HomeGiveawaysTalk Like a Pirate with Captain No Beard and Win a LEGO Set

Talk Like a Pirate with Captain No Beard and Win a LEGO Set

Sponsored by Carole P. Roman
The Children’s Book Review | August 21, 2018

Sail ho! It’s another Captain No Beard giveaway … but ye shall have to talk like a pirate if ye want a chance to win.

We’re celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19) with Carole P. Roman’s Captain No Beard. The series is filled with resourceful heroes and clever storytelling, and each of the ten books inspire young readers to take a trip on the high seas again and again!

Enter for a chance to win some pirate loot worthy of filling ye treasure shelf!

One (1) winner receives the grand prize:

Value: $149+

Three (3) winners receive:

  • A choice of any Captain No Beard story listed below, autographed by Carole P. Roman

Value: $9.99

Age Range: 4-8

Giveaway begins August 21, 2018, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends September 21, 2018, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

About The Captain No Beard Books


CaptainNoBeardCaptain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale Of A Pirate’s Life

Captain No Beard and his pirate ship The Flying Dragon set sail for a voyage of the imagination with his fearless crew of four: First Mate Hallie, Mongo the Monkey, Linus the loudmouthed lion, and Fribbit the floppy frog. Normally a young boy named Alexander, his cousin Hallie, and three stuffed animals, once they board his bed their world is transformed into a magical vessel, sailing the seven seas on dangerous and exciting adventures! Captain No Beard – An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life named to Kirkus Reviews’ BEST OF 2012 for Children’s Indie Books, and garnered the star of remarkable merit! “Roman charms with an imaginative,whimsical picture book that will entertain even the oldest pirates.” Kirkus Review

Pepper-Parrots-Problem-with-PatiencePepper Parrot’s Problem With Patience

The crew of the Flying Dragon are sailing again. This time, new crewmember, Pepper Parrot is having a hard time keeping up with the drills. Captain No Beard and his mates join together to help Pepper achieve her goals with patience and tolerance.


StuckInTheDoldrumsStuck In The Doldrums: A Lesson In Sharing

When the wind stops blowing, Captain No Beard and his crew, including First Mate Hallie, Linus the Lion, Fribbet the Frog, Mongo the Monkey and Polly the Parrot, are stuck on a desert island. Maroon with nothing to do, they begin to play and enjoy themselves. However, Captain No Beard has other ideas, bossing his crew around and making playtime cheerless for everyone. Soon, Captain No Beard decides he has had enough and storms off. When his ship is attacked by a giant squid, he realizes he needs his crew more than ever. Captain No Beard and his crew show young readers that’s it’s important to cooperate and share your belongings. The crew teaches us that if you want to have friends, then you must be a friend too.

strangers on the high seas coverStrangers On The High Seas

Captain No Beard and the crew of the Flying Dragon welcome a new crew member, when Cabin Girl Cayla joins the ship. Responsible for his little sister, Captain No Beard is not very happy because he finds his newest charge a distraction. When faced with danger, the captain must find a way to escape. While learning valuable lessons about strangers, the crew realized not to judge somebody because they are young or small. Strength comes in all sizes!

The Treasure of Snake Island: A Captain No Beard StoryThe Treasure Of Snake Island

After a fierce battle with a storm, the crew goes in search of treasure. Alexander, that is, Captain No Beard uses a map to locate it on the ominous sounding Snake Island. Bravely they dig until they find the best treasure ever!


The Crew Goes Coconuts!: A Captain No Beard Story Volume 6 By Carole P. RomanThe Crew Goes Coconuts

There is a storm brewing on the Flying Dragon, and it’s not about the weather. When the crew finds themselves parched and not enough juice to go around, blame falls on Matie the goat, Hallie’s friend. Divided, they square off, ready for a fight and Captain No Beard must teach his crew that not only is bullying wrong, they must learn to value and respect each and every member of the crew. Watch the crew of the Flying Dragon learn an important lesson about being a true friend.

Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis By Carole P. RomanCaptain No Beard And The Aurora Borealis

Captain No Beard and his crew of loyal pirates heave anchor for another adventure, this time in the icy waters of the Arctic. Captain No Beard’s steering a course due north, sailing by the light of the North Star. Everyone on the crew wonders what the captain’s up to, especially as he gets embarrassed when they ask. When the captain finally admits his plan, the crew discovers he plans to steal the aurora borealis, the beautiful northern lights that brighten the arctic sky. They’re all shocked. They may be pirates, but even they know stealing is bad. Besides, how can anyone steal the lights from the sky? A charming, engaging tale about doing what’s right, Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis is the latest installment in Carole P. Roman’s award-winning pirate series. The first book, Captain No Beard—an Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life, received the Kirkus Reviews Best of 2012 award and the Star of Remarkable Achievement. The series presents real-life problems in an imaginary setting and encourages discussion with both parents and educators.

Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles by Carole P RomanFribbet The Frog And The Tadpoles

Fribbet’s gone missing! The crew searches for the excitable frog and finally find him troubled and crying in the stern. Fribbet is very upset, and it’s up to Captain No Beard and the crew to find out what’s wrong. Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles is another great voyage into problem solving and friendship, as well as an adventurous trip into the imagination. Join the Captain No Beard and his friends as they learn the value of sharing our troubles with others and that help is always there when we need it.

Captain No Beard A Flag for the Flying DragonA Flag For The Flying Dragon

It’s business as usual on the Flying Dragon. Their mission is to find a flag for the ship. Captain No Beard sighs, “Being a captain is hard work,” as he watches the busy crew preparing the vessel for their next adventure. Polly is giving out pretzels; Linus is polishing a lamp. Matie is cracking coconuts, Cayla is stuffing holes, and Hallie is swabbing the deck. High overhead, trouble is brewing, and it is not the weather. Mongo does not want any help from the newest crew member, and it is creating a hurricane of a mess on board. The team must come together and find a task that will fit Zachary without interfering with their own fun. On the way, they acquire a flag that will unite them as both friends and crew. Join the problem-solving crew of the Flying Dragon as they find a flag for their ship and a job for Zach.

