Picture Books that Delight and Inform

Pirate Nap: A Book of Colors


Pirate Nap
by Danna Smith
illustrated by Valeria Petrone
HMH Clarion Books
ISBN:13  9780547771250
ISBN 10: 0547771258
ASIN:  B00A19NN2E e-book

Two boys use their imaginations to turn everyday objects into colorful pirate treasure as they prepare for naptime. With a bouncy rhymed text and fun illustrations this charming book teaches little ones their colors while making a great read-a-loud. Even the youngest readers and listeners will want to be part of the fun as they get ready to sail off to sleep!                            

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Discussion Guide: Treasure Hunt, Color Graphing, Feelings, Art

Pirate Nap discussion guide (pdf)



School Library Journal

"This title inspires creative play, and is likely to be a treasure for years to come."

Everyday Readers

Such a rollicking, fun little book. I'd definitely give this one as a gift (maybe with a big pirate hat or eye patch just because what gift isn't improved with an eye patch?)."


 "Smith and Petrone pair once again for another lively concept book creation."