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The Gingerbread Pirates

By Kristin Kladstrup
Illustrated by Matt Tavares

What if a brave Captain Cookie stood up to Santa? A fresh, funny story that sparkles with all the excitement of a pirate adventure — and all the magic of Christmas morning.

A funny and magical Christmas story about a gingerbread pirate, Captain Cookie, and his daring adventure on Christmas eve to rescue his crew from a mysterious cannibal named Santa Claus…

  • Pirates! Santa! Cookies!
  • A funny and tender story about the magic of Christmas.
  • Joins Matt Tavares's lifetime bestseller, Twas the Night Before Christmas, as another Christmas classic.

About the author

Kristin Kladstrup is the author of the middle-grade novel The Book of Story Beginnings. She lives near Boston, Massachusetts.

About the illustrator

Matt Tavares is the illustrator of Lady Liberty, by Doreen Rappaport; Iron Hans: A Grimms’ Fairy Tale, retold by Stephen Mitchell; Jack and the Beanstalk, retold by E. Nesbit; and 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. He has also written and illustrated three books inspired by baseball: Mudball, Oliver’s Game, and Zachary’s Ball. He lives in Ogunquit, Maine.

ISBN: 9780763632236
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2009
Dimensions: 247 x 287mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $31.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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