What If You Met A Pirate?

What If You Met A Pirate?

An Historical Voyage of Seafaring Speculation

Book - 2004
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"You know all about pirates. They were big guys with fancy hats, silk jackets, peg legs, and parrots cursing on their shoulders. They sailed big ships with brass guns and made lubbers walk the plank ... right? Wrong. ..." Pirates and piracy, buried treasure, and life on the high seas are brought to life in this colorful, appealing book. Jan Adkin's talent for combining words, illustration, and design is uniquely well-suited to the world of Pirates: ships and seafaring, maps, weapons, larger than life characters and larger than life stories are vividly presented in Jan's signature, design-driven style. This large format, full color picture book presents pirate history and pirate lore, pirate ships and equipment, and pirate life.
Publisher: Brookfield, Ct : Roaring Brook Press, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1596430079
Branch Call Number: J364.164 ADK
G535 .A35 2004
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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Oct 23, 2012

Great fun! Loaded with detailed illustrations. Lots of enticing reading.

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Oct 23, 2012

Actual factual information about how pirates really lived, where they worked, who loaned them money for boats, why guys decided to be pirates, ships they sailed, and how they pooped.

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