Ripley’s Twists: Pirates is the new 2015 title in Ripley's Believe It or Not's® popular reference series for young readers. Complete with compelling illustrations and all-new content, the book’s historical approach to the subject is augmented with tales from today’s headlines—all combined with the fun, freaky, and fantastic Ripley stories young readers can’t get enough of. Ripley’s Twists non-fiction books are available individually or as part of a series, and make learning FUN.
Exciting facts and thrilling illustrations await you on every page of Ripley's Twists: Pirates!, as well as unbelievable, weird and wonderful stories from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Every one of this non-fiction book's 48 full-color pages is filled with historical information presented in an entertaining, easy-to-read style kids love. Learn how the adventures of real-life renegades like Captain Kidd and Henry Morgan led to the creation of such fictional pirates as Captain Jack Sparrow—and the inspiration for modern-day pirates in Somalia!