History General Information
Truly Foul & Cheesy History Book
The cutthroat, ruthless world of pirates has stimulated readers’ imaginations for years. In this fascinating guide, children can learn about the real figures behind legends such as Blackbeard: why they did what they did, how they got away with it, and what happened if they were caught. The detailed, fold-out illustrations and accessible text will immerse readers in the wild world of pirates.
Since graduating from the University of Oxford with a degree in English, Nick Pierce has worked in television production and publishing. He is also a writer, specialising in history and information titles for children.
Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England, in 1961. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and specialises in historical reconstructions, aviation and maritime subjects. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea with his wife and children.