Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!) by Kathleen KrullLives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!) by Kathleen Krull

Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!)

byKathleen KrullIllustratorKathryn Hewitt

Paperback | November 5, 2013

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"Sensational. . . . Will excite the imaginations of [readers]."- School Library Journal The content is the same. Only the format is different, giving this&nbspacclaimed series a look that will appeal to kids as much as it does to teachers and librarians. &nbspEvery kid knows that pirates talk funny, swing a big sword, and seek buried treasure-don't they? What do we really know about Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, Sir Francis Drake, and other men and women of pirate history? What drove them to sail the high seas? What were their bad habits, favorite foods, and silly quirks? And did they actually talk like that?&nbsp Lives of the Pirates spans the globe with profiles of the nineteen most notorious pirates in history.
Kathleen Krull has written much innovative nonfiction for young people, including all of the books in the Lives of . . . series, and has made a chatty, accessible approach to biography her hallmark. She lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at .   Kathryn Hewitt's caricatures of fam...
Title:Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!)Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.3 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544104951

ISBN - 13:9780544104952


Editorial Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE LIVES OF SERIES: * Living, breathing anecodotes-the stuff of which the best biography is made." - Publishers Weekly, starred review"As addictive as it is fascinating."- The Horn Book Magazine "Another colorful, enthralling excursion into our cultural heritage."- Kirkus Reviews "An entertaining survey, of interest to adults as well as children."- The New York Times Book Review * "Irresistible."- SLJ, starred review"