Pirates and Peril

Terry Deary
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A collection of Terry Deary's Pirate Tales - four books in one!


The Pirate Queen: Catherine's mother is the terrifying pirate Grace O'Malley. Grace's ship is captured by Elizabeth I's men. What happens when the Queen of the Pirates meets the Queen of England?

The Pirate Lord: A cabin boy tells his tales of danger, courage and companionship, stealing Spanish gold on board Sir Francis Drake's ship, the Golden Hind.

The Pirate Prisoner: Red-legs, a pirate turned plantation owner, is arrested for past crimes. Can a slave girl defend him in court, and win her own freedom too?

The Pirate Captain: Captain Fly thinks he's the meanest pirate to sail the seven seas. Can his prisoners trick the cruel captain and escape his ship?

Author bio:

Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A and C Black. He is now author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 40 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as "a marvellous blend of fact and fiction" (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the bestseller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated their 15th anniversary in 2008, having sold over 25 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television series, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted "Outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th Century" by Books for Keeps magazine.

Category: Children's non-fiction
ISBN: 9781472906717
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Imprint: Bloomsbury Child
Pub Date: December 2013
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Children's non-fiction