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If You Ever Want to Bring a Pirate to Meet Santa, Don't!

If You Ever Want to Bring a Pirate to Meet Santa, Don't!

The fourth book in the New York Times-bestselling Magnolia Says DON’T! series that started with If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t! is another loud and cautionary tale of what not to do…when you visit Santa.

If your dad says you’re going to meet a bearded guy with a red suit and a bag full of treasures…he is not talking about meeting a pirate! But Magnolia has already invited the misbehaving swashbuckler to jump in line to meet Santa. So what if pirates are on the Naughty List? She’ll just teach this one to change his scurvy ways–no plundering or sword-fighting or plank-walking allowed! Plus, Santa is happy to hear everyone‘s wish list. Right?

It’s YO HO HO versus HO HO HO in this rowdy and raucous holiday guide on how not to meet Santa, from Elise Parsley, the bestselling creator of If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, DON’T!
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Genre: Children's Books / Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories

On Sale: November 6th 2018

Price: $9.99 / $12.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 40

ISBN-13: 9780316466783

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Praise

Praise for If You Ever Want to Bring a Pirate to Meet Santa, Don't!:
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"You don't need to be a pirate aficionado to enjoy this outrageously naughty addition to the holiday shelves."—School Library Journal
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"A rollicking adventure."—Kirkus
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"An enthusiastic heroine buddies up with a pirate while waiting to see Santa.... Readers should appreciate that the pirate's moment of redemption is quickly eclipsed by his undeniably naughty nature."
Publishers Weekly
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Praise for If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don't!:
"Good fun to read aloud."
Kirkus Reviews
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"This enjoyable romp through the library with Magnolia will engage young readers and keep them looking forward to her next adventure."—School Library Journal
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"Spunky little Magnolia continues to push rules to the limit.... Offers a fun way to address proper library behavior without ignoring the joy books can bring."

Booklist
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Praise for If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't!:
"Magnolia's voice is wonderfully childlike...but her facial expressions top all, perfectly capturing both her exuberance and her mood swings."
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Praise for If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't!:
A New York Times Bestseller

"Brim[s] with energy and just-edgy-enough humor...and the well-chosen school-day details in both the artwork and text...deliver a steady stream of laughs."
Publishers Weekly
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"Comically expressive and detailed digital artwork that seems to shout from the page."—Wall Street Journal
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