Join ten little pirates for an action-packed rhyming counting adventure in this bestselling, multi-award-winning picture book. Ten little pirates set out to sea in search of adventure. But what will the ten little pirates do when they meet a hurricane...and a giant squid...and a HUNGRY SHARK? This fun-filled rhyming story, which incorporates counting backwards from ten to one, is great to share with young children who are learning about numbers. The colourful, humorous illustrations feature objects to spot and count on every page. With a bouncy, rhythmic text and lots of great sound words, this piratical adventure is perfect for sharing again and again. Winner of the Nottingham Children's Book Award and the Lancashire Share a Story Award, and shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Evening Standard Oscar's First Book Prize. With illustrations from Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning illustrator, Simon Rickerty. 'Traditional counting rhyme given a jaunty pirate twist that kids will love...a rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations...excellent.' Guardian 'Hilarious. Will have both child and reader laughing out loud.'
Angels and Urchins 'Fabulous rhymes weave a clever tale...the abundance of things to spot and count on every page will keep little readers guessing what's coming next.' WRD Magazine 'An absolute joy to read aloud.' Library Mice 'This book is wonderful.' Child-Led Chaos
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group