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My Pop is a Pirate

3.91  ·  Rating details ·  11 ratings  ·  2 reviews
On the heels of the popular My Nanna is a Ninja comes the second picture book from a talented author and illustrator duo this time celebrating our much-loved grandfathers.

Some pops scream ‘Huzzah!’ when they dive in dazzling pools.
But my pop is a pirate … he yells ‘Aaarrrgghhh!’ and buries jewels.

All pops are different. But what if your pop was really different? What if yo
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2015 by University of Queensland Press
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Dale Harcombe
Feb 24, 2015 rated it liked it
Written and illustrated by the same team that did My Nanna is a Ninja; this is a companion volume with Grandfathers as the focus. It has the same sense of inclusiveness, showing grandfathers or Pops, as they are called, of different types. It has the same light-hearted sense of fun as it looks at how people are different. The cover is colourful and eye catching and the illustrations are clever and fun. I particularly like the pop in green gloves chopping wood but there were plenty of other fun i ...more
Mar 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Review coming. Another cute and funny book in the series. Think these are going to be firm favourites.
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