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)
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)
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.
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Buchbeschreibung Hachette Children's Book Okt 2012, 2012. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 274x248x5 mm. Neuware - Val McDermid's first picture book is a tale of adventure on the high seas, with a Pirate Granny with a fearsome reputation and truly swashbuckling ways, from making other roguish pirates walk the plank to singing sea shanties to her dog, Jolly Roger. Arthur Robins' hilarious illustrations perfectly match the vibrant verse. 32 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781408309278