Weekend giveaway: Captain No Beard

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by Tsh

Tsh is the founder of this blog and lives in Bend, Oregon with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

Today’s giveaway comes from Simple Mom sponsor Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life.

Written by Carol P. Roman, Captain No Beard is an imaginative adventure that both the youngest and oldest pirates in your home can read – or listen to – and enjoy.

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

This giveaway is now closed. Ten lucky Simple Mom readers will each win a signed copy of Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life. To enter, simply leave any comment on this post.

This giveaway will end tonight, Saturday, September 8, and I’ll announce the winner soon after. I hope you win!

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  1. That picture is adorable! And I think I will seek out this book even if I don’t win.

  2. It would be the perfect gift for my middle son! Finger crossed!!!

  3. You always have great giveaways!! This looks like such a cute book!

  4. Looks like a wonderful book that the babies in my life would love.

  5. My five year old daughter loves pirate stories, movies, and toys. She woule love this book.

  6. This looks like something my son would just love!

  7. I’ve never heard of captain no brains, But my 2 year does enjoy a good pirate tale once in a while. I would love to introduce her to new books, and maybe get her to choose something other than, “the tush book,” “God knows all about me,” and “the ant in the parking lot.” I get sleepy just thinking about them. lol

  8. Sounds like a fun book! Both my girls love pirate stories!

  9. I have a little pirate that would love this :)

  10. Sounds like a neat story!

  11. I’d love to read this to my baby on the way!

  12. Looks like a wonderful book..my pirate lovin’ 3 year old would love it.

  13. My little one would LOVE this book!

  14. Sounds like a great book my two little ones would enjoy. The artwork looks fantastic!

  15. Sounds like a fun imaginative story. My boys would like it; they like dressing up as pirates and argh!, making the noises:)

  16. The cover illustration is full of imagination and whimsy. Thank you for the opportunity to win :)

  17. My sin would lOve this! Thanks!!

  18. I have increased our bedtime reading to add more books, my daughter is loving it and it is a great wind down of the day. Great tip from How to raise a reader. We don’t have a pirate book yet, this book would be a great addition.

  19. This sounds like a great story for my pirate-lovin’ boy.

  20. My three year-old loves anything to do with pirates and we have been working on building up our collection of pirate stories. Thanks for the giveaway!

  21. Sounds fantastic!

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    Jennifer C. says:

    What a great giveaway. My sister in law who is 9 is in the hospital and loves pirates! She would love getting to read this book!!

  23. How fun! My daughter has recently become fascinated by a pirate show on Disney Jr. :)

  24. I know a couple of children who would love this. Thanks for the chance!

  25. We’d love to win. :)

  26. My 4 year old son loves pirates! I’d love to win this book!

  27. My son, Captain Joe, would love this!

  28. This book looks so cute. Perfect for the pirate wannabes in my house :)

  29. I think my daughters would love this!

  30. Sounds really cute…I love to have a copy. Thanks.

  31. I have two imaginative little boys who would love the book.

  32. What a cute book! My five-year-old would love it. :)

  33. We have a pirate that would love this!!!

  34. Sounds like a fun book!

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    Julie Gonsalves says:

    we love pirates around here!

  36. My boys love pirates! What a great book for them

  37. Awww this is adorable! This would be an amazing addition to our library :)

  38. We love pirates around here! Sign us up!
    Sarah M

  39. Looks like a great book that my girls would enjoy.

  40. This books looks so neat!

  41. this sounds fun

  42. My kids love pretending to be pirates. They would love a new pirate adventure.

  43. cute

  44. this would be great for my son who is turning 4 this month! he LOVES books.

  45. My son loves pirates! This book looks adorable.

  46. When my third child was three, she had professional aspirations to be a pirate. Now that she is eight, she’d love to read this to her little brother. They’ll love that the main character is named Alexander, just like him.

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    Emily Moody says:

    my boys love pirates! this book seems like it would be a great addition to our library!

  48. That looks like a really cute book!

  49. My 8 year old son LOVES pirate books! Would love to win a copy!

  50. What a sweet giveaway!

  51. Looks adorable – my kids love to play pirates!

  52. Would LOVE to win!

  53. My adorable nephew loves pirates!!!!!…. Hopefully, he will receive this book…Fighting!!!!!…

  54. My 2 year old loves to read and has such a wild imagination, I think he would love this book. The colorful illustration is beautiful and so creative.

  55. This book sounds adorable! I would love to read it to my boys :)

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    Pamela Christopher says:

    Love all you do. Would love the book. Thank you for your informative and sweet blog

  57. This would be a perfect complement to our homeschool unit on pirates! Sounds like a good book, even if we don’t win – we’ll have to look it up!
    Thanks for all you do.

  58. Cute book! My DD is into pirates so this would be a nice treat!

  59. Today is my three year old son’s birthday party and the theme is pirates. He would love this books! Thanks for the give away!

  60. always looking for a good story to share with my little one!

  61. Would love to read this to my grandsons.

  62. I would love to win, and I know my two princesses and one pirate would love it too!

  63. I have two little boys…a pirate tale would be just right for us!

  64. Looks awesome! Wow. If the book is filled with the pictures like the cover, then it should hold the attention of the most active little one–maybe ;-).

  65. Cute cover art! And thanks to you and your SM podcast, my sleepless nights with a 3 week old are not quite so lonely :)

  66. What a great book!

  67. My grandsons would love this book.
    But I thinks my husband would love it even more!!

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    Crystal Arnoult says:

    My rowdy pirates would love this!

  69. My kids love pirates! What a fun giveaway.

  70. I know lots of little pirates that would love a copy!

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    Jessica Warfel says:

    What a great book to read as a family!

  72. My son would love this.

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    Lisa Vignolo says:

    Arghhhhhh!
    Looks fun :)
    Thanks for sharing.
    Lisa

  74. Ooh, my kids would love that!

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    stephanie williams says:

    Would love to add this book to our collection!

  76. Looks like a great book to enjoy and share itch my son’s daycare.

  77. My daughters would love this book!

  78. My kids would love this.

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    Lisa Harris says:

    I love your blog. I am.subscribed via RSS feed. I would really love to win a copy of this book. Thank you for making it so easy to enter the drawing.

  80. Looks like a really cute story!

  81. My son loves pirates and he turns 6 years old on Friday! This would be a wonderful gift. Would love to win! Best of luck to all. :) Thanks!!!

  82. We love pirates! I’d donate this to my daughter’s kindergarten classroom library. Thanks.

  83. Looks like an adorable book. Would love to win for my boys!

  84. I love your site, I’m always forwarding your articles to my daughter who has 3 active kids. love the eye patch will throw the suggestion that way for my grandsons when they need an eyepatch

  85. Children’s books are my favorite! I’m looking forward to filling my classroom with children’s books and this would be a great addition!

  86. What an adorable book!

  87. This looks great, my kids would truly enjoy one of these.
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  88. Arrrr!

  89. This book looks adorable! I would love to win for my 4 little ones — they would love the pirates!

  90. Such a cute book! My boys will love this!

  91. The book looks cute! I love your weekend giveaways- so much fun to see what you will post next!

  92. Looks like a great book…thanks for offering yet another great giveaway!

  93. This would be an awesome book to have!

  94. Looks really cute.

  95. Sounds like a great book :)

  96. Perfect for my son! Thanks for the giveaway!

  97. Love pirates!

  98. This would be a great addition to our home library. My daughter LOVES anything pirate. She was Captain Hook for Halloween.

  99. I’d love to share this with my boys!

  100. My son is obsessed with pirates and would adore this book for his up iming Bday. Great find – thanks!