Can the Sea Dogs find the treasure and return it to the queen? Spike, Solo, and Mittens sail for an unexplored island to retrieve Queen Esmerelda?s buried treasure?especially the Robin?s Egg Ruby. But the pirates beat them to it, and steal their ship, The Smiling Senorita! They are stranded! Will Captain Rollo and the Sea Dogs find them? The pirates sail for Black Dog Island, a land of mystery, turmoil, and surprise. Everything is not as it appears to be. Even one of the pirates is tricked into giving up part of the treasure and lands in the dungeon. How will the queen?s treasure ever be returned to her? In this third Sea Dogs adventure, Susan W. Lyons’ amazing watercolors of dogs and cats riding the high seas accompany an exciting tale of pirates, stolen treasure, a greedy prince, a noble princess, and an opportunistic rat. Second, through sixth graders will enjoy this swashbuckling tale.