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Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!)by Kathleen Krull
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Every kid knows that pirates talk funny, swing a big sword, and seek buried treasureand#8212;donand#8217;t they? What do we really know about Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, Sir Francis Drake, and other men and women of pirate history? What drove them to sail the high seas? What were their bad habits, favorite foods, and silly quirks? And did they actually talk like that?
and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; A lively style, lots of surprises, and solid research have made the Lives of . . . series of collective biographies popular with both kids and adults. Now the series returns, spanning the globe with profiles of the nineteen most notorious pirates in history.
This addition to the lively Lives of . . . series of biographies takes a look at the lives of such real-life pirates as Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, and Sir Francis Drake, along with 16 other notorious swashbucklers. Full color.
This installment in the acclaimed LIVES OF series profiles the swashbuckling adventures of history's most famous piratesand#8212;and dispels a few rumors along the way.
About the Author
KATHLEEN KRULL is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young readers, which includes six previous titles in the successful Lives of... series. She lives in San Diego, California.
Kathryn Hewitt illustrated the previous books in the Lives of the...series, as well as popular picture books for younger readers. She lives in Santa Monica, California.
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