A Pirate's Night Before Christmas by Philip Yates
  

Synopsis

A Pirate's Night Before Christmas by Philip Yates

This is a humorous piratical version of the beloved classic by Clement C. Moore. Sir Peggedy, with his peg leg and hook arm, replaces St. Nick and Seahorses replace reindeer in this fun and colourful story. It is aimed at ages 3 to 6. Young mateys will find plenty of holiday joy in this humorous, colourful and thoroughly piratical version of the beloved Clement C. Moore classic. On this ship of mischievous brigands - who have visions of treasure chests, not sugarplums, dancing in their heads - you wouldn't expect a visit from nice St. Nick. Instead, here comes Sir Peggedy, with his peg leg and hook arm, cracking his whip and driving eight giant seahorses: Salty, Scurvy, Sinbad, Mollie, Cutthroat, Cross-Eyes, Roger and Jolly. Philip Yates' rollicking rhymes and Sebastia Serra's sprightly, fun-filled pictures - featuring whimsically multicoloured seahorses, stockings hung on the ship's bowsprit with tar, child-friendly pirates and a complete treasure map - turn this Christmas perennial into a jubilant celebration! This title also includes a glossary of pirate terms.

About the Author

Philip Yates is the co-author of several popular joke and riddle books for Sterling, as well as a playwright who has won a Council of the Arts grant for his work. His first children's picture book received widespread critical praise. Sebastia Serra studied Fine Arts at the Universitat de Barcelona and is the illustrator of numerous picture books. His awards include: a First Award at the International Festival Videomedic '94; the Junceda Prize from the Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia and many others.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: 3-6

Author

Philip Yates
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Publisher

Sterling Juvenile

Publication date

13th December 2008

ISBN

9781402742576


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