The Big Book of Pirates

The Big Book of Pirates

by Chuck Tessaro, Anatoly Slepkov
     
 

What a swashbuckling read! A dashingly illustrated hardcover packed with facts and trivia, this comprehensive volume explains it all, in thrilling detail: who the pirates of the past really were, their countries of origin, their crews, life on their ships, navigating the high seas, their weapons and methods of attack, and much more. Read about the myths, meet

Overview

What a swashbuckling read! A dashingly illustrated hardcover packed with facts and trivia, this comprehensive volume explains it all, in thrilling detail: who the pirates of the past really were, their countries of origin, their crews, life on their ships, navigating the high seas, their weapons and methods of attack, and much more. Read about the myths, meet some famous fictional and real-life privateers, trace their routes on maps, shiver at accounts of their fearsome progress through history, and learn about archaeological pirate ship recoveries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762416240
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
09/06/2004
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
10.08(w) x 13.28(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Chuck Tessaro has contributed to many projects, including The Mensa Deck (Chronicle), Where Does the Sun go at Night? and How Do Airplanes Fly?, among others. He teaches fourth grade in Seattle, Washington.

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