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The short and bloody history of pirates

Author: John Farman
Publisher: London : Red Fox, 2000.
Series: Farman, John. Short and bloody history of...
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Have you ever wondered why pirates wore gold earrings, or where the saying 'sick as a parrot' comes from? And do you know who the cruellest pirate in history was? John Farman's got all the answers, so come aboard for his short and bloody history of the day-to-day life of pirates!"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Humor
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Juvenile humor
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Farman
ISBN: 0099407094 9780099407096
OCLC Number: 59410516
Description: 93 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Series Title: Farman, John. Short and bloody history of...
Responsibility: John Farman.

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This irreverent examination of the history of pirates dispels many myths and reveals that the life of these characters wasn't all fish and chips and looted treasure. From parrot poo to woodworm in  Read more...

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