Born with only one eye, she is abducted by two-legged destroyers from her home in Africa and sent to Scotland. There she finds herself in a pet shop where the horrible child-two-legged destroyers & tease and bully her. Then, one day, in walks Captain Hake, a Pirate and rescues her. He takes her on board his pirate ship, there she learns everything about running a pirate ship and becomes a pirate. At first, she is bullied by crew members as she cannot fly, but Captain Hake soon sorts them out as he has ZERO tolerance for bullies on board his ship.
Polly the Parrot is not the only animal on board the Thistle. Polly the Parrot meets Jolly Roger the Rat and they become good friends. One day they play a game of Hide and Seek…
Pirate Book Series, Book 1 in the Polly’s Piralympics Series – Paralympics for Pirates. A multi-ethnic, multi-cultural book that introduces boys and girls to fictional pirates from all over the world. In book one we meet Scottish pirates. Contains ideal lower middle school concepts for anti-bullying and has been used to support teachers and parents because of its interactive pages, where children can talk about the bully. It teaches zero tolerance for bullies on Captain Hake’s ship which can be carried over to the classroom as well.
For readers that enjoyed other titles from Children’s Pirate Books like Legend of the Star Runner by J. I. Wagner, Who Was Blackbeard? by James Buckley Jr. and the Captain LaPlank Series by Mr Flibber T Gibbet: How Polly Became a Pirate grabs children’s imaginations and lets them see their lives through Polly and the comprehension pages at the end of every chapter, allowing parents/teachers to understand what the child interpreted from that chapter and also to see their drawings as there is space for them to add a drawing.