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This was the finale to my 'Chris Mould Season' after attending a library event with him. He clearly had a particular affection for this book, and pirates in general. I was therefore a little disappointed to find it less satisfying than the other works. It is a nicely produced book containing a selection of stories illustrated and in some cases written by Chris Mould. Others are re-written tales and excerpts and it is certainly a wide ranging selection from Greek mythology to Japan to Edgar Allen ...more
Nov 15, 2014 Kristin rated it 3 of 5 stars
Not bad. Cool illustrations throughout, but a little boring at times. These stories comprised a mixture of excerpts from classic pirate adventures and new stories by the author. A good story for pirate fans.
Chris Mould is the illustrator of Captain Beastlie’s Pirate Party, written by Lucy Coats. Chris went to art school at the age of sixteen. During this time, he did various jobs, from delivering papers to washing-up. He has won the Nottingham Children’s Book Award and been commended for the Sheffield. He loves his work and likes to write and draw the kind of books that he would have liked to have on ...more