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Created by Rachel Wright
  • Details about Pirate Treasure Hunt!

    Pirate Treasure Hunt!

    by Jan Peck; illustrated by Adrian Tans

    In this interactive picture book for young readers, Captain Dare invites children on a treasure hunt they won't ever forget. Captain Dare and his crew of pirates are searching for a very special treasure, which is hidden deep in a dangerous jungle. But reaching this treasure won't be easy. Readers have to wade through a lagoon and sneak across a snake pit in order to find the pirate's chest. As children repeat Captain Dare's catchy phrases and orders, they are taken on an exciting adventure thro……more

  • Details about The Pirate Girl's Treasure: an origami adventure

    The Pirate Girl's Treasure: an origami adventure

    by Peyton Leung; illustrated by Hilary Leung

    In this spectacularly original picture book, the story mirrors an origami activity: As a pig-tailed pirate girl travels through mountains, valleys, a cave and finally by sea to reach the treasure her grandfather has hidden for her, imaginative illustrations show different incarnations of a single folded sheet of paper within the scenes. Best of all, clear instructions at the end will let readers recreate the story with just a few folds and tears, transforming a piece of notebook paper into a mou……more

  • Details about There was an old Pirate who Swallowed a Fish

    There was an old Pirate who Swallowed a Fish

    by Jennifer Ward; illustrated by Steve Gray

    There was an old pirate . . . who swallowed a fish, a bird, a map, some gold, and even a whole pirate ship! Will the Old Pirate sink to the bottom of the deep, dark sea? Yo ho ho! Watch his belly grow! Jennifer Ward#146;s take on the #147;Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly#148; song is perfectly matched with Steve Gray#146;s zany digital illustrations.…more

  • Details about Henry's Map

    Henry's Map

    David Elliot (Illustrator)

    A fun-filled introduction to maps through the eyes of an adorable pig Henry is a very particular sort of pig. "A place for everything and everything in its place," he always says. But when he looks out his window he is troubled. The farm is a mess! Henry is worried that nobody will be able to find anything in this mess. So he draws a map showing all the animals exactly where they belong. And Henry embarks on a journey through the farm, his friends tagging along as he creates his map: sheep in ……more

  • Details about Sheep On a Ship

    Sheep On a Ship

    Nancy Shaw ; illustrated by Margot Apple.

    The rhyming misadventures of a group of zany sheep on a pirate ship.…more

  • Details about Treasure


    Suzanne Bloom

    Bear and Goose are back and on a treasure hunt. Goose believes that the paper in Bear's hand could only be a treasure map. And X marks the spot--but for what? Soon Bear and Goose are on a wild-goose chase for hidden treasure in this warm and adorable follow-up to the award-winning A Splendid Friend, Indeed.…more

  • Details about Pirate Nap: a book of colors

    Pirate Nap: a book of colors

    by Danna Smith; illustrated by Valeria Petrone

    What better place for naptime than a grand pirate ship on the high seas?Two boys use their imaginations to turn everyday objects, from a white bandanna to yellow coins to a red blanket, into colorful pirate treasure as they prepare for naptime. With a bouncy rhymed text and fun illustrations, this charming book teaches little ones their colors while making a great read-aloud. Even the youngest readers and listeners will want to be a part of the fun as they get ready to sail off to sleep!…more

  • Details about Bizzy Bear: Pirate Adventure

    Bizzy Bear: Pirate Adventure

    by Benji Davies

    With chunky sliders to push and pull, this robust little board book is perfect for active toddlers. Rich in visual detail and with touches of humor, it is sure to become a classic in the family library. Today, Bizzy Bear is packing his ship, hoisting the Jolly Roger and setting sail on an exciting pirate adventure! Little readers will love helping Bizzy steer his ship, dig for treasure, and open the treasure chest.…more

  • Details about Swap!


    Steve Light (Illustrator)

    An old ship. A sad friend. A button . . . An idea. Let's SWAP! In a young scalawag's first tale of bartering, a peg-legged youngster sets out to help his captain repair his vessel. One button for three teacups. SWAP! Two teacups for four coils of rope. SWAP! And so it goes, until the little swashbuckler secures sails, anchors, a ship's wheel, and more . . . including a happy friend. Steve Light's intricate pen-and-ink illustrations, punctuated by brilliant blue and other hues, anchor this clev……more

  • Details about Ship Shapes

    Ship Shapes

    Stella Blackstone; Siobhan Bell (Illustrator)

    See how many everyday shapes you can spot while sailing the open sea in search of jewels and treasure. Children will ride the waves to a faraway island in this lively, shape-filled ocean adventure.…more

  • Details about Max and Ruby's Treasure Hunt

    Max and Ruby's Treasure Hunt

    Rosemary Wells

    Crash! A sudden thunderstorm ruins Max and Ruby's outdoor tea party! What can they and their friends Louise and Lily do indoors on a rainy day? Grandma has the answer. She sets up a treasure hunt with a mysterious secret box at the end of a string of amazing clues. Follow Max, Ruby . Louise, and Lily all over the house! Find the hidden clues. Life the flaps and see if you can remember the missing word in each Mother Goose rhyming clue. Race with the bunnies as they search for the hidden bo……more

  • Details about I Love my Pirate Papa

    I Love my Pirate Papa

    by Laura Leuck; illustrated by Kyle M. Stone

    It's a yar vessel that can carry this crew of burly pirates, the captain, and his scrappy little son. From the crow's nest to the hold, from the high seas to the island of buried treasure, this boy hangs out with the mostrough-and-tumble of rogues. And at the end of each day, he gets tucked in by the fiercest pirate of them all: hisloving and tender dad.…more

  • Details about This Little Pirate

    This Little Pirate

    Philemon Sturges; Amy Walrod (Illustrator)

    From the team that created The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza) comes another hilarious read-aloud, this time based on the favorite children's rhyme This Little Piggy, but featuring pirates instead. Full color.…more