!!> Read ➹ Captain Abduls Little Treasure ➼ Author Colin McNaughton – Writerscompany.co.uk

Captain Abduls Little Treasure The Incorrigible Colin McNaughton Sneaks A Baby Aboard A Pirate Ship With Hilarious Results In This Kid Pleasing Saga Of Pseudo Sword Fighting, Smelly Diapers, And Hide And Seek On The High Seas Oooh Argh, Ha Har KABOOM Who Could Be A Disturbin Captain Abdul S Beauty Sleep Firin Cannons No, It S Not An Attack On His Raucous Pirate Ship, The Golden Behind It S A Special Delivery A Little Treasure, To Be Exact, Sent Courtesy Of Mrs Abdul, Who S Off On A Pirating Jaunt Of Her Own Now Captain Abdul And His Hairy, Scary Mates Are Expected To Babysit Will This Be The Ruin Of Their Repootashun And Make Them The Laughingstock Of The Pirate World This is a book I think every child should have on the shelf Literarily, it s not stellar, I ll admit But it s awfully fun What really makes it special is the CD included with the book, which features t We got this book about a group of pirates in charge of a baby, from the library and it came with a wonderful audio CD The kids have had me read it aloud to them myself several times as well The type in the book is also set up in different fonts so that it is easy A cute story about a menacing pirate who is tasked with taking care of his baby while his wife goes off piratin for a bit Captain Abdul and his crew learn to care for the little boy and sing stories to him every nigh What a great treasure of a book this is The audio CD is a MUST for this story The person doing the reading for this book is so talented to do so many voices My kids love listening to this during car rides. My kids love this book and have listened to the CD over and over Thank heavens it comes with the CD because my pirate talk isn t so good I read it the first time The guy who narrated it did a great job with all the voices, and it was fun to listen to and funny. Probably good as a one on one book, but far too long and too wordy for a storytime group. Fun to read, cute story. Captain Abdul s Little Treasure by Colin Mcnaughton is a delightful book about a bunch of pirates being lumbered with their Captains baby while his wife goes off with her friends pirating for the week It s a humorous and well illustrated book with excellent potential for literacy, music, drama, history and project work.The book will work great in Key stage 1 however it does contain a lot of pirate slang and misspellings therefore it may be something that is best read to the class with discus Captain Abdul s Little Treasure by Colin Mcnaughton is a delightful book about a bunch of pirates being lumbered with their Captains baby while his wife goes off with her friends pirating for the week It s a humorous and well illustrated book with excellent potential for literacy, music, drama, history and project work.The book will work great in Key stage 1 however it does contain a lot of pirate slang and misspellings therefore it may be something that is best read to the class with discussions on when it s appropriate to use these styles It also contains examples of traditional songs which have been g Great book Especially when Jim reads it with his pirate voice


About the Author: Colin McNaughton

Growing up in his native England, the young Colin McNaughton had little indication that he would one day become an author illustrator There were no books at all in his parents home, he recalls, but there were always comics These were his formative literature, and their slapstick humor has been a lasting influence I ve been talking about the comic format for years, he says It s the modern w Growing up in his native England, the young Colin McNaughton had little indication that he would one day become an author illustrator There were no books at all in his parents home, he recalls, but there were always comics These were his formative literature, and their slapstick humor has been a lasting influence I ve been talking about the comic format for years, he says It s the modern way of telling stories for today s children it s about movement, the step between film and the book Colin McNaughton says he hated school The word school still gives me nightmares Opting for technical college, he admits he even made a mess of getting in there I d filled out the application wrong, and when I turned up for registration they d never heard of me So he worked at odd jobs for the next year before entering art school Although his first book was published while he was still in school, Colin McNaughton did not immediately become a full time artist He first tried editorial and advertising work, but did not find the satisfaction that he got out of creating children s books At the end of it, there it is, a book on the shelf, not like a newspaper in the gutter In fact, once you start thinking about it, it s a smashing job If the response to his books is any indication, children and adults seem to agree that Colin McNaughton is doing a smashing job Colin McNaughton lives in London with his wife


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