Friday, September 13, 2013

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day with This Giveaway for a Greenbeard the Pirate Pig Book and Plush Set!

Arrr, Matey! You might be ordered to walk the plank if you don’t celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day! Mark your calendar because it’s coming up on September 19th. I’ve got a great way to celebrate the day with your kids or students: Read Greenbeard the Pirate Pig, by Andrea Torrey Balsara! Greenbeard is actually a guinea pig pirate, but he wasn’t always a pirate; first, he was a farmer who loved his lettuce (which is what turned his beard green). But one day he breathed in a salty sea breeze and felt inspired to pursue a life at sea. So, he put together his best pirate outfit (complete with a lettuce leaf in his hat and a carrot as a sword) and headed to the sea. There he bought a ship for a song and christened his ship The Golden Lettuce. He hired a rat as his first mate and off they went to sail the seven seas. They were bound for adventure! And Greenbeard sang:

Yo, Ho! Yo, Ho! A pirate pig I be!
Yo, Ho! Yo, Ho! I sail the seven seas!
With wind in my whiskers and salt in my paws!
With mold on my biscuits and grit in my claws!
I’m Greenbeard the Pirate, it’s adventure I seek!
ʼTil my lettuce has wilted or my boat has sprung a leak!

The notes to the song are included so you can play the song on an instrument or sing the tune if you read music. This is such a cute book, and children will love reading about Greenbeard the Pirate Pig. Plus, more adventures will be coming! Learn more about the author (who is also the illustrator) and her books at www.torreybalsara.com. And be sure to visit http://greenbeardthepiratepig.com to learn more about Greenbeard the Pirate Pig!

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GIVEAWAY

One very lucky winner will receive not only the book, Greenbeard the Pirate Pig, by Andrea Torrey Balsara, but also a plush Greenbeard the Pirate Pig to snuggle with! (See picture at top. It is absolutely adorable.) To enter, simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only and will end at 11:59 PM ET on Friday, September 27, 2013.



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97 comments:

  1. We should celebrate Talk like a cowboy day!

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  2. We should have a talk like a parrot day and everybody squawk that they want a cracker .. Polly this Polly that, Polly wants to talk like a pirate

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  3. Talk like a Hillbilly day? :)

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  4. Talk like a Pixie day

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  5. Talk like a redneck day

    lemonzest12 at hotmail dot com

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  6. talk like a mage day

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  7. We should celebrate Talk Like a Diva Day!

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  8. we should celebrate talk like a animal day. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

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  9. We should celebrate talk like a duck day.

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  10. We should celebrate talk like a dog day.

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  11. Jennifer Rogers11:53 AM

    Talk Like a Scientist Day!
    j1man1r66@etex.net
    Jennifer Rogers

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  12. Anonymous11:53 AM

    We should celebrate talk like a valley girl day

    Jenny Stanek
    orangestar17(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  13. We should celebrate Talk Like a monkey Day!

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  14. Anonymous6:50 PM

    talk like an alien day!babyphatqueen420@aol.com

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  15. Talk like a British Queen.

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  16. Anonymous7:06 PM

    We should celebrate Talk Like a Kangaroo Day!

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  17. Rachel8:39 PM

    We should celebrate Talk like Sean Connery Day

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  18. Talk like a robot day

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  19. Anonymous9:59 PM

    Talk like a Sheep Day
    marypopmom (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  20. We should celebrate Talk Like a Kid Day!

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  21. We should all talk like a SuperHero day!!!!

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  22. We should celebrate Talk like Yoda day.

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  23. "We should celebrate Talk Like a southerner Day!"

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  24. Anonymous3:35 PM

    would love this for my grandaughter

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  25. We should celebrate Talk Like an Amish person Day

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  26. We should celebrate talk like a baseball manager day!

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  27. We should celebrate talk like a chicken day

    bock bock

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  28. Nicole D.5:19 PM

    Talk like a pig day. My son makes the funniest noises for pigs, he's 20 months.

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  29. Jennifer - Vicki Furrin on Rafflecopter10:04 AM

    We should celebrate a "Talk Like A Sailor Day". Thanks for the giveaway.

