Here is a list of the best Pirate books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Goodnight Pirate: The Perfect Bedtime Book! (Goodnight Series) (2015)
- The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down (2008)
- Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator (2012)
- Pirate Activity Book for Kids Ages 4-8: A Fun Kid Workbook Game For Learning, Adventure Coloring, Dot to Dot, Treasure Mazes, Word Search and More! (2018)
- The Berenstain Bears Pirate Adventure (2016)
- Pirate Boy (2012)
- Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History (2017)
- Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates (2019)
- Pirate Latitudes (2010)
- Help! The Pirate Has Lost His Shipmates!: A Fun Where’s Wally Style Book for 2-5 Year Olds (2018)
Goodnight Pirate: The Perfect Bedtime Book! (Goodnight Series) (2015)
Getting ready for bedtime has never been so much fun! These colorful books are the perfect way to help tiny ones wind down on their way to dreamland. From a big digger truck to a pirate ship, tractor and horse-drawn carriage, each book helps little dreamers wish their favorite things a sweet goodnight. Fun rhyming words and joyful illustrations make these books perfect for parents and toddlers to read together.
The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down (2008)
In the early eighteenth century, the Pirate Republic was home to some of the great pirate captains, including Blackbeard, "Black Sam" Bellamy, and Charles Vane.
Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator (2012)
Based on Dave Burgess’s popular “Teach Like a PIRATE” seminars, this book offers inspiration, practical techniques, and innovative ideas that will help you to increase student engagement, boost your creativity, and transform your life as an educator.
Pirate Activity Book for Kids Ages 4-8: A Fun Kid Workbook Game For Learning, Adventure Coloring, Dot to Dot, Treasure Mazes, Word Search and More! (2018)
Fun! Fun! Fun! Let your kids creativity run wild!Original Artist Designs, High Resolution *Printed on one side of the paper *Incredibly Fun and Relaxing
The Berenstain Bears Pirate Adventure (2016)
Ahoy bear, matey!Join the Berenstain Bears in another exciting addition to the classic New York Times bestselling series as they embark on a high seas adventure full of cannonballs, scallywags, and—of course—treasure!X marks the spot for Captain Cub, Brown Bear the Pirate, and Honey Bones on the isle of their imagination.The Berenstain Bears books have been loved by generations, and with well-known characters and beautiful illustrations, this 8×8 picture book is perfect for…
Pirate Boy (2012)
After reading his favorite book about a pirate boy, Danny wonders what would happen if he sailed away on a pirate ship. Luckily, his mother reassures him that she would find him, even if she had to swim on a dolphin, battle sea monsters, and wield a bottle of pirate-shrinking magic spray to do it! Young readers will love this adventurous and ultimately reassuring tale of a mother’s love.
Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History (2017)
When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North Africa routinely captured American sailors and held them as slaves, demanding ransom and tribute far beyond what the new country could afford.
Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates (2019)
With surprising tales of vicious mutineers, imperial riches, and high-seas intrigue, Black Flags, Blue Waters is “rumbustious enough for the adventure-hungry” (Peter Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle).
Pirate Latitudes (2010)
“Crichton’s ultimate adventure.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure.”—USA Today “Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer #1 New York Times bestselling author, the incomparable Michael Crichton (“One of the great storytellers of our age” —Newsday) takes to the…
Help! The Pirate Has Lost His Shipmates!: A Fun Where’s Wally Style Book for 2-5 Year Olds (2018)
In this fun, spot the pirate puzzle game, you’ll travel through a winter park, a harbour, a carnival, a cave, a sunny beach and many more locations in the search for some missing shipmates! See if you can find Harry Hook, Gribble and Lady Swashbuckle – and don’t forget Mr Scurvy along the way! A great book for 2-5 year olds.
Best Pirate Books You Must Read
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some pirate books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Pirate Enlightenment, or the Real Libertalia
Author(s): David Graeber
ID: 3624557, Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Year: 2023, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
The Punishment of Pirates: Interpretation and Institutional Order in the Early Modern British Empire
Author(s): Matthew Norton
ID: 3637917, Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Year: 2023, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf
Atlantic Piracy in the Early Nineteenth Century: The Shocking Story of the Pirates and the Survivors of the Morning Star
Author(s): Sarah Craze
ID: 3240522, Publisher: The Boydell Press, Year: 2022, Size: 17 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.