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Dread Crew

Pirates of the Backwoods

by Kate Inglis, illustrated by Sydney Smith

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published: Oct 2009
ISBN:9781551097374
publisher: Nimbus Publishing
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The pirates of the Dread Crew, ruthless junk hunters, are on the rampage through the Maritime woods. On their trail is a boy pirate tracker Eric Stewart, who gathers mounting evidence of their hooliganism until one day their clue-laden path of destruction completely disappears. Little does Eric know that the rumbling, stinking pirates are much, much closer than he thinks. This paperback edition includes eight pages of new content including a pirate glossary and praise pages. Check out dreadcrew.com for lots more additional content!

This book is recommended for antsy boys who long for glory, for spritely girls inclined to reach out for adventure, and for good-humored grown-ups who like the smack of Limburger and devils's club sandwiches with a dash of junebug pepper.

The Dread Crew: Pirates of the Backwoods contains things disgusting, rude, repulsive and crush-like in nature. It also includes the most gigantic party ever seen, a rampaging woodship, random explosions, a prison, an escape, inventions, blackberry sploosh and many, many secrets as well as unexplained stinks.

About the Authors
Kate Inglis is an author and photographer living on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. Her first book, The Dread Crew, was nominated for Hackmatack and Red Cedar Awards.
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SYDNEY SMITH is an illustrator born and bred in Nova Scotia. He attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and has been in Halifax since receiving his BFA in 2006. Since then, he has collaborated with many musicians and authors, including two children's books with Sheree Fitch. He was awarded the Mayor's Award for Mable Murple in 2011.
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Contributor Notes

Kate Inglis is an author of the YA pirate adventure novels The Dread Crew, nominated for Hackmatack and Red Cedar Awards, and its sequel Flight of the Griffons. Kate lives on the south shore of Nova Scotia.

Awards
  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award for English Fiction

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