There Be Pirates!

Joann Hamilton-Barry

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ISBN: 9781771085793

There Be Pirates!

Swashbucklers & Rogues of the Atlantic

  Author:   Joann Hamilton-Barry    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Did you know pirates once sailed the seas around Atlantic Canada? Pirates might seem like fun in the movies, but back in the 17th and 18th centuries–the Golden Age of Piracy–being a pirate was very serious business.

From the Hackmatack award-shortlisted author of Oak Island and the Search for Buried Treasure comes the newest book from Nimbus’s popular Compass series for young readers. Learn about what everyday life was like for some of the fiercest pirates of all time. Explore the history of piracy, from the ancient Romans and Greeks to modern-day pirates. How did pirates navigate the seas? What happened if they were caught? Did pirates really bury treasure?

This full-colour non-fiction book includes highlighted glossary terms, informative sidebars, over 50 colour illustrations and historical photographs, an index, and recommended further reading.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771085793
Item NB1300
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onJuly 17 2018
Language eng
Pages 96
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 6.75(in)
Shipping weight230(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Joann Hamilton-Barry is a librarian in Saint John, New Brunswick, and the author of There Be Pirates!, the Hackmatack Award-shortlisted Oak Island and the Search for Buried Treasure, and Boldly Canadian: the story of the RCMP. She enjoys cooking and reading but her favourite activity is walking her dog with her husband and best friend, Nick Barry. Joann is the proud mother of two grown children, Alex and Hope.

Quick Quotes

Oak Island and the Search for Buried Treasure has it all for the reader who has dreamed of unearthing that chest filled with pirate gold and Spanish doubloons!
  

Award Winners & Nominees


Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Awards (English Non-fiction)