Product Description Scholastic's bestselling OLD LADY stars in a brand-new adventure series chock-full of hilarious laughs and fun facts! There was an old pirate who swallowed a map. I don't know why she swallowed a map--ARGH!--but it wasn't a trap!Scholastic's bestselling OLD LADY is starring in a brand-new adventure series that will make you laugh AND learn! In this new spin-off, the OLD LADY turns into an OLD PIRATE who travels across the seas, swallowing a map . . . and a rope, and a sword, and a spyglass, and an anchor, and a flag, and a treasure. . . Why? Well, it was a pleasure to swallow that treasure! Two new characters lead the reader through this hilarious adventure while exchanging some awesome facts about life on the open seas for a light take on nonfiction that's perfect for this age. With expanded back matter about life on a ship and a search-and-find game at the end, this OLD PIRATE definitely has sea legs! From the Back Cover There was an old pirate who swallowed a map. I don’t know why she swallowed the map -- ARRR! -- but it wasn’t a trap. Let’s look in the spyglass to check out the rear. It makes faraway things look like they’re near! Join this old pirate on the open seas to find out what she swallows next! About the Author Lucille Colandro has written many books for children, including the bestselling There Was an Old Lady series illustrated by Jared Lee. Jared Lee has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers. He has received awards from the Society of Illustrators, the Martha Kinney Cooper Ohioana Library Association, the National Cartoonists Society, and others. He lives in Ohio with his wife and a menagerie of dogs, cats, ponies, ducks, and a few unknown creatures.