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Pirates - True Stories of Seafaring Rogues

Pirates - True Stories of Seafaring Rogues

Facts, Maps and True Stories of Life on the High Seas

by Anne Rooney and Joe Wilson
Publication Date: 01/06/2019

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.

History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
Publication Date:
Welbeck Publishing Group
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
Anne Rooney

Anne Rooney writes non-fiction for children and adults, and fiction for children. She has written more than 100 non-fiction books, many of them on topics in science and technology. She has also taught at the Universities of Cambridge and York, and has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Lector.

Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson is an illustrator based in the UK specialising in highly detailed, hand-drawn illustrations and print. Working with a combination of pencil, ink and digital colour, Joe's work takes form as a hybrid of the traditional and contemporary. His work has featured in campaigns for adidas, Johnnie Walker, Hilfiger Denim, GQ magazine and many more.

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