Story 6 - Episodes 11 & 12 - Pirate Adventure

A Pirate Adventure

Join Lauren and the Reading Bug on a new adventure with some of the nastiest, rowdiest, smelliest, song-and-dance-iest pirates to sail the seven seas! Hop into the Reading Bug's magic book bag to help save a young girl captured by Captain Blackbeard and his motley crew. You'll need to be brave, cunning, and ready for action to trick Blackbeard and get everyone to safety.

Books Mentioned in this Podcast

Fiction: 
Captain Jack and the Pirates Cover Image
By Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525429500
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Published: Dial Books - March 29th, 2016

Jack, Zach and Caspar build a ship and set sail on an imaginary adventure. They chase after pirates, but a storm wrecks their ship and leaves them on a deserted island where they come fact to face with the pirates! Ages 3 to 5


Captain Monty Takes the Plunge Cover Image
By Jennifer Mook-Sang, Liz Starin (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781771386265
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Published: Kids Can Press - October 3rd, 2017

A story of love, courage and stinky boots. Captain Monty is a brave and bold pirate, but he has a secret—he can’t swim! Ages 5+.


Cap'n Rex & His Clever Crew Cover Image
By Henry L. Herz, Benjamin Schipper (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781454920885
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - August 1st, 2017

Meet Captain Rex and his band of dinosaur pirates who sail the seas in search of buried treasure. A delightful story about creativity and problem-solving. Ages 5+.


Dinosaur Pirates! (Dinosaurs on the Go) Cover Image
By Penny Dale, Penny Dale (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763693305
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Published: Nosy Crow - May 2nd, 2017

An intrepid team of dinosaur pirates goes in search of buried treasure, but they are ambushed by a band of marauding baddy-irates! Ages 2 to 5.


How I Became a Pirate Cover Image
By Melinda Long, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780152018481
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2003

While his parents set up their beach blankets, Jeremy Jacob joins a band or pirates. The pirate life sounds like fun as long as he can get back in time for soccer practice. Ages 4 to 8.


The Not-So-Jolly Roger #2 (Time Warp Trio #2) Cover Image
By Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142400456
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Published: Puffin Books - September 30th, 1998

When three friends use a magic book to travel through time, they find themselves face-to-face with the notorious pirate, Blackbeard. Ages 7 to 10.


Pirate Pete's Talk Like a Pirate Cover Image
By Kim Kennedy, Doug Kennedy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780810993488
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 1st, 2007

Pirate Pete has a wonderful ship, but no crew. He interviews potential crew members, but keeps giving them the boot. Ages 4 to 8.


Port Side Pirates with Cdex (Singalongs) Cover Image
By Oscar Seaworthy, Debbie Harter (Illustrator), Mark Collins (Read by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781846866678
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Published: Barefoot Books - September 1st, 2011

Perfect for young pirate fans, this book includes a CD recording and endnotes on pirate ships, pirates from all over the world, and famous pirates. Ages 4 to 7.


Peter Pan (100th Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
By J. M. Barrie, Michael Hague (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805072457
Availability: Out of Print - Not Available at This Time
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 1st, 2003

Renowned children's-book artist Michael Hague has brought the amazing adventures of Peter Pan to life. His beautiful illustrations capture the wild, seductive power of this classic book.


Non-Fiction: 
Pirates: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #4: Pirates Past Noon (Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker #4) Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, Will Osborne (Illustrator), Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375802997
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 22nd, 2001

In this nonfiction companion to the Magic Treehouse book by Will Osborne and Mary Pope, kids can find out more about what pirate life was really like. A magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to a deserted island where they discover a talking parrot named Polly who warns them off the island. Ages 6 to 9.


DK Eyewitness Books: Pirate: Discover the Pirates Who Terrorized the Seas from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780756630058
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Published: DK Children - May 21st, 2007

Lives of the Pirates by Kathleen Krull (DK Children). A close-up look at the colorful and cruel lives of real life pirates. Ages 8 to 12.


Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!) (Lives of . . .) Cover Image
By Kathleen Krull, Kathryn Hewitt (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544104952
Availability: On Our Store Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2013

A great book about some of the most notorious pirates of all time. Ages 8 to 12.


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