The Pirates! in An Adventure With Scientists

The Pirates! in An Adventure With Scientists

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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Not since Moby-Dick...No, not since Treasure Island...Actually, not since Jonah and the Whale has there been a sea saga to rival The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, featuring the greatest sea-faring hero of all time, the immortal Pirate Captain, who, although he lives for months at a time at sea, somehow manages to keep his beard silky and in good condition. Worried that his pirates are growing bored with a life of winking at pretty native ladies and trying to stick enough jellyfish together to make a bouncy castle, the Pirate Captain decides it's high time to spearhead an adventure. While searching for some major pirate booty, he mistakenly attacks the young Charles Darwin's Beagle and then leads his ragtag crew from the exotic Galapagos Islands to the fog-filled streets of Victorian London. There they encounter grisly murder, vanishing ladies, radioactive elephants, and the Holy Ghost himself. And that's not even the half of it.
Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2012
ISBN: 9780449012727
0449012727
Branch Call Number: EAUDIO OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 audio file (2 hr., 59 min., 37 sec.) : digital
Additional Contributors: Lee, John Rafter

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Who says pirates don't have a sense of humor?! Gideon Defoe's zany and irreverent series of pirate adventures are some of the most hilarious books on the high seas.


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