There was an old pirate who swallowed a map. I don’t know why she swallowed a map–ARGH!–but it wasn’t a trap!Scholastic’s bestselling OLD LADY is starring in a brand-new adventure series that will make you laugh AND learn! In this new spin-off, the OLD LADY turns into an OLD PIRATE who travels across the seas, swallowing a map . . . and a rope, and a sword, and a spyglass, and an anchor, and a flag, and a treasure. . . Why? Well, it was a pleasure to swallow that treasure! Two new characters lead the reader through this hilarious adventure while exchanging some awesome facts about life on the open seas for a light take on nonfiction that’s perfect for this age. With expanded back matter about life on a ship and a search-and-find game at the end, this OLD PIRATE definitely has sea legs!
This pirate-themed book can be used in speech therapy to address concepts like sequencing and predicting. The repetitive text is great for high frequency trials of the following sounds, /sw/, /p/, /r/, /l/, and /sh/. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using There Was An Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Map in speech therapy below: