With a 3x Magnifying Glass
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.
Praise For Pirates Magnified: With a 3x Magnifying Glass…
"Book of the Week 'This book is fantastic... So far this is easily one of the most impressive [non-fiction titles about real life pirates] we've seen. Utterly wonderful stuff'" - Read It Daddy
Wide Eyed Editions, 9781786030283, 48pp.
Publication Date: September 7, 2017
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.