Pirates Magnified

Pirates Magnified

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Ahoy, shipmate Explore the lives of 10 real pirates and learn about life on the high seas, whilst using the magnifying glass--included inside the book's foil-accented cover--to spot more than 200 pirate-themed items in 16 eye-boggling illustrations.

Meet history's most notorious pirates as you follow Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, Anne Bonny, and more rogues on their real-life adventures in this book by award-winning author David Long. As you spot, explore cutaways of ships and learn about navigation, survival at sea, the merchant trade, and finding treasure. At the back, find a rogues gallery of even more pirates and dangerous individuals on the prowl in the era of sail ships and ocean travel, plus more things to spot, an answer key, and a guide to talking like a pirate.

The intricate illustrations and fascinating facts in this seafaring adventure will inform and entertain the youngest landlubber for hours.

Author: David Long, Harry Bloom
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Published: 09/07/2017
Pages: 48
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.55lbs
Size: 12.30h x 10.20w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781786030283
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
School Library Journal 12/01/2017
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 pg. 198 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author

David Long writes for adults and children and specializes in history. As a journalist, he has written for the Times, Sunday Times, and London Evening Standard as well as for magazines in Britain and abroad. He is an award-winning ghostwriter and one of his own books was voted Blue Peter Book of the Year 2017.

Harry Bloom is a freelance illustrator based in London. He specialises in creating detailed illustrations for children's books. Pirates Magnified is his first book for Wide Eyed Editions.