Leonardo da Vinci’s nephew joins him as an apprentice, but there are those who do not want the great inventor to complete his latest project, a mechanical lion that is to be a present for the King of France. Leonardo and his thirteen-year-old nephew are in danger, and so may be the future of peace in Italy.
An adventure story for children and adults. Ben finds an ancient knife on a beach after days of searching. Somehow, he knew it was there. But the buried knife has a history of pirates, magicians and Chinese treasure ships, and of a boy just Ben’s age who lived centuries earlier. Soon, Ben and his friends are caught up in a modern-day adventure of buried treasure, pirates and ghosts.
A swashbuckling 17th century coming-of-age adventure of pirates and ghosts. Henry, only 13, was kidnapped and sold to a notorious pirate. As cabin boy, Henry tries to learn all he can, hoping knowledge will help him to escape one day. But the ship is haunted by its former pirate captain, and Henry’s wildest dreams or nightmares could not have come close to what was about to happen.