An old ship. A sad friend. A button . . . An idea. Let s SWAP
In a young scalawag's first tale of bartering, a peg-legged youngster sets out to help his captain repair his vessel. One button for three teacups. SWAP Two teacups for four coils of rope. SWAP And so it goes, until the little swashbuckler secures sails, anchors, a ship s wheel, and more . . . including a happy friend. Steve Light s intricate pen-and-ink illustrations, punctuated by brilliant blue and other hues, anchor this clever tale of friendship and ingenuity."