"Before the Black Pearl, there was a teenage stowaway named Jack Sparrow..."
Pirates of the Caribbean: Jack Sparrow tagline[src]

Pirates of the Caribbean: Jack Sparrow is a series of young reader books written by Rob Kidd and published by Disney Press between 2006 and 2009. The whole series was reprinted and published under different titles in 2017.


The series deals with the early years of Captain Jack Sparrow, in the decades before the events of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The series began on June 1, 2006, with the release of the first two books, concluding July 29, 2008 with the twelfth volume. It is followed by the series Pirates of the Caribbean: Legends of the Brethren Court, which is set thirteen years before the events of the first film in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

The first four installments have been collected in the boxset volume, Pirates of the Caribbean: Jack Sparrow: The Quest for the Sword of Cortés, published in October 2006.


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