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Publisher Comments:

Kids fascinated by buccaneers, corsairs, treasure maps, and pieces of eight, will find this a most seaworthy introduction to the lives of these salty scoundrels. From the legend of the gap-toothed Jolly Roger to the gritty realities of pirate life, children will discover why pirates and smugglers have been feared throughout history.

Special Features:

  • Colorful double-page spreads
  • Informative captions and fact panels
  • Illustrated glossary and index

Review:

"Each topic is briefly covered in a paragraph of large-print text, supplemented by detailed captions for the numerous drawings. The colorful illustrations detail different pirate flags; a cross-section of Captain Kidd's ship, the Adventure Galley; an assortment of weapons; and plentiful scenes of pirates in action." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

Stunning artwork depicts the lives and daredevil raids of famous pirates such as Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, and Captain Kidd, while clever cutaways and authoritative text reveal the day-to-day life on board their ships. The Best Book of Pirates by Barnaby Howard is the perfect book for young swashbucklers!

Synopsis:

Kids fascinated by buccaneers, corsairs, treasure maps, and pieces of eight will find this book a most seaworthy introduction to pirates.

About the Author

Harward has worked as a teacher, journalist, editor, and writer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753454497
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Location:
New York
Author:
Howard, Barnaby
Author:
Harward, Barnaby
Subject:
Pirates
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
General
Subject:
Exploration & Discovery
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture Book Nonfiction
Series:
Best Book Of...(Kingfisher)
Series Volume:
02-4165
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated in full color
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.12 x 7.22 x 0.135 in
Age Level:
05-08

Related Subjects

Children's » History » World History
Children's » Nonfiction » World History » General

The Best Book of Pirates
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Product details 32 pages Kingfisher - English 9780753454497 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Each topic is briefly covered in a paragraph of large-print text, supplemented by detailed captions for the numerous drawings. The colorful illustrations detail different pirate flags; a cross-section of Captain Kidd's ship, the Adventure Galley; an assortment of weapons; and plentiful scenes of pirates in action."
"Synopsis" by ,
Stunning artwork depicts the lives and daredevil raids of famous pirates such as Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, and Captain Kidd, while clever cutaways and authoritative text reveal the day-to-day life on board their ships. The Best Book of Pirates by Barnaby Howard is the perfect book for young swashbucklers!
"Synopsis" by , Kids fascinated by buccaneers, corsairs, treasure maps, and pieces of eight will find this book a most seaworthy introduction to pirates.
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