My Granny Is a Pirate (Paperback)Val McDermid (author)
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The perfect story to keep you entertained whilst stuck at home and missing Granny! Who knows, when you next see her, she may have turned into a pirate . . .
My granny is a pirate!
She's sailed the seven seas.
She captured many pirate ships
But was always home for tea.
When a family secret about Granny is revealed, we discover all about her fiercesome pirate reputation and her swashbuckling ways - from making other rogueish pirates walk the plank to singing sea shanties to her dog, Jolly Roger.
Look again at your granny...could she be a pirate too? A must-have book for all pirate fans.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 274 x 248 x 6 mm
Enormous fun, rollicking along with great energy. * Daily Mail *
Aided by gloriously vivid pictures. * Primary Times *
A jolly doggerel that children will love... vibrant and energetic. * Birmingham Post *
Brilliantly illustrated, young pirate fans will love this rhyming tale of a swashbuckling grandmother. * Sunday Express *
Infectiously readable... delightful. * Observer *
An entertaining read for both boys and girls. * Bookbag *
Highly recommended. * Guardian *
Lively, jolly and colourful. * School Librarian *
Told in verse and superbly illustrated by Arthur Robins, it makes old age seem a lot of fun. * Independent on Sunday *
Full of her characteristically wicked humour. Delightfully funny characterisations. A rollicking tale full of lusty energy. * * * * * Books for Keeps *
Arthur Robins's illustrations mix humour with an occasional touch of mild menace. * Independent on Sunday *
Crime writer Val McDermid has turned her hand most effectively to her first picture book. * School Librarian *
The author's first children's book - but I hope not her last. Barrels of fun for young and old. * The Sun *
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