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A writer’s life for me: Andrew Daddo on ‘Atticus Van Tasticus’

Atticus Van Tasticus, Andrew Daddo and Stephen Michael King’s illustrated middle-grade adventure (Puffin, September), follows a 10-year-old whose grandma gifts him a pirate ship. Kelsey Oldham spoke with Daddo about historical pirates, working across genres and writing to the Gladiator soundtrack. Atticus Van Tasticus evokes Roald Dahl mixed with The...

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