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The Word Pirates

Written by Susan Cooper & illustrated by Steven Kellogg
Published by Neal Porter Books
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A ravenous band of pirates who eat words for breakfast gobble up the world’s greatest stories. But never fear—the Word Wizard and the children she reads to are on the case!

Pirate Captain Rottingbones and his crew need breakfast. But these pirates can’t have just any ordinary breakfast…no, they need nice, fresh WORDS. And where better to get them than stealing them straight off the pages of all kinds of books?

But when Captain Rottingbones and his cronies go after the Word Wizard and her extra delicious words that they steal from her extra juicy stories, they’ve finally gone too far…because not only does the Word Wizard believe words are precious things that belong in stories, but she also has a weapon stronger than any sword—a mighty pen.

Susan Cooper, author of the acclaimed Dark Is Rising fantasy series, teams up with renowned illustrator Steven Kellogg to create a swashbuckling adventure that celebrates the power of reading.

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Who Wrote The Word Pirates

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Susan Cooper

Susan Cooper is one of our foremost children’s authors; her classic five-book fantasy sequence The Dark Is Rising has sold millions of copies worldwide. Her many books have won the Newbery Medal, a Newbery Honor, and the <i>Boston Globe-Horn Book</i> Award, and been shortlisted five times for the Carnegie Medal. She combines fantasy with history in <i>Victory</i> (a <i>Washington Post</i> Top Ten for Children novel), <i> King of Shadows</i> and <i>Ghost Hawk</i>, and her magical <i>The Boggart and the Monster</i>, second in a trilogy, won the Scottish Arts Council’s Children’s Book Award. Susan Cooper lives on a saltmarsh island in Massachusetts, and you can visit her online at TheLostLand.com.

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Who Illustrated The Word Pirates

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Steven Kellogg
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Book Details

ISBN:
9780823443598
Publication Date:
September 24, 2019
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0823443590

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