Who will win the Great Pirate Race? Captain Red Beard and his crew are sure that it will be them, but the Crew from the Red Dagger have other ideas. Meet Captain Red Beard, Bones the sea dog, Fingers the parrot and the rest of the sea-loving pirate crew aboard their ship the Black Beast. The Pirate Cove series is expertly levelled to Book Bands ensuring that every independent reading session is successful in helping to turn children into confident and enthusiastic readers. There are also clear parent notes inside every book to support parents reading at home with their children.