Meet swashbuckling pirates in DK findout! Pirates and see how they really lived out on the high seas. Discover the truth behind the myths, and tease out the facts from the fiction.
DK findout! Pirates takes you on board a pirate ship and shows you what they ate, the rules they followed, and the treasure they searched for. Learn what offense would make someone walk the plank, see what it took to become a pirate, and pick up a few vocabulary terms to talk like a pirate all day. Make sure to memorize the types of pirates flags that will fly from the mast, and learn how to read a treasure map to lead the way to Tortuga, the Caribbean island that was a piracy hotspot.
Read about the many different types of pirates, including Vikings, 17th century pirates, and modern pirates. Meet Anne Bonny, Mary Read, and Ching Shih, the tough and infamous women pirates who ruled the seas. DK findout! Pirates looks at every kind of pirate, including the modern day pirates who capture and take over ships on the seas today.