Written by John Ryan
Illustrated by John Ryan
Part of the Captain Pugwash Series
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Captain Pugwash sets off in pursuit of a ship that could be carrying gold, but Cut-throat Jake is not far behind.
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Captain Pugwash by John Ryan
Frances Lincoln are delighted to present paperback editions of this classic picture book series. There's nothing more likely to prompt our portly hero into action than the prospect of treasure. So when the valiant cabin boy Tom espies a mound of yellow stuff aboard a nearby ship, the Captain sets off in hot pursuit. Unfortunately, his villainous arch-enemy, the horrible Cut-throat Jake, is not far away. Will the Captain be trapped by Jake's dastardly plan? Or will Tom, the wisest little cabin boy on the Seven Seas, have a plan of his own...?
The stories are wonderfully told: simple, clear language that stays on course... and of course the illustrations are so enduringly distinctive, with Pugwash of the late Pavarotti-like proportions. Book Magazine
Pirate tales never date and this one will be popular with young readers who will be enlivened not only by the writing but also by the numerous, vigorous and colourful illustrations. Ibby Link
The distinctive illustrations are lively, quirky and full of fun and add to the straightforward and tongue-in-cheek, amusing text. Carousel
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