A New Home for a Pirate by Ronda Armitage

A New Home for a Pirate

Written by Ronda Armitage
Illustrated by Holly Swain


A New Home for a Pirate by Ronda Armitage

'Shiver me timbers!' Pirate Jed is not happy . . . Imagine a pirate who feels seasick all the time. That's Pirate Jed! Fed up with bobbing around on the rollicking, rolling sea, he decides to pack up his pirate paraphernalia and heads off in search of a home on land. His adventures take him on a journey where he meets a whole cast of animal characters, desperate for his help, and they all join in his search for a new home. Finally they meet Farmer Ted who is fed up with life on dry land - so he and Jed decide to swap! So, with a cheeriyo-ho-ho, Pirate Jed and his new friends have a perfect new home! A gentle adventure about friendship, fun and finding your place.

About the Author

Ronda Armitage was born in New Zealand. She is the author of many books for children, including the well-loved Lighthouse Keeper series of stories, which tell of the adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Grinling and their marmalade cat, Hamish. Most of her books are illustrated by her husband, David, who is an artist. She was a primary school teacher for several years, and is a trained counsellor, specialising in family therapy.

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32 pages


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Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

4th January 2007



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