By – Neil Gaiman
Pirate stew is an extremely fun and short book about what happens when two kids get a pirate as a sitter! ‘Privateer Stew’ is only ten minutes read and an extraordinary and senseless story with lots of fun rhyming. The story is told from the perspective of one of the two kids, a brother and sister who prefer not to be babysat when their parents are out for the evening. Yet, their parents have arranged a sitter, and when he shows up he looks and sounds fascinating.
Long John McRon, the boat’s cook, consoles the guardians that he’ll care for the children, yet when the guardians have left, many more pirate crew appear and it leads to many unusual things happening all around including the cooking of some pirate stew! This story was so amusing and I can envision youngsters enjoying this story over and over either before bed or whenever they like. Most lines of the story rhyme making it simple to enjoy and furthermore simple to remember. The story is a short one, just ten minutes long for the entire book, however it has an incredible experience of the odd night the children have with the pirates and has a good time and a little twist in the story toward the end as well.
Neil Gaiman is just brilliant! This is the first occasion when I’ve heard him portraying a book and I need to state it truly added to the fun of the entire story. The pirates sounds very piratey with bunches of “Arrrghs” being heard all through the story. Furthermore, I love the additional extra “Arrghs” and fun way that the writer likewise peruses out the presentation and the details of creation, copyright and so on
Pirate stew is a truly engaging short book which made me roar with laughter in specific parts and I can envision lots of youngsters will appreciate listening it time and again. It’s made me need to look at the actual physical copy of the book also to see the illustration, however as a book recording this truly is an incredible one to tune in to and one I suggest.