Ferocious Captain Firebeard and the crew of the Horrible Haddock rule the high seas. But the dastardly pirates meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl called Molly as she sails to visit her granny. But Molly refuses to cower in fear. She knows something the pirates don't - the real pirate to fear is none other than Molly's own mum, and she won't be pleased to find her daughter kidnapped! International bestseller Cornelia Funke and rising picture book star Kasia Matyjaszek join forces in this laugh-out-loud swashbuckling adventure that celebrates empowered girls everywhere.
This is Book 11 in the Barrington Stoke Picture Books Series. See all Barrington Stoke Picture Books books here.
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Cornelia Funke is the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the Inkheart trilogy and a whole host of popular children's novels and picture books. Born in 1958 in the German town of Dorsten, Cornelia initially worked as an illustrator but soon began writing her own stories. Cornelia lives with her family in LA.More about Cornelia Funke
Ladybird brings together characters from well-loved children's TV shows such as Peppa Pig , In the Night Garden , Ben and Holly and the lively twosome Topsy and Tim ; plus a whole host of fairy tale favourites like Cinderella and Pinocchio .
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