Little Captain Jack by Alicia Acosta
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Carretero clearly enjoys making the most of Little Captain Jack’s diminutive size, positioning him in the shadow of an enormous sneaker in one scene and dwarfing him by his mouse friend in another. Themes of diversity and self-esteem not only fill the sails, but keep firm grasp of the wheel in this nautical caper.
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Laugh along with the adventures and misadventures of Little Captain Jack. Great things can come in all shapes and sizes, big or small.

Once upon a time, there was a little pirate.
He was so very little that everyone called him Little Captain Jack.
One day, the bad pirate Badlock, took Little Captain Jack and locked him in a dark
cellar. Our pirate was scared but he was helped by a mouse. And the mouse was helped by a seagull…

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Alicia Acosta is a professional storyteller from Andalusia (Spain). She works with groups of children in schools and for Government organizations. She combines her background as a psychologist to promote the love of reading in children. She is also a radio announcer and organizes theater workshops.

Mónica Carretero is a renowned illustrator in Spain. She has published more than 70 books in England, Australia, and the USA. She was awarded by the London Children’s Book Fair for her illustrations. She has received five International Latino Book Awards and one Living Now Award.

 

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Alicia Acosta is a professional storyteller from Andalusia (Spain). She works with groups of children in schools and for Government organizations.She combines her background as a psychologist to promote the love of reading in children. She is also a radio announcer and organizes theater workshopsMÓNICA CARRETERO is a renowned illustrator in Spain. She has published more than 70 books in England, Australia, and the USA.She was awarded by the London Children’s Book Fair for her illustrations. She has received five International Latino Book Awards and one Living Now Award.
 
Published April 11, 2017 by NubeOcho. 40 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books.
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Carretero clearly enjoys making the most of Little Captain Jack’s diminutive size, positioning him in the shadow of an enormous sneaker in one scene and dwarfing him by his mouse friend in another. Themes of diversity and self-esteem not only fill the sails, but keep firm grasp of the wheel in this nautical caper.

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