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Captain Cat and the Pirate Lunch

Ready-to-Read Pre-Level 1

Part of Captain Cat
Illustrated by Emma J. Virjan

About The Book

Set sail with the brave and bold Captain Cat and her new friends in the first book in a new Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read series by the author-illustrator of the Pig in a Wig series!

Captain Cat sees three yellow birds on her pirate ship. Will they join Captain Cat for lunch, or will they become her lunch? One brave bird has a plan in this sweet story about misunderstanding and unlikely friendship!

About The Author

Emma J. Virján was born under an Aries moon, on a Wednesday, her dad’s bowling night, which explains her passion for shiny, hardwood floors and extra crunchy snack bar French fries. She loves to draw, sing out loud, and take walks with her dog, Bella, who is often allowed to sleep on the couch. Emma is the author-illustrator of the Pig in a Wig Book and other books for children. She makes her home in Austin, Texas, where she spends her days writing and drawing. Visit her at EmmaVirjan.com.

About The Illustrator

Emma J. Virján was born under an Aries moon, on a Wednesday, her dad’s bowling night, which explains her passion for shiny, hardwood floors and extra crunchy snack bar French fries. She loves to draw, sing out loud, and take walks with her dog, Bella, who is often allowed to sleep on the couch. Emma is the author-illustrator of the Pig in a Wig Book and other books for children. She makes her home in Austin, Texas, where she spends her days writing and drawing. Visit her at EmmaVirjan.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (December 14, 2021)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534495708
  • Grades: P - K
  • Ages: 3 - 5

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Raves and Reviews

Told in simple rhyming couplets with a little onomatopoeia mixed in—”Whoosh. Bam. Splash. Bump. Plop. Crash”—and illustrated in saturated, boldly colored digital design, this whimsical easy reader is highly accessible without losing its sweetness. . . . Newly independent readers will find this book a silly, fun first read. 

– School Library Journal, 1/01/22

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