"The incredible adventures of Sir Francis Drake are splendidly recreated as a ballad...Gerrard's words and pictures create an intriguing miniature world...Children will find the spectacle of this unfolding life mesmerizing." -Publishers Weekly
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Roy Gerrard (1935--97) wrote and illustrated many books for children, including Wagons West! and Rosie and the Rustlers.From Publishers Weekly:
With his characteristic rhymed quatrains and detailed illustrations featuring his spool-shaped figures, Gerrard "creates an intriguing miniature world [for the British naval hero].... Diverting and sophisticated fare," said PW. Ages 5-8.
-.... Diverting and sophisticated fare," said PW. Ages 5-8.
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Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1989. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, as Issued. Bookseller Inventory # 010069
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110374466882
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0374466882 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0114784