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ISBN13: 9780152018917
ISBN10: 0152018913
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Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate — tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected.

Review:

"Boris the pirate is as mean, greedy and scary as they come. But when his parrot dies, he mourns like anyone else." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"A compelling and entertaining tale of adventure." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected.

About the Author

Fox was born in Melbourne and spent much of her early life in Zimbabwe. Returned to Australia and is a lecturer in Drama and Language Arts at the Sturt Campus of the South Australian College of Advanced Education.

Brown is the illustrator of many book for children. She lives in Western Massachusetts.

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ekommel, October 27, 2008 (view all comments by ekommel)
This book was a great book to read to the Kinders that I work with! It allowed for great conversation, and it really extended their vocabulary. The kids really enjoyed acting it out after the book was finished. This book is an amazing book to read to the younger kids!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780152018917
Author:
Fox, Mem
Publisher:
Voyager Paperbacks
Illustrator:
Brown, Kathryn
Author:
Brown, Kathryn
Location:
San Diego, Calif. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Social Situations - Special Needs
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Pirates
Subject:
Situations / Special Needs
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Special Needs
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
RMRS-RP-6
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 9 in 0.34 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages Voyager Books - English 9780152018917 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Boris the pirate is as mean, greedy and scary as they come. But when his parrot dies, he mourns like anyone else." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "A compelling and entertaining tale of adventure."
"Synopsis" by , Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected.
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