Guest Author - Taisha Turner
Pirate adventure story books stroke the imagination of children. Sea breezes ruffle their hair. Sun rays bake their skin. Salt waters spray a cooling mist on their sun-baked skin.
Best of all, pirates do not answer to their parents. Pirates are free to do as they please. They come and go when they desire. There is no law except the pirates’ own.
A pirate’s life is one of adventure. Grand adventure! They sail the seas. A full breeze in the sails and off they go. A pirate’s life is full of hidden treasures. Ah, the treasure chest! Be it on another ship or on a deserted island, the pirate will secure it.
Children love pirate books and films. Treasure Island, Robinson Crusoe and The Swiss Family Robinson are beloved classics. Huckleberry Finn, in the story of the same name, pretends to be a pirate. Children love Captain Jack in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. The amusement park theme ride, of the same name, is a Disney favorite.
Justin Somper continues the pirates’ adventure theme in his series, Vampirates. In the first novel, Vampirates Demons of the Ocean, he combines pirates and vampires. Yes, vampires! The result is a page turner. There are preteen twins, Connor and Grace, torn apart by a devastating sea storm. They search for each other on separate ships. Each ship is under the control of pirates. One pirate has a pet snake who nests in the pirate’s hair.
Read a pirate adventure book, become a swashbuckler. Feel the sea breezes, sun rays and salt water on your skin. Escape from the everyday rules and enjoy pirate justice. Sail the high seas away from the pirate hunter. Become a pirate and learn pirate talk: slang, lingo and terms.
Justin Somper's Vampirates Demons of the Ocean is available at Amazon.
Maisy's Pirate Treasure Hunt
Roger, the Jolly Pirate
Lucky's Pirate Adventure
Good Night Leo
Escape from Treasure Island
Pirates Past Noon(Magic Tree House #4)
Pirates(Magic Tree House Research Guide)
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