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by Mahy, Margaret.

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TitleThe man whose mother was a pirate, & Pirates
Author / Responsible partyMahy, Margaret.
CollectionChildren's Fiction
GenreChildren's fiction.
TopicsChildren's fiction. Children's fiction. Sea stories -- Juvenile fiction. Mothers and sons -- Juvenile fiction. Humorous fiction. Short stories.
Intended AudienceChild/Juvenile
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


Contents: The man whose mother was a pirate, by Margaret Mahy; Pirates, by Colin and Jacqui Hawkins. In the first story: A man gives up his office job and runs off to sea with his old mother who used to be a pirate. While the second story takes a humorous look at a pirates's life on the seven seas. Also included is a brief biographical sketch of some famous pirates, for example, Blackbeard.

Additional Information

System control numberS4010
Original Print Publisher1st title Harmondsworth, M'sex : Puffin Books, 1991. 2nd title London : Picture Lions, 1988.
NarratorGeoff Cartwright.
Narrator NameGeoff Cartwright.
Participant or performer noteGeoff Cartwright.
Narrators GenderMale narrator