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How I became a pirate

Author: Melinda Long; David Shannon
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print 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
Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melinda Long; David Shannon
ISBN: 0152018484 9780152018481 9780864615831 0864615833
OCLC Number: 52639867
Performer(s): Illustrated By David Shannon.
Awards: Winner of Book Sense Book of the Year Award (Children's Illustrated) 2004
Winner of Parents Choice Award (Fall) (1998-2007) (Gold) 2003
Winner of Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize (Children's) 2004
Winner of Florida Children's Book Award 2005
Winner of Irma S. & James H. Black Award 2004
Short-listed for California Young Reader Medal (Primary) 2006
Short-listed for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2006
Short-listed for North Carolina Children's Book Award (Picture Book) 2005
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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." "Readers will be blown away by this rowdy gang, depicted in richly Read more...

 
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