Pirateology (Ology Series)
|Author:||Lubber, Capt William|
Pirateology: The Pirate Hunter's Companion (Ology Series)
Aar! Hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures — a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere.
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:
- Hardcover, 32 pages
- 10.5" x 12"
- 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
Pirateology is cleverly written by Dugald Steer, though it is written as a "travel journal" of the fictional Captain William Lubber. Mr. Steer is an editor and writer of children's books. He lives in England.