Pirate Stew

by Neil Gaiman

On Sale: 12/01/2020

Pirate Stew

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Pirate Stew

by Neil Gaiman

illustrated by Chris Riddell

On Sale: 12/01/2020


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About the Book

Meet LONG JOHN McRON, SHIP'S COOK . . . and the most unusual babysitter you've ever seen.

Long John has a whole crew of wild pirates in tow, and—for one boy and his sister—he's about to transform a perfectly ordinary evening into a riotous adventure beneath a pirate moon. It's time to make some PIRATE STEW.

Marvelously silly and gloriously entertaining, this tale of pirates, flying ships, doughnut feasts and some rather magical stew is perfect for all pirates, both young and old.

With a deliciously rhyming text from master storyteller Neil Gaiman and spellbinding illustrations by the supremely talented Chris Riddell, this is the picture book of the year! 

Pirate Stew! Pirate Stew!
Pirate Stew for me and you!
Pirate Stew, Pirate Stew
Eat it and you won’t be blue
You can be a pirate too!

Critical Praise

"Readers may wish that Talk Like a Pirate Day lasted all year long." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Highly enjoyable, with Gaiman’s silly, singsong verses the perfect ingredient for a raucous read-aloud. Riddell’s predictably fabulous illustrations are ablaze with color and detail." — Booklist

"What could possibly go awry? With consummately inventive Newbery Medalist Gaiman at the helm, nothing short of boatloads... [A] delightful yarn."  — Publishers Weekly

"This is a lively pirate outing for any fan of nautical or just plain silly humor." — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062934574
  • ISBN 10: 0062934570
  • Imprint: Quill Tree Books
  • On Sale: 12/01/2020
  • Pages: 48
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Pirates
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Poetry (see also Stories in Verse)
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Transportation / Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft

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