Did you know that September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? What was originally a joke between friends in 1995 has turned into an international phenomenon.
Children of all ages are fascinated by pirates and there are lots of fun pirate books for kids that would be perfect for this fun holiday
Pirate Books for Kids of All Ages
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Pirate Picture Books
Young children can help a bumbling pirate crew capture all of the letters of the alphabet in Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC from June Sobel.
Do you have what it takes to be part of Pirate Pete’s crew? Find out in Pirate Pete’s Talk like a Pirate from Kim Kennedy.
My First Pirate Book from Struan Reid introduces young children to the world of pirates in simple board book form.
Fans of The Underpants Books will get a big kick out of the pirate antics in Pirates Love Underpants from Claire Freedman.
In Pirates Go to School from Corinne Demas, all sorts of silliness goes on when they hang up their swords.
Even babies and toddlers can learn all about pirates in That’s Not My Pirate from Fiona Watt and Rachel Wells.
Pirate Chapter Books
Fans of the Magic Tree House series will love following along as Jack and Annie are whisked away on a pirate adventure in Pirates Past Noon from Mary Pope Osborne.
In Magic Marks the Spot from Caroline Carlson, the first book in the Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates series, Hilary goes on all sorts of exciting adventures in her quest to become a pirate.
Older pirate fans will love the abundance of treasures found in Pirateology from Captain William Lubber.
In The Curse of Snake Island (Pirate School #1) from Brian James, a group of pirates in training heads out on adventures in the hopes of earning the respect of the pirates in charge.
The DK Eyewitness books are always full of amazing detail and gorgeous illustrations and Pirate from Richard Platt is no exception.
Older and younger readers alike will enjoy the beautiful stories in the Illustrated Pirate Stories from Usborne.
Pirate Activity Books
There are over 450 stickers of pirate fun in this Pirate Sticker Book from Fiona Watt.
1001 Pirate Things to Spot from Rob Lloyd Jones will keep pirate fans busy for hours.
Children can help the pirates dress up in all of their swashbuckling gear in Sticker Dressing Pirates from Kate Davies.
What’s your favorite pirate book for kids?
Looking for some more pirate fun? Then be sure to check out the other wonderful posts in the Pirate Blog Hop hosted by Peakle Pie.
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DIY Pirate Vest & Patch – Play Dough & Popsicles
Toilet paper roll pirates – Just Another Mom
Set Sail with this DIY Pirate Boat – The Resourceful Mama
It’s a Pirate’s Life for Me – Study at Home Mama
Pirates Love Underpants Sensory Bin – Adventures of Adam
Free Pirate Play Dough Mats Numbers 1-10 – Life Over C’s
Pirate Science: Fool’s Gold, Parrots and Shipwrecks! – Share it! Science News
Pirate Colouring Pages – In The Playroom
Treasure Chest Craft – Messy Little Monster
How Did Pirates Navigate? How to Read a Map – Schooling a Monkey
Pirate Preschool Printable – Living Life and Learning
How to Make Some Great Pirate Flags – Witty Hoots
Perfect Parrot Masks for Pirate Day Fun – Peakle Pie
Pirate Perler Bead Patterns – Brain Power Boy
Going on a Pirate Treasure Hunt – Play & Learn Everyday
Pirate Treasure Math Printables – Kidz Activities
Treasure Alphabet Match – The Kindergarten Connection
Make Your Own Pirate Map – My Little Poppies
Treasure Map Grid Activity – My Little Poppies
Make Your Own Map and Treasure Hunt – My Little Poppies
Create a FLOATING Pirate Ship! – Milk and Cuddles
Pirate Puppet Craft -Sugar Aunts
Hidden Treasure Cupcakes – Emmy’s Mummy
Non Scary Pirate Books and Movies – Edventures with Kids
Gold Nuggets – Kelly’s Classroom
Fizzing Pirate Treasure Adventure – Preschool Powol Packets
Make Your Own Pirate Treasure – The Gingerbread House
Pirate Sensory Bin – Life with Moore Babies
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