Pirates (Newspaper Edition)

Suggested age 7 – 9


Author: Terry Deary
Illustrator: Martin Brown
ISBN: 9780702318061
Date Published: 7 Apr 2022

Discover all the foul facts about the history of swashbuckling buccaneers with history’s most horrible headlines: Pirates edition.

The master of making history fun, Terry Deary, turns his attention to seafaring pirates. From how to talk the patter of a pirate and the disgusting details of death by a thousand cuts to which potty pirate hacked off his enemy’s own ears and made him eat them.

It’s all in Horrible Histories: Pirates:

  • fully illustrated throughout and packed with hair-raising stories – with all the horribly hilarious bits included
  • with a fresh take on the classic Horrible Histories style, perfect for fans old and new
  • the perfect series for anyone looking for a fun and informative read
  • Horrible Histories has been entertaining children and families for generations with books, TV, stage show, magazines, games and 2019’s brilliantly funny Horrible Histories: the Movie – Rotten Romans.

Get your history right here and collect the whole horrible lot. Read all about it!


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Dimensions13.9 × 0.9 × 19.9 cm



Age 7 – 9, Age 9 – 12




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