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Pirates Don't Drive Diggers

Written by Alex English & illustrated by Duncan Beedie
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May 28, 2015
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Digger-mad Brad is not cut out for a pirate’s life, instead he dreams of life on a building site. When the Salty Dog sets sail, can he prove to Captain Blood that pirates do drive diggers after all? A rip-roaring rhyming pirate tale for those digger-loving scallywags out there!

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Alex English

Alex English the author of “Yuck said the Yak.”

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Duncan Beedie
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I am a freelance illustrator and children’s author based in Bristol, UK. I have been doodling and drawing since way back in the early 1980s, lying on my parents’ living room floor, grasping a felt tip in my clammy little fist, through to my current profession, grasping a Wacom stylus in my clammy little fist. So, not much has changed, although I no longer lie on the floor to draw.

My debut picture book ‘The Bear Who Stared’ was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017, and my second book, ‘The Lumberjack’s Beard,’ was shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards in 2018. Other books include ‘The Last Chip’ and ‘Molly’s Moon Mission’ (due out in February 2019.)

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781848861732
Publication Date:
May 28, 2015
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1848861737
ATOS® Book Level:
2.1
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
503637
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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