Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues
Incredible Facts, Maps & True Stories About Life on the High Seas
By Anne Rooney (Author), Joe Wilson (Illustrator)
Who were the real pirates of the Caribbean—and beyond? Find out! Pirates: True Tales of Seafaring Rogues brings us face to face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas. Travel from North Africa to the China Seas to meet the notorious Blackbeard, the fearsome Barbarossa brothers, and the women pirates Mary Read, Anne Bonny, and Zheng Shi. With sumptuous maps, themed spreads, and true tales of a pirate’s daily life, this book takes you on an epic adventure.
New in paperback edition of Pirates: Dead Men's Tales.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Anne Rooney has written more than 100 nonfiction books. She has also taught at the Universities of Cambridge and York, and has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Lector.
Joe Wilson specializes in highly detailed, hand-drawn illustrations and print. Recent clients include Adidas, British Airways, Faber & Faber, The New York Observer, Hilfiger Denim, and GQ Magazine.