Author(s): Tony Bradman
Pirates have a strong tradition in children's literature. This collection includes a fairy story from Joan Aiken and comic capers from Tony Bradman, famous literary pirates such as Long John Silver and real life adventurers such as Grania the Pirate Queen.
"The Pirate Ship", Ruth Ainsworth; "The Not-So-Jolly Roger", Jon Scieszka; "The Pirats", Colin McNaughton; "Peter Pan", J.M. Barrie; "One-Eyed Jake", Pat Hutchins; "The Parrot Pirate Princess", Joan Aiken; "Skulduggery", Tony Robinson; "The Battle in Houseboat Bay" (from Swallows and Amazons"), Arthur Ransome; "The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost", Geoffrey Hayes; "Treasure Island", Robert Louis Stevenson, retold by Joyce Faraday; "The Pirate Queen", Emily Arnold McCully; "The Tale of the Bad Ship Torment", Sara Conkey; "The Man Whose Mother Was A Pirate", Margaret Mahy.