Never Mess With A Pirate Princess by Holly Ryan & Sian Roberts
Never Mess With A Pirate Princess has a feisty, determined heroine, page turning action and a bouncy rhyming text. It’s a fun and imaginative story with a main character who is not prepared to stay at home and wait for a gallant knight to rescue her beloved teddy bear. Princess Prue is a fabulous role […]
Captain Sparklebeard by Timothy Knapman & Sam Lloyd
Captain Sparklebeard is a fun, action packed story that smashes gender stereotypes and celebrates girl power and the ability to read. Book lover Peg’s thirst for escape and adventure leads her to become a pirate, a successful pirate with a sparkly beard!
Lunch on a Pirate Ship by Caryl Hart & Kristina Stephenson
Lunch on a Pirate Ship stars a young boy called Jack who, unimpressed by what his mother is serving up for lunch, boards a pirate ship in search of something more tasty. Adventure abounds in this rollicking, rhyming adventure which had us turning the pages to see what Jack and his friends would eventually eat.
The Night Pirates by Peter Harris & Deborah Allwright
The Night Pirates has a crew of girl pirates who ingeniously outsmart a crew of grown up pirates and steal their treasure. This swashbuckling adventure is fun to read and overturns traditionally stereotypical pirate roles. It is a celebration of girl power (with help from a little lad, Tom).
Sticker Dolly Dressing: Dolls by Fiona Watt, Vici Leyhane and Stella Baggott (Usborne)
The Sticker Dolly Dressing Dolls activity book was my daughter’s favourite Christmas present. She loves stickers and was busy with this book for several days. Three dolls, Ellie, Daisy and Kitty, live in a doll’s house with their cat and their puppy and each double page spread features a different activity that they like doing…
The Pirates Next Door by Jonny Duddle
The Pirates Next Door was one of the very first picture books that we read with our daughter. She loves the Jolley-Rogers’ pirate antics and I often find her poring over the little details in the pictures. We’ve bought this book for several friends and it’s fantastic that it has also been translated into German.