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  30. Anonymous3:04 PM

    We should celebrate talk like a baby day.
    nathankyle1707@yahoo.com

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  31. Talk like a raccoon day!

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  32. Anonymous11:05 PM

    We should celebrate talk like a cat day.
    heather hgtempaddy@hotmail.com

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  33. Talk like a Munchkin day. ;) Would be fun.

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  34. Talk like a piglet day!

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  35. we should celebrate talk like a zombie day

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  36. Talk like a baby Day!

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  37. Claire Rheinheimer2:24 PM

    Talk like an Australian. Love their accents!

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  38. We should celebrate Talk Like a pirate party Day!

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  39. We should celebrate Talk like a cowboy day! Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
    Reneewalters3 at yahoo dot com

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  40. Talk like a cowgirl.

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  41. We should celebrate talk like a person who respects others and themselves day.

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    1. We should celebrate Talk Like a Southern Belle Day!

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  42. We should celebrate Talk Like an Anime Character Day!

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  43. We should celebrate Talk Like a Fairy Day!

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  44. I would say talk like a New Yawker day.

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  45. We should celebrate Talk Like a Ghost Day!

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  46. We should celebrate talk like an elephant day :)

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  47. We should celebrate talk like a vampire day
    jessicawedwards@gmail.com

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  48. Talk like a leprechaun day

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  49. We should celebrate talk like a Texan day!

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  50. We should talk like a Caveman day!!

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  51. Talk like a nerd/gamer day! :)

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  52. Daniel M9:39 PM

    talk like a australian day! good day mate! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  53. We should celebrate Talk Like An Auctioneer Day.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  54. We should celebrate Rapper Day.
    Ann B.

    ababe28 at hotmail dot com

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  55. Talk like a robot!
    Shiebs24 at gmail dot com

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  56. Shelley P8:35 PM

    We should celebrate Talk Like John Wayne Day.

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  57. We should celebrate talk like a baby day :)

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  58. Anonymous12:03 PM

    We should celebrate talk like Daffy Duck Day! Thanks ~Rowdy Boys Mom

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  59. We should celebrate talk like a scientist day!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

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  60. Anonymous3:40 PM

    Scotsman!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  61. Talk like a baby day!

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  62. We should celebrate Talk Like a Teenager Day.

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  63. We should celebrate talk like a Mommy day.
    Stop that, Don't lick the cat, Put that down, Quit sniffing your sister etc.

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  64. fish

    octoberbaby1990 at yahoo dot com

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  65. We should celebrate Talk Like a valley girl Day

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  66. We should celebrate Talk Like Scooby Day!

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  67. Talk like a guinea pig day

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  68. we should have talk like a monkey day!!!!

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  69. We should celebrate Talk Like a pirate Day

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  70. Talk like an '80s movie day! All quotes, all day!

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  71. We should celebrate talk like a DALEAK day! I know my 2 year old would love it! haha

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  72. We should celebrate Talk Like a Duck Day

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  73. We should have Talk like a cat day!

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  74. Talk like Barney Stinson Day! It would be Legen- wait for it.... dary!
    :-P

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  75. Talk like a dinosaur day.

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  76. We should celebrate Talk Like a dog Day!

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  77. we should have talk like spongebob day.

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  78. Talk like an evil villan day

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  79. We should celebrate Talk Like a fish Day? I have no idea. Lol :)
    Laurie Adams, AdamsFmReviews at comcast.net

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  80. Anonymous8:50 PM

    Talk like Dr. Seuss Day in all rhymes wilcarvic
    [at]gmail[dot[com]]

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  81. We should celebrate Talk Like a cat Day!

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  82. We should celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day!
    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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  83. Allison9:52 PM

    We should talk like a sailor! Thanks for the chance to win something great for my daughter!
    allison.bahr@yahoo.com

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  84. We should celebrate talk like a fairy day.

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  85. We should celebrate Talk Like an Animaniac Day!

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  86. We should celebrate talk like a reporter day.
    rafflecopter user: Acire Acerg

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