Ahoy there, me hearties! Explore the exciting world of pirates and buccaneers - who they were, how they lived, and their swashbuckling deeds. If you dare, you can meet the pestering pirates of ancient Greece and Rome, the bloodcurdling Viking warriors of Scandinavia, and all the other bold privateers, corrupt corsairs and drunken rogues! Meet the women who out-fought the men and the princess who led an all-female crew. This voyage of discovery will take you from the Caribbean to the South China Sea on an adventure you'll never forget.
Philip Steele is a highly experienced children's book writer, specializing in history. David Cordingly is a naval historian who is regarded as one of the leading authorities on pirates.