|aYou wouldn't want to sail in the Spanish Armada! / |cwritten by John Malam ; illustrated by David Antram ; created and designed by David Salariya
|aYou would not want to sail in the Spanish Armada!
|aNew York : |bFranklin Watts, |c2007, c2003
|a32 p. : |bill. (chiefly col), col maps ; |c25 cm.
|aA humorous account of the Spanish Armada and what it was like to be a sailor in this ill-fated fleet in 1588
|aEnemies: Spain against England -- Get ready! The Armada gathers -- Cast off! The Armada sails -- Storm! The Armada is forced to wait -- Seen by an English ship! -- The chase along the Channel -- Boom! Fire the cannons -- Fireships! The English try to burn the Armada -- Shot at! The Battle of Gravelines -- Blown around Britain -- Wrecked! The ship is lost -- Home! Back to Spain
You are a sailor on the Spanish Armada and experiences the hardships and dangers at sea during the sixteenth century.This interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them to become the main character. Each book uses humorous illustrations to depict the sometimes dark and horrific side of life during important eras in history.