Kate Messner is a genuine wizard with words. I had the honor of hearing her speak at the national SCBWI conference in New York last year and came away absolutely inspired. I’m so grateful she took the time to read and share her thoughts on The Pirate Code:
Christopher Healy‘s The Hero’s Guide series is a hilarious new take on the familiar—in other words, it’s just my cup of tea. I was so happy that he enjoyed The Pirate Code!
Anne Ursu‘s Breadcrumbs has earned a place amongst my favorite middle grade books, and The Real Boy is is no less amazing. I was floored when Anne agreed to blurb The Pirate Code, and utterly thrilled at what she had to say:
I have long admired Claire Legrand and fell in love with The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls on its very first page. It is an honor to have Claire say such lovely things:
Words are my job. I can spend hours searching for the just the right one. However, when my book is being praised by authors I admire, the best I can come up with are, “Ahhhhhh!” “Really???” and “Thank you!”
All this week, I’ll be sharing blurbs from fantastic authors. First up, Adam Rex.
Adam’s books are favorites around here. Hannah and I both capital-L-Loved THE TRUE MEANING OF SMECKDAY (made into a little Dreamworks movie called Home—perhaps you’ve heard of it?) and SMEK FOR PRESIDENT!.
Here is what Adam had to say about THE PIRATE CODE.