THE PIRATES OF LEGEND sailed the seven seas, exercised a salty vocabulary, and pursed lives full of swardplay and adventure. But what was life like for the real pirates of history? What odd animals did William Dampier have on board? Why dud Grace O'Malley cut her hair? And which pirate liked to wear pajamas on deck?
About the Author
Kathleen Krull is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young readers, which includes the successful Lives of ... series. She is a book reviewer and former children's book editor. She lives in San Diego.
Kathryn Hewitt has illustrated many books for young readers, some of which she also wrote. She lives in Santa Monica, California.
Ray Childs is a successful audiobook narrator. He can be heard on such titles as Black like Me, The Vanderbilts, and Amos Fortune.
Kymberly Dakin is a professional actress with over twenty years' experience and has been a featured performer both on Broadway and in national tours. Kym has also played roles on The Guiding Light, One Life to Live, and All My Children, and has appeared on PAX-TV's It's a Miracle and on PBS' Math Monsters.