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The petrified pirate

The petrified pirate

French, Vivian, author; Phillips, Mike, 1961- illustrator

When Joe runs off for a life of adventure on a pirate ship he thinks he's sure to get rich. But he doesn't realise he's boarded the ship of the fearsome and terrifying Captain Blackbeard! 'Race Further with Reading' is the perfect tool to build reading confidence with illustrated stories in manageable bite-size chapters

Hardback, Book. English. General. Children's stories. Fiction 7+.
Published London: Franklin Watts, 2016

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Statement of responsibility: by Vivian French ; illustrated by Mike Phillips
ISBN: 1445149877, 9781445149875
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: "Reading level guidance book band: 11 lime"--Back cover.
Physical Description: 47 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 22 cm.
Series: Race further with reading
Series Title: Race further with reading.

Author note

Vivian is a writer of both books and plays; she has written more than 250 children's books, including the very successful Tiara Club series, and is consistently one of the top 30 most borrowed authors from UK libraries. She has had plays performed both in London and throughout Scotland; her audiences include young adults as well as children. She has won many awards for her books, and is regularly invited to festivals including Cheltenham and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. (2012 Guest selector for the children's programme.) Vivian teaches part time at Edinburgh College of Art, and is one of the two founding members of the PictureHooks programme supporting Scottish illustrators. She is married with four grown up daughters and three grandchildren, and lives in Edinburgh. She'd like a cat, but lives up 66 steps and has no garden ... maybe one day. Her favourite book is an empty notebook.