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A Flag for the Flying Dragon: A Captain No Beard Story, by Carole P. Roman | Book Giveaway

The Children’s Book Review | April 7, 2015

A Flag for the Flying Dragon_ A Captain No Beard Story, by Carole P. Roman | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a complete autographed set of the Captain No Beard series, by award-winning author Carole P. Roman—including the newest title A Flag for the Flying Dragon: A Captain No Beard Storyplus the Kidoozie Pirate Ship Sand & Water Table.

One (1) winner receives the grand prize:

  • An autographed set of Carole P. Roman’s Captain No Beard series (includes all 9 books) and a Kidoozie Pirate Ship Sand & Water Table.

Ten (10) winners receive:

Age Range: 3-7

Giveaway begins April 7, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 8, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

About the Captain No Beard Series
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.

Read The Children’s Book Review full review of Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles.

Captain No Beard A Flag for the Flying DragonA Flag for the Flying Dragon: A Captain No Beard Story

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.

Read The Children’s Book Review full review of A Flag for the Flying Dragon.

About the Author
Carole P. Roman

Carole P. Roman

Named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best of 2012 for her first book, award winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons. Using an imaginary game she played with her grandson as a base, Captain No Beard was born. She lives on Long Island with her husband and very near her children and grandchildren- the inspiration for her books.

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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.

Comments
  • this author is great! would love this set.

    April 8, 2015
  • love this author. She’s wonderful with her children’s books.

    April 8, 2015
  • the rafflecopter is letting me submit entries. Not sure if others had this problem.

    April 8, 2015
  • Such great books for the children. Cody and Kenny loved the one I won months back and they ask if others out.

    April 8, 2015
  • I would absolutely love to win this for my little boy! He loves books so I hope to have his library grow with 8 more books! 😉

    April 8, 2015
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    April 8, 2015
  • Ahoy there Captain No Beard. I’d love to win a copy for my grandson matey.
    Carol L

    April 9, 2015
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    April 9, 2015
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    April 10, 2015
  • Ahoy there my book friend mateys.

    April 12, 2015
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    April 13, 2015
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    April 13, 2015
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    April 14, 2015
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    April 14, 2015
  • Ahoy Matey great grivaway!

    April 14, 2015
  • What a wonderful giveaway. Perfect for my grandchildren who would love this. Thanks.

    April 14, 2015
  • ahoy mate i have a pirate fan at home who’s gonna start school and would love to win this treasure.

    April 14, 2015
  • These books are so cute- glad a new one is coming out for us to read!!

    April 14, 2015
  • THanks for t’giveaway, bucko. Me sprogs would find this super special t’ win!

    April 14, 2015
  • Ahoy there, matey! Looks like a great series, Carole!

    April 14, 2015
  • What is a pirate’s favorite letter?

    Everyone thinks it’s Arghhhh(R), but it’s actually sea(C)!

    April 14, 2015
  • Reading these to my children keep me young and they learn to love the joy of reading! Imagination for the soul!

    April 14, 2015
  • Ahoy matey…. this prize bundle would be ye blessing to use in my work as a SLP 🙂

    April 14, 2015
  • Great set of books and what a fun sand/water table!

    April 14, 2015
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    April 14, 2015
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    April 15, 2015
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    April 15, 2015
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    April 15, 2015
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    April 15, 2015
  • Great books, our family loves them! Quick question, where are the contest rules? Looking for which countries are eligible. Thank you.

    April 15, 2015
  • What’s not to love about a series of pirate scallywags? Look forward to reading the books

    April 15, 2015
  • Ahoy, me matey! I’d love to win this treasure for me wee little scallywag!

    April 15, 2015
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    April 15, 2015
  • ahoy Matey!

    April 15, 2015
  • Ahoy Matey! I’d give me peg leg to win this fer me two little parrots, June and Jo… and they’d give their eye patches too! We’ll read e’ery night, and search for lost treasure durin the day… ye understand Matey?!

    Ahoy!

    April 15, 2015
  • Can’t wait to get the newest one.

    April 15, 2015
  • There are always such great giveaways that help spread the word about new books.

    April 15, 2015
  • I look forward to reading this book to my little ones.

    April 15, 2015
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    April 16, 2015
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    April 16, 2015
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    April 17, 2015
  • This looks like a cute book 🙂

    April 17, 2015
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    April 18, 2015
  • grand sprogs would love t’ read these.

    April 19, 2015
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    April 19, 2015
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    April 19, 2015
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    April 21, 2015
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    April 24, 2015
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    April 26, 2015
  • Aye Aye Mateys!

    Would love to win this to give to my beautiful niece 🙂

    May 5, 2015
  • Aye, Aye I would like these.

    May 6, 2015
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    May 7, 2015
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    May 8, 2015
  • Matey, I want to win this bookish treasure!

    May 8, 2015

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