Interview with the Ghosts of Pirates

By John Townsend (Author), Rory Walker (Illustrator)

Series Live from the Crypt


Pub Date 8/2/2022

ISBN 9781913971236

Format Paperback



Interview with the Ghosts of Pirates

by John Townsend, Rory Walker
Live from the Crypt is a hilarious information series with an undead chat-show format where ghostly historical figures are interviewed by the crew of the show about their lives and experiences.

In this volume, the ghosts of famous and fearsome pirates, including Blackbeard, Anne Bonny, Mary Read, Bartholomew Roberts, and Ching Shih are interviewed about their criminal careers and often horrible fates.

John Townsend was a secondary school teacher before becoming a writer of informative and entertaining children's books. 

Rory Walker trained at Falmouth College of Arts and Brighton University. He has worked as a freelance illustrator and designer on computer games, advertising campaigns, magazines, and children's books, for clients including the BBC, Aardman, and Usborne.

Title Details

Pages 176 pages, b-w illus. throughout

Trim 6.75 x 8.68 x 0 Inches

Territories US/Can

Category History & Biography

Age Range 9 to 12