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Author Heyman, Alissa.

Title The big book of pirates / text abridged and adapted by Alissa Heyman ; illustrated by Xosé Tomás ; [original Spanish text] by Joan and Albert Vinyoli.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Sterling Pub. Co., 2011.


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 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J FICTION HEYMAN    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  J910.4 V    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Children's Fiction  J-VIN    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Children's Department  J 910.4 VIN    Check Shelf
Description 103 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Note "Originally published in Spain under the title El gran libro de relatos de piratas y corsarios."
Summary A collection of well-known pirate tales, abridged and adapted for younger readers.
Contents From "The corsair" / Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) -- From "La canción del pirata" ("The song of the pirate") / José de Espronceda -- The rover / Joseph Conrad -- The black corsair / Emilio Salgari -- Queen of the Caribbean / Emilio Salgari -- The vengeance of a helmsman / Soledad Acosta de Samper -- Blackbeard, from The book of pirates Howard Pyle -- The blighting of Sharkey / Arthur Conan Doyle -- The ghost pirates / William Hope Hodgson -- Captain Singleton / Daniel Defoe -- Pirates of the Spanish Caribbean / Howard Pyle -- Captain Scarfield / Howard Pyle -- The frozen pirate / W. Clark Russell.
Subject Pirates -- Juvenile fiction.
Adventure stories.
Children's stories.
Pirates -- Fiction.
Short stories.
Added Author Vinyoli, Joan, 1914-1984. Gran libro de relatos de piratas y corsarios. English.
Vinyoli, Albert, 1947- Gran libro de relatos de piratas y corsarios. English.
Tomás, Xosé, illustrator.
ISBN 9781402780561 hardback
1402780567 hardback
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