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Pirate Picture Books

Henry & 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.

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.

Dirty Joe, the Pirate: a True Story by Bill Harley
Dirty Joe and his pirate crew terrorize the seven seas in their quest for dirty socks, but they meet their match in Stinky Annie, whose favorite loot is pilfered underwear.

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.

Pirate Pete’s Giant Adventure by Kim Kennedy
Ahoy, mateys! Pirate Pete and his trusty parrot are back for a rollicking good time on the high seas. A sea-fairy promises Pete a ship of his own if he can return the Sea-Fairy Sapphire to the sea.

The Erie Canal Pirates by Eric A. Kimmel
A boat captain and his men battle Bill McGrew and his pirate crew on the Erie Canal in a rhyming tale inspired by a folksong.

The No-Good Do-Good Pirates by Jim Kraft
When Captain Squint and his band of pirates are sentenced to do a good deed, they have problems figuring out just what that means.

Bubble Bath Pirates! by Jarrett Krosoczka
When pirate mommy announces bath time, it is yo ho ho and to the bath we go for her little pirates.

Pirate Bob by Kathryn Lasky
This book describes the life of a pirate, named simply Bob, whose job is to cut the steering cables and cripple the ships he and his shipmates will loot.

Everything I Know About Pirates by Tom Lichtenheld
This is a collection of made-up facts, educated guesses, and silly pictures about pirates.

How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long
Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about pirate language, pirate manners, and other aspects of their life.

Pirates Don’t Change Diapers by Melinda Long
Braid Beard and his pirate crew return to retrieve the treasure they buried in Jeremy Jacob’s backyard, but first they must help calm his baby sister, Bonney Anne, whom they awoke from her nap.

Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! by Jesse Leon McCann
Scooby-Doo and the gang take a creepy cruise into the legendary Bermuda Triangle! Spooks and scares lurk around every corner – from alien sightings to terrifying Skeleton Ghost Pirates that sink cruise ships with cannonballs.

Captain Abdul’s Little Treasure by Colin McNaughton
A group of pirates have their hands full as they babysit the captain’s lively infant son, who wants to eat only sausages.

Pirate Vs. Pirate by Mary Quattlebaum
Bad Bart is the biggest, burliest boy pirate in the Atlantic.  Mean Mo is the maddest, mightiest girl pirate in the Pacific.  When they meet in the middle, it’s a no-holds-barred contest to see who is the best pirate in the world.

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!

A Pirate’s Night Before Christmas by Philip Yates
This is a humorous, colorful, and thoroughly piratical version of the beloved Clement C. Moore classic, The Night Before Christmas.