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Grumpy Gus is one pirate that complains about everything, even about seeking treasure, an attitude that annoys his fellow pirates — so the Pirate Queen gives Gus an equally grumpy parrot in hopes that it will teach Gus a lesson and make him change his grumpy ways.

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If these pirates can remember to say “please” and “thank you,” surely young readers can too! Fun, rhyming text pairs with zany illustrations to depict the questionable activities of these silly swashbucklers. Follow along as pirates have fun on a pirate ship, divide up their treasure, and teach manners.

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