Pirates: Dead Men's Tales: Incredible Facts, Maps and True Stories about Life on the High Seas

Category: Book
By (author): Rooney, Anne
By (author): Wilson, Joe
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Exploration & Discovery
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Pirates
Publisher: Carlton Books
Published: April 2018
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 64
Size: 12.00in x 9.87in x 0.50in
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$ 15.99
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From The Publisher*Ahoy, there! Get set for a thrilling voyage as you explore pirates throughout history and across the globe.
 
Who were the real pirates of the Caribbean-and beyond? Find out! Pirates: Dead Men's Tales brings us face to face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas. Travel from North Africa to the China Seas to meet the notorious Blackbeard, the fearsome Barbarossa brothers, and the women pirates Mary Read, Anne Bonny, and Zheng Shi. With five sumptuous maps, themed spreads, and true tales of a pirate's daily life, this book takes you on an epic adventure.
From The Publisher*Come face to face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas! Travel from North Africa to the China Seas to meet such notorious figures as Blackbeard, the Barbarossa brothers, and women pirates Mary Read, Anne Bonny, and Zheng Shi. With plenty of maps, themed spreads, and true tales of a pirate's daily life, this book takes you on an epic adventure.
Biographical NoteAnne Rooney has written more than 100 nonfiction books. She taught at the Universities of Cambridge and York, and has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Lector.

Joe Wilson specializes in highly detailed, hand-drawn illustrations and print. Recent clients include Adidas, British Airways, Faber & Faber, The New York Observer, Hilfiger Denim, and GQ Magazine.