Explores pirates throughout history and across the globe. In this book, we come face-to-face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas. It includes the notorious Blackbeard, who terrorised the Caribbean and the Atlantic seaboard of America; and Captain Kidd, who might be the unluckiest pirate of all time.
Anne Rooney writes non-fiction for children and adults, and fiction for children. She has written more than 100 non-fiction books, many of them on topics in science and technology. She has also taught at the Universities of Cambridge and York, and has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Lector. Joe Wilson is an illustrator based in the UK specialising in highly detailed, hand-drawn illustrations and print. Working with a combination of pencil, ink and digital colour, Joe's work takes form as a hybrid of the traditional and contemporary. His work has featured in campaigns for adidas, Johnnie Walker, Hilfiger Denim, GQ magazine and many more.