Thursday, January 10, 2013

"Captain No Beard" by Carole Roman

There is just something about a tale of pirates that intrigues children and excites them to the adventure.  They love pirate-speak such as “Shiver me timbers,” “Aye Captain….a big blow,” “Aye, me hearties.”

In Captain No Beard young readers encounter purpose and a lesson in how hard work and perseverance or determination can help them.

Captain No Beard is a hearty “lad” capable of being a captain though he finds that it is definitely hard work.  Valuable lessons in hard work, friendship, and determination are taught via this colorful story.

Colorfully illustrated, this “imaginary tale of a pirate’s life” will surely capture the interest of the young child and young reader just as surely as though they had been captured by Captain No Beard, the pirate. (rev. VHG)

Author Carole Roman “charms with an imaginative, whimsical picture book that will entertain even the oldest pirates."  "Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2012"

DISCLOSURE: A complimentary copy of Captain No Beard was provided by the author for the purpose of an honest review.

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