My Granny is a Pirate
Written by Val McDermid
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Hugely successful, internationally bestselling and multi award-winning author Val McDermid writes her first picture book for children. This wonderfully cuddly granny started life as a cabin girl and now sails the seven seas as a redoubtable pirate seeing off her enemies in no mean fashion! Granny’s exploits are recounted in a gloriously bouncy text which is perfectly matched by ebullient illustrations. A must-have book for all pirate fans.
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My Granny is a Pirate by Val McDermid
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 fearsome 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?
'Jaunty nautical fun.' - Financial Times
'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
About the Author
More books by Val McDermid
Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books
5th July 2012
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