Aar! Hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures — a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere. The eagerly awaited new title in the best-selling ’Ology series — more than 5 million sold worldwide!
Step lively, pirate foes and fanciers! Mysterious booty found inside a long-lost sea chest, hidden for hundreds of years off the coast of Newfoundland, has just been uncovered for your enjoyment. Within these covers is the fascinating eighteenth-century journal of Captain William Lubber, an earnest soul who sailed the seas in search of the vicious female pirate Arabella Drummond. Prepare for a mesmerizing tale of the golden age of piracy — from storm-tossed sailing ships to tantalizing treasure islands, from pirates’ flags and fashions to their wily weapons and wicked ways. An extraordinary find for pirateologists, here is a true and complete companion for the dedicated pirate hunter.
Pirateology’s special treasures include: — a stunning cover bearing a working compass and glittering gems—treasure map with a missing piece — for the canny reader to find — multiple flaps, maps, charts, and booklets harboring codes and clues — intricate drawings of ships’ interiors — a packet of gold dust — a pocket sundial — a cache of pirate letters, pieces of eight— and a jewel as a final reward
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Published by Candlewick Jul 11, 2006| 32 Pages| 10 x 11-13/16| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780763631437