Synopses & Reviews
Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that the pirates aren't quite what he expected. Fox's simple, rhythmic text and Brown's vibrant illustrations make for a swashbuckling good time. Full color.
"Resisting the temptation to reveal everything, author and illustrator instead give imaginative children something much better - a picture book that luxuriates in pure possibility.-The New York Times Book Review
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 Borisand#8217;s ship, he discovers that even pirates cry. And so does he.
About the Author
MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes,andnbsp;Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed,
and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever.
She lives in Adelaide, Australia.Kathryn Brown lives in western Massachusetts.