The tale of the greatest pirate ever to sail the seven seas! Or was he? Blending pirate legend with historical fact and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters!
Captain Fly is the greatest pirate to sail the seven seas - or so he says. But his captives Jed and Arthur think he's just a bad-tempered bully. Now Captain Fly has ordered his prisoners to work for him as pirates, or he'll kill them! It's time to stop the cruel captain for good!
Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A and C Black. He is now author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 32 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as a 'marvellous blend of fact and fiction' (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Histories celebrated their 10th anniversary in 2003, having sold 10 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television animations, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted Outstanding children's non-fiction author of the 20th Century by Books for Keeps magazine.