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Are Pirates Polite?

By Corinne Demas   and Artemis Roehrig   Illustrated by David Catrow   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545628747 Hardcover
40 Pages | 9.32" x 11.39" | Ages 3 to 5

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545628754 Ebook
40 Pages | Ages 3 to 5

Pirates may fight and plunder booty. But when they do so, they are polite!

"Pirates are unruly and pirates love to fight, but pirates still say ‘please’ and ‘thanks’ ‘cause pirates are polite."

Are Pirates Polite? shows pirates’ rowdy activities and teaches manners lessons. These pirates remember to say "please" and "thank you." If pirates can be polite, surely young readers can, too!

Fun, rhyming text by Corinne Demas and Artemis Roehrig pairs pirates’ questionable activities with their lead-by-example lessons in manners. David Catrow’s humourous, zany illustrations depict the swashbuckling nature of the pirates. Follow along as pirates have fun on a pirate ship, divide up their treasure, and teach manners. Aargh!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Pirates Go to School by Corinne Demas and illustrated by John Manders: " The eager-to-learn pirates learn to clean up after their parrots and not to swear.... A humorous read." —School Library Journal