Here is a veritable treasure chest of fun for kids. When they open this miniature pirate’s chest, they’ll discover:
An Eye Patch
Rope for Nautical Knot-Tying
A Jolly Roger Pirate Flag
A Pirate’s Bandana
A Pirate’s Journal
Also, a paperback book and sets of cards teach kids how to tie sailor’s knots, recognize different types of sailing ships, and follow a pirates’ treasure map. Hidden in the chest’s secret compartment is a hoard of replica coins, an eye patch, a pirate’s flag, and ship’s rope. As kids look further into the chest they will find a hardcover Pirate’s Journala thrilling sea story that begins at a Caribbean port in the year 1715 and tells of a search for buried treasure. Sue Unstead, the story’s author, has many children’s books of history and nonfiction to her credit. The Little Box of Pirate Treasures is a terrific child’s pastime, a source of fun on rainy days, and a kit guaranteed to spark youthful imaginations while providing hours of pleasure. The hardcover book is 32 pp.and the paperback book is 24 pp.(Ages 8 and older)
From the Reviews:
“Gold coins? Check. Eye patch? Check. Jolly Roger flag? Check. The Little Box of Pirate Treasure has everything your child needs to become a bona fide swashbuckler. It also includes a book of buccaneer adventures and one that teaches knot-tying techniques.”
Parents Magazine, November 2005
About the Author: Sue Unstead has edited and published juvenile nonfiction for more than 25 years. She now works as a freelance educational consultant for several children’s publishers in the U.K.
Boxed set / 32 Pages / Package size 4 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 2 1/2 / 2005
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