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Pirates: Books for Children - Stories, biographies and histories of both real and imagined pirates!

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Captain Cat and the Treasure Map by Sue Mongredien, illustrated by Kate Pankhurst
    Captain Cat and the Treasure Map - by Sue Mongredien, illustrated by Kate Pankhurst

    £5.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509883905 | ISBN 10: 1509883908

    Illustrated by the bestselling author and illustrator of Great Women Who Changed the World, Kate Pankhurst, Captain Cat and the Treasure Map is a laugh-out-loud piratical adventure from Sue Mongredien, perfect for newly confident reads or to enjoy to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke, illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek
    Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl - by Cornelia Funke, illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781126929 | ISBN 10: 1781126925

    Ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard his crew rule the high seas. But the dastardly pirates meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly on the way to visit her granny!  Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a dyslexia- ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Accidental Pirates: Voyage to Magical North by Claire Fayers
    The Accidental Pirates: Voyage to Magical North - by Claire Fayers

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447290605 | ISBN 10: 1447290607

    Twelve-year-old Brine Seaborne is a girl with a past... if only she could remember what it is.   Found alone in a rowboat as a child, clutching a shard of the rare starshell needed for spell-casting, she's spent every day since housekeeping f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swashbuckle Lil: The Secret Pirate by Elli Woollard, illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson
    Swashbuckle Lil: The Secret Pirate - by Elli Woollard, illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson

    £5.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509808823 | ISBN 10: 1509808825

    Lil is a pirate, a good sort of pirate, and when there is someone to save, she'll do what is right (if it takes her all night). Yes, she'll always be bold and be brave.   When evil pirate Stinkbeard tries to kidnap Lil's teacher, it's up to school ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meg and the Pirate by Jan Pienkowski and David Walser
    Meg and the Pirate - by Jan Pienkowski and David Walser

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141356723 | ISBN 10: 0141356723

    Over forty years after their first appearance, much-loved characters Meg and Mog are back in a brand new adventure!  After landing with a BUMP on a treasure island, Meg makes friends with a peg-legged pirate called Jack and casts a magic spell t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Jolley-Rogers and the Ghostly Galleon by Jonny Duddle
    The Jolley-Rogers and the Ghostly Galleon - by Jonny Duddle

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848772403 | ISBN 10: 1848772408

    Ahoy me hearties! Jim Lad and the Pirates Next Door return in illustrated younger fiction stories.   Every full moon, a mysterious ship is seen off the coast of Dull-on-Sea. Then, the day after, gold and jewellery are missing from the homes, s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Little Pirates by Mike Brownlow, illustrated by Simon Rickerty
    Ten Little Pirates - by Mike Brownlow, illustrated by Simon Rickerty

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408320044 | ISBN 10: 1408320045

    A traditional counting rhyme with boat - load of pirate fun!  Ten little pirates sailing out to sea, Looking for adventure, happy as can be. Are they hunting treasure? Are they going far? Ten little pirates all say, 'Arrrrrr!'  Ten littl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
    Treasure Island - by Robert Louis Stevenson

    £4.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781407143637 | ISBN 10: 1407143638

    After the death of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself holding the key to a fortune. Inside Captain Flint’s sea-chest, he discovers a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island.  But Jim isn’t the only ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pirate Gran and the Monsters by Geraldine Durrant, illustrated by Rose Forshall
    Pirate Gran and the Monsters - by Geraldine Durrant, illustrated by Rose Forshall

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781906367558 | ISBN 10: 1906367558

    Gran used to be a pirate and she isn't afraid of anything. Not even monsters.   So when her old shipmates shiver, and her crocodile quakes, Pirate Gran takes out her cutlass and rushes to the rescue... ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pirates Next Door by Jonny Duddle
    The Pirates Next Door - by Jonny Duddle

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848773929 | ISBN 10: 1848773927

    When pirate family the Jolly-Rogers move to Dull-on-Sea, rumours of their shocking behaviour start spreading across the neighbourhood. But, with few other children to play with, Matilda can't wait to meet the fascinating new family next door!   ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Granny is a Pirate by Val McDermid
    My Granny is a Pirate - by Val McDermid

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408309278 | ISBN 10: 1408309270

    Hugely successful, internationally bestselling and multi-award-winning author Val McDermid writes her first picture book for children.   My granny is a pirate! She's sailed the seven seas. She captured many pirate ships But was always home for t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pirate Gran Goes for Gold by Geraldine Durrant, illustrated by Rose Forshall
    Pirate Gran Goes for Gold - by Geraldine Durrant, illustrated by Rose Forshall

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906367480 | ISBN 10: 1906367485

    Following on from the hugely-popular Pirate Gran, our adventurous seafaring pensioner has now got wind of the Olympics and, with the help of old shipmates Flint-Hearted Jack, Fingers O’Malley and Cut-Throat Malone (not to mention her long-suffering p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ghost of Grania O
    The Ghost of Grania O'Malley - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781405233408 | ISBN 10: 1405233400

    From master storyteller Michael Morpurgo comes The Ghost of Grania O'Malley. Everyone knows the Big Hill is full of gold, and now the islanders are intent on cutting the top off it and making themselves rich. Jessie and Jake are determined to sa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Barefoot Book of Pirates by Richard Walker, illustrated by Olwyn Whelan, stories read by Richard Hope
    The Barefoot Book of Pirates - by Richard Walker, illustrated by Olwyn Whelan, stories read by Richard Hope

    £8.99   book with CD   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781841482484 | ISBN 10: 184148248x

    Set sail with seven piratical tales brimming with adventure in this collection drawn from sources around the world.   From mysterious and spooky to friendly and funny, the tales emphasize the qualities of bravery, imagination and compassion.& ... more

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