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Atticus Van Tasticus Andrew Daddo, Stephen Michael King

A ten-year-old pirate captain? Absurd? Not in the world of Atticus Van Tasticus, a fabulously funny new illustrated junior fiction series from the brilliant and wacky creative minds of Andrew Daddo and Stephen Michael King.

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Atticus Van Tasticus 2: The Map of Half Maps Andrew Daddo, Stephen Michael King

The second book in the Atticus Van Tasticus pirate series from the hilariously funny team of Andrew Daddo and Stephen Michael King.

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Atticus Van Tasticus 3: The Treasure of Treasures Andrew Daddo, Stephen Michael King

The next crackin’ adventure for Atticus Van Tasticus and his brave, if slightly crazy, young crew of The Grandnan.

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Hoist the Jolly Roger, sharpen yer cutlass, and load the cannons - 'tis time for ye to EMBRACE YER INNER PIRATE!

Get on board The Grandnan, the fantastic ship owned by Atticus Van Tasticus, 10 year old rookie pirate. 

It's 1750, when times were tough and teeth were rotten, when kids could be pirates and clocks went tick-tock.

As part of an ancient family tradition, young Atticus Van Tasticus narrowly escapes a life down the coal mines – or worse, going to school – when he gets to choose the gift of a pirate ship from his Grandnan’s treasure pile.

It’s a choice that will change the course of history – well, OK, his story, at least. Atticus pulls together a rag-tag bunch of misfits – AHEM – a tough, brilliant crew, and sets out to wreak havoc – I mean – live a piratin’ life.

With little else to his name, Atticus has a taste for adventure, beauty and danger – where any minute might be your last, and your next minute could be your best (…if only they could get off the dock).


Love Atticus the pirate? Enter our competition to win a mural by Stephen Michael King at your school plus a visit by Andrew Daddo!


Read an extract of Atticus Van Tasticus 2: The Map of Half Maps.


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Book trailer: Atticus Van Tasticus

Book trailer: Atticus Van Tasticus 2: The Map of Half Maps

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