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Main Title You Wouldn't Want to be a Roman Gladiator!
This Web Book is based on the print publication "You Wouldn't Want to Sail on a 19th-Century Whaling Ship", produced by The Salariya Book Company. If you have enjoyed the Web version you will love the original book — it includes much more information and many more images.
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Whaling
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Introduction
The Homecoming Whaling Links on the Web
Nantucket: Whaling Capital of the World
The Whaling Ship Essex
Life Aboard Ship
Sample Pages: There She Blows!
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PURCHASING THE BOOK
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You Wouldn't Want sail on a 19th-Century Whaling Ship' is published in the US by Scholastic Library Publishing priced at $9.95 for the paperback (ISBN 0-531-16399-7) and $26.50 for the hardback with library binding (ISBN 0-531-12356-1). The UK edition is titled 'Avoid Sailing on a 19th-Century Whaling Ship' and is part of the Danger Zones series. It is published in the UK by Book House, priced at £5.99 for the paperback (1-904642-14-4) and £10.99 for the hardback (1-904642-13-6).

This book can be puchased at any good bookstore or ordered online from Amazon.com in the US, or Amazon.co.uk in the UK.

THE SERIES
Check out the You Wouldn't To Be... series, and its UK version, The Danger Zone, on the Salariya.com Web site, which describes all of the books.


WHO DID WHAT?
Author and Web Designer: Peter Cook has worked as a designer and art director in publishing for 30 years. He has written many articles for computer-industry magazines and newsletters, and created the electronic version of the You Wouldn’t Want to be series for The Salariya Book Company website. He became interested in the whaling industry when living in America. This is the first book he has written for children.

Artist: David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for fifteen years before becoming a full-time artist. He has illustrated many children’s non-fiction books.

Series Creator: David Salariya was born in Dundee, Scotland. He has illustrated a wide range of books and has created and designed many new series for publishers both in the UK and overseas. In 1989, he established The Salariya Book Company. He lives in Brighton with his wife, illustrator Shirley Willis, and their son Jonathan.
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Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Flensing the Whale
Trying Out the Whale
Stove by a Whale
Alone in the Pacific
Starvation, Madness, and Cannibalism
The Homecoming
Based on the book, You Wouldn't Want to Sail on a 19th-Century Whaling Ship!
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