Ten Little Pirates

Author(s): Mike Brownlow

Picture Books (Hardback)

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.

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Shortlisted for Nottinghamshire Children's Book Award 2014.

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) Bright child-friendly illustrations offer plenty to spot... lively rhyme has potential for noisy storytimes. A winner! Peters Gazette 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 Hugely entertaining... an absolute joy to read aloud. Simon Rickerty's artwork is as vibrant as ever. Library Mice This book is wonderful. Child-Led Chaos Great fun. Red Reading Hub 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 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 A great read-aloud treat. StorySeekers Hilarious. Will have both child and reader laughing out loud. Angels & Urchins A rhyming story that helps young children learn about numbers. Daily Record 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 fabulous counting book... will have you giggling. Hoddesdon & Broxbourne Mercury 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 Exciting and fun. Stunning. Carousel Catchy and captivating The School Run Catchy and captivating theschoolrun.com 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) 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 fabulous counting book... will have you giggling. Hoddesdon & Broxbourne Mercury 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

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 screened in over 70 countries worldwide. Other titles include Mickey Moonbeam, Dog Did It! and The Big White Book. Mike lives in Somerset. 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 write and illustrate many more highly acclaimed books for children, including Unfortunately (published by Orchard in 2010) and Monkey Nut, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He lives in Somerset.

General Fields

  • : 9781408338063
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orchard Books
  • : August 2015
  • : 202mm X 224mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mike Brownlow
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : Simon Rickerty
  • : en
  • : 823.92
  • : 32