Ten Little Pirates Board Book

Ten Little Pirates Board Book

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Count along with the Ten Little Pirates, in this action-packed, counting rhyme adventure! In a sturdy board book, perfect for little hands to hold.

The Ten Little Pirates are sailing out to sea ... But what will the Ten Little Pirates do when they meet a singing mermaid? And a whooshing hurricane? And a HUNGRY shark?

Part traditional counting rhyme, part fun-filled story, Ten Little Pirates is perfect for sharing together.
Read the bouncy rhyming story.
Count from ten to one and back again, as the Little Pirates disappear then reappear.
Spot and count the details on each page.
And join in with all the great sound-words!

The Ten Little series has sold over a million copies worldwide, and Ten Little Bookworms is a 2019 World Book Day pick.

'Traditional counting rhyme given a jaunty pirate twist that kids will love... a rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations... excellent.'
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Board book | 28 pages
  • 173 x 186 x 18mm | 332g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1408346451
  • 9781408346457
  • 13,912

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Catchy and captivating * theschoolrun.com * Catchy and captivating * The School Run * Exciting and fun. Stunning. * Carousel * Traditional counting rhyme given a jaunty pirate twist that kids will love... a rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations... excellent. * The Guardian * A fabulous counting book... will have you giggling. * Hoddesdon & Broxbourne Mercury * 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 * A rhyming story that helps young children learn about numbers. * Daily Record * Hilarious. Will have both child and reader laughing out loud. * Angels & Urchins * A great read-aloud treat. * StorySeekers * Mike Brownlow's rhymes flow beautifully in nursery-rhyme-like verse while Simon Rickerty's fantastic and colourful illustrations provide the visual thrills. * Read It, Daddy * Perfect to share with young children who are learning about numbers. With its bouncy, rhythmic text and lots of great sound words, this piratical adventure is perfect for sharing again and again. * Parents in Touch * Great fun. * Red Reading Hub * This book is wonderful. * Child-Led Chaos * Hugely entertaining... an absolute joy to read aloud. Simon Rickerty's artwork is as vibrant as ever. * Library Mice * Like a nautical knot, Mike Brownlow's new picture book ties together its counting lessons and bobbing rhymes with intricate neatness. Simon Rickerty's illustrations complement the jaunty verse with lots of humorous details to discover on every page. * Time Out * Bright child-friendly illustrations offer plenty to spot... lively rhyme has potential for noisy storytimes. A winner! * Peters Gazette * A rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations... an excellent addition to books that help with counting. * Vanessa Lewis (The Book Nook, Hove) *
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About Mike Brownlow

Simon Rickerty graduated from The Royal College of Art in 2006 with a master's degree in Communication Art and Design. His first picture book, Peas, written by Andy Cullen, was shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award. Simon has gone on to illustrate many more highly acclaimed books for children, including Ten Little Pirates, winner of the Nottingham Children's Book Prize, and Monkey Nut, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He lives in Bristol. Mike Brownlow is the creator of many books for children. He wrote and illustrated the picture book Little Robots, which was turned into a major animated TV show for CBeebies and aired in over 70 countries worldwide. His other books include Mickey Moonbeam, Dog Did It! and The Big White Book. Mike lives in Somerset and has three grown-up daughters.
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196 ratings
4.31 out of 5 stars
5 54% (105)
4 28% (55)
3 15% (29)
2 4% (7)
1 0% (0)
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