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Tough Boris

Author: Mem Fox; Kathryn Brown
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Voyager Books, 1998, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Voyager books edView all editions and formats
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"Although he is a very tough pirate, Boris von der Borch cries when his parrot dies."--Title page verso.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mem Fox; Kathryn Brown
ISBN: 0152018913 9780152018917 9780152896126 0152896120
OCLC Number: 748978192
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1995
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Mem Fox ; illustrated by Kathryn Brown.

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Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks into Boris' ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates  Read more...

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"Resisting the temptation to reveal everything, author and illustrator instead give imaginative children something much better - a picture book that luxuriates in pure possibility.-The New York Times Read more...

 
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