For ages 5-8+

Yo ho ho and welcome to this very special event with author Jonny Duddle, as he reads from his debut children’s book The Pirate Cruncher, following a scurvy crew on the hunt for an island of gold… with lots of twists and turns along the way!

Part of the Digital Programme for Schools & Families: Primary Author Day

Funded by the Pears Foundation, our Primary Author Day events explore the story and characters of Peter Pan. Content is suitable for students across KS1 and KS2.

Competitions

For each or our themed days children can take part in an exciting competition tailored to their Key Stage/ age. For more information, view our competition packs linked below:

Primary Author Day Competition Pack

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About The Author

Jonny Duddle

Jonny Duddle overheard the story of his first book The Pirate Cruncher while sailing on a square-rigger. Since then he has written even stranger tales including The Pirates of Scurvy Sands, The Pirates Next Door, Gigantosaurus and The King of Space. Now in danger of becoming a landlubber, Jonny lives in Wales with his wife, Jane, and their daughters, Daisy and Rosie.