Jaunty nautical fun.
Enormous fun, rollicking along with great energy.
Aided by gloriously vivid pictures.
A jolly doggerel that children will love... vibrant and energetic.
Brilliantly illustrated, young pirate fans will love this rhyming tale of a swashbuckling grandmother.
Infectiously readable... delightful.
An entertaining read for both boys and girls.
Lively, jolly and colourful.
Told in verse and superbly illustrated by Arthur Robins, it makes old age seem a lot of fun.
Full of her characteristically wicked humour. Delightfully funny characterisations. A rollicking tale full of lusty energy. * * * *
Arthur Robins's illustrations mix humour with an occasional touch of mild menace.
Crime writer Val McDermid has turned her hand most effectively to her first picture book.
The author's first children's book - but I hope not her last. Barrels of fun for young and old.