Laugh-out-loud funny! Perfect read aloud and a wonderful companion to any story time circle. Graphic novel format introduces visual storytelling alongside humorous dialog and plot. This fully illustrated middle grade graphic novel for kids who like silly books will take you on a swashbuckling journey like no other! Join a comical cast of backyard pets ? Captain Hooktail, First Mate Chubs, Helmsman Patch and Tinkles ? as they hunt for treasure (at the local butshop) and fight with sworn enemies (alley cats!).