Atticus Van Tasticus
A ten-year-old pirate captain? Absurd! Not in the world of Atticus Van Tasticus.
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Step back to 1750, when times were tough and teeth were rotten.
As part of an ancient family tradition, 10-year-old Atticus Van Tasticus narrowly escapes a life down the coal mines (or worse, going to school – yuk) when he gets to choose the gift of a pirate ship from his Grandnan’s treasure pile.
Atticus pulls together a rag-tag bunch of misfits. There’s Wrong-way Warren, Fish Face, Stink Eye, Mullet, Slap Foot, Princess and Buttface. He even has a plan – to find treasure. Atticus Van Tasticus is the captain of his own destiny. The trouble is, he doesn’t really have a clue…