7 Questions for Paul Whitfield

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Paul Whitfield, creator of PIRATE MCSNOTTBEARD answers seven pressing questions about his new book series for children.

WARNING: THIS VIDEO MAY CONTAIN MULTIPLE PARROTS. It’s perfect for sharing with your class or reading group!

About Pirate McSnottbeard in the Zombie Terror Rampage

Before reading this book you should know:
1) Nobody DIES in this book
2) This book is SUPER-SCARY. (That’s REALLY, REALLY scary.)
3) That’s because this book has DINOSAURS, ZOMBIES and WARLOCKS. And EVEN scarier THAN THAT! … PIRATES!


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Summer 2018 Booklist

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Meet the Newcastle City Library Poetry Group

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