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Pirate adventures

Young Reading Series 1
Pirate adventures

  • Three original stories for children who have just started reading on their own.
  • Young children can find out who will be Pirate of the Year, the cabin boy’s secret and how Captain Spike escapes from the dungeons of Rotter’s Isle.
  • Vividly illustrated by Christyan Fox.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 5+

Lexile Measure: 610L

Book Band: 9 - Gold

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746087060
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Christyan Fox

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

Russell Punter

Reader reviews

pirate adventures

shahad, 20th February 2015


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