Tough Boris

Paperback | September 1, 1998

byMem FoxIllustratorKathryn Brown

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Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate - tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected.

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Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks into Boris' ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected! Full color.

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Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate - tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected.

MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. Kathryn Brown lives in western Massachusetts.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.91 × 9.07 × 0.13 inPublished:September 1, 1998Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152018913

ISBN - 13:9780152018917

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this author We have a few books by this author and I love them all. This one is especially charming. My two boys (2 and 4) love it. It's a short but very enjoyable read.
Date published: 2009-04-07

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Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks into Boris' ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected! Full color.

Editorial Reviews

Resisting the temptation to reveal everything, author and illustrator instead give imaginative children something much better - a picture book that luxuriates in pure possibility.-The New York Times Book Review "