smiley’s adventures with his uncle, Dunkirk. Uncle Dunkirk is a world traveler. He sends his nephew, Sage, postcards from all his travels. Sage nicknamed his favorite uncle, Uncle Duncle, because he was unable to properly pronounce Dunkirk when he was young.

Escape from Treasure Island, the first in the Uncle Duncle Chronicles, details a wonderful return trip to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. All the old friends are there: Jim Hawkins, Ben Gunn, Dr. Livesey, Captain Smollett, Squire Trelawney and of course, Long John Silver and his motley crew.

School is out for the summer and Sage plans to have a great vacation with his parents. Yet, the plans change. Instead of vacationing with his parents, he will with Uncle Duncle. Sage can barely contain the excitement pumping through his middle-school age body.

After packing Sage’s backpack with care, the two adventurers leave the family home in the town of Spruce Ridge. Uncle Duncle has other surprises, a Submarine Spitfire and an amulet. The talisman is a time portal which allows the pair to travel to Treasure Island.

The uncle and the nephew are unaware they are on the famous island, at first. The pair becomes separated. Each have run ends with the Treasure Island and Hispaniola inhabitants.

Treasure Island is a lush and beautiful island, but Long John Silver is not a very hospitable host. He locks his guests in the brig. The pirate threatens harm by the blade, plank or even worse, the “nick of time.”

Join Sage and Uncle Duncle’s in their struggles to Escape from Treasure Island and help their newfound friends. Ride with Long John Silver on his first air flight in the big blue sky. Listen to Sage trying to explain World War II to a 1800's man. In other words, Darren Krill has lots of humor in this pirate’s story.

Fans of Treasure Island and other pirate stories will love Darren Krill’s chapter book, Escape from Treasure Island. It is perfect for children ages 8-12. Never read Treasure Island or a pirate story, don’t worry. The story is a fun adventure fantasy complete with time portals. Get a copy and sit in the family den. Join Sage and Uncle Duncle as they return to the island in the Submarine Spitfire.

Darren Krill's Escape from Treasure Island is available from Amazon.com

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