The beloved and bestselling author of Inkheart brings imagination, adventure, and humor to a swashbuckling full-color chapter book! Who needs a treasure map when you have a pirate pig with a se for gold? Stout Sam and his deckhand, Pip, find a pig washed up in a barrel on the beach. They want to keep her as a pet, but they soon realize Julie is ordinary pig. She can sniff out treasure! What happens if Barracuda Bill, the greediest and meanest pirate who ever sailed the seas, hears about Julie s special talent? Cornelia Funke s charming and fun chapter books are available to an American audience for the very first time. From the Hardcover edition.
Hailed as the J. K. Rowling of Germany, beloved and bestselling author CORNELIA FUNKE has written numerous magical novels and chapter books for children. Her New York Times bestsellers include The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, and Inkheart. She was once named one of the 100 most influential people by Time magazine. She was born in Germany and lives with her family in California. From the Hardcover edition.