Avast ye landlubbers!
Prepare to enter the wicked world of pirates ... Here is the stuff of legend, where tales of adventure and intrigue are written in blood. Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and Anne Bonny... the very names conjure up images of razor-sharp cutlasses and of buried treasure, of doomed mariners walking the plank and of ships fleeing from the dreaded Jolly Roger.
Learn about the daredevil exploits of those pirates who havepassed into folklore and inspired unforgettable characters suchas Long John Silver and Captain Jack Sparrow. Read of daringraids on sea and land, and discover the reality of pirate life onboard a ship... from their strict codes of conduct to the terriblepunishments that awaited those who broke them ...
Allen & Unwin
Author: John Matthews
For ages 4-8.