Sir Charlie Stinky Socks the Pirate's Curse by Kristina Stephenson

Sir Charlie Stinky Socks the Pirate's Curse

Written by Kristina Stephenson
Part of the Sir Charlie Stinky Socks Series

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October 2014 Book of the Month A swashbuckling new adventure for the brave-hearted knight Sir Charlie Stinky Socks. Help! says the message in the bottle and Sir Charlie is determined to do just that. Sailing across the dangerous seas filled with pirates and mermaids and a man-eating monster Sir Charlie needs all his skill and legendary luck to survive. And to find out just who sent the message. A wonderful fold out spread makes this story even bigger and better!


Sir Charlie Stinky Socks the Pirate's Curse by Kristina Stephenson

Once upon a time, a message in a bottle said someone needed help; help from a certain bold, brave knight! So the brilliant Sir Charlie Stinky Socks, his cat Envelope and his good grey mare must find a ship so they can set sail and rescue the messenger. But, who needs their help, and what fearsome sea dangers and frightful pirates might they encounter on their voyage? Join our hero and his companions on this rip roaring, timber shivering adventure on the high seas!

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About the Author

Kristina Stephenson

Kristina Stephenson trained as a set and costume designer. She had a successful career in Theatre and Children’s TV until she had her children. Wanting to stay at home with them, she turned to illustration. She has illustrated many non-fiction books.

Kristina lives with her husband, who is a musician, and her son and daughter in Wiltshire.

A Day in the Life of Me

The alarm clock wakes me early – too early sometimes – but I’m glad it does – I must be up before anyone else. I need a quiet house (and the calming influence of the dawn chorus) in order to perfect my ‘master work-plan for the day’. I also need to pick a nice menu for supper, pack some sandwiches and a big bottle of water for Maddie’s geography trip and find that favourite little something for Charlie to take to school - just in case - (now where have I heard that before?).

At school I kiss the kids goodbye, remount my faithful bike and head back home. Home, which as I cycle towards it, is morphing magically into a place of work – an office. I’m clever you see: I make the beds, I wash up the breakfast things, and I hide away anything laundry-like, before I leave the house. I do it every morning, you know, so that by the time I return, the transformation has taken place. Wow!

This happens in a little room, which nestles neatly between the kitchen (which is, of course, on my return, no longer a kitchen but a place to refresh water pots and wash paint brushes) and the tiny courtyard (now bereft of all bikes bar mine), which has become a secret garden into which I look for inspiration and the occasional fairy.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

9th October 2014




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