Everything I Know about Pirates
Publication Date: May 2000
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Why do pirates always wear eye patches?
What are pirates so grumpy about?
Where do pirates go to get their ears pierced?
How do pirates keep their underwear from getting mixed up when they sail off to pirate summer camp?
You're not the only one who wonders about these things. Author/illustrator Tom Lichtenheld wondered so much, he had to write a book about them. The result is Everything I Know About Pirates, a hilarious encyclopedia of piratedom. Thoroughly researched using educated guesses and made-up facts, the book reveals everything you'd ever want to know about those notorious bad guys of the high seas.
So grab your eye patch, matey, and prepare to learn the truth about the meanest and goofiest characters this side of Treasure Island.
Tom Lichtenheld has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including "Cloudette" and "Bridget's Beret". He is also the illustrator of the "New York Times-"bestselling books, "Duck! Rabbit!" and "Shark vs. Train". He lives in Geneva, Illinois.