[Ebook] ➩ Edward and the Pirates Author David McPhail – Writerscompany.co.uk

Edward and the Pirates This book is about a young boy named Edward who is ecstatic about reading He will read anything and everything he can find When he reads books, he imagines himself right in the midst of all the action He even sometimes feels like the books come to life, exemplified by the dinosaur that he thought he saw out his window as he read about such creatures After he picks up a dusky, old book at the library about pirate treasure, he finds pirates bombarding his room that night in search of the book This book is about a young boy named Edward who is ecstatic about reading He will read anything and everything he can find When he reads books, he imagines himself right in the midst of all the action He even sometimes feels like the books come to life, exemplified by the dinosaur that he thought he saw out his window as he read about such creatures After he picks up a dusky, old book at the library about pirate treasure, he finds pirates bombarding his room that night in search of the book to see if it can lead them to trea literacy pirates Very cute book about learning to read and encountering the pirates of the books you re reading and finding out they can t read Ideal for a beginner reader. Reading Everything He Can After Learning How To Read, Young Edward Finds His Imagination Soaring And Particularly Enjoys Adventure Stories, And One Day He Wakes Up To Find Himself Surrounded By Pirates. After a young boy name Edward learns how to read he can t seem to stop reading Whenever he would read the books the characters would come alive and he would be right in the stories themselves Great story about imagination Edward checks out a book about a lost treasure and pirates show up demanding the book However, since the book is checked out on his library card he can not give the book to them Then he finds out the pirates can not read He reads the book to the pirates. I didn t think the story line of this book was very well developed Also, the illustrations were quite dark and a little scary for young kids. Personal Reflection The book, Edward and the Pirates, by David McPhail was a very unique and innovative storybook The book is a fantasy book that is based on a young boy who adored reading He read so much, that he often felt as if he was emerged into the story and was experiencing it himself The amount of imagination that was in the book was very intriguing for me as a reader The illustrations were unlike any I have ever ever seen in previous picture books They were very well done and the v Personal Reflection The book, Edward and the Pirates, by David McPhail was a very unique and innovative storybook The book is a fantasy book that is based on a young boy who adored reading He read so much, that he often felt as if he was emerged into the story and was experiencing it himself The amount of imagination that was in the book was very intriguing for Once Edward learned to read, there was no stopping him Thus starts the story of Edward and the Pirates And read he does Edward simply consumes reading material From books to cereal boxes to the inscriptions on statues, he just can t get enough of reading But Edward doesn t just read books, he experiences them His imagination transports him into the pages with such clarity that the line between book and reality begins to blur.One day, Edward discovers a lost book at his local library Los Once Edward learned to read, there was no stopping him Thus starts the story of Edward and the Pirates And read he does Edward simply consumes reading material From books to cereal boxes to the inscriptions on statues, he just can t get enough of reading But Edward doesn t just read books, he experiences them His imagination transports him into the pages with such clarity that the line between book and reality begins to blur.One day, Edward discovers a lost book at his local library Lost Pirate Treasure After reading the first line, Edward is hooked He reads throughout the day, and into the night But Edward isn t the only one who wants the book In the middle of the night, a crew of pirates arrives and tries to claim the book for themselves.While Edward and the Pirates is a sweet story about a child s discovery and love of reading, I don t know that it necessarily inspires such a love of reading itself The opening line doesn t particularly hook the reader, a concept that this book This book is about a boy named Edward that reads a lot one night reading before bed he imagines himself inside the book with real pirates I love this book because every kid imagine themselves in a book and it shows kids what it would be like This li Genre Fiction One Unique Feature How the main character is willing to go up and above to read for anyone who doesn t know how to read What a great example for the students who read this book Grade Level Suggested 1st 4th grade


About the Author: David McPhail

David was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts and attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston While there, he began illustrating He is now an award winning author and illustrator of nearly 200 books beloved by children, parents and librarians across the United States McPhail has garnered many prestigious awards, including a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year David was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts and attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston While there, he began illustrating He is now an award winning author and illustrator of nearly 200 books beloved by children, parents and librarians across the United States McPhail has garnered many prestigious awards, including a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year for Mole Music in 2001 McPhail s other books include First Flight, which the New York Times praised as hilarious and helpful and Lost , which was chosen as an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.McPhail has four children, three stepchildren, and is a proud grandfather He is married to Jan Waldron, with whom he has written and illustrated several books He lives in Rye, New Hampshire


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