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    The classic picture books about pirate Captain Pugwash have been entertaining children for almost seventy years now.  First published in 1950, Captain Pugwash features in the classic comic strips and books created by author John Ryan. The characters were later adapted into a cartoon TV series but the books are still much-loved today with updated illustrations for young readers.
     
    Captain Horatio Pugwash is an unlikely pirate. He boasts of being brave but is actually rather fearful and stupid. His greed often leads him into trouble while he’s sailing the high seas in his ship called the Black Pig. Luckily for Pugwash, he usually wins the day thanks to his able assistant cabin boy Tom, pirates Willy and Barnabas and Master Mate. His arch enemy is Cut-Throat Jake, captain of the Flying Dustman and a more competent pirate than Pugwash. Cut-throat Jake and his crew are always trying to invade the Black Pig – whether it is disguised as a sea monster, hiding inside barrels or even at a fancy dress party. Pirate tales are timeless, and the Captain Pugwash books have cutlasses, treasure, eyepatches and parrots galore!
     
    Kids love Pugwash’s silly mistakes and adventures and Tom’s efforts to sort things out and get him out of his scrapes. The friendly illustrations in these simple stories make them ideal for younger children and a must-read for pirate fans. The picture books are perfect for reading aloud so get your best pirate voice on and enjoy. Aye aye me hearties!

    All the Captain Pugwash Books in Order:

    Captain Pugwash: A Pirate Story (1957)
    Pugwash Aloft (1960)
    Pugwash and the Ghost Ship (1962)
    Pugwash in the Pacific (1963)
    Pugwash and the Sea Monster (1976)
    Pugwash and the Buried Treasure (1980)
    Pugwash the Smuggler (1982)
    Captain Pugwash and the Mutiny (1982)
    Pugwash and the Wreckers (1984)
    Captain Pugwash and the Pigwig (1991)
    Captain Pugwash and the Birthday Party
    The Captain Pugwash Comic Book Collection

    Book 1
    Book 1

    Captain Pugwash

    Frances Lincoln are delighted to present paperback editions of this classic picture book series. There's nothing more li... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Pugwash Aloft

    Welcome aboard the Black Pig for another exciting adventure with Captain Pugwash and his loyal crew. As they strike up t... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Pugwash and the Ghost Ship

    The famous Black Pig, home to Captain Pugwash and his crew is in desperate need of a spring clean. But what begins as a ... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Pugwash in the Pacific

    The Admiral is under strict orders from the Prime Minister - to search the Seven Seas, capture Captain Pugwash and bring... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Pugwash and the Sea Monster

    Cut-throat Jake and his ugly crew are busy celebrating on Cactus Island, surrounded by their stolen treasure. So they ar... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Pugwash and the Buried Treasure

    Poor old Captain Pugwash's worst nightmare comes true when he is marooned on an island in the middle of the ocean. But e... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Pugwash the Smuggler

    Captain Pugwash is delighted at the prospect of earning five hundred golden crowns for smuggling barrels of brandy acros... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Captain Pugwash and the Mutiny

    That most unlikely of pirates, the greedy, selfish Captain Pugwash is at the helm once more. And his familiar crew are a... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Captain Pugwash and the Wreckers

    That most unlikely of pirates, the greedy, selfish Captain Pugwash is at the helm once more. And his familiar crew are a... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Captain Pugwash and the Pigwig

    That most unlikely of pirates, the greedy, selfish Captain Pugwash is at the helm once more. And his familiar crew are a... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Captain Pugwash and the Birthday Party

    That most unlikely of pirates, the greedy, selfish Captain Pugwash is at the helm once more. And his familiar crew are... More

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    The Captain Pugwash Comic Book Collection

    This great value paperback collection brings together three classic stories about the much loved bumbling pirate told in... More

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