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Sail into Summer Reading with Captain No Beard | Giveaway

Prizes and samples provided by Carole P. Roman
The Children’s Book Review | May 16, 2018

Heave! Ho! Avoid the summer slide and sail into summer reading with the adventures of Captain No Beard.


Enter for a chance to win some serious pirate loot!

One (1) winner receives the grand prize:

  • A set of the Captain No Beard series (10 books) autographed by award-winning author Carole P. Roman
  • A Poolmaster Pirate Ship with Action Squirter
  • A Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Undersea Treasure Hunt Pool Game With Floating Chest and 6 Treasure Pieces

Value: $150+

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 May 16, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 16, 2016, 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?

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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.

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Giveaway Rules

  • Enter between 12:00 AM Mounatin Time on May 16, 2018 and 11:59 PM on June 16, 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 June 26, 2018.
  • Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
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  • Being a Captain is Hard Work sounds wonderful as do all of the books. This gorgeous and special collection would be a gift for my grandsons to enjoy. They love reading and the brothers could read and enjoy this beautiful and precious treasure of books.

    May 16, 2018
  • I’d love to win to get books for my school library. I’d especially like to win Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale Of A Pirate’s Life.

    May 16, 2018
  • We love to read to our kids this is a series I have not read to them they would really love this. I hope to win to share the great adventures with them thanks.

    May 16, 2018
  • My son would love this series he hasn’t read any yet but I know he would like it.

    May 16, 2018
  • Looks great for summer reading.

    May 16, 2018
  • I want to win this giveaway because it would make a nice gift for my oldest grandson.

    I think the book I want most is “Stuck in the Doldrums.” Sharing lessons are good lessons.

    May 16, 2018
  • I have never heard of these books, but I think my nephew would be interested in them. This would be a great prize to win!

    May 16, 2018
  • Love the title – I was just at a library trustee training with Patrick Sweeney (now of everylibrary) who started a summer reading program with a similar name as he sailed into various ports in CA to share stories with children.

    May 16, 2018
  • Our library would love to receive this series. I had read the original book years ago but my current library does not know or have the series. This would be perfect to start the year out as all our mateys learn to have fun but work well together!

    May 16, 2018
  • The girls would love this! They are 4 and 7. My husband would really enjoy reading Captain No Beard And The Aurora Borealis to them. Thanks!

    May 16, 2018
  • we have not read these yet but i think my daughter especially would love them. we are huge carole roman fans!

    May 16, 2018
  • I would love to win for our Samantha. We are a family of teachers and we all love and respect books.

    May 16, 2018
  • My daughter loves these books it would be great to be able to add an autographed copy to our growing collection!!

    May 16, 2018
  • Little Princess and Markie would both enjoy these.

    May 16, 2018
  • The Crew Goes Coconuts sounds like a really fun book. I’d love to win this set for my grandson. He loves pirates and has a little ship he plays with all the time.

    May 16, 2018
  • My kids would love these stories for bedtime reading! The crew goes coconuts sounds cute.

    May 16, 2018
  • I love Carole P. Roman’s books! She brings subjects to life and has a way of drawing everyone in–when we’re reading them to the kids in our lives, we always feels as if we’re learning, too.

    May 16, 2018
  • I would love to share this with my grandsons! I think The Treasure Of Snake Island sounds like fun although, really, they all do.
    Thank you!

    May 16, 2018
  • I want to win for my boys. They love reading books.

    May 16, 2018
  • This would be fabulous to win! The kids love pirates and the book Being A Captain Is Hard Work would be perfect right now since we are dealing with some stubbornness problems

    May 16, 2018
  • I want to win these for my grandaughter

    May 16, 2018
  • I would love to win this for my voracious reader and her little brother who loves pirates 🙂 They would have a blast and she should probably startt with the first book in the series ….an imaginary tale?

    May 16, 2018
  • i want to win this giveaway because my little girl loves reading & is obsessed with pirates and the carribean and scavenger hunts !

    May 16, 2018
  • My youngest grandsons love this series. So I love this giveaway chance. I’d pick A Flag For The Flying Dragon. Thank you for the wonderful opportunity.

    May 16, 2018
  • My nephew is having trouble learning how to read and I feel these books will help him. Pepper Parrot’s Problem With Patience sounds like a great book.

