Written by Megan McDonald
Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
As soon as the Moody family drops anchor on "Artichoke" Island, they are greeted by Cap’n Weevil, a one-eyed buccaneer with a scraggly beard and a secret treasure map. Before you can say "Davy Jones’s Locker," Stink and Judy are racing across the island in search of gold. But—shiver me timbers!—they’re not the only salty dogs lookin’ for loot. Can Mad Molly O’Maggot and Scurvy Stink beat out their rivals, Tall Boy and Smart Girl? Can they find the hidden clues, crack the secret codes, and solve the tricky puzzles before time runs out? Aaarrr!
This book is so cool! Mad Molly O'Maggot and Scurvy Stink are going to Ocrcacoke Island. But not until they get on the Island, they don't know it's actually Pirate Island. They meet a funny pirate of the name Scurvy Sam. Scurvy Sam tells them there's a treasure hunts. Mad Molly O'Maggot and Scurvy Stink are so excited.
The next day the treasure hunt starts. The winner gets a gold doubloon and a ride on the ship `Queen Anne's Revenge Two'. But something starts to worry Judy and Stink; Other kids (Smart Girl and HER brother Tall Boy) are also competing. As Mad Molly O' Maggot and Scurvy Stink start getting clues, they notice that Smart Girl and Tall Boy are spying on them. They get all different kinds of clues that lead them to the end.
For sure, there's a happy ending! Mad Molly O' Maggot and Scurvy Stink win and they share the winning prize with someone else!If you want to know who, you have to read the story. This is wonderful and funny. Kids will learn how to share their happy, not jealous.