Pirate Study Resources

Resource Type

Resource Name/Author

Comments

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Rating

Book/Library

The Old Pirate of Central Park; Priest Robert

Very nice tale of the old pirate and the old queen, their "war" and reconciliation.

X

4

Book/Library

Little Badger, Terror of the Seven Seas; Bunting, Eve

Cute, encourages imagination and pretending and not being influenced by nay-sayers

X

4

Book/Library

Pirate Pete; Kennedy, Kim

Fluff, but cute

 

2

Book/Library

A Pirateís Life for Me!; Thompson, Julie and Macintosh; Brownie

Non-fiction, explains the life of pirates honestly w/o too much gory detail

X

4

Book/Purchase Plundering Pirates, A Where's Waldo Fun Fact Book; Wright, Rachel Facts about pirates and a bit of debunking of myths, too. Pirate-themed poster in back to search for Waldo.   5

Laser Disc/Purchase

Swiss Family Robinson

Pirates are mean, not cute romantic figures. Still not too scary.

 

5

Video/Library

Pirates of Penzance; w/ Kevin Kline

Kline is a wonderful Pirate King. Imagine Archie, from A Fish Called Wanda, without all the swearing.

X

5

Video/Library

Gilbert & Sullivanís The Pirates of Penzance, Opera World

My 4yo ~loves~ it,watched it 3-4 times and wanted more

X

5

 

Ratings: 5= Excellent, 4= Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor


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