Who Stole My Leg?

Meet Grislygrin, the pirate who’s so fearsome, he even scares himself when he looks in the mirror! Together with Carlota Wouldn’t Say Boo and The Journey of Captain Scaredy Cat, this book completes José Carlos Andrés’s thematic triology of stories about overcome a fear.

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Fear, laughter, overcoming a fear pirates, fun, adventures.
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All the boat’s crew are afraid of Grislygrin, the fearsome pirate. When they hear the knock, knock, knock of his wooden leg they run to hide. But, what would happen if one day someone changed the wooden leg for a rubber duck? Hilarious consequences await the once terrified crew in this beautifully illustrated book!

  • Picture book
  • Years: +4 years
  • Size: 9 4/5 x 11 2/5 in
  • Product Form: Hardcover
  • Pages: 44
  • ISBN: 978-84-17673-65-9
  • $ 16,99 / 14,90

A short and sweet story about sharing and friendship. I thought the illustrations were so fun and the writing succinct and effective. I really smiled at the last page because it was so delightful. 

Kirkus Review

An original, funny, and beautifully illustrated picture book by the team of author/storyteller Jose Carlos Andres and artist/illustrator Myriam Cameros Sierra, “Who Stole My Leg?” is especially and unreservedly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school and community library picture book collections and personal reading lists for children ages 4-8.

Midwest Book Review

Bright-colored illustrations reminiscent of children’s cartoons reflect the humor and charm of this story (available in both English and Spanish) about a pirate captain with a wandering peg leg

Foreword Reviews

This engaging, uniquely funny story provides children with a creative outlet for their fears.

Starred Review School Library Journal

This book would make for an especially fun read aloud choice, that will keep kids guessing about its resolution right up until the end.

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