WHAT 'SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL' SAYS ABOUT... 'J. ROGER'S SCHOOL FOR PIRATES' 'This fun album will please all young pirate-loving buccaneers...' '...excellent vocals by Shay Black, Kate Brubeck, Chris Chapman, John Gallagher and Ed Silberman...' 'The instruments are performed beautifully...' 'It (J. Roger's School for Pirates) can serve as a great resource for librarians who want ideas for pirate programs.' Beverly Bixler, San Antonio, TX SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL review (September, 2004) WHAT CONTRA COSTA TIMES NEWSPAPER SAYS ABOUT 'J. ROGER'S SCHOOL FOR PIRATES' '...the music has great sing-ability' '...some (songs) like 'The Mariner' are beautifully poetic.' [Mary Reilly, West County Times (August 4, 2004)] WHAT CHILDRENS LIBRARIANS SAY ABOUT 'J. ROGER'S SCHOOL FOR PIRATES' ...I have heard the CD and the songs are great. I have been playing it before my toddler time as background music while the kids arrive. They really hear it. Start moving in beat to it. Margaret Smith, Children's Librarian Walnut Creek Library, Contra Costa County) '...the music...holds everyone's attention very well! [Karen Madigan, Children's Librarian (El Cerrito Library, Contra Costa County)] WHAT IS J. ROGER'S SCHOOL FOR PIRATES? Learn to be a pirate At J. Roger's Pirate School With our fine curriculum Of pirate lore and pirate fun Phi Beta pirates you'll become at J. Roger's Pirate School The opening lines to J. Roger's School for Pirates sets the stage for a musical curriculum that consists of fifteen 'lectures' including: - 'Honest Jack the Pirateer,' which demonstrates the art of telling tall tales in a manner that would make Barron Munchausen, Captain Sinbad, and Jack Falstaff blush - 'The Pirate Queen,' which tells the exploits of the real life pirate queen, Grace O'Malley - 'The Salmagundi Shanty,' which shares a unique recipe for pirate stew The CD includes colorful cover art with original illustrations of the characters and an eight page booklet of lyrics for a sing-along. We feel that the fun lyrics and catchy choruses will appeal to children of all ages. It is our hope that these songs will spark curiosity and the imagination of the listeners. So what are ye waitin' for? Come aboard student shipmates!