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3+years

The Pirates are Coming!

Author: John CondonIllustrator: Matt Hunt

A hilarious retelling of The Boy Who Cried Wolf, with PIRATES, and not one but TWO twists! Shiver me timbers. This clever update of the classic fairy tale promotes community, equality, and perseverance, and is a must-have for all children – landlubbers, scallywags, and seadogs alike!

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  • Winner of De Leesjury Prize 2021-2022
  • John Condon is an award-winning author
  • Matt Hunt is an award-winning illustrator
  • Black representation
  • Mixed-heritage representation
  • LGBTQIA+ representation
  • Same-sex parents
  • Diverse cast
  • Single parent
  • Challenges gender stereotypes