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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.

Reviews

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