The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists: Film Tie-in

A new edition of The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists has been published by Bloomsbury to tie in with the release of Aardman's new film of the book.
David stars in the film as a young Charles Darwin.
The book is out now and you can purchase it it in our shop here for just £4.89

About The Book:

It is 1837, and for the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain and his rag-tag pirate crew, life on the high seas has gotten a little dull. With nothing to do but twiddle their hooks and lounge aimlessly on tropical beaches, the Captain decides it's time they had an adventure. A surprisingly successful boat raid leads them to the young Charles Darwin, in desperate need of their help. And so the pirates set forth for London in a bid to save the scientist from the evil machinations of a diabolical Bishop. There they encounter grisly murder, vanishing ladies, the Elephant Man - and have an exciting trip to the zoo.

Editorial Reviews:

'Gideon Defoe definitively puts the "Ho ho!" - and, indeed, the "Yo!" - into pirating' Caitlin Moran 'A short, deliriously funny novel about incredibly stupid pirates and ham ... I've had to grow a luxuriant beard to conceal the grin that's been compromising my dignity since I read it' - Ardal O'Hanlon

'Hilarious. Destined to become a classic of pirate comic fiction' - Eric Idle

'Very funny, very silly and highly original' - Esquire

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