A Pirate's Twelve Days of Christmas by Philip Yates
  

Synopsis

A Pirate's Twelve Days of Christmas by Philip Yates

On the first day of Christmas, a gift was sent to me: a parrot in a palm tree! Ahoy mateys - Christmas is coming, and even pirates celebrate the holiday! This follow-up to the hugely popular A Pirate's Night Before Christmas (9781402790010) offers a witty reimagining of The Twelve Days of Christmas - with a sly buccaneer twist. A brave cabin boy receives marvelously mysterious gifts for each of the 12 days he is left alone to guard the pirate ship: 12 cannons biastin', 9 mermaids singin', 6 Jolly Rogers, and so on - but who are they from? With impeccable rhythm and a lively sense of fun, Philip Yates and Sebastia Serra create a delightful world all their own.

Reviews

Praise for A Pirate's Night Before Christmas The crew from A Pirate's Night Before Christmas sails through another Christmas-tide romp . . . Serra's digitally colored pen-and-ink compositions are filled with swashbuckling action and create a rollicking holiday mood. Publishers Weekly . . . this pirate crew is having such a grand time you'll get into the swashbuckling spirit in no time. Back for their second holiday high-seas adventure . . . the Black Sark buccaneers plan twelve days of Yuletide surprises for their cabin boy. The pirate lingo and raucously detailed color-rich illustrations add seafaring flair to this holiday standard. The Horn Book Magazine

About the Author

Philip Yates is the co-author, with Matt Rissinger, of several humour books for children. His first pirate picture book for Sterling was A Pirate's Night Before Christmas, praised by Children's Literature as a treasure in every way. Sebastia Serra hails from Barcelona, Spain, where he studied Fine Arts at the Universitat de Barcelona. He is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in magazines and on television. Sebastia has illustrated a number of picture books in Spain and in the US. His work has also been displayed in exhibitions all over the world, including the US, Italy, Japan, China, and Korea.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 3 - 6

Author

Philip Yates
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Publisher

Publication date

5th November 2015

ISBN

9781454916826


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