The Pirates of Scurvy Sands

Matilda’s pirate neighbours, the Jolley-Rogers, are taking her away on holiday! They’re off to the Scurvy Sands. It’s the place to be – if you’re a pirate! But Matilda isn’t a pirate, and when they arrive, some of the swashbuckling regulars aren’t too impressed with her. AAARRRRR! She has clean teeth. Her clothes look neat. She doesn’t smell like she’s spent six months at sea without washing. They don’t trust her one bit. But when Matilda unravels the secret of the legendary treasure of Scurvy Sands, the pirates decide that maybe some landlubbers aren’t so bad, after all!

  • The third funny picture book about the Jolley-Rogers
  • Best-loved series that began with The Pirate Cruncher
  • Jonny Duddle is a brilliantly funny writer and artist
  • He won the Waterstones Prize for The Pirates Next Door

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    Winner of the 2012 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for The Pirates Next Door.

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