The Resource The man whose mother was a pirate, Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain

The man whose mother was a pirate, Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain

Label
The man whose mother was a pirate
Title
The man whose mother was a pirate
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A man gives up his office job and runs off to sea with his old mother who used to be a pirate
  • Sam is an ordinary man who lives far inland, but his mother was once a pirate. One day she decides to go back to sea, so Sam and his mother set out to find it
Member of
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
NZ823.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • From Preschool to Third Grade
  • From 5
LC call number
PZ7.M2773
LC item number
Man3
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
primary
The man whose mother was a pirate, Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain
Label
The man whose mother was a pirate, Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain
Publication
Note
  • Picture story book for children by a New Zealand author
  • Originally published: London : J.M. Dent & Sons, 1985
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sam is an ordinary person who wears an ordinary suit and ordinary shoes. He works in an ordinary, neat office writing down figures all day and underlining them. But Sam's mother is definitely not an ordinary woman, Sam's mother is a pirate and she wants to sweep him away to sea...Written by a best-selling author, this is a lively and enchanting tale with wonderfully exuberant illustrations to match
Control code
471360
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780140554304
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP471360
  • (nzNZBN)10752273
  • 3013463
  • (NLNZils)799654
  • (Nz)3013463
  • (OCoLC)54784024

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