Pirateology: A Pirate Hunter's Companion

SKU: 978-0763631437
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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 young pirate hunters.

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

Argh! Hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures, a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere.

  • 32 pages
  • Candlewick Press
  • Hardcover

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