Don't Mention the Pirates by Sarah Mcconnell
  

Don't Mention the Pirates

Written by Sarah Mcconnell

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A brilliant pirate story for the very young with beautiful illustrations to complement the fun storyline. At last there’s a book for toddlers who are too young to watch Pirates of the Caribbean but can share the experience of the world of pirates with the rest of the family. Girls particularly will love this.

Synopsis

Don't Mention the Pirates by Sarah Mcconnell

Scarlet Silver has a secret. She wants to be a pirate just like her Grandma - Long Joan Silver, but the rest of the family have a rule: Don't Mention Pirates! That is until Scarlet discovers gold and slowly her family learn to accept who they really are...

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...an instant trigger for the imagination... this book incorporates delightful illustrations and dialogue that will appeal to children and adults alike. -- Child Education A great story with fun illustrations, this book is a real treasure. -- My books mag You can enjoy the lighter side of pirates in all their yo-ho-ho-ing glory in Don't Mention Pirates by Sarah McConnell, the story of a family who lived in a ship-shaped house. -- Cork Evening Echo A brilliant pirate story for the very young with beautiful illustrations to complement the fun storyline.? At last there's a book for toddlers who are too young to watch Pirates of the Caribbean but can share the experience of the world of pirates with the rest of the family.? Girls particularly will love this. -- www.lovereading4kids.co.uk ...a bright, breezy, fun picture book... -- Newbury Weekly News On Ruby's Big Ideas:Beautifully Illustrated, with simple language ... Sarah McConnell's illustrations are wonderfully effective at showing Ruby's perspective. An Excellent story to be used in discussing size and position in the family with all early years children ... A warm, delightful book for every book corner. -- Early Years Educator An instant trigger for the imagination and good for predictive skills, this book incorporates delightful illustrations and dialogue that will appeal to both children and adults alike. -- As featured in Scholastic's Child Education March 2007 Illustration and fonts leap with vitality and action as the story gathers pace. There are interesting puns and references to enjoy and extend pirate lore and satisfying repetitions for younger readers. -- School Librarian

About the Author

Sarah Mcconnell

Born in Oakham, Rutland, Sarah grew up in the Leicestershire countryside. As a child she drew all the time and on everything she could find. She'd frequently chalk murals on the driveway. At the age of nine she won a school art competition and decided she wanted to be an artist. This determination never wavered and after seven years at art college Sarah produced her first picture book, the perfect creative outlet for her humour.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 3-5

Author

Sarah Mcconnell
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Publisher

Hodder Childrens

Publication date

2nd January 2007

ISBN

9780340893449

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