Set in the Viking world of long boats, looting and grand adventure, The Goose Pimple Bay Sagas relate the hilarious tales of a ruling family with a difference. In book two, Whiff Erik, now ruler of Goose Pimple Bay discovers his brother, Spike Carbuncle at sea. He’s escaped from his wife’s island and he’s taken a rare seed with him. Back at home, Whiff Erik plants the seed, but it’s not long before a gigantic plan blots out the sky and a great green thing appears in the leaves. Oh dear, Whiff Erik knows they’re in big, big trouble
About the Author
Karen’s first novel for older readers, Raspberries on the Yangtze was short-listed for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. The first in her series for younger readers, The Crunchbone Castle Chronicles, published by A&C Black, was selected for the Summer Reading Challenge in 2006.