Author(s): Margaret Mahy
Captain Lionel Wafer and his fellow-pirates - Toad, Brace-and-Bit and Winkle - are no ordinary ruffians. Clinging to the belief that life should be simple, free and unplanned they set off in a converted teashop of a ship, renamed The Sinful Sausage, to sail backwards and forwards over the bounding blue.In no time a dastardly plan has formed in Captain Wafer's mind to kidnap the famous inventor, Humbert Cash-Cash, from his sunshine retreat and purloin his inventions - or at the very least pinch his diamond doorknob. But they land on the wrong island, and that is where their troubles start ...
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