The Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Pirate

Jacqueline Halsey, Carrie Muller,

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ISBN: 9781551096551

The Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Pirate

  Author:   Jacqueline Halsey, Carrie Muller,
  Artist :   Eric Orchard    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

A fun, read-aloud pirate story that will be a favourite with educators.

Set in the misty waters around Halifax Harbour, this fun read-aloud pirate story follows the adventures of a terrible, horrible, smelly pirate named Sydney and his friend Parrot Polly. After answering a riddle set by a tricky mermaid the rascals dig for treasure by the old lighthouse on McNab’s Island. Children will enjoy the anticipation as the chest is raised to the surface, and the surprise as its unexpected contents are revealed. The clean and dirty theme will make this book a circle time favourite with many daycare and library programmers. Parents will love it too.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781551096551
Item NB0799
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onApril 22 2008
Language eng
Pages 32
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 9(in)
Shipping weight155(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Jacqueline Halsey lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. In her books, she retells historical events through the eyes of children. Peggy's Letters and Explosion Newsie were both on the CCBC ? Best Books for Children and Teens lists. When not writing, she spends her time teaching English to newcomers and helping take care of McNabs Island, a place overflowing with history.

Carrie Muller grew up in Cape Breton and now lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, where she is employed at Halifax Regional Libraries as a library assistant. Carrie has been bringing her love of literature to children through stories, puppet shows, and general zaniness for many years.

Eric Orchard is the illustrator of several books, including The Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Pirate. He won the Halifax Mayor's Award for Book Illustration and his work has been included in the Society of Illustrator's Annual competition and exhibition. Eric lives in Toronto.

Award Winners & Nominees


Halifax Mayor's Award for Excellence in Book Illustration

Shortlisted Atlantic Book Awards, Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration