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10 books about pirates

Pick up one of these featured titles on pirates in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on pirates. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down by Colin Woodard

Category: Historical

This book was published 13 years ago by Mariner Books and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates by Eric Jay Dolin

Category: Colonial Period

This book was published 2 years ago by Liveright and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

Pirate Mouse: A swashbuckling tale of adventure by Kirstie Watson

Category: Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs & Squirrels

This book was published last year by Telltale Tots Publishing and takes approximately 1.2 hours to read.

Goodnight Pirate: The Perfect Bedtime Book! (Goodnight Series) by Michelle Robinson

Category: Sleep

This book was published 6 years ago by B.E.S. and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.

Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: From the Colonial Era to the Oyster Wars by Jamie L. H. Goodall

Category: True Crime

This book was published last year by The History Press and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.

Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas by Laura Sook Duncombe

Category: Women

This book was published 2 years ago by Chicago Review Press and takes approximately 8.8 hours to read.

How to Be a Pirate (Little Golden Book) by Sue Fliess

Category: Stories In Verse

This book was published 7 years ago by Golden Books and takes approximately 0.8 hours to read.

The Best Book of Pirates by Barnaby Howard

Category: Exploration & Discovery

This book was published 15 years ago by Kingfisher and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.

Pirates: Dead Men's Tales: Incredible Facts, Maps and True Stories about Life on the High Seas by Anne Rooney

Category: Exploration & Discovery

This book was published 3 years ago by Carlton Kids and takes approximately 2.1 hours to read.

Everything I Know About Pirates by Tom Lichtenheld

Category: Exploration & Discoveries

This book was published 18 years ago by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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