Because we will be celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day (we make our celebration last a week!) every year from now on, I’ve decided to make our own Pirate Book Page!  Enjoy!

Pirate themed books (childrens)

book jacket

Henry and the Buccaneer Bunnies by Carolyn Crimi

Captain Barnacle Black Ear, baddest of the Buccaneer Bunnies, is ashamed of his book-loving son, Henry, until the day a great storm approaches.

book jacket

Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke


“Ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard THINKS that he and the ruthless crew of the “Horrible Haddock” rule the high seas. But Firebeard and his band meet their match when they kidnap a small but feisty girl named Molly. Even after the pirates threaten Molly with sharks and make her scrub the deck, she is utterly defiant–and will NOT tell Firebeard who her parents are. All the while, Molly is busy sending secret messages in bottles…but to whom? When her rescuers arrive, the pirates are in for a real surprise! For the TRUE fiercest pirate on the seas is none other than Molly’s mother!”

book jacket

The Night Pirates by Peter Harris

Despite the fact that he is “only a boy,” Tom convinces the band of rough, tough, little girl pirates who have come to steal the front of his house to let him join in their adventures.

book jacket

Pirate Pete by Kim Kennedy

As Pirate Pete and his trusty parrot sail the seas in search of gold and booty, they have a hard time tracking down the jackpot.

book jacket

Pirate Treasure by Loretta Krupinsky

When pirates Captain Oliver and Rosie decide to try farming near the town of Mousam they learn that the sayings about weather that they used while at sea are equally useful on land.

book jacket

Edward and the Pirates by David McPhail

Once Edward has learned to read, books and his vivid imagination provide him with great adventures.

book jacket

Shiver me letters : a Pirate’s ABC by June Sobel

Having decided that R is not enough for them, a bumbling band of pirates sets sail on a quest to capture the rest of the alphabet.

Do pirate’s take baths? by Kathy Tucker

Humorous rhyming answers to eleven questions about the life of pirates.

book jacket

Dora’s Pirate Adventure by Leslie Valdes

Dora and her friends are putting on a pirate play. But the Pirate Piggies have stolen their costume chest thinking it’s full of treasure! Will Dora and her friends be able to get their costumes back? Find out in this exciting pirate adventure!

book jacket

The Pirate Queen by Emily Arnold McCully

Recounts the life of the renowned sixteenth-century Irish woman pirate.

book jacket

Pirate Diary : The journals of Jake Carpenter

The fictional diary of a nine-year-old boy who, in 1716 sets off from North Carolina to become a sailor, but ends up a pirate instead.

book jacket

Let the good times roll with Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe by A.E. Cannon

Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe visit the Pirate Queen and have fun playing games and going to Disco Dan’s House of Pins until it is bedtime and the Pirate Queen becomes just their mother once again.

book jacket

Duncan and the Pirates by Peter Utton

The fierce and retired pirate Mr. Hipstone and his soppy dog Duncan try to stop Captain Bootleg from stealing their buried treasure.

Pirate-themed Teen Books:

book jacket

Pirates! by Celia Rees

In 1722, after arriving with her brother at the family’s Jamaican plantation where she is to be married off, sixteen-year-old Nancy Kington escapes with her slave friend, Minerva Sharpe, and together they become pirates traveling the world in search of treasure.

book jacket

Curse of the Blue Tattoo by L.A. Meyer

In 1803, after being exposed as a girl and forced to leave her ship, Jacky Faber finds herself attending school in Boston, where, instead of learning to be a lady, she battles her snobbish classmates, roams the city in search of adventure, and learns to ride a horse.

book jacket

Under the Jolly Roger by L.A. Meyer

In 1804, fifteen-year-old Jacky Faber heads back to sea where she gains control of a British warship and eventually becomes a privateer.