Venture onto the high seas in this illustrated book that explores the history of pirates from the days of the ancient Greeks through to the bloodthirsty buccaneers of the 18th century.
Every spread contains bright and detailed original colour illustrations that reveal all there is to know about the world of pirates, including an exploration of an authentic pirate galleon, a visit to a notorious pirate port and a pirate ship wrecked at the bottom of the ocean, waiting to reveal its hidden treasure...It contains over fifty flaps, which children can lift to delve further into the world of pirates, parrots, pieces of eight and barrels of rum.
In addition to being hugely entertaining, this book is also immensely informative and is packed with accurate historical information.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 16 pages, full colour illustrations throughout
- Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/07/2007
- Category: History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9780746070048