The mysterious Mr Tiger and the inquisitive Betsy K Glory set off on their second adventure, from bestselling author Sally Gardner, sumptuously illustrated by Nick Maland.
Crumble cakes! A red rogue wind is blowing and a wicked pirate captain and his crew are marauding the seven seas near the island left off the map of the world. A rare egg has gone missing and a very unhappy sea dragon wants it back. A pirate ship, the Kettle Black, is anchored in a secret cove off the island left off the map of the world. Betsy and her mum, Myrtle the mermaid, must dive deep beneath the waves, while Alfonso Glory and Mr Tiger fly high above the clouds in a hot air balloon...
It's time for Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Gongalongs to set off on their second adventure...
The hardback edition of this book is printed in blue ink in Dyslexie, a font specially designed to make reading easier - and more fun.
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 192
Dimensions: 200 x 135 mm
'This enchanting new series is an absolute delight ... Striking just the right note of whimsy and magic' -- Fiona Noble, The Bookseller, Editor's Choice
'An enchanting story, in which elements of traditional fairy tale verge on the surreal. But Gardner's skill is to contain even her wildest ideas within a meticulous plot' -- Emily Bearn, Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year 2018
'An idiosyncratic genius' * The Times *
'This is a warm fantasy story, full of wishes and magic ... Children will love the zany twists to this story and the lighthearted language and humour ... A charming book with a great sense of fun, and should prove popular with newly confident readers' * Carousel *
'A fanciful fable ... What's even more fantastic about this dive into the depths of the author's fathomless imagination is that the story is printed in blue ink in Dyslexie, a font designed to make reading easier and more dyslexia-friendly' * Cork Echo *
A gentle tale that satisfactorily combines whimsy and witty ridiculousness' * Children's Books Ireland *
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