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A New Home for a Pirate 

by Ronda Armitage

Pirate Jed is not happy ...imagine a pirate who feels seasick all the time. After a series of adventures with new friends in need of help, Jed finally meets Farmer Ted, who is fed up with life on dry land – so he and Jed decide to swap! A gentle adventure about friendship and finding your place.

The Pirates Next Door

by Jonny Duddle

The Jolley-Rogers stop to fix up their ship in Dull-On-Sea. The unusual family get the whole neighbourhood spreading rumours. When the Jolley-Rogers leave, the town discovers they were wrong to assume the worst - the pirate clan have buried treasure in everyone's gardens! 


The Night Pirates by Peter Harris 

One night, Tom peeps out of the window and what should he see but PIRATES. And stranger still – they’re GIRL PIRATES! Tom joins their adventure to an island where some rather lazy grown-up pirates are guarding their treasure. Tom and the pirates make a surprise attack and are soon off on the seas once more with the treasure!

Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke 

Ferocious Captain Firebeard may think that he rules the high seas - but he hasn't reckoned on a small, daring girl called Molly. And he certainly should never have kidnapped her! Molly soon proves to be sharper and quicker than any of the pirate gang's cutlasses. And before long, Firebeard must face his comeuppance - the fury of her fearsome mum!

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Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinsoaurs by Giles Andreae

Flinn is at school looking for some coloured pens when he stumbles upon a real live Pirate Captain! He tells Flinn that his ship has been stolen and that he needs Flinn to help him. Can Flinn help the pirates save their boat before his teacher notices he is missing?

The Troll by Julia Donaldson

The Troll longs for a goat - but has to make do with fish for supper instead. Meanwhile, Hank Chief and his pirate crew are digging for treasure - but it seems they've sailed to the wrong island. Again. Watch the fun unfold as these two worlds collide in this richly inventive, gloriously funny tale.

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The Jolley-Rogers and the Monster Gold by Jonny Duddle

When Matilda discovers a treasure map inside an old bottle, she shows it to the Jolley-Rogers and they all set sail to find the mysterious island on the map. Unfortunately, they end up in the belly of the dastardly Pirate Cruncher! Can Matilda and the rest of the Jolly-Rogers rescue themselves before it is too late? 

Pirates Love Underpants

by Claire Freedman

"These pirates SO love underpants, they're on a special quest. To find the fabled Pants of Gold, for the Captain's Treasure chest". This hilarious title in the Underpants series is full of pirates, sharks and treasure. You'll be yo-ho-ho-ing for days!