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Author Rooney, Anne, author.
Title Pirates : true stories of seafaring rogues / Anne Rooney ; illustrated by Joe Wilson.
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 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  910.45 ROO    AVAILABLE
Description 1 volume : illustrations (colour)
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Contents Who would want to be a pirate? -- Lords of land and sea -- Mediterranean marauders -- Hunting grounds of the corsairs -- The Barbarossa brothers -- How to be a Barbary corsair -- The loathsome life of a galley slave -- A sea held to ransom -- Pirate gold -- Pirates of the Caribbean -- The hunt for treasure -- Blackbeard -- Live like a pirate -- The pirate's code -- Pirate punishments -- Mary Read and Anne Bonny -- Pirates rule! -- A whole New World -- Africa and Madagascar -- Robbery in the Indian Ocean -- How to attack a ship -- Black Bart -- Ship ahoy! -- Sailing west to Asia -- China Sea -- Pirates of eastern Asia -- Zheng She -- Landlubbing.
Summary This highly illustrated swashbuckling title is a visual treat and a book for the whole family to treasure as the discover the real pirates of the Caribbean (and elsewhere). In Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues, Anne Rooney explore pirates throughout history and across the globe, coming face to face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas. Included are the notorious Blackbeard, who terrorised the Caribbean and the Atlantic seaboard of America until he met his end in a dramatic shoot-out; and Captain Kidd, who might be the unluckiest pirate of all time, and whose legendary treasure is still sought after. These in-depth pirate profiles are interspersed with highly visual maps and high-interest themed spreads exploring all the incredible details of life as a pirate on the high seas.
Subject Pirates -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Wilson, Joe (Illustrator), illustrator.
ISBN 9781783127290
9781783124435 (pbk.)
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