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The great piratical rumbustification

Margaret Mahy

The great piratical rumbustification

and, The librarian and the robbers

by Margaret Mahy

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Mahy ; with pictures by Quentin Blake.
ContributionsBlake, Quentin.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22112893M
ISBN 100460068717

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Yes, the Piratical Rumbustification is the best title ever, but it is the companion story, The Librarian The great piratical rumbustification book the Robbers which really wowed me. The plot is zanier than Cartoon Network could ever hope to be, and the language is exquisite/5(20). The Great Piratical Rumbustification introduces us to Alpha, Oliver, and Omega Terrapin, alone for an evening of devilish fun and none other than Orpheus Clinker, a reformed pirate cleverly transformed into a respectable by: 2.

From the rumbustious author and artist team of Margaret Mahy, winner of the Carnegie medal, and Quentin Blake, the first Children's Laureate, and best known for his partnership with Roald Dahl, this is a dazzling story which will The great piratical rumbustification book pirate loving boys 4/5(22).

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Both depend on slapstick humor and on subjects dear to British children's books for their appeal. In the first, the Terrapin's baby-sitter The great piratical rumbustification book out to be a pirate who assembles a crowd of other pirates for a riotous party in which everyone gleefully joins.

The title itself starts us off on the right note, 'rumbustification', what a great word. Inside the book we meet Mr and Mrs Terrapin and their three sons, Alpha Olivier and Omega. The Terrapins have just moved into a very large house, and Mr Terrapin is The great piratical rumbustification book really coping with the amount of money it will take to pay it off.

It’s high time for a Piratical Rumbustification: a pirate party. The Mother Goose Service sends the Terrapin family a new babysitter one evening, a crusty old gentleman named Orpheus Clink, who comes complete with eyepatch, hook, and peg-leg.

The Terrapin boys are thrilled as their new sitter commandeers their home for a wild shindig. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Great Piratical Rumbustification at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.

The Great Piratical Rumbustification eBook: Margaret Mahy, Quentin Blake: : Kindle Store/5(12). The Great Piratical Rumbustification is told in thirteen chapters, many of them fewer than three full pages. I know this is a hallmark of books aimed at readers who are still gaining fluency, but I'll take a dozen well-crafted books like this any day to a sprawling attempt to build the chapter book into something more substantial from fewer parts.

Praise for The Great Piratical Rumbustification 'Clamour[s] to be read aloud and will be just the answer to the Friday afternoon doldrums.

Blake's illustrations are right in keeping with the general zaniness yet perfect logic of the texts' - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL. Novel for children by a New Zealand author. "First appeared in The great piratical rumbustification and The Librarian and the robbers, first published in Great Britain in by J.M.

Dent"--Title page verso. Home > All Books > The Great Piratical Rumbustification. The Great Piratical Rumbustification. A story in thirteen lucky chapters. First published in in an omnibus volume with ‘The Librarian and the Robbers’.

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I know this is a hallmark of books aimed at readers who are still gaining fluency, but I'll take a dozen well-crafted books like this any day to a sprawling attempt to build the chapter book into something more substantial from fewer parts/5(2).

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[Margaret Mahy; Quentin Blake] -- In these two stories the protagonists have mischievous fun with a former pirate and a band of robbers. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

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ʕ Rumbustification (p.9) Art (Drawing) Look back at the illustrations by Quentin Blake. Blake’s style is unique and very recognisable, you will find many more examples in a Google search or your own school library. Reread pages Draw the scene Mr Terrapin walked into.

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