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"Get ready for a breathlessly paced pirate adventure…"

“The themes that anchor this humor-filled adventure are family, friendship, and courage. This is a whirlwind romp that most readers will eagerly embrace. Comic-style black-and-white illustrations are on almost every page, making this ideal for newly independent readers and young fans of graphic novels. VERDICT A fun addition to chapter book collections.”
–Gwen Collier, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, NY

“Sure to engage fans of Captain Underpants.”


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One Great Book
“There is no way your kids will be able to guess all the imaginative and ingenious twists and turns this story takes. Prepare to laugh while reading.”

“I would recommend this book to any 7- to 10-year-old who loves pirates and hates eating snails.”

Because Reading Is Better Than Real Life
Five Stars
“I can’t explain how adorable this book is and how much I loved the characters. This book was HILARIOUS!”

This Kid Reviews Books
5 Bookworms
“This was a hilarious early chapter book! I read it while I was stuck in bed because I was sick, and I read it in an afternoon. It really cheered my spirits up.”

Refracted Light
Five Stars

Kiss the Book

"3-4th grade students will love this series, with its appealing covers and fun adventures. I will be adding the series to my library." 

Mom and Dad Are Fighting

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