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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0810993481, Hardcover)Popular Pete is Perfect for Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Following the success of Pirate Pete and Pirate Pete’s Giant Adventure comes a new book by the celebrated brother-and-sister team of Doug and Kim Kennedy. In this new adventure, Pete has a wonderful new ship, but no crew. But not just any crew will do. As Pete explains:
“Ye gots to be stubborn and mighty cranky,
Ye gots to be dirty and awfully stanky!
Ye gots to load a cannon and know how to fire it,
But most of all, ye gots to talk
like a pirate!”
One by one Pete interviews his potential crew, and one by one they get the boot! Whoever will he find to help him sail the high seas? A hilarious and fun-to-read-aloud book that will have every child talking like a pirate.
Praise for the Pirate Pete books
Family Choice Award
“Arrr, matey, ’tis a fine book indeed.” —Kansas City Star
“Lots of fun for pint-size buccaneers.” —Booklist
“Should keep young mateys anchored to their seats.” —Kirkus
“Clever dialogue, funny illustrations and just the right amount of suspense . . . simply terrific.” —The Dallas Morning News
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:18:06 -0400)
In search of a crew, Pirate Pete and his parrot look for "stanky scallywags" who possess certain conversational skills.
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