Take to the high seas and discover a world of marauding, piracy, and most importantly: treasure. Learn about the voyages, flags, and bases of pillaging pirates alongside some of the most fearsome captains that have sailed the Seven Seas! As young scallywags read about what the pirates ate on board, coded treasure maps, and daring escapes, they can search for a hidden button in the book to open a secret drawer! What's inside? That's for the treasure hunter to find!
Philip Steele worked for the Hodder group, Hamlyn, and Macdonald Educational where he edited children’s information books. In the 1980s, he set up as a freelance writer and publishing consultant and has been writing ever since. He has written numerous titles on history, the natural world, social issues, and lands and peoples. Well-known series and publishers Philip has written for include DK Eyewitness, e-encyclopedia, Kingfisher, Franklin Watts, and National Geographic. Philip is based in the UK.