Captain Sillyvoice and his Pirate Band

Captain Sillyvoice and his Pirate Band

by Ruth Whenham


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ISBN-13: 9780957442399
Publisher: Mark Whenham Limited
Publication date: 11/07/2013
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)

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Captain Sillyvoice and his Pirate Band 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ReadersFavorite1 More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Micaela Alpert for Readers' Favorite Captain Sillyvoice and his Pirate Band by Ruth Whenham is a wonderfully written children's book. Captain Sillyvoice and his crew are playing and having fun, but soon after they learn that they must be scary and find gold in order to be real pirates. The only problem is, Captain Sillyvoice can't be scary because his voice is squeaky and silly. He is a great singer, however, and sings a song to the queen on an island. She appoints him as the singer for her party, and in exchange he gets some gold and a five-course meal. This book was a fun read, and I really enjoyed it. In Captain Sillyvoice and his Pirate Band, all the lines rhymed with each other, making it fun to read. The illustrations were also really enjoyable, and another thing that made the book really fun was the fact that Whenham put in some 'try-it-out' activities. One of the activities was to try to make yourself sound like Captain Sillyvoice. This book is a great read, and I definitely recommend it to young children who like adventure and funny things. This is also a good book to help teach children about rhymes and morals. The moral of this book is to not be afraid of things and 'Good things come to those who dare.' Whenham has written a series for Captain Sillyvoice, and has written other books as well. It's a great read and it's worth the buy for your child!
SheilaDeeth More than 1 year ago
An appealing picture book that looks just perfect on my tablet, Ruth Whenham’s Captain Sillyvoice is easy to read, easy to navigate, and great fun. The author even includes instructions on how to talk in a silly voice like the Captain of her ship! Kids will love trying it out. And brief introductions to all the characters on the first pages invite lots of conversations about “Oh look, there’s...” (and a parrot) during reading. The rhymes are smooth and unforced. The rhythm’s fun. The pictures are bright and colorful. And the characters are just delightful—distinctly odd, but easy to relate to and a very pleasing band. I wished some of them were girls instead of all guys, but it’s easy to pretend one of two of them are if you’re reading this with your daughters. These pirates make sandcastles on the beach, read books, and give a whole new meaning to the concept of “pirate band.” All of which leads to a delightful conclusion of truly impressive pirate feats, making this a picture book to treasure; highly recommended! Disclosure: I was lucky enough to grab a ecopy when it was free. Now I just need some grandkids to enjoy it with.