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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 This is Captain Cook
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'Captain James Cook loved to sail. He loved making maps (he was very good at it, too) and he particularly loved shiny buttons. In this charming picture book, little ones can celebrate the life of a great mariner and true adventurer.

'Join Miss Batts and her class as they tell the story of Captain Cook with a humorous and whimsical school play that’s sure to engage the very young. We see the class act out the story of Cook: as a boy watching ships on the horizon, sailing to Canada, then to Tahiti and on to New South Wales (spot the escaping chicken in each of the scenes!). Kids will discover that Captain Cook was the first European to cross the Antarctic Circle and they’ll also learn that on his final journey, he never came home again.

'Parents, carers and teachers will smile at the familiar set-up of the chaotic school play and the inventive props, and enjoy eavesdropping on the audience as they interact with the performance. At the back of the book, walk through ‘Cook’s Gallery’ and see real life paintings of Cook, his ship and his travels.' (Publication summary)

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Alternative title: 我是库克船长
Transliterated title: Wo shi Kuke chuan zhang
Language: Chinese

Works about this Work

Book Review : This Is Captain Cook Jo Burnell , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , June 2015; (p. 67)

— Review of This is Captain Cook Tania McCartney , 2015 single work picture book
Review : This Is Captain Cook Anastasia Gonis , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , March 2015;

— Review of This is Captain Cook Tania McCartney , 2015 single work picture book
Review : This Is Captain Cook Anastasia Gonis , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , March 2015;

— Review of This is Captain Cook Tania McCartney , 2015 single work picture book
Book Review : This Is Captain Cook Jo Burnell , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , June 2015; (p. 67)

— Review of This is Captain Cook Tania McCartney , 2015 single work picture book
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