My Very Own Pirate Tale Storybook
In My Very Own® Pirate Tale, entertaining sea creatures bring letters one by one to spell out your child’s name, and they describe why he or she is the perfect candidate to be the captain’s first mate. The sawshark brings the S, the octopus brings the O, and so on. At the end of this adventurous story, your child’s name is revealed as the secret to opening the treasure.
Includes an illustrated encyclopedia of 62 sea creatures with fun facts about each. Written by award-winning author Maia Haag, with beautiful, detailed illustrations by Lisa Falkenstern, this 9.5” x 11" hardcover book is a unique keepsake for boys and girls from birth through age 10. Approximately 30 pages, depending on length of name. Winner of Creative Child Magazine’s Book of the Year Award, and Mom’s Choice Award.
Published by I See Me! LLC; Copyright owned by I See Me! LLC
- Gender and ages: Boys and girls ages 0-8
- Size: 9" x 11"
- Awards: Creative Child Magazine's Book of the Year Award, iParenting Award
- Number of pages: Approximately 30 pages, depending on the length of the name
Author: Maia Haag
Maia Haag, Author and CEO of I See Me! Inc., loved to write as a child and would create crayon-illustrated, yarn-bound stories to give to her parents as Christmas gifts. Maia continued her passion for writing as an English major at Princeton, and her personalized storybook books have been granted the iParenting Award, Family Choice Award, Mom's Choice Award, and Benjamin Franklin Award. Maia has been featured in dozens of magazines and newspapers including People, Good Housekeeping, Entrepreneur magazine and The Chicago Sun-Times, and she has appeared on over 35 television news shows around the country. She has sold more than half a million copies of her I See Me! personalized books.
Art Director: Lisa Falkenstern
Lisa Falkenstern has drawn from the time she was small, turning one page book reports into illustrated epics. Graduating from Parsons School of Design, she has illustrated for many publishers including Simon and Schuster, Random House, Putnam, Scholastic and Marshall Cavendish. Her work appeared in The Fine Art of Illustration show at the Hunterdon Art Museum and in the book The Best Two Hundred Illustrators Worldwide. She has won a Gold Medal from the N.Y. Society of Illustrators and her work is included in their permanent collection. Lisa lives and paints in the countryside of New Jersey where she lives with her husband, Ken, and their many dogs and cats.