The Pirate Lord
|Series:||Terry Deary Pirate Tales|
Plymouth, 1577 Tom is a cabin boy for Captain Francis Drake, on his mission to steal South American gold from the Spanish fleet. Can Tom survive the trip round the world, through waves three times the height of their tiny ship, help Drake defeat the Spanish galleons - and come back rich? A fantastic story blending pirate legend with historical fact and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters!
The next installment of Terry Deary's successful Tales series for A&C Black, following Knights, Roman, Greek, Tudor, Egyptian and Viking Tales A collectable four-book mini series Provides a jumping off point for studying exciting 16th-18th century historical figures including Francis Drake and Grace O'Malley The Spanish Armada is a key topic for KS2 history Richly detailed black and white illustrations by Helen Flook support the text and add humour
Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A&C Black. He is now author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 32 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as "a marvellous blend of fact and fiction" (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated their 10th anniversary in 2003, having sold 10 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television animations, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted "Outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th Century" by Books for Keeps magazine.