SHIVER ME TIMBERS! PIRATE POEMS AND PAINTINGS by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Robert Neubecker
AHOYS, AVASTS AND TREASURE MAPS
Pirate poems, codes.
Definitions, names. Silly,
sly, splashes of truth.
Children’s / picture book / poetry
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