A lavishly illustrated gift book recounts the stories of history's most famous pirates, from Blackbeard to Mary Read, discusses the pirates' ships and methods of attack, and documents their expensive effect on eighteenth-century maritime history.
9780872262812 | Peter Bedrick Books, November 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Relates the history of sea robbers who plundered ships' cargoes since ancient times, who flourished in the New World, and who remain active today, mainly in the South China Seas
9780761306139 | Copper Beech Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $25.90 | About this edition: Uses games, puzzles, and mazes to describe the gladiatorial games in the Roman Colosseum and life in the Roman empire
Young readers dine with royalty at banquets, explore a medieval castle, and travel on a trade ship in a firsthand narrative capturing the life and times between the period of the fall of the Roman Empire and the Dark Ages.
9780689809521 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Reveals the everyday lives of people and important events in medieval times, and includes a foldout game that invites readers to join the search for a thief in the castle
9780716663089 | World Book Inc, September 1, 1995, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Discusses the dangers of depleting the earth's natural resources and shows what steps can be taken to conserve them for the future
9780716663065 | World Book Inc, September 1, 1995, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Introduces the various kinds of animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates, describes how their bodies work, and discuses plants and evolution
Handsome full-color acrylic paintings, photographs, diagrams, and see-through overlays offer a visual glimpse of Viking life, in scenes of a longship, a typical Viking home, a burial mound, and a Scandinavian stave church.
9780670858347 | Viking Childrens Books, December 1, 1994, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Offers a glimpse of Viking history and life, including scenes of a longship, a typical Viking home, a burial mound, and a Scandinavian stave church