A riotous, pirate-packed adventure awaits in this hilarious tale of eccentric babysitting, flying ships and doughnut feasts, from the superstars of storytelling and illustration.
Meet Long John McRon, Ship's Cook . . . and the most unusual babysitter you've ever seen.
Long John has a whole crew of wild pirates in tow, and - for two intrepid children - he's about to transform a perfectly ordinary evening into a riotous adventure beneath a pirate moon. It's time to make some PIRATE STEW.Pirate Stew! Pirate Stew! Pirate Stew for me and you! Pirate Stew, Pirate Stew Eat it and you won't be blue You can be a pirate too!
Marvellously silly and gloriously entertaining, this tale of pirates, flying ships, doughnut feasts and some rather magical stew is perfect for all pirates, both young and old.
With a deliciously rhyming text from master storyteller Neil Gaiman, and spellbinding illustrations by the supremely talented Chris Riddell, three-times-winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, this is the picture book of the year! Joyful, quirky and action-packed, it makes a spectacular and magical gift.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 48
Weight: 560 g
Dimensions: 300 x 237 mm
'Neil Gaiman is the nearest thing children's books have to a rock star: if you enjoy fantasy, he is irresistible.' - The Times
'The talented dream team of Gaiman and Riddell have done it again. Fantastic rhyming story with the most fabulously intricate illustrations. I could look at them for hours. Perfect for reading out loud or for any little readers, piratical or otherwise' - NetGalley Reviewer
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A new favourite from my absolute favourite collaboration - magically gorgeous illustrations paired with a brilliant and funny story. Perfection!
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