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Description - The Big Book of Pirates by Chuck Tessaro

What a swashbuckling read! A dashingly illustrated hardcover packed with facts and trivia, this comprehensive volume explains it all, in thrilling detail: who the pirates of the past really were, their countries of origin, their crews, life on their ships, navigating the high seas, their weapons and methods of attack, and much more. Read about the myths, meet some famous fictional and real-life privateers, trace their routes on maps, shiver at accounts of their fearsome progress through history, and learn about archaeological pirate ship recoveries.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780762416240
ISBN-10: 0762416246
Format: Hardback
(331mm x 248mm x mm)
Pages: 56
Imprint: Running Press,U.S.
Publisher: Running Press
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Chuck Tessaro

Chuck Tessaro has contributed to many books for both adults and children and teaches in Seattle, USA. Anatoly Slepkov is a graduate of the Leningrad Academy of Arts. He works in oil, watercolours and pastels and has illustrated many classic children's tales.