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    • ISBN:9781444920550
    • Publication date:03 Apr 2014

Pirates 'n' Pistols

Ten Swashbuckling Pirate Tales

By Chris Mould

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A great introduction to traditional pirate myths and classic tales.

Following on from the fabulous Dust 'n' Bones and Fangs 'n' Fire, comes Pirates 'n' Pistols - ten swashbuckling pirate tales.

Come face-to-face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas in these stories about pirates from all around the world. This special giftbook edition is packed full of traditional pirate myths and legends as well as some new and original tales, re-told and illustrated by the award-winning Chris Mould. Stories include: Davy Jones, Treasure Island, The Tenth Man, The Gold Bug, Dead Man's Ink, Dionysus, Cross-legged Jack, Mochimitsu's Music, Jewel of Bengal and Ghost in the Cupboard.

Read more about Chris Mould at http://www.chrismouldink.com/

Biographical Notes

Chris Mould went to art school at the age of sixteen. He has won the Nottingham Children's Book Award and been commended for the Sheffield. He likes to write and draw the kind of books that he would have liked to have on his shelf as a boy. Chris Mould spends his working day in one of the prestigious art studios at Dean Clough Mills in Halifax. His studio is clearly marked with a skull and crossboned warning as to what might lie within. Chris is not confined to book illustration. He has worked for the RSC, the BBC, the FT and many other famous initials, as well as film development work for Aardman Animations which included character and environment development work on the film Flushed Away.

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  • ISBN: 9780340999356
  • Publication date: 04 Apr 2013
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books

Praise for Dust 'n' Bones and Fangs 'n' Fire:

The art of storytelling pervades this textures tapestry of tales with a twist.

— The Bookseller
A great primer of ghost stories for older children and younger teens. — The Bookbag
Brilliantly written and illustrated with cool and colourful drawings. — CBBC Newsround
Entertaining and commendably presented anthology of short tales of seafaring, treasure hunting, and their consequences. — Bookbag
Every few years, a book comes along which is an absolute stand-out in its genre and this just such a one. A wonderfully varied collection of self penned and traditional sea stories. Beautifully written, beautifully illustrated and beautifully produced, this is a book to read and escape to other worlds, with illustrations to pore over and to treasure. A wonderful book - don't miss it. — School Librarian
Superbly written and illustrated... strikingly original. — School Librarian
If you like your pirates dark, dirty and devilish, then this swashbuckling collection of ten stories will shiver your timbers. Stunningly illustrated. — Daily Mail
An exciting collection of swashbuckling tales. Stunningly illustrated and beautifully produced, this is a book to treasure. — Parents in Touch
A 'treasure trove'... each of the stories in this glittering hoard is superb... lively, funny, and slightly unruly. — Booktrust
Brilliant for reading aloud with vivid descriptive language. Stunningly illustrated and beautifully produced, this is a book to treasure. — Parents In Touch
Gruesome and scary, with spooky illustrations... I had to keep reading to find out what happened. — Scottish Daily Record
Swashbuckling pirate stories from a great storyteller and superb pen and ink illustrator... a must for any young pirate lover... colourful, energetic, and sometimes scary, illustrations light up these exciting adventure tales. — Carousel
Superbly written and illustrated... strikingly original. — School Librarian
If you like your pirates dark, dirty and devilish, then this swashbuckling collection of ten stories will shiver your timbers. Stunningly illustrated. — Daily Mail
An exciting collection of swashbuckling tales. Stunningly illustrated and beautifully produced, this is a book to treasure. — Parents in Touch
A 'treasure trove'... each of the stories in this glittering hoard is superb... lively, funny, and slightly unruly. — Booktrust
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