Tom Easton - Aye-Aye Captain! Pirates Can Be Polite - Hachette Children's Group

Aye-Aye Captain! Pirates Can Be Polite

By Tom Easton
Illustrated by Mike Gordon

  • Hardback
  • £10.99

Follow the stories of a group of pirates who, during their swashbuckling adventures, manage to teach others about good manners and behaviour.

Captain Cod is finding that his crew aren't being very polite to him. When he orders Peter to hoist the main sail, he just gets grunted at. When he helps Sam bake biscuits, Sam doesn't even say thank you. And when Davy Jones walks into the captain's cabin without knocking, it's the final straw. After all, he was in his bath!

When the ship is attacked by a band of Rotten Pirates, the crew don't know what to do. They rush to the Captain's cabin to ask for advice, but his door is locked and he won't answer. Will the ship be overrun with Rotten Pirates or will they find a way to repel them?

The books in the 'Pirates to the Rescue' series are designed to help children to recognise the virtues of generosity, honesty, politeness and kindness. Reading these books with children will help them to understand that their actions and behaviour have a real effect on people around them. The books will help young readers to recognise what is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices.

Notes for parents, guardians and teachers are included at the end of the story to help give starting points for discussion and follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.

Biographical Notes

Tom Easton is an experienced writer of fiction for children of all ages.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750282963
  • Publication date: 15 May 2014
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
Lively and humorous ... will help young readers to recognise that is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices An excellent series, pitched perfectly for its audience — Parents In Touch
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