Tough Boris (Hardcover)

By Mem Fox, Kathryn Brown (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, 9780152896126, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 29, 1994



Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that even pirates cry. And so does he.

Praise For Tough Boris

"Resisting the temptation to reveal everything, author and illustrator instead give imaginative children something much better - a picture book that luxuriates in pure possibility.-The New York Times Book Review