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Hachette Barbarossa:The Mighty Red-Beard

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Hachette Barbarossa:The Mighty Red-Beard

Barbarossa, or the Mighty Red-beard, is remembered as a legendary pirate as well as one of the greatest seamen and admirals of the Ottoman empire. The most successful of all Ottoman admirals, he ruled over the Mediterranean seas for decades. He was also regarded as a great hero who not only rose to prominence against great sea powers like the Spanish but also defended the lives of many of his people to the very end. Join the curious and playful Digby and his big sister Hester as they make their way through the odds and ends at Mr Rummage's stall at Knick-Knack Market. Discover the wonderful little objects they pick up and enjoy the stories about the great people they belong to. This book: * tells the factual biography of the great pirate and sea captain, Barbarossa, within an exciting story * brings his adventures at sea into a modern setting * encourages involvement and fun through drama and dressing-up

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Brand / Publisher Hachette
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Reference Books
Edition 2016
ISBN 9789350093399
Author Gerry Bailey, Karen Foster
Language English
Pages 36
Binding Paperback


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Hachette India is the Indian arm of the UK’s largest general books publisher. Hachette UK, which is made up of companies like Headline, Hodder & Stoughton, Little, Brown, Octopus, Orion, Chambers-Harrap, Piatkus, Hodder Education including Arnold, and Hachette Children’s Books; with legendary imprints like John Murray, Everyman, Gollancz, Orbit, Abacus, Sceptre, Virago, Business Plus, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Cassell, Hamlyn, Bounty, etc.; and brands like John Grisham, Asterix, Enid Blyton, Horrid Henry, Stephen King, Steve Berry, Jeffery Deaver, Jodi Picoult, Alexander McCall Smith, Gregory David Roberts, Mathew Reilly, Martina Cole, James Patterson, Robert Ludlum, Vikram Seth and Amitav Ghosh (in the UK), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Lavanya Sankaran, to name a few.

Hachette India commenced operations in 2008 and began its local publishing programme in May 2009 with Amit Varma’s My Friend Sancho, the highest selling fiction debut of the year. This was followed by such books as Manjit Kumar’s Quantum (shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2009) and Seeds of Terror by Gretchen Peters.

The Children’s books division got off to a great start as well with the bestselling The Mahatma and the Monkeys. The year that followed saw the publication of several bestselling titles including Turbulence by star Samit Basu, Third Best by Arjun Rao and a spate of non-fiction leads like 24 Akbar Road, The Absent State, Red Markets, Travelling Diva by celebrity Chef Ritu dalmia, and the country’s first Yearbook for Children. Hachette India publishes general, literary and commercial fiction, children’s and reference books as well as non- fiction, covering memoirs, self help, travel, history, business, popular culture, lifestyle and sport.

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