Percy and the Pirates by Russell Punter

Percy and the Pirates

Written by Russell Punter
Illustrated by Kate Sheppard

5+ readers   
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This title is part of four new titles in the fantastic ‘First Reading’ series from Usborne, aimed at children who are beginning to read. The luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. Each of these four exciting new stories is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any child who is just beginning to read. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey, a reading specialist. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.


Percy and the Pirates by Russell Punter

Part of the "First Reading" series, this title is aimed at children who are beginning to read. It allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by illustrations.

About the Author

Russell Punter

Russell’s earliest ambition was to become an artist, well third earliest actually, after dating Marie Osmond and becoming the first 9 year old to play the part of Doctor Who.

He joined Usborne Publishing as a designer in 1987 but since discovering his literary side in 2003, he has written over twenty books for the company.

He loves writing for children and his biggest fan is his niece, although he’s not letting the fact that she’s not yet old enough to read bother him.

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Book Info


Mixed media product
Contains Hardback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
48 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

1st January 2014




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