Rufus Goes to Sea by Kim Griswell
  

Rufus Goes to Sea

Written by Kim Griswell
Illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev

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Synopsis

Rufus Goes to Sea by Kim Griswell

Ahoy-Pirate Pig on board! What does a book-loving pig like Rufus do when school's out for summer? He turns to his favourite stories for inspiration, of course! And before long, he's dreaming of days filled with adventure and nights under blankets of stars. It's the pirate life for him, matey. But Captain Wibblyshins says: no pigs on pirate ships! After all, pigs get tangled in the rat lines, they picnic in the crow's nest, and worst of all, they even wipe their chins with the Jolly Roger. Can Rufus convince the Captain that he's no landlubber swine? And could his ticket to piratehood be reading? Kids will love seeing Rufus conquer new worlds in this delightful companion to Rufus Goes to School (9781454904168).

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Praise for RUFUS GOES TO SCHOOL: . . . this is a pure porcine pleasure. Booklist .. .so charming it could be enjoyed at any time of year . . . Griswell's storytelling has just the right amount of repetition . . . And Gorbachev's pen, ink and watercolor pictures are timelessly appealing . . . it brings to mind Garth Williams, David McPhail and Maurice Sendak. New York Times online

About the Author

Kim T. Griswell is a developmental editor for Uncle John's Bathroom Readers and the former coordinating editor of Highlights for Kids. She continues to help develop and teach writers' workshops with the Highlights Foundation, has taught with the Institute for Children's Literature and has published more than 200 short stories, articles and columns. Her children's book, Carnivorous Plants, was published by Kidhaven Press, and she also wrote Rufus Goes to School. Learn more about her at her website, kimgriswellcom. Valeri Gorbachev emigrated from his native Ukraine to the US in 1991. He has written and/or illustrated more than 50 children's books, including the first Rufus story, Rufus Goes to School, as well as Turtle's Penguin Day and The Giant Hug by Sandra Horning (both Knopf).

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Kim Griswell
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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

7th April 2015

ISBN

9781454910527


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