Read along with author Jonny Duddle in this audio CD edition. The Jolley-Rogers family are moving to Dull-on-Sea, a quiet seaside town. Stopping to fix their ship, this pirate family get the whole town gossiping. Ignoring the grown-ups' disapproval, Matilda from next door becomes friends with the youngest pirate son. When the Jolley-Rogers leave, the town finds they were wrong to assume the worst - the pirate clan have buried treasure in everyone's gardens (revealed in a stunning double-gatefold). Matilda feels sad until she discovers her own treasure - a very special pen friend.
Jonny Duddle has written and illustrated two best-selling picture books: The Pirate-Cruncher and The Pirates Next Door. His next book, The King of Space, publishes in March 2013. He lives in Wales with his wife Jane and daughters Daisy and Rosie.