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Pirate Crew

Pirate crew.

by Alan Bagnall

illustrations by Philip Webb


Pipiana and her brother pretend to be pirates when their uncle takes them out fishing. But when the boat breaks down, they have to quickly become mechanics. The theme of water safety underlies this otherwise light-hearted text. The humour at the end could elude some students if they can’t follow the shift from pirate story to mechanic story and back again. 

Gold 2

Series: Junior Journal 41, Level 2, 2010

Learning area: Health and Physical Education

Colour wheel level: Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: pirates, fishing, boat, mechanics, water safety, humour

In: Junior Journal 41, Level 2, 2010

Publication date: January 2010

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