Roger the Jolly Pirate
written and illustrated by Brett Helquist
Real pirates are mean and scary, but not Roger. He tries to be a serious pirate but he's so jolly that his pirate mates always send him below deck whenever they're on a raid, viewing him as 'not pirate enough.'
But then one day during an attack on his
ship, Roger's characteristically kind and jolly gestures -- an attempt to bake the crew a cake -- inadvertently saves the
This book--with its bouncy text and fantastic illustrations (full of crazy perspectives)--"begs to be read aloud." (School Library Journal)
Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
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