Are you the Pirate Captain?

Written by Gareth P. (Author) Jones

Illustrated by Garry Parsons

Are you the Pirate Captain? Synopsis

First 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 seadogs 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!

Are you the Pirate Captain? Press Reviews

Parsons' jaunty, full-color acrylic illustrations provide lots of fun and cartoonish detail, and they are a clever companion to Jones' rhyming, sea-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 *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783442195
Publication date: 6th August 2015
Author: Gareth P. (Author) Jones
Illustrator: Garry Parsons
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Gareth P. (Author) Jones

Gareth P. Jones (Author) Gareth lives in South East London and divides his time between writing books, producing TV and spending time with his wife and son, Herbie. His books include The Considine Curse which won the Blue Peter Book of the year prize. Garry Parsons (Illustrator) Garry studied fine art at Brighton College and went on to study illustration. His work has captured the imaginations of children all over the UK, among the best-loved being The Dinosaur that Pooped Christmas, written by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter.

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