"An all-around winner."--Publishers Weekly
"Rip-roaring pirate yarn."--Booklist
"Four-Arrrrr! rating."--School Library Journal
"I love the book, and yer nippers will get a big kick out of it whether they're boys or girls."--Ol' Chumbucket, co-founder, Talk Like a Pirate Day
About the Author
Mary Quattlebaum is the author of more than a dozen children's books, including Winter Friends, Family Reunion, and the popular Jackson Jones series. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Marguerite de Angeli Prize and the Sugarman Award for Children's Literature. She writes frequently for The Washington Post, leads writing workshops, and speaks at conferences. She lives in Washington, D.C.
Alexandra Boiger was born in Munich and started her career as an animator for Warner Bros. She is the illustrator of such award-winning books as Little Bit Scary People, While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat, and Roxie and the Hooligans. Alexandra dedicated this book, her favorite project to date, to her husband. She lives in San Anselmo, California.