5 Best Pirate Books For Kids

5 Best Pirate Books For Kids

Pirates and books! What’s there not to love? I think almost all kids have this “pirate-love” phase at some or other point of their life. Maybe it’s the thrill of treasure hunt or excitement of sailing in ships, there is something about Pirates, that almost all kids, be it boys or girls, toddlers or teens, they love to read and re-read the adventures of a pirate.

How about starting this summer vacation with some pirate stories? Now there is only one problem in this – there are way too many good books on pirates and we love them all. It’s been difficult for us to select only a few but we decided to go ahead with choices of our in-house little readers :-). Do give these books a try and let us know if you loved one or all. And hey, if you know of some awesome pirate stories, do let us know in the comment section below.

How I Became A Pirate

This is an amazing book about how Jeremy Jacob became a pirate! While the pirates are sailing with a treasure, suddenly a disruption occurred which made a serious obstacle for their journey. So they decide to bury their treasure in Jeremy Jacob’s backyard. What happened when pirates asked Jacob for help? Did he agree? The illustrations by David Shannon will make the reader feel each and every moment of the story.

Suitable for: 6 – 9.
Author: Melinda Long. 
Publisher: Harcourt.
Buy it from: Amazon/Flipkart.

Roger, the Jolly Pirate

Roger, The Jolly Pirate is an interesting story about the significant design of the pirates Skull and Crossbones Flag, which flew on every pirate ship. He is an obedient pirate who inconveniences and troubles the other pirates on board. He is also not a part of any major activities. What did Roger do to make everyone in the ship happy? Falls the remaining story.

Suitable for: 3 – 6.
Author: Brett Helquist.
Publisher: Balzer + Bray.
Buy it from: Amazon/Flipkart.

Pirate Mom

Pirate Mom is a super fun book to read for both moms and kids. This is the story of a mom who gets hypnotized into thinking that she is a  pirate. It’s always fun when kids have to be the adult in a situation. Author Deborah successfully created this extremely fun-filled book.

Suitable for: 3 – 6.
Author: Deborah Underwood.
Publisher: Random House Books.     
Buy it from: Amazon/Flipkart.

Pirates Lullaby

Pirates Lullaby is a cute little father-son book. Ned agrees to sleep when his father agrees to tell him a story. But he was not sleepy. Meanwhile, his father will go to sleep before Ned. What did little Ned do in the ship after his father slept? Read this adorable story to know more.

Suitable for: 3 – 6.
Author: Marcie Wessels.
Publisher: Doubleday Books.
Buy it from: Amazon/Flipkart.

The Treasure of Pirate Frank

A boy and his dog start sailing in search of treasure. After all the challenging obstacles before reaching the end of the quest, there was a surprise waiting in store for them. They realized that Pirate Frank is a girl! And no one could steal her treasure till now. Did they succeed? Read this interesting book to know more.

Suitable for: 6 – 9.
Author: Elspeth Graham and Mal Peet.
Publisher: Nosy Crow.
Buy it from: Amazon/Flipkart.

Do give these books a try but as I always say, these are some of the books that the mommy me enjoyed reading with her little one. It may happen that your junior won’t like some or all the books from this list and that’s perfectly fine. Every child has his/her own preferences, let’s just respect their choices and read them what they want.

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