Who Wants to Be a Pirate? (Hardcover)

What It Was Really Like in the Golden Age of Piracy

By Bridget Heos, Daniel Duncan (Illustrator)

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805097702, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 26, 2019

List Price: 17.99*
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Have you ever wanted to be a pirate? To sail the high seas in search of adventure—and maybe some buried treasure?

Well, writer Bridget Heos and illustrator Daniel Duncan welcome you aboard Captain Parrot's pirate ship! Captain Parrot is here to tell you about the life of a real swashbuckler from the Golden Age of Piracy (1650-1730).

From danger to the doldrums, Who Wants to Be a Pirate? has all the need-to-know facts. And don't worry about walking the plank—strap in for fun and join Captain Parrot's pirate crew!

About the Author

Bridget Heos is the author of more than sixty nonfiction books for children, including Who Wants to Be a Princess? She lives in Kansas City with her family.

Daniel Duncan is a highly-praised illustrator and the creator of the picture book South. He lives near London.