Ever since ships first crossed the oceans carrying valuable cargo, there have been pirates on the seas trying to steal the grains, olive oil, and silk those ships were transporting. The Golden Age of Pirates comes life in Sounds of the Past: Pirates, a swashbuckling high seas adventure. Kids will marvel at the lifelike sound effects of pirates engaged in a sword fight and Blackbeard launching an attack on an enemy ship, while pop-ups display scenes in colorful detail. Educational, detailed text explains each scene so kids can learn along the way. Get ready to explore like never before!
|Age Range:||5 Years|
About the Author
A children’s writer and editor with a wealth of experience, Rod Green began his career working on children’s magazines with D C Thomson in his home town of Dundee, Scotland. He has since worked for publishers including Puffin, HarperCollins and Carlton Books, for whom he wrote the bestseller Santa Claus: The Magical World of Father Christmas. He lives in Surrey with his wife and son.
Steve Read is a self-taught artist who started work as a mural designer. Over a twenty-year period he progressed to become a freelance illustrator working on high profile advertising campaigns. More recently Read has been working within the fantasy genre, illustrating fairytale and landscape illustrations, underwater scenes, dragons and wizards, pirates and unicorns.