Here be Monsters by Jonathan Emmett


Here be Monsters by Jonathan Emmett

Fearless pirate, Captain Cut-Throat, doesn't believe in monsters. When he and his dastardly crew set sail for a treasure island, they must first pass through THE MIST and as legend tells it, THERE BE MONSTERS IN THE MIST! But as the Captain says, monsters simply don't exist. But then who or what is gobbling up the Crew? A thrilling, swashbuckling, pirate adventure from the award-winning creators of THE PRINCESS AND THE PIG and THE SANTA TRAP.


Rollicking fun which is ideal to read aloud. Parents in Touch a devilishly good tale in Jonathan Emmett's wonderfully addictive rhyming verse Blackpool Gazette

About the Author

Jonathan Emmett

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

25th September 2014



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