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Fiction Picture Book
Pages: 32
Themes: Pirates, adventures, riddles
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Pub Date: 01/09/2008
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This fun read-aloud pirate story follows the adventures of a terrible, horrible, smelly pirate named Sydney and his friend Parrot Polly. After answering a riddle set by a tricky mermaid the rascals dig for treasure by the old lighthouse. Children will enjoy the anticipation as the chest is raised to the surface, and the surprise as its unexpected contents are revealed. The clean and dirty theme will make this book a circle time favourite with many daycare and library programmers. Parents will love it too.

CM Magazine - September 12, 2008
"The full-colour illustrations are full of atmosphere...[this book] will make a fine addition to any school or public library picture book collection."

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Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration nominee  | 2009 | Short-listed
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