A young boy learns the cost of his scallywag ways. Everyone knows pirates are ruthless, swashbuckling adventurers with no time for manners. Everyone, that is, except Mom. When she sends Pirate Billy Nelson to the brig, otherwise known as his room, he goes on an imaginary journey where he discovers being polite is more valuable than all the loot he could plunder.
Laurie Knowlton was born in Cleveland, Ohio. The spring of her fifth grade year, her parents bought a campground, an event that would shape her life. She fondly remembers summers helping her parents out at the R-Farm Lake Club,