It’s already been a year since the release of
our historical novel for middle-grade readers!
Thank you to everyone who joined in our first year anniversary celebrations for THE DAY THE PIRATES WENT MAD! We really hope that everyone who grabbed a copy during this promotion enjoys Emma’s first adventure.
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THE DAY THE PIRATES WENT MAD is an entertaining ‘cozy’ historical fiction that also conveys a ‘boatload’ of learning about the life and times of those sailing the seas 300 years ago, during the Age of Sail. Follow the adventures of eleven-year-old Emma Sharpe as she learns to sail the sea, bonds with her shipmates, and then must save them all from a cursed pirate treasure before it’s too late!
Though intended for ages 10-12, older readers can also enjoy this story and it is suitable for sharing with younger readers when supported by an adult. You know your kids best!Read the full description…
More Than Just a Story
“THE DAY THE PIRATES WENT MAD was written for my daughter, designed as an entertaining tale of adventure while sharing many nuggets of knowledge about real-life during the Age of Sail and the Golden Age of Piracy in particular. Now, I hope it can also help make learning fun for other young readers!”– Trevor Atkins, author of “The Day the Pirates Went Mad”.
See if this story is for you! Look Inside at the first couple chapters on Amazon and check out the educational resources and behind-the-scenes on our website.
In Support of BCCHF.ca
We’ve re-committed to raising funds in support of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation with 100% of all royalties collected during 2022. For maximum impact, we also encourage giving directly via https://www.bcchf.ca/