The Adventures of Swashbuckle Lil

Elli Woollard

Ages 5-9
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08 March 2018
9781509881529
192 pages
Synopsis

Lil is a pirate, a good sort of pirate, and when there is someone to save,
she'll do what is right (if it takes her all night). Yes, she'll always be bold and be brave.

When evil pirate Stinkbeard tries to kidnap Lil's teacher, it's up to schoolgirl and secret pirate, Lil, to come to the rescue. In story two it's sports day, but there's a very hungry croc on the loose. Can Lil and her trusty parrot, Carrot, scare Stinkbeard and his pet croc away?

On a trip to the museum, evil pirate Stinkbeard tries to steal an old king's ruby ring, and it's up to schoolgirl and secret pirate, Lil, to stop him! In story two, Lil and her pet parrot are off to a birthday party. But when Stinkbeard and his pet croc turn up, it's up to Lil to save the day.

The Adventures of Swashbuckle Lil is a bind up of Swashbuckle Lil: The Secret Pirate and Swashbuckle Lil and the Jewel Thief, by author Elli Woollard and illustrator Laura Ellen Anderson. It features four rip-roaringly rhyming, brilliantly illustrated stories which make the perfect transition from parent-led to independent reading.

The rhyming text and detailed drawings provide guidance and encouragement to youngsters transitioning from supervised to independent reading. Imaginative, witty, entertaining and lots of fun.

BookTrust

Anderson's illustrations burst with energy and humour

The Bookseller

Two rip-roaringly rhyming and brilliantly illustrated stories for younger readers in one fabulous book

Phoenix Comic