Children's Pirate Book for iPad Excerpts | The Day I Became A Pirate

Excerpt Two: Feeling Quite Aghast

I could see a lot of sails and a flag above the mast, And what I saw upon it left me feeling quite aghast… The second line in the book The Day I Became A Pirate gives a closer look at the ship and implies a sense of doom when our hero sees something on the flag...

Excerpt One From The Day I Became A Pirate

I was walking on the beach one day when I looked out to the sea, And there on the horizon was a ship approaching me. This is the first line from the book The Day I Became A Pirate. I wrote this while walking along the beach with my two sons one day; they weren’t...

Excerpt: You Can Keep Me Plunder!

Captain Black is a harsh leader, but he takes care of his crew and when one of his men fall ill, he is ready to secure help at any cost. At one point in the story, The Captain offers a chest full of plunder to The Boy if he can make him well. And with that said he...

The Pirate Ode

The Day I Became A Pirate features a short song I wrote as part of the story. The song is sung by The Captain to The Boy at the critical turning point in the story. The Boy is frightened as The Captain steps back out of his boat and approaches him with a stern look....

The Pirate Ship Gets Closer

Another favorite page from The Day I Became A Pirate: This one has our young lad a little frightened as a pirate ship is seen on the horizon (on the previous page) and he has sought higher ground to get a better look. To his dismay, the ship is getting closer, and he...