Nelly and the Quest for Captain Peabody
One girl. One turtle. One epic voyage! If you like Pippi Longstocking, you'll love Nelly Peabody. When Nelly says she's going to do a thing, she does it, whatever it is. Learn to juggle china cups? Of course! Live on lemons for a month? Why not? Set out in a boat with knitted sails to find her long-lost father, with only her turtle Columbus for company? Absolutely! And she won't let anything get in her way ...
- Paperback | 176 pages
- 141 x 198 x 14mm | 278g
- 17 Sep 2015
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
'...highly original and quirky new story by author Roland Chambers' * Julie Sayed, Lincolnshire Echo * 'Delightfully eccentric characters and an exciting plot make this novel an appealing choice ... sure to fire the imagination of many young readers' * Marianne Adey, Carousel (The Guide to Children's Books) * 'A quirky sea-faring adventure with a feisty girl character, it's swashbuckling fun!' * Word About Books * '... a rollercoaster of a journey full of danger and excitement.' * Bookloverjo Book Blog * 'If you have a child who loves a strong pictorial element in their reading, then they will really enjoy this book.' * Parents in Touch * 'Nelly's adventures are surprising, even zany but the plot remains neat and satisfying.' * Julia Jones, The Bookbag * 'Nelly is a delightfully quirky character and Chambers is a wonderfully descriptive writer who makes sure we want to keep turning those pages.' * Jayne Howarth, 'Children's Book of the Week', Manchester Evening News *