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Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day! Arrgh!

Talk-like-a-pirate-dayI was reminded by Cole from Ghergich & Co. that today is Talk Like a Pirate Day, and am sharing Ghergich's illustration with permission. 

I'm pleased to report that after our trip to Disney World this summer (her first), my daughter can now sometimes be found walking around the house singing "Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me!". 

May a suggest a read of Pirates vs. Cowboys by Aaron Reynolds & David Barneda today? In my review I said: 

"You know that you are in good hands with this book on the very first page: 

"Burnt Beard the Pirate was the scourge of the seven seas, the four oceans, and several lakes." 

Rich vocabulary and deadpan humor. What more could the parents of a six year old want in a picture book?"

It's the perfect book for today, and I plan to read it to my daughter at bedtime. 

Wishing you a treasure-filled Talk Like a Pirate Day. Arggh!