"Avast belay, yo ho, heave to..."
See in text (Chapter 5 - The Island Come True)
This song follows an ABCB rhyme scheme and is meant to be sang by stressing the alternating iambs. The songs at the end of some of the chapters are a way to keep even the “evil” characters in the story lighthearted to appeal to children’s sense of adventure.
"I wish I had a pretty house,..."
See in text (Chapter 6 - The Little House)
This song uses a ABCB rhyme scheme and explains the Lost Boys’ desire for a mother. They want somebody to take care of them, because they simply believe they cannot do it themselves.