The Skeleton Pirate
Written by David Lucas
Illustrated by David Lucas
Lovereading4kids Price £5.59
£6.99 saving £1.40 (20%)
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The Lovereading4Kids comment
“I’ll never be beaten!” boasts the skeleton pirate. But it turns out not be true... Bound in chains and tossed over board by his enemies, the Skeleton Pirate is set free by a mermaid before both are swallowed up by a passing Whale. How the skeleton pirate learns that there are better ways of behaving than fighting makes a delightful story and David Lucas’s illustrations are as striking as ever.
The Skeleton Pirate by David Lucas
Shiver me timbers and swash me buckles. It's time for an adventure with the Skeleton Pirate! The Skeleton Pirate is the Terror of the Seas and he'll never be beaten! Until, that is, he gets beaten by an unruly bunch of pirates and thrown overboard. Down in the depths of the sea he embarks on an adventure with a beautiful mermaid, a whale with tummy ache and a golden ship full of treasure... Full of humour and irrepressible energy this is the perfect picture book for all would-be little pirates! David Lucas is an extraordinary new talent in children's picture books - in 2008 he was named as one of The Big Picture campaign's Best New Illustrators.
'Really tickled me hearties' (Capt. Black Morty Rackham, The Contessa's Dagger)
'Sink me and call me a bilge pump - a truly fearsome read!' (Capt. Fishbait O'Doule, Lady Ascuela's Night Doom)
About the Author
Interest Age: From 4
More books by David Lucas
Walker Books Ltd
2nd May 2013
I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new booksElosie Clarkson – age 11
I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15
Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitementJasmine Harris-Hart, age 12
LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlifeAmrit Bunet – Teen
This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!Jemma Rubens, age 10
It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.Erica Motoc, age 7
I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.Harriet Cunningham
Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.Sarah Murray – age 15