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The Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Pirate | Nimbus Publishing

Authors: Jacqueline Halsey, Carrie Muller, | Artist: Eric Orchard

-Format: Paperback

-Pages: 32


Book Synopsis:

A fun, read-aloud pirate story that will be a favourite with educators. 

Set in the misty waters around Halifax Harbour, this fun read-aloud pirate story follows the adventures of a terrible, horrible, smelly pirate named Sydney and his friend Parrot Polly. After answering a riddle set by a tricky mermaid the rascals dig for treasure by the old lighthouse on McNab’s Island. Children will enjoy the anticipation as the chest is raised to the surface, and the surprise as its unexpected contents are revealed. The clean and dirty theme will make this book a circle time favourite with many daycare and library programmers. Parents will love it too.


Nimbus Publishing is a proud Nova Scotia publisher.

The Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Pirate | Nimbus Publishing

SKU: 1310
  • Jacqueline Halsey- Jacqueline Halsey lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. In her books, she retells historical events through the eyes of children. Peggy's Letters and Explosion Newsie were both on the CCBC ? Best Books for Children and Teens lists. When not writing, she spends her time teaching English to newcomers and helping take care of McNabs Island, a place overflowing with history.


    Eric Orchard- Eric Orchard is the illustrator of several books, including The Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Pirate. He won the Halifax Mayor's Award for Book Illustration and his work has been included in the Society of Illustrator's Annual competition and exhibition. Eric lives in Toronto.

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