Are You the Pirate Captain?
Written by Gareth P. Jones
Illustrated by Garry Parsons
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Are You the Pirate Captain? by Gareth P. JonesFirst mate Hugh has got the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain! Come on this salty adventure as Hugh and his scurvy sea dogs try to find the perfect pirate for the job. Rather than a peg leg or a hook, it turns out what their captain needs is the brains to lead!
-color acrylic illustrations provide lots of fun and cartoonish detail, and they are a clever companion to Jones
-shanty-like verses. Booklist The text bounces along in rhyme, swishing readers along to a satisfying end. It just begs to be read aloud! Books for Keeps Revel in the rhythm and rhyme of this colourful tale. Early Years Educator A jaunty pirating mystery -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller With its jaunty rhyming telling and gigglesome visuals, this swashbuckling tale, complete with sea shanty is likely to appeal to would-be young sea dogs especially those who enjoy a book where things are not quite as they seem. Red Reading Hub
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
Gareth P. Jones
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4th August 2016
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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