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

Authors: Heyman, Alissa.
Call number: jE HEY
Publisher: New York, NY : Sterling Pub. Co., 2011.
Publication date: 2011.
Subject: Pirates -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories -- Juvenile fiction.
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.
Physical description: 103 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: 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 by Howard Pyle -- The blighting of Sharkey / Arthur Conan Doyle -- The ghost pirates / William Hope Hodgson -- Captain Singleton / Daniel Defoe -- Pirates of the Spanish Caribbean / from The book of pirates by Howard Pyle -- Captain Scarfield / from The book of pirates by Howard Pyle -- The frozen pirate / W. Clark Russell.
Notes: "Originally published in Spain under the title El gran libro de relatos de piratas y corsarios."
Summary note: A collection of well-known pirate tales, abridged and adapted for younger readers.
Genre: Adventure 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 (hbk.)
1402780567 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2010015049
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1290922
Bib No.: 1290922

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