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  • Published: 1 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781782955443
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

The Dinosaur that Pooped a Pirate


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Danny and Dinosaur sailed out to sea on a ship that was crooked and old.

With a map in Dan's hand of a faraway land, where a pirate had buried his gold . . .



So begins this hilarious new rhyming adventure for Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter's much-loved characters Danny and Dinosaur, brought to laugh-out-loud life by preposterously talented illustrator Garry Parsons. It's a poop-fuelled picture book extravaganza - a rollicking, read-aloud delight, packed with action and adventure, pirates and peril and some very silly surprises!



This is a brilliant book for children new to this ridiculously funny picture book series, and a must-read for all those who loved The Dinosaur that Pooped Christmas, The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet, The Dinosaur that Pooped the Past, The Dinosaur that Pooped the Bed and The Dinosaur that Pooped a Princess.



The Dinosaur that Pooped books have sold nearly 2 million copies around the world!

Yo ho ho! Danny and Dinosaur are sailing the high seas looking for treasure and adventure - but will the perils of Skull Island prove too perilous for this very HANGRY dinosaur?

  • Pub date: 1 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781782955443
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Tom Fletcher

Tom Fletcher is one of the UK's bestselling authors for children. He is the creator of The Christmasaurus, which was the biggest debut middle-grade novel of 2016, as well as being one half of the duo behind the Dinosaur That Pooped picture book series, which has sold over a million copies. Tom is also a musician, Guinness World Record holder and vlogger. His YouTube channel has had almost 100 million video views and 630 thousand subscribers. Tom's books have been translated into thirty-two languages and his most recent is called There's A Dragon in Your Book.

Garry Parsons

Garry Parsons is an award-winning illustrator of books for children, including the bestselling The Dinosaur That Pooped series. Garry’s illustrations have accompanied the words of many prestigious picture-book authors, including Kes Gray, Ian Whybrow and Peter Bently. He has also illustrated the popular fiction series The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey and the space adventure series George’s Secret Key to the Universe by Lucy and Stephen Hawking for slightly older readers. Garry lives in London with his young family and old dog.

Dougie Poynter

Dougie Poynter has been obsessed with dinosaurs ever since visiting the Natural History Museum when he was about three. He is passionate about the natural world and a keen conservationist, working with charities such as WWF and Greenpeace to get harmful products banned and to clean up the planet.

Dougie wrote songs together with Tom Fletcher for years in bands McFly and McBusted; they now write their bestselling Dinosaur that Pooped books in the same way that they write their song lyrics. The books have sold over a million copies!


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