Pirates 'n' Pistols: Ten Swashbuckling Pirate Tales (Paperback)
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Pirates 'n' Pistols: Ten Swashbuckling Pirate Tales (Paperback)

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Paperback 96 Pages / Published: 04/04/2013
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Following on from the fabulous Dust 'n' Bones and Fangs 'n' Fire, comes Pirates 'n' Pistols - ten swashbuckling pirate tales.

Come face-to-face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas in these stories about pirates from all around the world. This special giftbook edition is packed full of traditional pirate myths and legends as well as some new and original tales, re-told and illustrated by the award-winning Chris Mould. Stories include: Davy Jones, Treasure Island, The Tenth Man, The Gold Bug, Dead Man's Ink, Dionysus, Cross-legged Jack, Mochimitsu's Music, Jewel of Bengal and Ghost in the Cupboard.

Read more about Chris Mould at http://www.chrismouldink.com/

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9780340999356
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 438 g
Dimensions: 251 x 212 x 12 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Praise for Dust 'n' Bones and Fangs 'n' Fire:

The art of storytelling pervades this textures tapestry of tales with a twist.

* The Bookseller *
A great primer of ghost stories for older children and younger teens. * The Bookbag *
Brilliantly written and illustrated with cool and colourful drawings. * CBBC Newsround *
Entertaining and commendably presented anthology of short tales of seafaring, treasure hunting, and their consequences. * Bookbag *
Every few years, a book comes along which is an absolute stand-out in its genre and this just such a one. A wonderfully varied collection of self penned and traditional sea stories. Beautifully written, beautifully illustrated and beautifully produced, this is a book to read and escape to other worlds, with illustrations to pore over and to treasure. A wonderful book - don't miss it. * School Librarian *
Superbly written and illustrated... strikingly original. * School Librarian *
If you like your pirates dark, dirty and devilish, then this swashbuckling collection of ten stories will shiver your timbers. Stunningly illustrated. * Daily Mail *
An exciting collection of swashbuckling tales. Stunningly illustrated and beautifully produced, this is a book to treasure. * Parents in Touch *
A 'treasure trove'... each of the stories in this glittering hoard is superb... lively, funny, and slightly unruly. * Booktrust *
Brilliant for reading aloud with vivid descriptive language. Stunningly illustrated and beautifully produced, this is a book to treasure. * Parents In Touch *
Gruesome and scary, with spooky illustrations... I had to keep reading to find out what happened. * Scottish Daily Record *
Swashbuckling pirate stories from a great storyteller and superb pen and ink illustrator... a must for any young pirate lover... colourful, energetic, and sometimes scary, illustrations light up these exciting adventure tales. * Carousel *
Superbly written and illustrated... strikingly original. * School Librarian *
If you like your pirates dark, dirty and devilish, then this swashbuckling collection of ten stories will shiver your timbers. Stunningly illustrated. * Daily Mail *
An exciting collection of swashbuckling tales. Stunningly illustrated and beautifully produced, this is a book to treasure. * Parents in Touch *
A 'treasure trove'... each of the stories in this glittering hoard is superb... lively, funny, and slightly unruly. * Booktrust *

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