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Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!)

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Publisher Comments:

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.

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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.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152059088
Subtitle:
Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!)
Author:
Krull, Kathleen
Illustrator:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Author:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Pirates
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
History - Other
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Lives Of . . . </B></DIV> <div>&#160;</DIV> <div>* "Living, breathing anecodotes&amp;#8212;the
Publication Date:
20131105
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
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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.
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