Florentine and Pig and the Lost Pirate Treasure

Florentine and Pig and the Lost Pirate TreasureOur June children's picture book of the month is Florentine and Pig and the Lost Pirate Treasure by author Eva Katzler, and illustrator Jess Mikhail.

Florentine and Pig are back for another adventure, and this time there's treasure to hunt for!

When Florentine and Pig find themselves stuck inside on a rainy day, they decide to think of something fun to do... And what could be more fun than searching for the lost pirate treasure?

Join Florentine and Pig as they sail the seven seas (yo ho ho!), explore the Lost Treasure Island (shiver me timbers!) – and even find time to snuffle a tasty treat or two from their picnic hamper... But will they find the treasure?

With recipes and a craft activity for families to enjoy together, these books encourage creative play and a love of reading. Join in the fun with Florentine and Pig.

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About the author

Eva KatzlerEva Katzler is a singer-songwriter. Her favourite memories are of baking with her mother, and chatting to pixies (tidying the garden) with her father. She created Florentine and Pig to encourage children (and adults!) to rediscover the joys of reading, playing and making things together.

For more fun and frolics, visit the Florentine and Pig website for tasty recipes and super duper arty crafties.


About the illustrator

Jess MikhailJess Mikhail is the talented young illustrator whose quirky, stylish artwork brings Florentine and Pig to life. Jess graduated from Loughborough University in 2002 and has illustrated books for well-known authors such as Giles Andreae, Julia Donaldson and Jeanne Willis.

Jess loves to draw and create funny characters that make people smile. She works in mixed media by scanning fabrics, scribbling, blobbing, mono-printing and photographing.

If you receive a copy, we do expect you to post a review or join in the discussion on the thread.

This giveaway is now closed, but you can buy a copy of the book here.


Last updated: about 3 years ago