By Frank Richard Stockton
"First released in 1898, at a time whilst pulp-fiction used to be hitting its stride with wild west tales, Stockton offers us with a sequence of semi-biographies of pirates from the 18th century and later. He focuses totally on the buccaneers, yet verges over into the Golden "Age of Piracy for the previous couple of pirates. The checklist of pirates chronicled contain: Peter the good (aka Pierre Le Grand), Bartholemy Portuguez, John Esquemeling, Roc Braziliano, Francois L'Olonnois, Henry Morgan, Raveneau de Lussan, Blackbeard (aka Edward Teach), Stede Bonnet, Richard Worley, Mary learn, Anne Bonny, Edward Low, Jean Lafitte and William Kidd.
There is a foundation actually, a lot of it taken from the writing of John Esquemeling. the writer has additionally visible healthy to flesh out the tales with fictional bits, intended to make for extra wonderful analyzing (a los angeles pulp fiction). And, it truly is unique analyzing. The tales have additionally been sanitized for more youthful readers, so mom and dad would not have to fret approximately over the top violence and unsavory photos. My model has purely photographs, the canopy and the name page.
Overall, this can be an exceptional semi-introduction to pirates as soon as younger readers have handed the extent of photograph books just like the Eyewitness sequence. i might placed the age scale at approximately pre-teens to early youngsters. " - David Stapleton
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L. K. M. For Dr. Désiré Amsellem. who was a very dear friend. And many thanks to The Museum of Art and History of Judaism in Paris. —E. S. Text © 2010 by Laura Krauss Melmed. Illustrations © 2010 by Elisabeth Schlossberg. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Melmed, Laura Krauss. Eight winter nights : a family Hanukkah book / by Laura Krauss Melmed ; illustrated by Elisabeth Schlossberg.