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Janet Aitchison




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Harper & Row (1971)



The pirates' tale e-book

by Janet Aitchison

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Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact.

Published by Harper & Row. ISBN 10: 0060200235 ISBN 13: 9780060200237. Book is in Used-Good condition. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory 0060200235-2-4. More information about this seller Contact this seller 2. The Pirates' Tale. Aitchison, Janet & McDonald, Jill&.Published by Penguin Books, Harmondsworth (1970).

3 people found this helpful. I came across this story when I was in my early 20s, working in a book shop, when it was first published It was a sensation, written by a 5 and a half year old girl, and illustrated by Jill McDonald, famous for her work in "Puffin Post" (which is where Janet Aitchison's tale first appeared), and later her own "Maggy. Scraggle Loves the Beautiful Ice-Cream Man", which is the greatest frog romance tale ever! Now, in my late 60s, both these books are long out of print (ALAS!), and very difficult to find out anything about, if it were not for valiant nostalgic bloggers

He said in the piece: Janet Aitchison will be middle-aged by no. e can only hope she gets in touch if she sees .

He said in the piece: Janet Aitchison will be middle-aged by no. e can only hope she gets in touch if she sees this. And lo! and behold, she did! Here’s her guest piece about the story, and the full text is reproduced belo. was amazed and amused to see Frank Key’s piece about The Pirates’ Tale on The Dabbler – it went out of print nearly 30 years ago and I scarcely think about it these days.


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But as my tale is with the present rather than with the past, I will not stop to describe how, when it was called Mileta, Saint Paul landed on the island, – how the Vandals and Goths took possession of it, and were driven out by Belisarius, – how in 1530, the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem, driven away from Rhodes, here settled, – how.

The Pirates' Tale by Janet Aitchison and Jill McDonald - Picture Puffin. Vintage photograph of Heather Aitchison.

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Take one inventive child - Janet Aitchison, the jacket discreetly notes, was born in 1962 - and five bad pirates and expect the preposterous: a battle with a dwarf army (""Who knows which side won?""); a whale and a shark and a pirate-pinching crab; a cat laid out by eating a rat (""The. pirates looked sad""), a mouse magicked by eating cheese; pirates turned into frogs, pirates taken with mumps; and finally, fatally, pirates doomed by their own greed.

Five cruel pirates get their just deserts in a bizarre manner.

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