Shiver Me Timbers!
September 19th is "Talk like a Pirate Day."
Ahoy, Me Hearties! Have you ever wanted to be a pirate? If so, take note that September 19th is "Talk Like a Pirate Day!" You will not want to miss this opportunity to express your inner Cap'n, buccaneer or privateer. To get you in the spirit I have complied a list of fun books to enjoy.
Picture Books for Young Buccaneers:
- This little Pirate by Philemon Sturges
- How I became a Pirate by Melinda Long
- The Night Pirates by Peter Harris
- Don't mention Pirates by Sarah McConnell.
- Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs by Giles Andreae
- Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke
Cool Books for Readers:
- How to be a Pirate in 7 Days or Less by Lesley Rees
- Pirate Palooza by Erik Craddock
- Pirates Most Wanted : thirteen of the most bloodthirsty pirates ever to sail the high seas by John Matthews.
- The Not-So-Jolly-Roger by Jon Scieszka
- Everything I know about Pirates : a collection of made-up facts, educated guesses, and silly pictures about bad guys of the high seas by Tom Lichtenheld
- The Golden Age of Pirates : an interactive history adventure by Bob Temple
- Sea Queens : Women Pirates around the World by Jane Yolen
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