Get ready… as the captain of a Spanish treasure ship sailing in the Spanish Main, you're about to get captured as a pirate's prisoner! Pirates have many ingenious tortures, and once they have got what they want from you, the best you can hope for is to be marooned on an island.
This title in the best-selling children’s history series, You Wouldn't Want To…, features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail and a narrative approach placing readers at the centre of the history, encouraging them to become emotionally-involved with the characters and aiding their understanding of what life would have been like as a pirate’s prisoner. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of information books for young readers. It is an ideal text for Key Stage 2 shared and guided reading and helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.