Pirate Treasure by Nick Hunter
  

Synopsis

Pirate Treasure by Nick Hunter

'Pirate Treasure' examines the hunt for treasures lost or hidden by pirates, and examines whether any of the legends of buried treasure could really be true. Part of the Treasure Hunters series, 'Pirate Treasure' offers a cross-curricular mix of science & technology and history & civilizations, with a fun, dramatic approach. Pirate treasures covered in the book include those of the famous Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, the pirate shipwreck the Whydah, and the mysterious Oak Island Money Pit. The book also looks at the motives for these searches, and the importance of responsible archaeology: were the treasure hunters driven by personal greed or glory, or did they embark on their quest with a historical interest and a desire to preserve the lost treasures?

About the Author

Nick Hunter

Nick Hunter has written more than 50 books for young people. He has a degree in modern history and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in children's publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 11

Author

Nick Hunter
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Publisher


www.raintreepublishers.co.u...

Publication date

17th January 2013

ISBN

9781406249699


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