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Eoin Colfer's Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth (edition 2006)

by Eoin Colfer, Glenn McCoy (Illustrator)

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Title:Eoin Colfer's Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth
Authors:Eoin Colfer
Other authors:Glenn McCoy (Illustrator)
Info:Disney-Hyperion (2006), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 112 pages
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This is going to be a perfect read to the second graders during the scary month of October. ( )
  judybooklady | Jun 29, 2016 |
Just fine for a young reluctant reader. I think pirates are over-rated and over-used, but this is mostly just funny. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
........Book study
.....pg/chap Words in Chap pix/chap
ch 1 8 594 4
ch 2 15 1872 5
ch 3 67 6369 25
ch 4 10 927 3
Totals 100 9762= bk word count 37 total illustrations. Pen & ink.
Setting: Current time in Duncade, Ireland, family vacations
POV: Will, 9 y/o, 2nd oldest brother
Main characters: 5 brothers, Mom & Dad.
Nemesis, antagonist: Big brother. ( )
  CliftonBencke | Dec 2, 2015 |
Nine year old Will and his older brother Marty, travel with their two younger brothers and parents to a coastal town famous for being haunted by a pirate from long ago. Marty likes to scare Will at night with his stories of Captain Crow. One night they go to a dance together. Their parents make them promise two things: first they must go straight to and from the dance with no side stops. And second, they must agree not to go on the rocks that border the ocean. They agree and off they set. Will is among the youngest set of children at the dance and so he is rebuked by every dance partner. At the end of the night he play a game with the other younger children and wins the prize, a fake set of teeth that are supposedly Captain Crow’s. Before leaving for home, Marty says he wants to give a girl a ride home on his bike, so that Marty must walk. But to make it on time, he must walk over the rocks. Will objects but Marty wins the battle of wills and Will is forced to walk over the rocks to make it home on time. But this was all an elaborate ruse by Marty to scare Will. Marty tries to scare Will but gets his foot stuck in the rocks and Will has to help him out. Marty is also scared because they see the haunted, glowing rock where Captain Crow will return. They make it home just in time.
  davetomscholten | Jan 24, 2014 |
This is book two in the “Will and Marty” series, the first being Spud Murphy. Colfer has a real gift for making humdrum reality fun and exciting. In this book he develops a kid’s fear of a local superstition, then demolishes it in the face of even greater peril, his parent’s displeasure. This is a delightful, funny book. ( )
  baobab | Jul 23, 2013 |
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pg/chap Words in Chap pix/chap


ch 1 8 594 4

ch 2 15 1872 5
ch 3 67 6369 25
ch 4 10 927 3
Totals 100 9762 37

Irish author, Irish setting.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0786855053, Paperback)

After surviving a summer with the legendary ninja librarian Spud Murphy, not much can scare brothers Will and Marty Woodman. Until, that is, they travel with their family to the small seaside town famous for its resident ghost. Legend has it that when the sea glows at night, pirate Captain Augustine Crow haunts the shore searching for a new cabin boy. Of course, nine-year-old Will knows this can't be true. But one night, he is out late, and the sea is lit with an eerie glow…and, is that a ghostly voice calling his name?

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Not much can scare Will and Marty--until they travel with their family to a seaside town famous for its resident ghost. Legend has it that when the sea glows at night, the pirate captain Augustine Crow haunts the shore, searching for a new cabin boy. Of course, Will knows this can't be true. But one night, the sea is lit with an eerie glow...and is that a ghostly voice calling his name?… (more)

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