Baby Polly the Parrot is born with only one eye. She is later abducted by two-legged destroyers from her home in Africa and sent to Scotland. There she finds herself in a pet shop where the horrible child – two-legged destroyers, tease and bully her. Then one day in walks Captain Hake the pirate and rescues her.
He takes her on board his pirate ship. There she learns everything about running a pirate ship and becomes a pirate. At first, she was bullied by two crew members as she cannot fly, but Captain Hake soon sorts them out as he has ZERO tolerance for bullies on board his ship.
Polly the Parrot is not the only animal on board the Thistle. Polly the Parrot meets Jolly Roger the Rat and they become good friends. One day they play a game of Hide and Seek…
Die A4 hardeband karton boek is beide pret en opvoedkundig. Kinders vanaf twee jaar sal saam met Liam sy opwindende besoek aan die wildtuin geniet.
Die kleurvolle illustrasies, asook ‘n heerlike storie, stel kinders bekend aan wilde diere in hulle natuurlike omgewing. Daar is talle wilde diere om te vind, identifiseer en tel.
Terwyl kinders die diere soek en tel word beide probleemoplossings- en telvaardighede ontwikkel. Die hasie wat op elke bladsy wegkruip verhoog die pret element en trek kinders nog meer in die boek in.
‘n Lys met die name en getalle van diere wat op elke bladsy te vind is, word bo aangedui.
This A4 hard cover board book is both fun and educational. Children from 18 months onwards will enjoy joining Liam on his exciting visit to the game reserve.
The colourful illustrations and delightful story introduce children to wild animals in their natural habitats. There are numerous wild animals to find, identify and count.
While children are searching and counting the animals, both problem solving skills and counting skills are developed. Searching for the rabbit hiding on every page increases the fun element and involves children even more.
A key is provided on each page to the names and numbers of animals to be found on that page.
Captain Hake and his crew come across the deserted Queen Anne’s Revenge – Captain Blackbeard’s ship. They board it looking for Captain Blackbeard’s treasure but find only a bottle with a message in it and a single golden goblet.
The crew accidentally trip the booby traps and awaken the ghost of Captain Blackbeard and his crew and have to fight for their lives to escape.
Once safely back on board the Thistle they get the message out of the bottle and discover that it is a Treasure Map. They sail to Skull Island. There they follow the treasure map…
Polly the parrot flies north to the land of snow and ice as our old favourites are joined by the GIRLS, the Greek Goddesses and the Japanese Ninjas.
With their new prosthetic arms, racing wheelchairs and blades the pirate crews take part in the Inuit (Eskimo) Paralympics. These are based on everyday activities that the Inuit perform (hauling out their catch from a waterhole), Keeping fit during the winter months, agility and strength – one leg high kick, arm pull, sled race (testing endurance) etc.
But they also include other activities like fishing, build innovative igloos and take part in a sled race that nearly ends in disaster.
Polly the parrot comes up with the idea of sharing their last bounty of prosthetic arms, blades and racing wheelchairs with their crew and those of other pirate ships. Polly’s captain, Captain Hake then challenges the other pirates to a Piralympic Games, (Paralympics for Pirates.)
With 18th century galleons, swords, walking the plank, gold doubloons, 21st-century technology, sonar, Wi-Fi, mobile phones, prosthetic limbs, blades and racing wheelchairs, put it all together and you have the Pirate Piralympic Games.
It follows how the vuvuzela playing Zulus; kilted bagpipe playing Scots; cowboy guitar playing Americans; tattooed Maoris; yellow turbaned Indian and Abba singing Viking pirates, all compete for Captain Kingklip’s locker of GOLD doubloons.
Toucane the Toucane and his friend Mpho the Macaw are sitting above the beach watching the humans playing volleyball, surfing and sunbathing. Then one of the humans drops some litter and Toucane the Toucan can’t restrain himself any longer, he flies down to the human to tell him off.
Toucane the Toucan and the humans become friends and decide to teach children what happens to the rubbish that gets thrown down – how it is affecting our sea life and how they can start by cleaning up their environment before it’s too late.