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Backbeard : pirate for hire

Author: Matthew McElligott
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co. : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Pirate Council tells Backbeard that he must stop wearing colorful clothing and look more fearsome, he decides to quit being a pirate and get a job on shore, if only he can find work that matches his particular skills.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McElligott, Matthew.
Backbeard.
New York : Walker & Co. : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, c2007
(OCoLC)894934652
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew McElligott
ISBN: 080279632X 9780802796325 0802796338 9780802796332
OCLC Number: 82673259
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: 480
Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Other Titles: Pirate for hire
Responsibility: Matthew McElligott.
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When the Pirate Council tells Backbeard that he must stop wearing colorful clothing and look more fearsome, he decides to quit being a pirate and get a job on shore, if only he can find work that matches his particular skills.

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It's not a book of career advice

by jobirn (WorldCat user published 2009-11-12) Good Permalink

This was an interesting book but I found the detail on the sloops and sea adventures dragging at times. Also, like many other readers, I thought it was a book of <a href="http://jobirn.com">job hunting</a>...
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