Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl: Captain Jack's Tale is a storybook by Disney Press based on the events of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, as told from the perspectives of Jack Sparrow. It was released on January 1, 2007 along with its companion publication, A Pirate's Life.
Stories are whispered of a mysterious ship with black sails and the ruthless pirate who captains it -- Barbossa. Feared among pirates and sailors alike, Barbossa and his crew are said to be cursed. Elizabeth Swann isn't afraid of pirates, that is, until she is kidnapped and taken aboard the Black Pearl. Now Will Turner must turn to Captain Jack Sparrow to rescue the girl he loves from the evil clutches of Barbossa and the crew of the Black Pearl.