Early Reader: The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Sam has an ordinary life - but his mother used to be a pirate! One day at breakfast, they decide to go to sea and an amazing adventure begins. A brand new Early Reader edition of this hilarious story.

  • Pub date: 28.05.13
  • RRP: $14.99
  • Format: Paperback / softback


Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy's many books - picture books, short stories, and fiction for teenagers as well as younger children - have been hugely successful all round the world and she was indisputably one of the most popular and successful 20th-century children's authors. She won the CARNEGIE MEDAL and many other awards, and was nominated for the HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD. Margaret died in July 2012.

Margaret Chamberlain is a well-known children's illustrator who drew her first children's picture book illustrations while still at the Royal College of Art. Since then she has produced illustrations for many more children's books.

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