Being A Captain is Hard Work- A Captain No Beard StoryBeing A Captain Is Hard Work

Captain No Beard is determined to travel to Dew Rite Volcano. He won’t listen when Mongo predicts a storm or Linus indicates they are headed in the wrong direction. He insists Polly cook in the galley even though the seas are getting rough. What’s a crew to do with a stubborn, know-it-all captain? Will they convince the captain he is barreling headlong into danger, or will Captain No Beard jeopardize both his safety and the crew’s with his single-minded determination to go where he wants?

Available Here:

About Carole P. Roman


Carole P Roman

Carole P. Roman

Carole P. Roman is the award winning author of the nonfiction series of children’s books, If You Were Me and Lived in … . The first title in the collection, If You Were Me and Lived in…Mexico, won the Pinnacle Award for Best in Children’s Nonfiction in 2012. If You Were Me and Lived in…Russia and If You Were Me and Lived in…France were finalists in the Indie Fab Foreword Review Book of the Year. Norway and South Korea have also been named as Book of the Year with Rebecca’s Reads and Children’s Reader’s View Book of the Year. Roman has also found success with her Captain No Beard children’s books. Her debut, Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life, was named a Kirkus Best of 2012, received a Star of Exceptional Merit, and won the Pinnacle Award in 2012. Roman lives on Long Island with her husband and very near her children.

CarolePRoman.com | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads | Pinterest

How To Enter

  • Fill out the required fields in the form below. It may take a moment to load.
  • You can also gain bonus daily entries.
  • US and Canadian addresses only.

Giveaway Rules

  • Enter between 12:00 AM Mounatin Time on August 21, 2018 and 11:59 PM on September 21, 2018.
  • Open to residents of Canada and the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 and older.
  • Winners will be selected at random on or about September 25, 2018.
  • Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Prizes Courtesy of Carole P. Roman

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thank you for entering the Talk Like a Pirate with Captain No Beard and Win a LEGO Set book giveaway. Check out our sweepstakes page to see what other free children’s books may be up for grabs!

How You Support The Children's Book Review
We may receive a small commission from purchases made via the links on this page. If you discover a book or product of interest on this page and use the links provided to make a purchase, you will help support our mission to 'Grow Readers.' Your support means we can keep delivering quality content that's available to all. Thank you!

Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

  • Ahoy! Books be great treasures. Arrggh!

    August 31, 2018
  • We liked the Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life that my daughter, if I won, would like to donate said books above to her school. (Proud mommy moment!) She said that way everyone at her school can enjoy these books.

    September 1, 2018
  • Ahoy ! Love me some treasures!

    September 2, 2018
  • Me grandkids would love it so much!

    September 3, 2018
  • My grand kids would love this matey! And that’s why I need to win this one eh!

    September 3, 2018
  • My grandaughter would love these for her birthday Oct 19

    September 4, 2018
  • Me son would like this! He likes pirates!

    September 5, 2018
  • Ahoy !My son would love yer some new books to read. Grr

    September 6, 2018
  • Ahoy, Matey!
    Shave me belly with a rusty razor!
    ‘Cause I need to plunder every lad and lassie we tutor and make readin’ a treasure!
    Yo ho ho and a bottle of fun! Yarrr!

    September 11, 2018
  • Arrr, we’ve got a new baby nephew in the family.

    September 13, 2018
  • Cast off to vast stories about fabled treasures and be taken away to faraway lands.

    September 13, 2018
  • to find some treasures

    September 14, 2018
  • Arrrghh! Me grand-mateys are seeking adventure. So hoist the sails and pass ur treasure to me.

    September 17, 2018
  • Argh, I’ll be wanting to win for my grandson! He’ll be wanting this cool treasure, matey!

    September 19, 2018
  • Ahoy, matey. I be needing this booty to share with me nephew!

    September 19, 2018
  • ARRGGHH!! Me needs to win because me ship is wrecked..

    September 20, 2018
  • Argh! I would love to win this for my son!

    September 20, 2018
  • Ar granddaughters timbers ar shivering, ’cause she ain’t got no new books to read!!!!!!!

    September 20, 2018
  • Shiver me timbers! My granddaughter would love these 🙂

    September 20, 2018
  • Ahoy, books be great treasure for me boy!

    September 20, 2018
  • Aye Mate I gotta date
    It’s with my grandson who’s counting on ye to say I won

    September 20, 2018
  • Ahoy!!! My Kids would like to find the treasure!!!

    September 21, 2018
  • Ahoy me scalawag crew has need to horde this treasure and will be happier than any pirate on the ocean if they can bring home this booty.

    September 21, 2018
  • ahoy matey! the grandbabys need this treasure!

    September 21, 2018
  • Aaaarg! I need to win the booty for me mini-me-matey!! Ships away!!

    September 21, 2018
  • Ahoy mate for my grandson

    September 21, 2018
  • Ahoy mate need me some books Aaaaasrg!

    September 21, 2018
  • Aye, me grandmateys love all things Pirates and the sea! They like swimming with the fisheys whilst we sail the seven seas!

    September 21, 2018
  • Ahoy matey. Me son would like this pirate loot.

    September 21, 2018
  • Ahoy.! Me need this booty for me mateys!

    September 21, 2018
  • Ar matey I could use the loot for my crew!

    September 21, 2018
  • Arrrghh! Me nephew would love them

    September 21, 2018

Leave A Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.