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A graphic of the front cover of Pirate Academy: New Kid on Deck by Justin Somper, featuring three cartoon pirate characters.

The competition is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered. You can order the book on our Online Shop here.

The theme ties in with our current major exhibition, Pirates, which explores how popular culture has shaped how we think of loveable rogues today through their portrayal in film, fiction, and fashion as symbols of freedom and adventure.

The year is 2507. The oceans have risen. A new dawn of piracy has begun… You can get an exclusive glimpse at the treasures of this gripping adventure by reading the first two chapters here.

To be in with a chance of winning a copy, enter for free below. Be sure to sign up to our mailing list for the latest news and upcoming events at NMMC.

Entries close at 9am on Thursday 7 March. Pirates Academy: New Kid on Deck is published on Thursday 7 March.

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