So you want to be a pirate? This book shows you how in 10 easy stages, from wearing the right clothes right down to what to do with the treasure. And along the way, you'll learn a barrelful of facts about famous pirates and pirate life through the ages. * Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters. * Text type - An information book. * A glossary and index on pages 22 and 23 can be used to navigate, and to check understanding. * Curriculum links - Geography: Island home, Where in the world is Barnaby bear?; History: Why do we remember famous people? * This non-fiction book is paired with a story on the same theme; Pirate Party, also by Scoular Anderson.