The Story Shop: Anchors Away!

The Story Shop: Anchors Away!

By Author / Illustrator

Tracey Corderoy, illus Tony Neal



Age range(s)



Little Tiger Press Group




Paperback / softback




Looking for adventure?  Want to be a hero?  Step inside the Story Shop!  The Story Shop is packed full of plots, costumes and characters galore. And shopkeepers Wilbur and Fred are ready and waiting to find every customer their perfect adventure! 

When famous explorer Pearl stumbles into the shop, she's certain she's done everything and been everywhere... until Wilbur and Fred suggest a swashbuckling pirate adventure!   Join Captain Pearl as she embarks on a sneaky mission to steal the priceless Black Pearl, stirs up trouble in a treasure race and has a wail of a time on the hunt for a mysterious pirate ghost...

From the acclaimed author of SHIFTY MCGIFTY comes a fresh, funny and highly illustrated new series of chapter books, celebrating the power of imagination. Designed for emerging readers with three linked stories in each book, THE STORY SHOP is perfect for fans of HOTEL FLAMINGO and KITTY.

See Also:  The Story Shop: Blast Off / The Story Shop: Dino Danger



The Story Shop Adventures are back! And this time, shopkeeper Wilbur and his assistant Fred Ferret have a pirate, treasure-hunting adventure in store for their last-minute customer, Pearl.

The 'Story Pot' of inky-blue liquid is bubbling and in go a selection of props... Canon ball, sand, jewels and a parrot to name but a few. With a WHOOSH! and a POP!, Fred and Captain Pearl are gone - they have disappeared into the story created by the 'story pot' and its props.  Will they survive their adventure of baddies and being tied to the mast? Will a top secret plan and treasure map lead them to the treasure? Will the pirates cause anything but trouble?

This action-packed tale with great black and white illustrations is a fabulous book for independent readers to escape into.

144 pages / Reviewed by Maria Faithorn, teacher

Suggested Reading Age 7+


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