Fred never wanted to be an astronaut or drive a train when he grew up. Right from the beginning he knew he wanted to draw silly pictures of a living . . . And some decades later he's living the dream! Interrupted only by tea breaks and toddlers, Fred works from his home studio in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK where he lives with his wife and two young children.
Captain Falsebeard is his first picture book.
A sequel to the acclaimed This Is Not A Bedtime Story by rising stars Will Mabbitt and Fred Blunt.
Sophie doesn't want a fairy tale about drippy princesses and pompous princes, she wants the princess to do the rescuing, with a ferocious, fighting transformer! Together Sophie and her dad revolutionise story time for a second time in this clever, funny and heart-ravingly exciting picture book, sure to inspire and delight every little girl and boy.
Storytime will never be the same again.
Meet Captain Falsebeard and Admiral Swinetoes, bitter enemies of the briny blue!
Captain Falsebeard has stolen the legendary Crossbone treasure from right under the nose of his sworn enemy, Admiral Swinetoes. To celebrate, Falsebeard and crew are taking some much-needed shore leave on a desert island.
But the dastardly Swinetoes will stop at nothing to beat his rival and claim the treasure for his own, once and for all!
Sophie doesn't want a story time filled with cute kittens and birthday parties, she wants rocket-launching helicopters and a giant robot dinosaur! Clever, funny and heart-racingly exciting, this is a book to inspire and delight every little girl and boy.
And one thing's for sure. Bedtime will never be the same again.
Meet CAPTAIN FALSEBEARD and ADMIRAL SWINETOES
Bitter enemies of the briny blue!
When Captain Falsebeard discovers the legendary Crossbone treasure, he and his crew can't believe their luck! Until, that is, Falsebeard's arch enemy - the dastardly Admiral Swinetoes - determines to steal the booty - by any means possible.
This first picture book by hilarious new storyteller, Fred Blunt, is a swashbuckling tale of battling pirates, stolen treasure, mermaids and - parrot poo!