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Bumble and Snug and the Angry Pirates

On sale

8th July 2021

Price: £7.99

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781444958034

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Best friends Bumble and Snug are Bugbops – little monsters filled with BIG feelings! In this full-colour graphic novel, join them on a funny, imaginative adventure with some VERY angry pirates, learning about the world outside and inside along the way.

Bumble and Snug are going on a big adventure to … have a picnic! But when they accidentally get lost, they’re both cross – is their adventure ruined?

Working together to find their way home, Bumble and Snug come across a pirate treasure horde. But taking treasure that isn’t yours is a good way to get into trouble, and sure enough some VERY angry pirates aren’t far behind.

Bumble and Snug are certain they can replace the treasure, and fix things to make everybody happy. But there’s another monstrous obstacle in store – and this one has TENTACLES.

Bumble and Snug and the Angry Pirates is a story about being cross and how to listen, friendship and sandcastles, and one GIANT octopus!

Perfect for readers just starting to enjoy stories independently, for visual readers and for wise kids to share with their grown-ups. For fans of Narwhal and Jelly and Dogman.


Library Mice
Full of fun and vibrant colours, this is a brilliant graphic novel which, like Ben Clanton's Narwhal and Jelly series, works just as well as a read aloud than as a book that can be read independently.
Joe Gordon, Down the Tubes
An absolutely joyous delight to read, for kids and for adults who still know how to speak to their inner child, it will entertain them, make them laugh, and as a bonus it weaves in lessons about friendship and compassion and dealing with emotions too. I'm highly recommending this to anyone with young readers looking for their next comics fix.
Book Monsters
SUNSHINE in book form. It's FUN, frolics, adventure, kindness, friendship, enchantment and emotional intelligence all propelled towards you at high speed in bright, bold GORGEOUS graphic novel format!
Library Girl and Book Boy
This is a truly engaging, highly accessible title with two main characters to fall in love with! I really hope that it will be the first of many titles in the series.
Imogen Russell Williams, The Guardian
A gleefully energetic graphic novel for five-years-olds and above... Acid blasts of colour and surreal dialogue are sure to prompt ear-to-ear grins.
Lily and the Fae
Mark has cleverly weaved in emotional intelligence and resilience by using Bumble & Snug to explore emotions and behaviour ... This is a powerful life skill wrapped in colour and fun to reflect on why am I really angry - and to tease out the root of a behaviour in ourselves or others.