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Author: Steve Light

ISBN: 9781406367768
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1 February 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 27.0 x 0.9
A broken-down ship. A loose button. An idea: Let's SWAP! In this first book of bartering and mental arithmetic from the acclaimed author/illustrator of Have You Seen My Dragon? and Have You Seen My Monster?, a pint-sized pirate sets out to help a sea captain repair his decrepit vessel. One button for three teacups. SWAP! Two teacups for four coils of rope. SWAP! And so it goes, until the little swashbuckler - through simple sums - secures sails, anchors, a ship's wheel, and more...But can he really barter his way to a nifty new ship for the captain in need? Steve Light's exquisite, intricate pen-and-ink illustrations, punctuated with brilliant blue, anchor this clever tale of commerce, ingenuity and friendship.

About the Author

Steve Light is the author-illustrator of many books for children, including The Christmas Giant, Zephyr Takes Flight, Have You Seen My Dragon? and Have You Seen My Monster?. About Swap!, he says: "I love the idea of trading something small, like a button, to acquiring great fortune. Maybe it's because I grew up rummaging for treasure in flea markets." Steve lives in New York City with h...

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