Captain Jack and the Pirates by Peter Bently
  

Captain Jack and the Pirates

Written by Peter Bently
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

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Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016. Oxenbury’s distinctive style is at the fore in Captain Jack and the Pirates, merging soft blacks and whites with muted colours.

Synopsis

Captain Jack and the Pirates by Peter Bently

From the award-winning creator of We're Going on a Bear Hunt and Peter Bently comes this utterly delightful picture book, that sees a family day out at the beach turn into a wonderful piratical adventure! Make-believe fun, illustrated by picture book star, Helen Oxenbury, will capture the imaginations of children everywhere. This is sure to be a classic.

Reviews

[a] beautiful book, which can endure endless reads The Times, Saturday Review

About the Author

Peter Bently

Peter Bently went to ten different schools around the world and studied languages at Oxford University. He started writing for children soon after becoming a parent and now lives with his wife, Lucy, and children, Theo and Tara, in Totnes, Devon (which has its very own excellent medieval castle).

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Peter Bently
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Author's Website

www.peterbently.com/

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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd July 2015

ISBN

9780723269281

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