ONLINE EVENT: Bedtime Story w/ Isaac Fitzgerald - "How to Be a Pirate"

Event date: 
07/10/2020 - 7:00pm

Kids, don your jammies and come listen to a bedtime story read by the author himself! Issac Fitzgerald joins us to read his new picturebook about pirates and tattoos, How to Be a Pirate, which author Jacqueline Woodson calls “Surprising, funny, and just lovely.” 

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ABOUT HOW TO BE A PIRATE

A sparkling and inspirational picture book about a girl who wants to be a pirate, her tattooed grandpa, and their indelible bond.

When the neighborhood boys tell CeCe that she can't be a pirate, she goes straight to her Grandpa, who must know something about being a pirate. Why else would he have all those tattoos?

As Grandpa shares each tattoo with CeCe, they are transported to imaginative lands where they learn all the qualities a pirate should possess: A pirate must be BRAVE and QUICK, but also FUN and INDEPENDENT. And the most important thing is to believe in yourself, whether you’re a pirate or not.

This fanciful, heartwarming story from Isaac Fitzgerald, founding editor of BuzzFeed Books and host of BuzzFeed News Twitter morning show #AMtoDM, is brought to life by New York Times bestselling illustrator Brigette Barrager in a vibrant, joyful expression of what it means to be… all kinds of wonderful things, including a pirate.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and was once given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. Formerly of The Rumpus, McSweeney’s, BuzzFeed Books, and BuzzFeed News’ Twitter morning show #AMtoDM, Isaac appears frequently on The Today Show and is the co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes). How to Be a Pirate, illustrated by Brigette Barrager, is his first picture book. 

 

 

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How to Be a Pirate Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681197784
Availability: Book ships to store in 3-5 days (may take longer if sourced from further away)
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

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