Get ready for a high seas escapade with scummy grungy pirates and a boy with no name.

In this early chapter book by Sara Cassidy, a nameless boy hunts for treasure, discovering clues to his past as he goes.

The pirate ship called the Greasy Lobster is no place for a kid. But the young orphan who is the protagonist, follows the captain’s orders and starts gutting fish in the galley. Without family, freedom, or even a name to call his own, the boy’s fate looks bleak until good luck comes his way.

Scallywag on the Salish Sea is a good time for kids and adults. You will learn pirate songs and cheer on the protagonist as he navigates the perilous world of pirates. Adults will enjoy the incorporation of local place names and kids will love the absurd—and sometimes gross!—humour. A great read and hopefully the first of many adventures for the unnamed boy.