Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 8: Pirate Percy's Parrot by Sheila May Bird
One-eyed Jack has a big ship and lots of treasure, but what he really wants, more than anything, is a parrot. Pirate Percy only has a small leaky ship and no treasure, but he does have a parrot called Polly. Percy loves Polly very much. But when one-eyed Jack steals Polly and tries to make her sit on his shoulder, Polly the mischievous parrot has other ideas ... Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These 36 original stories will get children thinking, and develop and deepen their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustration styles broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book for them. They also contain inside cover notes, to enable parents and teachers to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.