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Seven Dead Pirates

(2015)
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A shy boy comes to life and finds his voice when the ghosts of seven dead pirates appear in his bedroom. A humorous, inspiring adventure with poignancy and depth, destined to become a middle-grade classic!

Lewis Dearborn is a lonely, anxious, "terminally shy" boy of eleven when his great-grandfather passes away and leaves Lewis's family with his decaying seaside mansion. Lewis is initially delighted with his new bedroom, a secluded tower in a remote part of the house. Then he discovers that it's already occupied -- by the ghosts of seven dead pirates. Worse, the ghosts expect him to help them re-take their ship, now restored and on display in a local museum, so they can make their way to Libertalia, a legendary pirate utopia. The only problem is that this motley crew hasn't left the house in almost two hundred years and is terrified of going outside. As Lewis warily sets out to assist his new roommates -- a raucous, unruly bunch who exhibit a strange delight in thrift-store fashions and a thirst for storybooks -- he begins to open himself to the possibilities of friendship, passion and joie de vivre and finds the courage to speak up.

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Hardback Editions

September 2015 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Seven Dead Pirates
Author(s): Linda Bailey
ISBN: 1-77049-815-X / 978-1-77049-815-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Tundra Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

August 2017 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Seven Dead Pirates
Author(s): Linda Bailey
ISBN: 1-77049-816-8 / 978-1-77049-816-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Tundra Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Seven Dead Pirates
Author(s): Linda Bailey
Publisher: Tundra Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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