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Margaret Mahy | Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Reissue 7+ April £4.99 80pp MMP 198 x 129 mm 978 1 4440 0544 8 Territories: World Rights: Orion e


Yo ho ho! Pirate stew, plenty of rum, and a festive flare across the sky can only mean one thing – it's time for a great pirate party!

Margaret Mahy's many books have been hugely successful all round the world and she is indisputably one of the most popular and successful twentieth-century children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal and has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. She lives in New Zealand.

Quentin Blake has won numerous awards for his illustrations, including the Whitbread Award, the Kate Greenaway Medal, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. In 1999 he was appointed the first ever Children's Laureate. / 20