    May 16, 2018
  • Im entering the giveaway because my daughter loves this stuff!!

    May 16, 2018
  • I want to win for my son, he would love this!

    May 16, 2018
  • I am really excitd about The Treasure Of Snake Island! There is nothing more exciting then a good adventure and my kids couldnt agree more!

    May 16, 2018
  • Pepper Parrot’s Problem With Patience interests us the most. The siblings sure could learn some patience from this book.

    May 17, 2018
  • I have 7 grandchildren who love it when I read to them

    May 17, 2018
  • I love to keep an eye open for my grandchildren, to help expand their horizons. They love to read and the youngest is 5/6 getting so he can read some himself. All he pirate books look fun but I thought that one about going coconuts really caught my eye. Thanks for this opportunity.

    May 17, 2018
  • I’d love to win this for my son and daughter

    May 18, 2018
  • I would like to win these wonderful books for my niece who loves to read about adventures.

    May 19, 2018
  • I want to win these for my great nephew and I would like the book A Flag For The Flying Dragon think this is somethign all kids would like

    May 20, 2018
  • Pirate books are fun!

    May 20, 2018
  • My kids love pirates

    May 20, 2018
  • Would love to win this to add to my grandchildren’s ever growing library of books They love to read and think A Flag For The Flying Dragon would be a great addition.

    May 20, 2018
  • I’d love to win this for my grandaughter she loves pirates and enjoys being read to.All the books sound wonderful. I’d like to read Pepper Parrot’s Problem With Patience sounds good.

    May 20, 2018
  • bravo!! top quality!!!

    May 20, 2018
  • Fribbet The Frog And The Tadpoles looks fun!

    May 20, 2018
  • I would LOVE TO WIN FOR my daughter!

    May 21, 2018
  • I think A Flag for the Flying Dragon looks GREAT!

    May 21, 2018
  • Summer is a special time and I believe that reading should be a part of that fun! I would to share these books with my granddaughter. Thanks for a wonderful giveaway.

    May 21, 2018
  • I like your books. I would like to win it for my grand kids.

    May 21, 2018
  • My daughter would LOVE these books!!

    May 21, 2018
  • I’m raising readers! Both my daughter and son would LOVE these books!

    May 21, 2018
  • I want to win so my kids can try new exciting books! I think they would love Captain No Beard: An imaginary tale of a pirates life to start out, but I bet they would love them all!

    May 21, 2018
  • Being A Captain Is Hard Work.

    May 22, 2018
  • Pepper Parrot’s Problem With Patience interests me the most. I would like to win this for my daughter. I think she would really enjoy these books!

    May 23, 2018
  • I would like to win this giveaway so that I can read it aloud in our homeschool!

    May 23, 2018
  • My youngest son loves to play at being a pirate, this would help create and build up on those memories.

    May 24, 2018
  • I want to win this for my nephews!

    May 25, 2018
  • We travel quite a bit in our family. I would like to read this type of book to my grandchildren

    May 25, 2018
  • I want to win this because I have a young family member who after a visit to a pirate ship for kids in Florida is now into pirate stuff. The book in this series that interests me the most is Captain No Beard – An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life. I’ve heard of the Captain No Beard series, but I haven’t read any of the books in the series.

    May 26, 2018
  • My granddaughter loves to read. She loves dragons so I most look forward to reading A Flag for the Flying Dragon!

    May 27, 2018
  • I would love to win this for my grandson because he loves books and pirates.

    May 27, 2018
  • I would love to win this set of incredible books for my young niece. She loves pirates and dragons. This series would be perfect for her home library!

    May 27, 2018
  • I would love to win this to give to my voracious-reading granddaughter. She would love it and so would I!

    May 28, 2018
  • I’ve been a follower of hers for quite some time now, never gotten the chance to own one of her books. My little boy will love me reading this to him and getting to enjoy the prizes if we win! Thanks for the chance, such an amazing author and book for kids of any age!

    May 28, 2018
  • I have four young grandchildren and they would love them all! I am most excited about The Treasure of Snake Island!

    May 29, 2018
  • I would like to win the books for a gift.

    May 29, 2018
  • I would love to win this for my granddaughter – she has become an avid reader.

    June 2, 2018

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