Weekend giveaway: Captain No Beard An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life

This weekend’s giveaway is from Simple Kids’ sponsor Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life.

This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you!

Written by Carol P. Roman, Captain No Beard is a fun, whimsical tale that will please the pirates in your house, be they boy or girl, young or old. We’re reading this book at our house (look for my review, coming soon) and my three big kids love it!  It has inspired lots of pirate play and imagination at our house (as well as quite a few giggles).

Captain No Beard and his pirate ship The Flying Dragon set sail for a voyage of the imagination with his fearless crew of four: First Mate Hallie, Mongo the Monkey, Linus the loudmouthed lion, and Fribbit the floppy frog. Normally a young boy named Alexander, his cousin Hallie, and three stuffed animals, once they board his bed their world is transformed into a magical vessel, sailing the seven seas on dangerous and exciting adventures!

“Roman charms with an imaginative, whimsical picture book that will entertain even the oldest pirates.” Kirkus Review

The giveaway

Ten lucky Simple Kids readers will each will a signed copy of Captain No Bead: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life.

To enter

To enter, simply leave a comment on this post.

This giveaway will end at midnight EST Saturday August 18, 2012. Good luck!

About Kara

Kara Fleck is the editor of Simple Kids. She is a small town mama, writer, knitter, bookworm, and hooligan. Kara lives in Indiana with her husband Christopher and their four children Jillian, Max, Lucy, and Amelia. You can find more of her writing at KElizabethFleck.com.

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  1. This would be a great addition to our pirate collection!

  2. My son would love this!

  3. Looks like a fun one!! Thanks!

  4. I would love to read this with my boys!

  5. Oh, yes, please! We’re big into pirates right now in our house.
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  6. My boys want to be pirates for Halloween. This would be a perfect addition to our preparations.

  7. We love all things pirate at our house!

  8. What a fun book! Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. Melissa M. says:

    Sounds like an amazing book. My youngest loves pirates, this would make a great addition to our collection. Thank you for the fun giveaway.

  10. This looks like so much fun!

  11. hilarious picture! thanks for the giveaway.

  12. My kiddos would love this book!

  13. I know my boys would love this.

  14. Amanda Gray says:

    We have just begun the pirate obsession in our house, and this would be a great addition to our growing pirate book collection!

  15. My three sons would love this!

  16. I have heard about this book and would love a copy!!!

  17. Sounds like a great book & perfect for my kids!

  18. This would be perfect – my kids want to be pirates for Halloween!
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  19. Brittany West says:

    my boys would absolutely love this!

  20. My kids are 3 and 17 months. The 3 year old runs around yelling “argg matey!” and calls her little brother Captain Joe. As you can see, they are huge pirate fans. This book looks right up their alley.

  21. Awesome! I just scored a cool pirate ship for my 3 year old at a rummage sale for his birthday present so this would be perfect addition!

  22. Sounds great!

  23. Looks like a real fun book! Would LOVE to win it! Thanks for the give-away!

  24. My kids would love this book. They get a kick out of pirates!

  25. We love pirates! Thank you for the chance to win. :-)

  26. Aarrrgghhh. That looks like such a fun book!!

  27. Looks like a great read! would love to win.
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  28. We love books–this looks cute!

  29. Sounds like super fun read! Would love to win one. :-)
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  30. My kids LOVE pirates! We would love to win this.

  31. What a fun book to enjoy as a family!

  32. Looks like a great book!

  33. oh wow … my kids are so into pirates right now … they would love this book!!!

  34. My kids would love this! Thanks!

  35. My son is going through a pirate phase. He’d love this book.
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  36. We “arrgggghhh” big pirate fans here!

  37. Melissa B says:

    Yo ho ho and a pirate book we would love!

  38. Neverheard of this book before!

  39. Ahoy! We be super into Pirates around these parts. We would love to add this to our collection.

  40. Considering my son is currently dressed as a pirate, running around the house and backyard, I would say this would be popular in my house. :) Thanks for the chance to win! (And I have a book to give away, too; stop by if you want to win one for yourself.) :)
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  41. Sounds like a fantastic book! I am sure my 3 would love to read it.

  42. Sounds like a fun read!
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  43. Gina Bluhm says:

    My kids love dressing up as pirates! ARGH! :0)

  44. Jennifer Peterson-Hull says:

    Such a creative book. I have two small boys who would dig this (and my almost 8 year old girl would, too!)

  45. Argh!! I’ve had two pirates in me house all week searching for land and gold dabloons. They would love to win this book.
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  46. Awesome! My kids are big readers and enjoy a non-scary pirate story!

  47. I knew there was a reason I started following this blog! :-) we love pirates at our house!

  48. Pirates and books–a winning combination!

  49. Who doesn’t love a good pirate story? The monkey would be a bonus in our house!