When a pirate ship sails by, young Jeremy learns how to say “scurvy dog,” sing sea chanteys, and throw food . . . but he also learns that there are no books or good night kisses on board: “Pirates don’t tuck.” A swashbuckling adventure with fantastically silly illustrations. In this New York Times bestseller illustrated by Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator David Shannon, a boy sets off on a pirate adventure—with surprising results!
This clever pirate-themed book can be used in speech therapy for identifying figurative language. It is also great for discussing pirate syntax, understanding text features, and /r/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using How I Became A Pirate in speech therapy below: