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Ten Little Pirates : Ten Little - Mike Brownlow

Ten Little Pirates

Ten Little

By: Mike Brownlow, Simon Rickerty (Illustrator)


Published: 8th April 2014
For Ages: 0 - 5 years old
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RRP $14.99

A traditional counting rhyme with boat-load of pirate fun!

Ten little pirates sailing out to sea,
Looking for adventure, happy as can be.
Are they hunting treasure? Are they going far?
Ten little pirates all say, 'Arrrrrr!'

Ten little pirates set out to sea in search of adventure. But what will the ten little pirates do when they meet a hurricane . . . and a giant squid . . . and a Hungry Shark

This fun-filled rhyming story, which incorporates counting backwards from ten to one, is great to share with young children who are learning about numbers. The colourful, humourous illustrations feature objects to spot and count on every page. With a bouncy, rhythmic text and lots of great sound words, this piratical adventure is perfect for sharing again... and again!

About the Author

Mike Brownlow is the creator of many books for children. He wrote and illustrated the picture book Little Robots, which was turned into a major animated TV show for CBeebies and screened in over 70 countries worldwide. Other titles include Mickey Moonbeam, Dog Did It! and The Big White Book. Mike lives in Somerset.

About the Illustrator

Simon Rickerty graduated from The Royal College of Art in 2006 with a master's degree in Communication Art and Design. His first picture book, Peas!, written by Andy Cullen, was published in 2009 and shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award. Simon has gone on to illustrate many more highly acclaimed books for children, including Unfortunately (published by Orchard in 2010) and I Don't Want to Be a Pea! He lives in Somerset.


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Good choice for a 3 year old


from Suffolk UK

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Relevant


    Best Uses

    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Ten Little Pirates:

    I bought this for my 3 year old grandson to help get him interested in understanding numbers. Apparently it is a great success because he already has a keen interest in pirates, resulting from a previous sticker book.

    Comment on this review

    A rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations... an excellent addition to books that help with counting. Vanessa Lewis (The Book Nook, Hove) Fabulous rhymes weave a clever tale... the abundance of things to spot and count on every page will keep little readers guessing what's coming next. WRD Magazine A fabulous counting book... will have you giggling. Hoddesdon & Broxbourne Mercury Traditional counting rhyme given a jaunty pirate twist that kids will love... a rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations... excellent. The Guardian Exciting and fun. Stunning. Carousel Catchy and captivating The School Run Catchy and captivating theschoolrun.com

    ISBN: 9781408320044
    ISBN-10: 1408320045
    Series: Ten Little
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 0 - 5 years old
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 32
    Published: 8th April 2014
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 24.9 x 27.5  x 0.3
    Weight (kg): 0.22
    Edition Number: 1