Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Holiday. Ever. by Amy Sparkes

Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Holiday. Ever.

Written by Amy Sparkes
Illustrated by Ben Cort
Part of the Pirate Blunderbeard Series


Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Holiday. Ever. by Amy Sparkes

Can the worst pirate ever find his way home from the Island of No Return? Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictures throughout from ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS illustrator Ben Cort. My stupid brother has tricked me into the worst holiday ever... on the Island of No Return. I'm stuck here with just a chicken for company unless I can find some treasure - then Blackbeard says he will come and get me (nice of him). All I have to do is follow a treasure map through a jungle full of pirate-eating creatures (no problem), into the deepest, darkest probably-haunted cave (not at all scary, not at all scary, not at all scary) and track down the hidden gold that is so well hidden everyone gets lost trying to find it (perfect). My life is ruined. Signed Pirate Blunderbeard. Pirate Blunderbeard might be on the worst holiday ever but it's also the funniest - laugh-out-loud fun for readers of 7+


Pirate Blunderbeard might be on the worst holiday ever but it's also the funniest - laugh-out-loud fund for readers of 7+ Waterstones

About the Author

Amy Sparkes

Amy Sparkes writes for children of all ages. Her picture books have been shortlisted for several book awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 and the Booktrust Best Books Awards 2014. Amy was born in Eastbourne and enjoyed a wild imagination when she was a child (which included 13 imaginary friends). She is passionate about encouraging imagination in children and is often invited to visit schools. She regularly produces the 'Writing for Children' pages for the bestselling Writing Magazine and also runs writing workshops for aspiring chidren's authors.

Amy lives in Devon with her husband and five young children. When she's not off on an adventure with them, Amy enjoys drinking tea and climbing trees.

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160 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 9 years


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HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

27th July 2017



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