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The Fierce Little Woman and the Wicked Pirate

The Fierce Little Woman and the Wicked Pirate

by Joy Cowley and Sarah Davis
Paperback
Publication Date: 01/10/2010

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An appealing and non-stereotypical love story with a strong female main character and a pirate - making this book great for both girls and boys. The fierce little woman lived in a house at the end of a jetty. She knitted socks in blue and green wool, to sell to sailors who had got their feet wet. But when there were no ships at her jetty, she was quite alone. One stormy day, a pirate came to the house on the jetty. He stood on his toes, and starting tap-tap-tapping on the windowa 'Oh Julia! I'm in love with this book! Everything about it is utterly beautiful: the design, the colour, the characters...It has become such a romantic story. I think she has turned it into a classic that people will hug for generations. That pirate is gorgeous! There is such skill in the way she has moved emotions on the faces throughout the story, It starts off as a dark and lonely, windswept tale and then comes to life and warmth through love. Such a clever illustrator! It is going to be a treasure of a book.' - Joy Cowley
ISBN:
9781877467400
9781877467400
Category:
Picture storybooks
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
01-10-2010
Publisher:
Gecko Press
Country of origin:
New Zealand
Pages:
40
Dimensions (mm):
230x240x4mm
Weight:
0.22kg
Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis is a multiple award-winning illustrator, and associate art director for Walker Books Australia. She won the CBCA Crichton Illustration Award for her first picture book, Mending Lucille, in 2009, and since then has gone on to illustrate more than 40 titles, in a range of styles and genres.

She has an Honours degree in literature, and her love of language and narrative underpins her illustration work. With each project she experiments with new ways to construct visual narratives, working across a range of media. Sarah has collaborated with many major publishing houses and commercial clients across Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK.

An experienced presenter with a teaching background, she regularly speaks at schools, festivals and universities throughout Australia and internationally. Sarah is also proud to be an ambassador for Room to Read. She is represented by the Gallt Zacker Agency in the USA

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