A Pirate's Night Before Christmas

A Pirate's Night Before Christmas

by Philip Yates, Sebastiá Serra

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Young mateys will find plenty of holiday joy in this humorous, colorful, and thoroughly piratical version of the beloved Clement C. Moore classic. On this ship of mischievous brigands-who have visions of treasure chests, not sugarplums, dancing in their heads-you wouldn't expect a visit from nice St. Nick. Instead, here comes Sir Peggedy, with his peg leg and hook arm, cracking his whip and driving eight giant seahorses: Salty, Scurvy, Sinbad, Mollie, Cutthroat, CrossEyes, Roger, and Jolly. Philip Yates' rollicking rhymes and Sebastià Serra's sprightly, funfilled pictures-featuring whimsically multicolored seahorses, stockings hung on the ship's bowsprit with tar, childfriendly pirates, and a complete treasure map-turn this Christmas perennial into a jubilant celebration!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402785115
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 11/08/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
File size: 7 MB
Age Range: 3 - 6 Years

About the Author

Philip Yates lives in Austin, TX, and works in the Austin Public Library system. He has written for Disney Adventures Magazine and his first picture book was the highly acclaimed Ten Little Mummies. Philip has also written several other books for Sterling, including A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas, and the humor books, The Biggest Joke Book in the World and World’s Silliest Jokes, which he coauthored with Matt Rissinger. 
Sebastià Serra hails from Barcelona, Spain, where he studied Fine Arts at the Universitat de Barcelona. He is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in magazines and on television. Sebastià has illustrated a number of picture books in Spain and in the US, including A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas by Philip Yates and Inky's Great Escape by Casey Lyall. His work has also been displayed in exhibitions all over the world, including the US, Italy, Japan, China, and Korea. You can find him online at sebastiaserra.com.

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