Baker and Taylor
How I Became a Pirate (Irma S and James H Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature (Awards))
When Braid Beard's pirate crew invites Jeremy Jacob to join their voyage, he jumps right on board thinking that pirate life will be great, but when he finds out that pirates don't get bedtime stories or tucking in at night, he reconsiders he decision. Children's BOMC. 75,000 first printing.