'Mr Cutlass,' whispered Mary. 'Were you ever a pirate?' Class 4 have a very strange new teacher. Mr Cutlass wears a spotted scarf around his neck and has a parrot on his shoulder. Could he possibly be a ...pirate? And can Class 4 help him solve a secret message that could lead to hidden treasure? Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.