Danger Dan Spooks the Peculiar Peranakan Pirate (book 3)
Shortlisted for Popular Readers' Choice Award 2014, English (Children) Category
Lesley-Anne and Monica Lim
Illustrated by James Tan
Will the time warps ever stop? This time, Danger Dan faces his gravest challenge ever—he needs to save us from a lifetime of drinking Dutch Lady Milk and saying ‘goedemorgen’ every day! In Danger Dan Spooks the Peculiar Peranakan Pirate, Danny travels back to 1819 to stop a dastardly pirate from hijacking one of Singapore’s most crucial historical events ever. Plus, more secrets about the time warp unravel. Will Danger Dan and Gadget Girl get to the bottom of things?
“Monica Lim and her daughter Lesley-Anne mix history and humour in their Danger Dan adventures featuring a terrific time-travelling hero from Singapore. In this third adventure, he travels back to 1819 to stop a high-seas hijacking. For eight- to 12-year-olds.”
—Akshita Nanda, The Sunday Times
“Danger Dan romps through Temasek with a feisty female partner, offering a fun alternative to boring textbook versions of local history.”
—Clara Chow, journalist and parenting columnist
“A fun story that also educates!”
—Dr Tay Hui Yong, Vice-Principal, Nanyang Girls’ High
“Refreshingly well-written, with lots of local flavour. A fun and engaging read.”
—Zahira Mohd Sedik, Head of Department GEP Humanities, St Hilda’s Primary School
“Expect the unexpected with Danger Dan as you join him on his adventures.”
—Susan Liang, History and Social Studies teacher, Pioneer Secondary School
“A fun and funny adventure! An exciting debut by one of Singapore’s youngest authors!”
—Adeline Foo, author of The Diary of Amos Lee series
—A.J. Low, author of Sherlock Sam series
“Warning: Danger Dan is dangerously fun. A solid hit. Kids, parents and even teachers will love this book!”
—David Seow, author of Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di series
About the Authors
Lesley-Anne and Monica Lim are a mother-and-daughter writing team. Lesley-Anne is still in school so she mostly writes essays and papers, which isn’t quite as fun. These days though, she regularly appears at writers’ sessions and interviews, the latest being the Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival.
Monica runs her own writing business at Hedgehog Commuincations and published a book in 2013 titled The Good, The Bad and the PSLE (Epigram Books).
About the Illustrator
James Tan is an illustrator from Singapore. He likes to create comics and draw stuff, especially animals. He also enjoys doing traditional illustrations using ink and watercolor as there is something more tactile to these media, just like holding a book in your hand. He likes to draw things from his experiences as well as books he read. He enjoys travelling and drawing the new sights and sounds he sees around the world.
Size: 215 x 140mm
Published: May 2014
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