A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Ahoy me hearties!  Who loves a storybook involving pirates?  Well, Monkey certainly does, and we’ve got a cracker to share with you today from Sterling Books.  A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas is written by Philip Yates and was released through GMC Distribution in the UK earlier this month.

A Pirate's Twelve Days of Christmas

If you are looking for a fun book to give the kids this Christmas, then I can thoroughly recommend A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas.  The story is based on the famous rhyme of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas but with a pirate themed twist.

The Cabin Boy is left on board the pirate ship Sark, whilst the rest of the crew go off in search of shipwrecked treasure.  Whilst they are away, all sorts of amazing gifts arrive onboard the ship for the Cabin Boy.

A Pirate's Twelve Days of Christmas

Sebastià Serra provides colourful illustrations for this lovely picture book which really add to the tale.  From Swinging Monkeys to Chests of Gold and Mermaids Singing, A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas will have you wanting to sing your way through the story.

But who has been sending all these presents? The ship is certainly looking a little cramped by the time the other pirates return.

Priced at £5.99 any pirate loving book-worm is going to enjoy this book and we will certainly be reading it a lot!  I’ve included my Amazon Affiliate link for your convenience.

disclaimer:  we were sent this item in exchange for an honest review

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About Over 40 and a Mum to One

I'm a Mum in my late 40′s with an 8 year old son. I had a busy life in Export Sales before my Monkey came along, but decided to become a stay at home Mum once he arrived. Now I enjoy writing my own family lifestyle and travel blog. sharing the adventures that we have as Monkey makes his journey through school.We have a cat called Brewster who makes appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari Formula 1 fan, so that expect to hear about as each season unfolds.We love reviewing days out, toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit, with a passion for nature thrown in for good measure.If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.

120 thoughts on “A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas

  1. My favourite rockstar (not really been obsessed with him for over 20 years lol – my friends would definitely disagree)? Erm, not sure that’ll happen, but an Ipad would be lovely. 🙂 😀

  2. I’d like an advent calendar that brought me different help every day, for twelve days. I’d have a cleaner one day, professional present wrapper the next, ironing service the day after . . .

  3. Perhaps something each day leading about to a big pamper night…..a candle, pyjamas, chocolate, bubble bath, takeaway voucher, etc.

  4. To be honest I’d love a King size bed, mine is getting rather small now my little toddler has decided he’s going to join mummy and daddy in the middle of every night 😉

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