The Pirate Mums bookcover

The Pirate Mums

Jodie Lancet-Grant, Lydia Corry

Set sail on an swashbuckling pirate adventure with Billy and his brave, strong, and unique mums!

Billy’s family is not what you’d call ordinary. His mums won’t listen to NORMAL music. They love to sing sea shanties and dance jigs in the lounge. Their clothes are highly unusual, they have a rude parrot for a pet, and their taste in house design is, well . . . FISHY. Billy wishes his family could be more like everyone else’s, until an ocean adventure changes everything!

Written by Jodie Lancet-Grant and illustrated by Lydia Corry, Pirate Mums is a celebration a celebration of inclusive families, perfect for sharing with young children who love adventure.

Little fans of adventure will also love The Marvellous Doctors for Magical Creatures.

Latest reviews

A fun read celebrating diverse families - a great addition to any school library

I loved this great tale of the adventures of the pirate mums

I thought this book was good because the mums were different to other people and the book showed that it’s good to be different!

Loved it!

Billy has 2 mums, it is a bit weird, but it is okay because they loved Billy.

The mums were like magic & could do anything! They didn’t dress like normal mums - I wish I could dress like them for school sometimes.

Really engaging book which is full of imagination

i liked that Billy (my favourite character) shouted at his mums and tried to make them be normal

Billy's family is not what you'd call ordinary.

I like Billy's mums because they saved the day.

I liked the mums best because they are pirates and Billy thinks they are annoying.

The child wanted his mums to be like all the other mums but they wanted to be pirates! Amazing!

Loved the story and the mums.

It was all about pirates it was fun

I love when the mums save the boat

It was a good book

I love this story as it is one of the only ones I have found with a LGBTQ family where that is not the whole story.

I don't like the story very much.

This book was different it talked about different families and that every family is different and it’s not always a bad thing. The main character Billy has two mums who love the over seas and when they go on a school trip they find that they are the only two that can save the ship from becoming a shipwreck. It’s a fun bed time read.

I liked this book because like pirates and I lkmed thatthe pirates were the mums. Ialsol9ved the style and illustrations.

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