The Pirate Hunter's Companion

By William Captain Lubber

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763631437, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 11, 2006

Aar Hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures -- a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere. The eagerly awaited new title in the best-selling 'Ology series -- more than 5 million sold worldwide
Step lively, pirate foes and fanciers Mysterious booty found inside a long-lost sea chest, hidden for hundreds of years off the coast of Newfoundland, has just been uncovered for your enjoyment. Within these covers is the fascinating eighteenth-century journal of Captain William Lubber, an earnest soul who sailed the seas in search of the vicious female pirate Arabella Drummond. Prepare for a mesmerizing tale of the golden age of piracy -- from storm-tossed sailing ships to tantalizing treasure islands, from pirates' flags and fashions to their wily weapons and wicked ways. An extraordinary find for pirateologists, here is a true and complete companion for the dedicated pirate hunter.
Pirateology's special treasures include:
-- a stunning cover bearing a working compass and glittering gems--treasure map with a missing piece -- for the canny reader to find
-- multiple flaps, maps, charts, and booklets harboring codes and clues
-- intricate drawings of ships' interiors
-- a packet of gold dust -- a pocket sundial
-- a cache of pirate letters, pieces of eight-- and a jewel as a final reward.