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The Pirates Next Door By Jonny Duddle

The Pirates Next Door by Jonny Duddle

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Condition - Very Good
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When a salty pirate family move to a quiet seaside town rumours start amongst the nervous neighbours. All except Matilda who defies the grownups and makes friends with the youngest pirate son. When the pirate family finally leave the villagers realise they have been wrong to judge and Matilda feels sad that her friend has gone but not for long . .

The Pirates Next Door Summary

The Pirates Next Door by Jonny Duddle

Meet the Jolley-Rogers - a pirate family who're moving to Dull-on-Sea, a quiet seaside town. Stopping to fix up their ship, this unusual family get the whole neighbourhood spreading rumours. Defying the grown-ups, Matilda from next door decides to become friends with the youngest pirate son. 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 (shown in a stunning double-gatefold). Matilda feels sad until she discovers her own treasure - an incredibly exciting new pen friend.

About Jonny Duddle

Jonny Duddle lives in North Wales with his wife and young family. He is the concept artist for Aardman Animation's forthcoming film The Pirates! (UK release March 2012). He has also written and illustrated the hugely successful picture book The Pirate-Cruncher, (Templar Publishing) longlisted for the Greenaway Medal, and illustrated the cover for Nation by Terry Pratchett, shortlisted for Best Children's Illustrated Book at the English Association Book Awards.

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The Pirates Next Door by Jonny Duddle
Used - Very Good
Templar Publishing
Winner of Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Picture Books Category 2012 Winner of Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Overall Winner 2012 Short-listed for Roald Dahl Funny Prize: The Funniest Book for Children Aged Six and Under 2012
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