A thrilling adventure story set in the world of buccaneers and galleons, doubloons, and pieces of eight: the Age of Pirates. Josh and Maisie are two adventure-loving children who discover a mysterious, small door at the back of their Granddad's bookcase. On turning a key, the magic Time Key, they squeeze through-and find themselves in a whole new world, back in time. Read about the children's amazing exploits as they search for buried treasure. But the word of a pirate is never to be trusted... Not just an adventure story, this lavishly illustrated title, suitable for children aged 7-11, also has detailed factual information about the life of pirates, pirate ships, the history of piracy, the story of the Spanish Main, pirate weaponry and tactics, navigation in the age of sail, and a glossary of terms. Created by Q-files.com, the great online illustrated encyclopedia: the comprehensive, in-depth, expert-verified educational resource for children aged 8-13.