How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long and Illus. by David Shannon.
Here's a list of some of my favorite picture books:
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Shy Fellow Who Swallowed a Cello by Barbara S. Garriel and illustrated by John O'Brien
Captain Bob Sets Sail by Roni Schotter and illustrated by Joe Cepeda
Beats Me, Claude by Joam Lowery Nixon and illstrated by Tracey Campbell Pearson