I Love My Pirate Papa
It's a yar vessel that can carry this crew of burly pirates, the captain, and his scrappy little son. From the crow's nest to the hold, from the high seas to the island of buried treasure, this boy hangs out with the mostrough-and-tumble of rogues. And at the end of each day, he gets tucked in by the fiercest pirate of them all: hisloving and tender dad.
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Annotation This book is a great read, with the norms of a pirate being reinforced for his own child.
Age appropriateness This is a good book to read with a 3-7 year old
Connection to six early literacy skills This book does a good job at touching on all of the six early literacy skills. I especially like how it has a rhyming pattern to the text, it used pirate specific vocabulary to extend learning.
It hits on the Five ...more
This would be a fun companion read with How I Became a Pirate by David Shannon or Papa is a Pirate by Katharina Grossman-Hensel.
The illustrations are acrylic and mixed media. They are bright cartoons that show an adorable little boy and his rough looking pirate papa ...more
(Though I'd like to see an "I Love My Pirate MAMA" sequel!)
A pirate's son shares the things he loves about his father, including climbing the mast together to yell "Land ho" and sharing the booty when they find buried treasure.