Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

By Giles Andreae; Russell Ayto (Illustrator)

Margaret K. McElderry Books, Hardcover, 9781416907138, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005

Description
When Flinn discovers a pirate hiding in the school supply closet, it's all aboard, me hearties, for a real live pirate adventure Captain Stubble needs Flinn's help to find his stolen ship, but there are some mean pirate dinosaurs on the loose, and Flinn and his friends soon sail into trouble....Will fearless Flinn be able to captain the ship "and" defeat the pirate dinosaurs?


About the Author
Giles Andreae is the author of several children's books, including the best-selling "Giraffes Can't Dance, " illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees, and is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, one of the most successfully licensed cartoon characters in his native England. Giles lives with his wife and three children in Notting Hill, England.

Russell Ayto had a varied career before turning his attention to children's book illustration. He worked as both a postman and a scientific officer. He has illustrated numerous books for children including 'The Witch's Children and the Queen', winner of the Smarties Gold Award, 2003, and 'The Witch's Children Go to School' which won The Funniest Book for Children Aged 6 and Under, a category of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, 2008. He lives in Cornwall with his wife and two young children.