A new Walker Story with a fun pirate theme.
Pirate Pete is a bad pirate who loves taking treasure while Pirate Ruby is a good pirate who loves helping people. When they discover a pirate is stuck on an island, they both race to find him – Pete wants the treasure, but Ruby wants to help. When they get there, they find the pirate has lost his treasure so they both offer to help. But who will find it first?
Jan Stradling spent several years as a primary school teacher before moving into the world of TV. She started off as a presenter of children’s television in Hong Kong, then moved to Australia where she now works behind the camera as Executive Producer for ABC Children’s. The Lost Treasure is Jan’s first title with Walker Books Australia
Cassandra was born and raised in Australia, and now lives in the French part of Switzerland, drawing almost every day and soaking up the wonders of life in Europe. After years of study in Melbourne Australia, including fine art, photography and multimedia, her independent illustration and graphic design business took flight.. Several years later Cassandra followed her heart and quit graphic design altogether, focusing solely on illustration. After moving to Europe her career grew wings and she began illustrating children's books, amongst other editorial work. The title There Was an Old Sailor, written by Claire Saxby was short-listed for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2010, Young Children Category
Black and white illustrations complement the text and greatly add to the enjoyment of the story with their whimsical details and the delightful expressions on the faces of the pirates.This is one of the Walker stories series designed to bridge the gap for children between picture and chapter books and is ideal for Talk Like a Pirate Day. An activity sheet and wallpaper downloads are available from the site.