The Unsinkable Walker Bean by Aaron Renier

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Walker Bean never wanted to be a high-seas pirate waging a pitched battle against the forces of the deep. It just worked out that way.

Mild, meek, and a little geeky, Walker is always happiest in his grandfather’s workshop, messing around with his inventions. But when his beloved grandfather is struck by an ancient curse, it falls on Walker to return an accursed pearl skull to the witches who created it—and his path will be strewn with pirates, magical machines, ancient lore, and deadly peril.

Author/illustrator Aaron Renier brings everything he has to this swashbuckling adventure story. Drawing from sources as disparate as Tintin, Treasure Island, and Harry Potter, Renier has woven together a breathless tale that will leave readers’ ears ringing from the cannon-shot and their eyes dazzled from the glowing stares of sea-witches.


About Aaron Renier

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Aaron Renier 's illustrations have appeared in a wide variety of places, including an entire city bus—turning it into a moving aquarium. His first graphic novel is Spiral Bound; this is his second. He lives in Chicago.
Published August 17, 2010 by First Second. 208 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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But I digress.I particularly commend today's poem to those of you who are writing romance, whether it be an entire story or just part of your work, and most especially to those of you who are writing romance for teens, who all, I think, want to be "lost" in the way Teasdale describes.I Am Not You...

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Isaac the Pirate and Polly and the Pirates immediately come to mind, but the most recent of those is more than two years old.

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