Get hooked by the most naughty and nautical addition to the best-selling “My Dad Thinks …” series, with jokes to make everyone’s first mate laugh. Arrr, arrr, arrr! Now in paperback, including a bonus page with cut-out pirate hat and eye patch!

Captain Dad and his crew are having a day at the beach, and of course Dad is bringing his treasure trove of jokes. Whether it’s a ship he bought on sail or an earring that costs one buccaneer, a day with Dad is shore to be hilarious! At least he seems to think so.

Creators

Katrina Germein is a bestselling picture book author. Published worldwide, Katrina’s Big Rain Coming (illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft) has remained continuously in print since it was first published in 1999. Her popular title, My Dad Thinks He’s Funny (illustrated by Tom Jellett), was Highly Commended in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Thunderstorm Dancing (illustrated by Judy Watson) is among many of Katrina’s books to have received a Notable Book Commendation from the CBCA, and to be featured on children’s television programs such as Play School. In 2019 Katrina won the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award for Let's Go Strolling (illustrated by Danny Snell). Katrina writes about family, Australian life and the natural environment.

Tom Jellett is a Sydney based illustrator. For over twenty years he has illustrated a number of books for children including My Dad Thinks He’s Funny by Katrina Germein, Why I Love Footy by Michael Wagner, Whale in the Bath by Kylie Westaway and the upcoming Besties series with Sporty Kids author Felice Arena. His work can also be seen in a number of magazines and newspapers, including editorial illustrations for The Australian and The Weekend Australian. Tom was also recently included in the Editorial and Book category for Illustrators 61, and exhibited at the Society of Illustrators, New York in 2019.

Awards

Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards, 5-8 Years
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