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The Fierce Little Woman and the Wicked Pirate

By Joy Cowley
Illustrated by Sarah Davis

A love story with a strong female main character and a pirate – great for both girls and boys.

The fierce little woman lived in a house at the end of a jetty. She knitted socks in blue and green wool, to sell to sailors who had got their feet wet. But when there were no ships at her jetty, she was quite alone. One stormy day, a pirate came to the house on the jetty. He stood on his toes, and starting tap-tap-tapping on the window…

  • A love story with a strong female main character and a pirate – great for both girls and boys
  • A key Gecko Press backlist title with ongoing strong sales

About the author

Joy Cowley is one of New Zealand’s best-loved writers for children and adults, with an international reputation. She has won a multitude of awards and honours for her bestselling books, including the Prime Ministers Award for contribution to literature. She was shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2018.

About the illustrator

Sarah Davis is a major Sydney-based illustrator.

ISBN: 9781877467417
Imprint: Gecko Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 1, 2011
Dimensions: 240 x 230mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Out of Print
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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