This is an absolutely charming story that any child should love. After all, who wouldn’t want to be a pirate and find treasure? The enjoyable Captain comes up with many reasons why no pigs are allowed on pirate ships while Rufus keeps trying to figure out how he can get onboard. The answer isn’t as hard as Rufus thinks and once he figures it out, the pirates welcome him. Bright, colorful pictures illustrate this book and simple words allow young readers to not only follow the story but will have them laughing. You’ll even get to go on a treasure hunt with Rufus and the pirates. Just wait until you see what they find! I really loved this book and can’t wait to share it with the grandkids.
Ahoy—Pirate Pig on board! What does a book-loving pig like Rufus do when school's out for summer? He turns to his favorite stories for inspiration, of course! And before long, he's dreaming of days filled with adventure and nights under blankets of stars. It's the pirate life for him, matey. But Captain Wibblyshins says NO PIGS ON PIRATE SHIPS! After all, pigs get tangled in the rat lines, they picnic in the crow's nest, and worst of all, they even wipe their chins with the Jolly Roger. Can Rufus convince the Captain that he's no landlubber swine? And could his ticket to piratehood be . . . reading?
Kids will love seeing Rufus conquer new worlds in this delightful follow-up to the popular Rufus Goes to School.