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SHIVER ME TIMBERS! PIRATE POEMS AND PAINTINGS by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Robert Neubecker

Posted in reviewku: pirate (all), reviewku: plunder, picture book

AHOYS, AVASTS AND TREASURE MAPS

Pirate poems, codes.

Definitions, names. Silly,

sly, splashes of truth.

 

Nitty Gritty:

Children’s / picture book / poetry

Poetry collection

Pirate theme

Shifting third person and omniscient POV

Themes: pirates, poetry

No central plot arc – collection of pirate themed poetry centered around traditional pirate lore (fish food, treasure maps, codes, punishments, famous pirates, flags, weapons)

Overall feel of book is lighthearted look at darker side of piracy