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How I became a pirate

Author: Melinda Long; David Shannon
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about pirate language, pirate manners, and other aspects of their life. When Braid Beard's pirate crew invites Jeremy Jacob to join their voyage, he jumps right on board. Buried treasure, sea chanteys, pirate talk--who wouldn't go along? Soon Jeremy Jacob knows all about being a pirate. He throws his food across the table and his manners to the wind.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melinda Long; David Shannon
ISBN: 0152018484 9780152018481
OCLC Number: 52639867
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Summary : Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and learns about pirate language, pirate manners, and other aspects of their life.
Responsibility: written by Melinda Long ; illustrated by David Shannon.
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A Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator teams up with a witty storyteller for this hilarious pirate adventure starring a little boy who joins Braid Beard's crew on a fantastic voyage. Full color.  Read more...

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"Shannon''s illustrations... are a page-turning glory. Long''s clever and spirited text leaves other pirate books in the bilge."

 
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