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A New Home for a Pirate 

by Ronda Armitage

Pirate Jed is not happy...imagine a pirate who feels seasick all the time. After a series of adventures with new friends in need of help, Jed meets Farmer Ted, who is fed up with life on dry land – so they decide to swap! A gentle adventure about friendship and finding your place.

The Pirates Next Door

by Jonny Duddle

The Jolley-Rogers stop to fix up their ship in Dull-On-Sea. The unusual family get the whole neighbourhood spreading rumours. When the Jolley-Rogers leave, the town discovers they were wrong to assume the worst - the pirate clan have buried treasure in everyone's gardens! 


The Night Pirates 

by Peter Harris 

One night, Tom peeps out of the window and what should he see but GIRL PIRATES! Tom joins their adventure to an island where some rather lazy grown-up pirates are guarding their treasure. Tom and the pirates make a surprise attack and are soon off on the seas once more!


Once Upon a Time Map Book by B G Hennessy

Imagine that fairy tales are real and can be explored in detail with the help of maps. Each map has clear, simple directions, a compass, quadrants with letters and numbers and a key to help you find your way. This beautiful and unique book features six fold-out maps.

The Pirate Cruncher by Jonny Duddle

An old pirate tells a tavern full of pirates about an island bursting with treasure, though it is guarded by the terrible Pirate-Cruncher. Eventually greed overcomes their fear and, when a group of pirates arrive on the island, a hilarious fold-down flap shows that the island itself is the Pirate-Cruncher, who promptly swallows the whole motley crew! 



by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski

This collection of 52 highly illustrated maps details not only geographical features and political borders, but also places of interest, iconic personalities, native animals and plants, local peoples, cultural events, and many more fascinating facts associated with each region.


The Jolley-Rogers and the Monster Gold by Jonny Duddle

When Matilda discovers a treasure map inside an old bottle, she shows it to the Jolley-Rogers and they all set sail to find the mysterious island on the map. Unfortunately, they end up in the belly of the dastardly Pirate Cruncher! Can Matilda and the rest of the Jolly-Rogers rescue themselves before it is too late?