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Pirate Picture Books Ahoy!

Are ye lookin' fer some picture books wi' seafarin' heartys in them fer yer wee buccaneers?  Look nay further!  We be havin' lots o' books t' pick from here at CPL.   Here be some suggestions:

How I became a pirate by written by Melinda Long ; illustrated by David Shannon — This be the buccanneer tale! But don't avast wi' just this one!



Pirates don't change diapers by written by Melinda Long ; illustrated by David Shannon



Pirates by C. Drew Lamm ; illustrated by Stacey Schuett



The night pirates by Peter Harris ; illustrated by Deborah Allwright — This be me favorite sea dog bedtime story



Pirates! by illustrated by Viviana Garofoli



Pirates ahoy by Hilary McKay ; illustrated by Alex Ayliffe



The pirate's parrot by Lyn Rossiter McFarland ; illustrations, Jim McFarland



Roger, the Jolly Pirate by story and illustrations by Brett Helquist



Shiver me letters : a pirate ABC by June Sobel ; illustrated by Henry Cole



You can do anything, daddy by Michael Rex



Backbeard : pirate for hire by Matthew McElligott



Bubble bath pirates! by Jarrett J. Krosoczka



The call of the Osprey by Norman Jorgensen & Brian Harrison-Lever



Camp Walkaplanka by adapted by Lara Bergen ; based on a screenplay by Kerri Grant ; illustrated by Art Mawhinney



Captain Abdul's Little Treasure by Colin McNaughton



Captain and Matey set sail by story by Daniel Laurence ; pictures by Claudio Munoz



Captain Barnacle's aquarium by Edward Miller



Captain Flinn and the pirate dinosaurs : missing treasure! by written by Giles Andreae ; illustrated by Russell Ayto



Captain Pepper's pets by Sally Grindley ; illustrated by David Parkins



Captain Pugwash : a pirate story by John Ryan



Cyrus the unsinkable sea serpent by Bill Peet



The dangerous alphabet by Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Gris Grimly



Dirty Joe, the pirate : a true story by words by Bill Harley ; pictures by Jack E. Davis



Disney's Little Einsteins. Pirate's treasure by Marcy Kelman ; illustrated by Andy Mastrocinque ; based on the episode written by Claudia Silver and Jeff Borkin



Disney's Pirates of the Caribean : at the world's end by illustrated by Art Mawhinney and the Disney storybook artists



Do pirates take baths? by Kathy Tucker ; illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott



Don't mention pirates by Sarah McConnell



Edward and the pirates by David McPhail



The Erie Canal pirates by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Andrew Glass



Henry & the Buccaneer Bunnies by Carolyn Crimi ; illustrated by John Manders



Henry and the Crazed Chicken Pirates by Carolyn Crimi ; illustrated by John Manders



I love my pirate papa by Laura Leuck ; illustrated by Kyle M. Stone



I wish I had a pirate suit by Pamela Allen



Little Badger, terror of the seven seas by written by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham



Louise : the adventures of a chicken by written by Kate DiCamillo ; pictures by Harry Bliss



The missing pirate by Jacqueline Ching ; based on characters created for the theatrical motion picture "Pirates of the Caribbean: the curse of the Black Pearl."



The no-good do-good pirates by Jim Kraft ; illustrated by Lynne Avril



The old pirate of Central Park by written and illustrated by Robert Priest



Olive's pirate party by Roberta Baker ; illustrated by Debbie Tilley



On the go with Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe by A. E. Cannon ; illustrated by Elwood H. Smith



One-eyed Jake by Pat Hutchins



Ooey gooey by written by Erica Farber and J.R. Sansevere



Papa is a pirate by Katharina Grossman-Hensel and Annette Betz



Peg Leg Peke by Brie Spangler



The pigrates clean up by Steven Kroll ; illustrated by Jeni Bassett



The pirate and the penguin by written and illustrated by Patricia Storms



Pirate Bob by Kathryn Lasky ; illustrated by David Clark



Pirate girl by Cornelia Funke ; illustrated by Kerstin Meyer ; translated by Chantal Wright



Pirate jam by Jo Brown



Pirate Mom by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Stephen Gilpin



Pirate Pete by Kim Kennedy ; illustrated by Doug Kennedy



Pirate Pete by Lynne Benton ; illustrated by Neil Chapman



Pirate Pete sets sail by Jean-Pierre Jaggi ; illustrated by Alan Clarke ; translated by J. Alison James



Pirate Pete's Giant adventure by Kim Kennedy ; illustrated by Doug Kennedy



Pirate PiggyWiggy by Christyan and Diane Fox



The pirate, Pink by written by Jan Day ; illustrated by Janeen I. Mason



Pirate treasure by Loretta Krupinski



Pirates! by Denis Woychuk ; pictures by Kim Howard



The pirate's eye by Robert Priest



Pirates, ho! by Sarah L. Thomson ; illustrated by Stephen Gilpin



A pirate's night before Christmas by Philip Yates ; illustrated by Sebastiâa Serra



The pirates of Bedford Street by Rachel Isadora



Pirates of the Caribbean : a storm at sea by Bones, Bess



Seadogs : an epic ocean operetta by composed by Lisa Wheeler ; staged by Mark Siegel



Sloop John B : a pirate's tale by Alan Jardine ; illustrated by Jimmy Pickering



This little pirate by Philemon Sturges ; illustrated by Amy Walrod



Way out West with Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe by A.E. Cannon ; illustrated by Elwood H. Smith



Wild Will by Ingrid and Dieter Schubert