Ten Little Pirates
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Ten Little Pirates

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A special mini hardback edition of this bestselling, fun-filled pirate counting adventure.Ten little pirates sailing out to sea, looking for adventure, happy as can be.Are they hunting treasure? Are they going far? Ten little pirates all say, 'Arrrrrr!'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 hilarious 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.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 210 x 227 x 9mm | 280g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • ORCHARD BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1408338068
  • 9781408338063
  • 5,413

About Mike Brownlow

Mike Brownlow (Author) 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. Simon Rickerty (Illustrator) 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 published in 2009 and 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 Somerset.show more

Review quote

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 rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations... an excellent addition to books that help with counting. * Vanessa Lewis (The Book Nook, Hove) * 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) *show more

Rating details

121 ratings
4.34 out of 5 stars
5 52% (63)
4 32% (39)
3 14% (17)
2 2% (2)
1 0% (0)
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