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The Little Captain


FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £7.99 PAGES: 160 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 30/06/2022 ISBN: 9781782693376

The Little Captain

Paul Biegel

Pushkin Children's Books

A timeless and enchanting children's fantasy classic by the author of The King of the Copper Mountains.

One morning, after a fierce storm, the people of the harbour come down to find a strange ship called the Neversink stuck fast on top of the sand dunes. Inside is only a small boy with a big cap - The Little Captain. He and his ship stay marooned on top of the dunes until one day a giant wave sweeps the Neversink to freedom. And so The Little Captain sets sail once more, this time with three of the town's children, Podgy, Marinka and Thomas, as his crew mates. Together they are determined to find the island of Evertaller, where legend has it children turn into grown-ups overnight and never have to go to school again...
This enchanting seafaring adventure is beloved by generations of children in the Netherlands.

Selling Points:

  • The bestselling title of perhaps the Netherlands greatest ever children's author.
  • Contains three beloved children's classics: The Little Captain, The Little Captain and the Pirate Treasure and The Little Captain and the Seven Towers.
  • Contains gorgeous black and white illustrations.


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