Pirate Mom

Pirate Mom Cover

Pirate Mom

By Deborah Underwood; Stephen Gilpin (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375833236, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 23, 2006

Description
Yo ho ho Pete loves pirates, but his mom thinks they are rude and messy. Then Pete and his mom go to see the Amazing Marco, and Marco hypnotizes Pete's mom into thinking "she's "a pirate Now Pete's mom won t behave. She chases the neighbors. She steals underwear off other people's clotheslines. She's even flying the Jolly Roger over the house. Pete has to find the Amazing Marco. He wants his real mom back


About the Author
Deborah Underwood grew up in Walla Walla, Washington. In 2001, Deborah decided to start writing stories for kids. She is now the author of over fifty books for children, including the "New York Times" bestsellers "The Quiet Book", "The Loud Book", and "Here Comes the Easter Cat".When she s not writing, you might find her singing in a chamber choir, playing a ukulele (very badly), walking around in Golden Gate Park, baking vegan cookies, or petting any dogs, cats, pigs, or turkeys that happen to be nearby.

Stephen Gilpin graduated from the NYC School of Visual Arts where he studied painting and cartooning. He is the illustrator of the Who Shrunk Daniel Funk series and The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy series. Stephen currently lives in Hiawatha, Kansas. Visit him at SGilpin.com.