Good Pirate is “a hearty swashbuckling yarn…good fun and brimming with joviality.”—CanLit for LittleCanadians
Posted on May 30th, 2016 by pajamapress
“The text is saucy and spicy and flavoured with pirate-speak, as befits a hearty swashbuckling yarn, but it’s all in good fun and brimming with joviality. Still amidst all that merriment, so much like Kari-Lynn Winters herself, is an important message about being true to oneself and appreciating differences as strengths. And, again, Dean Griffiths illustrates with richly detailed pirate ship sets and characters which are dogs and cats of all variety. Kids will delight in identifying the different breeds and who’s wearing what and trying out the “pirate talk” and “nautical talk” which peppers the story and is defined in the endpapers. Arr, Good Pirate is a good time with a hearty–both deep and enthusiastic–message packaged in the fanciest scurvyiest of art.”—Helen Kubiw
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