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In Bad Pirate, unlikely buccaneer Augusta Garrick that integrity pays off, even when it means running against the pack. In Good Pirate, the sea pup is still under pressure to fit in, this time by abandoning her love for fancy things. After all, says her father the captain, a good pirate must be rotten, sneaky, and brainy. But is there really any reason a pirate can t be sn ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 2nd 2016 by Pajama Press (first published April 15th 2016)
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Kathryn Bergeron
The story of a girl cat who is told that she can't be a pirate because she's "fancy". But she comes to save the day.

I didn't really like this book. In the beginning I was like, "dog pirates!" but it was kind of poorly moraled and unhappy.
Donna Mork
Feb 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Cute, pirate dogs. Captain wants rough and gruff but his daughter is a bit prissy. She gets put in the brig. She escapes and finds the captain and other team members have been captured by the cat pirates. She distracts them while her friends escape. Now she is a part of the team, even if she does like to look and smell nice.
Kelly
Nov 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Love the illustrations
Emily
Another be true to yourself picture book. The illustrations are fantastic.
Jennifer
A little too advanced for preschool storytime, this one has better illustrations than plot.
Amanda
Oct 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
Cat and dog pirates! Avast! Brilliant pictures and funny text. Love the pirate talk on the end-papers.
Cheriee Weichel
Mar 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
I fell in love with the end papers in this book. They are a glossary of pirate and nautical talk.
Augusta Garrick is daughter to Barnacle Garrick, a ferocious pirate captain. Augusta likes to be clean and fancy, two traits her father despises. Everyone knows that pirates should be rotten, sneaky and brainy. It looks like Augusta might be a failure as a pirate. Yet when Captain fishmonger boards their ship, it's up to Augusta to use her brains and save the day.
Dean Griffiths' illustrations are v
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Cindy Vallar
Oct 18, 2016 rated it liked it
Captain Barnacle Garrick believes successful pirates should be rotten, sneaky, and brainy. Definitely not clean and fancy – exactly what his daughter Augusta prefers. She just can’t help herself. When she overhears her father sending Squid and Bones to the brig for shining their shoes, does she finally put aside her jewelry and brush to practice being a good pirate. Her downfall comes when the smell of vanilla snares her in a trap and she’s locked up with Squid and Bones.

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Barbara
Augusta Garrick considers herself a very good pirate despite the fact that the other pirates in her father's crew don't understand her tastes and ways and consider her too fancy for their tastes. Despite her best efforts to fit in, she gets in trouble for adorning herself with pearls and perfume. But when Captain Fishmonger's pirate crew raids the vessel, Augusta saves the day in her own way, earning the respect of her father, the ship captain. This is a swashbuckling tale filled with adventure ...more
Laura Bowman
Sep 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
Good Pirate is a fantastic read! Bad Pirate is the first book in the series, so this continuation of the adventure will please children and adults who have already fallen in love with the sea dogs crew. In Good Pirate, the captain's sea pup, Augusta, doesn't fit in with the rest of the mateys. This little lass is too fancy and reeks o' vanilla, but that doesn't hold her back from swashbuckling or crimping. Augusta proves to herself and to the rest of the sea dogs that sometimes being different c ...more
Kelly
I'm torn. I thought it would be cute, but I got lost a couple of times. The story, along with the illustrations, gets very busy and hard to follow. It does have potential, however.
Marcie
I can see teachers using this on Speak Like A Pirate day as th end papers do a clever job of defining pirate terms and nautical terms. Canadian.
Edward Sullivan
Nov 10, 2016 rated it it was ok
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Dogs and cats acting like pirates in high seas silliness.
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Kari-Lynn Winters is an award-winning picture book author, playwright, and scholar who enjoys being in the classroom in any of these capacities. She holds a position at Brock University as an associate professor of drama-in-education and literacy. Her graduate work, which was completed at the University of British Columbia, focused on combining the arts with reading and writing.

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