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Books for Boys: Rory's Piratical Leg: Book 16

Ian Whybrow, Mark Beech

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Books For Boys, For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, Interest age: from c 5 years, Fiction, Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)

These books offer the first steps on the path to reading confidence: with blatant boy appeal, but enough drama, excitement and humour to entice ALL readers.

When Rollo rescues a girl called Rory from life with her wicked uncle and aunts, little does he realise what he's taking on.

Before long he's teaching her to row, making her a wooden pirate's leg and cruising the river in search of hidden treasures.

But with pirate Black Jack and his crew on their tail, Rollo and Rory must keep their wits about them to survive ...

Ian Whybrow's BOOKS FOR BOYS are funny, pacy reads from one of the UK's best-loved authors - collect all sixteen!

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Praise for Books for Boys: Rory's Piratical Leg: Book 16

  • These funny, inventive, high quality stories touch on subjects dear to boys' hearts....Wonderful stuff, with plenty to please both sexes. - TES Primary

  • Full of adventure and humour, these are not just for boys, but for all young readers who love aliens, heroes, football and go-karting - The London Parents Guide

  • Wacky and inventive, this is a real boys' page turner - Belfast Telegraph

  • High action, high adventure and brilliant humour! - East Anglian Daily Times

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Ian Whybrow

Ian Whybrow (Author)
Ian Whybrow has lived in Kent, various places in London and as far afield as Hong Kong and New York. The most important thing to him in his writing is that it reads aloud brilliantly and that there is something in it for everyone.

Tony Ross (Illustrator)
Tony Ross was born in London and studied at the Liverpool School of Art and Design. He has worked as a cartoonist, a graphic designer, as the Art Director of an advertising agency, and as Senior Lecturer in Art at Manchester Polytechnic.

Tony is one of the most popular and successful children's illustrators of all time, best known for illustrating Horrid Henry and the works of David Walliams. Tony's books have been translated into 40 languages in over 100 countries. He lives in Macclesfield.

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