Pirates and Spanish galleons, clues to undiscovered hoards, and more—here is a collection of rich lore and legends, facts and myths, that will appeal to the treasure-seeker in everyone.
"I doubt that today's kids will be able to resist Alvin Schwartz's new collection of stories . . . It's just as exciting as his earlier gatherings of tales." —The Washington Post Book World
"An excellent work on a high-interest subject, this will be a natural for book talks." —Starred, Booklist
An NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies