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Atticus Van Tasticus
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Andrew Daddo Stephen Michael King
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Atticus Van Tasticus

Andrew Daddo Stephen Michael King


9780143796541

Puffin


Children's & Educational;
General fiction (Children's&YA);
Adventure stories (Children's&YA);
Humorous stories (Children's&YA);
Historical fiction (Children's&YA);
Advocate - Children's


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208 pages

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1750, when times were tough and teeth were rotten...

As part of an ancient family tradition, young Atticus Van Tasticus narrowly escapes a life down the coal mines - or worse, going to school - when he gets to choose the gift of a pirate ship from his Grandnan's treasure pile.

It's a choice that will change the course of history - well, OK, his story, at least. Atticus pulls together a rag-tag bunch misfits - AHEM - a tough, brilliant crew, and sets out to wreak havoc - I mean - live a piratin' life.

With little else to his name, Atticus has a taste for adventure, beauty and danger - where any minute might be your last, and your next minute could be your best (...if only they could get off the dock).

By:   Andrew Daddo
Illustrated by:   Stephen Michael King
Imprint:   Puffin
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 131mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   236g
ISBN:   9780143796541
ISBN 10:   0143796542
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   September 2019
Recommended Age:   From 6 to 8 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Andrew Daddo (Author) Andrew Daddo has managed to have a crack at just about every aspect of the entertainment industry. He's appeared on TV and stage, presented radio programs and podcasts, and even made movies. Best of all, Andrew is an accomplished author. He has written 25 books including picture books, chapter books, short story collections, novels and a vague biography - he's hard to pin down. He also talks up literacy in schools. Stephen Michael King (Illustrator) Stephen Michael King is renowned worldwide for picture books like The Pocket Dogs and Where Does Thursday Go?. Books he has both written and illustrated include The Man Who Loved Boxes, Henry and Amy, Emily Loves to Bounce, and most recently Mutt Dog. Several of his books have been shortlisted by the CBCA, and they frequently appear on children's own voting lists like YABBA. Stephen has previously illustrated The Magic Violin, Follow That Lion!, Duck Sounds and The Gorilla Suit for the Aussie Nibbles range, and more recently illustrated the classic Robin Klein story- The Princess Who Hated It, for the Aussie Nibbles series.

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