Best Pirate Games, Books, Music, and Apps for Kids

Pirates have fascinated kids for ages. Despite their "bad guy" status, they've taken on a pop culture identity more associated with funny, outlandish behavior than anything truly criminal. This list will tempt young mateys with a taste of the pirate lifestyle and leave them with "shiver me timbers" on their lips.

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Emphatical Piratical Music Poster Image
Rollicking pirate songs both kids and parents can enjoy.
By Captain Bogg & Salty
(2009)
(2009)
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The Pirate Cruncher Book Poster Image
Too full of clever laughs to scare most young mateys.
By Jonny Duddle
(2010)
(2010)
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates TV Poster Image
Fun-filled series teaches social lessons to young mateys.
Network: Disney Channel
(2011)
(2011)
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Deskplorers "Pirates" (Episode Two) HD App Poster Image
Fun adventure with learning and storytelling along the way.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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We ARGH Pirates App Poster Image
Beautiful scenes, basic games on this word-free app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Peter Pan Book Poster Image
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
(1904)
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Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure Game Poster Image
Quirky adventure is a puzzle-playing treasure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
(2007)
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LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Game Poster Image
Explore all four movies' worlds, with unique LEGO humor.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
(2011)
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Peter and the Starcatchers Book Poster Image
A swashbuckling high-seas adventure.
By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
(2004)
(2004)
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Treasure Island Book Poster Image
The granddaddy of kids' adventures -- a classic.
By Robert Louis Stevenson
(2009)
(1883)
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