Clad in oilskins the hearty rescuers fought the lashing waves, seeing the few survivors of the wrecked ship huddled on the remaining boards, drenched by the freezing sea.
For the poor survivors brought to shore, children among them, the rescue by the brave fisherman is only a foretaste of things to come . . . for some among them will face dire risks once again at sea -- at the hands of the desperate men of Albatross Island.
Author: Harry Collingwood
Title: The Pirate Island
First Published by: Blackie & Son