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Pirate Boy (edition 2012)

by Eve Bunting, Julie Fortenberry (Illustrator)

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Title:Pirate Boy
Authors:Eve Bunting
Other authors:Julie Fortenberry (Illustrator)
Info:Holiday House (2012), Edition: Reprint, Paperback
Collections:k-2nd Grade Readers, Contemporary Realistic Fiction, Picture Books
Rating:****
Tags:Pirates, Imagining, Family

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Moms never give up! ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
While a boy and his mom were reading a book called Pirate Boy, the boy asked his mom, “What if I want to be a pirate and sail away on a pirate ship?” His mom reassures him that she will follow him wherever he goes and that she will be there with him to protect him from all danger.

A gentle story that reminds children that moms will always be there for them.

“’Okay. But, Mom, what if there are sea monsters, and they want to eat you up?’

‘Then I will spray them with my magic spray. SSSSSSS. And they will get smaller and smaller and smaller. They will be as small as your goldfish.’” ( )
  debnance | Nov 23, 2011 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823423212, School & Library Binding)

After reading his favorite book about a pirate boy, Danny wonders what would happen if he sailed away on a pirate ship. Luckily, his mother reassures him that she would find him, even if she had to ride on a dolphin, battle sea monsters, and wield a bottle of magical pirateshrinking  spray to do it! Young readers will love this adventurous and ultimately reassuring tale of a mother's love.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:22:16 -0400)

As Colin imagines himself in a series of adventures beginning with joining a pirate crew, his mother assures him that she will always be there to help if he needs her.

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