When a pirate family moves into her quiet seaside town during ship repairs, young Matilda defies the edicts of the gossiping adults in the community to befriend young pirate Jim Lad, in a story that features themes about acceptance and first impressions.
When pirate family the Jolley-Rogers move to Dull on Sea, rumours of shocking behaviour start spreading around the town. Only young Matilda can’t wait to meet the fascinating new family next door! The first sensationally swashbuckling book in Jonny Duddle’s bestselling Jolley-Rogers series.
Author: Jonny Duddle
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Picture books for children
When a pirate family move to a quiet seaside town rumours start amongst the nervous neighbours. All except Matilda who defies the grown-ups and makes friends with the youngest pirate son. When the pirate family finally leave, the villagers realise they have been wrong to judge and Matilda feels sad that her friend has gone.
Jonny Duddle's swashbuckling sequel to the best-selling The Pirates Next Door This summer, Matilda is going on vacation with her friends the Jolley-Rogers. Their destination is the island of Scurvy Sands, a favorite destination for pirates. When Matilda arrives, the swashbuckling residents are none too impressed with her. She has clean clothes and doesn't smell like she's been at sea for six months -- it's clear she's no pirate. But when Matilda discovers the secret of the legendary treasure of Scurvy Sands, the pirates decide that maybe some landlubbers aren't so bad after all!
Rex, a boy from a moog farm, is determined to become the King of Space, and with the help of an unspuspecting classmate builds an arsenal of warbots, conquers the Western Spiral, and crowns himself king, which brings him unwanted attention.
After the Pirate Captain joins forces with a young scientist to save his brother from the evil Bishop of Oxford, he sets sail in a new ship on a quest to capture the Dastardly White Whale, hoping to gain the reward promised by Captain Ahab.
At Seabreezy Library, things were just right. / Booklovers were cozy. The sky was blue-bright / when--Shiver me timbers!--through Seabreezy's door / stormed big Pirate Pete and his parrot, Igor! Argh!! Things are looking--and smelling!!--a little fishy at Seabreezy Library. When the big X on Pirate Pete's treasure map leads him and his parrot-sidekick Igor to believe buried treasure is hidden at the library, the patrons are quaking in their shoes. But never fear! Library Lou, Seabreezy's librarian-extraordinaire, is as cool as a cucumber and knows how to handle an irate pirate or two. She knows exactly where the treasure is buried. But first she needs to help Pirate Pete and Igor get a handle on their hygiene, brush up on library etiquette, and then tackle learning their letters. And that will lead them to the treasure that can always be found at the library.
Author: Jonny Duddle
Publisher: John Donald
Release Date: 2014-02-01
All young dinosaurs are warned about the scary Gigantosaurus so Bonehead volunteers to be the dino-kids lookout. Unfortunately, he is the original boy-dinosaur who cried wolf, or in this case, GIGANTOSAURUS Finally, Bonehead's friends refuse to believe his warnings and the Gigantosaurus really turns up