Sleeping Bear Press ISBN 1-585-36796-6 (hardcover) ebook edition

Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN 1-585-36796-6 (hardcover)
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No Pirates Allowed! Said Library Lou

Illustrated by Brian Ajhar

Perfect for 'Talk Like a Pirate Day' (celebrated internationally every Sept. 19th).

A book that will get kids excited about reading!  Pirate Pete and his parrot, Igor, have met their match with feisty Library Lou. They learn that maybe gold, hmm…isn’t the best treasure after all.  
(Scroll down for book trailer, Readers' Theatre, and teacher's guide.)

At Seabreezy Library, things were just right. 
Booklovers were cozy. The sky was blue-bright
when—Shiver me timbers!—through Seabreezy's door
stormed Big Pirate Pete and his parrot, Igor! 

"WHAR BE THE TREASURE? 'X' MARKS THIS SPOT! 
WE'LL DIG UP THE LOOT AND STEAL ALL THAT YE'VE GOT!"


honors

2016 Kansas Reading Assoc. Bill Martin Jr. Award nominee

2015-2016 Nebraska Golden Sower Award nominee

2015-2016 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award nominee

2014-2015 Florida Reading Assoc. Children’s Book Award - 2nd place/Honorable Mention (50,000 K-2nd graders voted)

Bank Street College Best Book for Children

International Literacy Assoc. Children's Choice Book

Storytelling World Resource Honor Book

Creative Child Awards Preferred Choice Book

Dallas Reads Book