PiratesBook - 2017
Learn all about dastardly pirates in this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK’s free online resource for kids.
Did you know that Blackbeard’s crew had more than 400 pirates in it? Or that pirates were more likely to steal sugar and spices than gold and jewels? Find out why!
Perfect for curious readers who want a highly visual history book to increase their pirate knowledge, DK findout! Pirates is sure to inspire. Inside, author E. T. Fox breaks down what pirates are, how they live, and why we are so fascinated with them.
With this DK findout! book, you will:
- Encounter swashbuckling pirates and learn how they really lived out on the high seas
- Board a pirate ship to see what they ate, the rules they followed, and the treasure they searched for
- Read about the different types of pirates, including Vikings, 17th century pirates, and modern pirates
- Meet Anne Bonny, Mary Read, and Ching Shih, the tough and infamous women pirates who ruled the seas
- Learn how to read a treasure map
- Hear from historian David Moore, who helped locate the wreck of Blackbeard’s legendary ship in 1996
- Fold out the cover for a pirate quiz and timeline
- and find out much, much more!
The DK findout! series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about pirates—and everything else—at www.dkfindout.com, the award-winning free educational website.