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Jolly Roger and the pirates of Abdul the Skinhead

Author: Colin McNaughton
Publisher: London : Walker, 2004, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nine-year-old Roger is a miserable boy with a bad-tempered mother. When he sees a chance to join some pirates, he jumps at the chance. The next thing he knows, Roger is on board the "Golden Behind" with a bunch of the smelliest, hairiest, scariest pirates the world has ever seen - but will they be a match for Roger's mum? Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's nonfiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin McNaughton
ISBN: 1844284786 9781844284788
OCLC Number: 55779432
Notes: Originally published: 1988.
Awards: Winner of the British Book Award (Children's book)
Description: 48 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 x 27 cm
Responsibility: Colin McNaughton.

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McNaughton is an inspired writer. * The Telegraph * One of those books from which parents probably dervive as much fun when reading aloud as children do. * Nursery World *

 
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