The Erie Canal Pirates

The Erie Canal Pirates❮Read❯ ➮ The Erie Canal Pirates ➲ Author Eric A. Kimmel – Heartforum.co.uk When Bill McGrew and his pirate crew pull alongside Captain Flynn s boat, it s nonstop action for the sailors A battling pair of mules, high sea adventure, and a boat trip up Niagara Falls make this s When Bill McGrew and his pirate crew pull alongside Captain Flynn s boat, it s nonstop action for the sailors A battling pair of mules, high sea adventure, and a boat trip up Niagara Falls make this spirited ballad a delightful update to a classic folk song.

Eric A Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, NY in He attended PS , Andries Hudde Junior High School, and Midwood High School Brooklyn College was across the street from his high school, so he didn t want to go there He headed west, to Easton, Pennsylvania where he graduated from Lafayette College in with a bachelor s degree in English literature Eric worked as an elementary school teacher at PS in Manhattan while working on his masters degree at New York University From there he The Erie PDF/EPUB ² went to the US Virgin Islands where he worked as a teacher and librarian He spent a lot of time lying on St Thomas beautiful beaches Returning to reality, he finished his PhD degree in Education at the University of Illinois in He taught courses in language arts, children s literature, and storytelling at Indiana University at South Bend in South Bend, Indiana from to , and from to at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon Eric retired from college teaching in to become a full time writer He still holds the rank of Professor Emeritus of Education at Portland State Eric has wanted to be an author since he first discovered back in kindergarten that people called authors make books His first book came out in Since then he has published over fifty titles, many of which have won numerous state awards, appeared on school and library recommended lists, and won prestigious awards such as the Caldecott Honor Medal Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins and the Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award The Chanukkah Guest and Gershon s Monster Eric travels throughout the United States and the world visiting schools, talking about his books, and telling stories His first love is sharing stories from different countries and cultures During the last several years he and his wife Doris have visited China, Norway, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Singapore, Canada, and Panama He is always looking out for ideas for new books Eric and Doris live in Portland, Oregon Eric has a dog named Tasha, a cat named Inky, and a tank full of tropical fish He has several hobbies He loves bluegrass music He keeps his banjo next to his desk so he can practice whenever he takes a break from writing.

The Erie Canal Pirates eBook ì The Erie  PDF/EPUB ²
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • The Erie Canal Pirates
  • Eric A. Kimmel
  • English
  • 13 October 2018
  • 0823416577

10 thoughts on “The Erie Canal Pirates

  1. Dolly says:

    We ve read many books by Eric A Kimmel and we really liked his Anansi stories So when we spied this book at our local library, I just knew I had to check it out The rhyming narrative is fun to read aloud and the story is dramatic and entertaining The illustrations are quite detailed and the characters are colorful and cartoonish.It s a very odd tale, but on the whole, it makes for an interesting tall tale I just wish that I knew the original tune that he based the rhythm of the narrative on We ve read many books by Eric A Kimmel and we really liked his Anansi stories So when we spied this book at our local library, I just knew I had to check it out The rhyming narrative is fun to read aloud and the story is dramatic and entertaining The illustrations are quite detailed and the characters are colorful and cartoonish.It s a very odd tale, but on the whole, it makes for an interesting tall tale I just wish that I knew the original tune that he based the rhythm of the narrative on

  2. Horace Mann Family Reading Challenge says:

    Captain Flynn went on an adventure to carry mail by boat when the pirates came and fought them He fought them and won A.R.

  3. Little Miss and the Legomeister says:

    Unique, fun, but pretty busy story The words are written to a song that I m not familiar with I bet I would have enjoyed itif I had known it.

  4. Mckinley says:

    A song of pirates

  5. Sharonta Johnson says:

    This is a great book for your classroom library for your pirate loving students.

  6. Henry says:

    This one is so funny

  7. Kirsten Murphy says:

    TOPICS Erie Canal history folksongs tall tales piratesIDEAS talk like a pirate day 398.2 Challenge

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