Pirates : Get Up Close to Outlaw Life on the High Seas
"Inside Access" takes the reader on an exciting, interactive journey through favourite subjects. With lift-up flaps, superb images and the assistance of an authoritative yet friendly guide, in-depth information is presented in a richly visual and irresistible way. "Pirates" follows jake Rattlebones, the daredevil pirate guide, who can tell a tale or two about his life on the high seas as a pirate during the 'Golden Age'. Jake takes the reader on a personal tour through the world of pirates and piracy, imparting extra and sometimes surprising facts alongside his insider knowledge and characteristic humour.
- Hardback | 32 pages
- 210 x 255 x 15mm | 433g
- 02 Jul 2007
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- artwork illustrations & photographs
Table of contents
4-5 Meet your guide; 6-7 Why turn pirate?; 8-9 Pirates of long ago; 10-11 Pirates rule the waves; 12-13 Rogues' gallery; 14-15 Pirate ships; 16-17 Work on board; 18-19 Cannon and cutlasses; 20-21 Fighting dirty; 22-23 A world at sea; 24-25 Across the ocean; 26-27 Treasure!; 28-29 A pirate's farewell; 30-31 Glossary and index.
About Philip Steele
Phil Steele is an experienced writer and editor who has been writing books for children and adults on a wide range of topics including history, geography and cultural themes, for over 20 years. He lives in North Wales, United Kingdom. Thomas Bayley's artworks are almost cinematic in quality, and bring his subjects beautifully to life. Pirates are his speciality. Lyn Stone produces delightful and informative line drawings on a variety of subjects. She was formerly a curator at the Tower of London