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Pirate Stories for Children -
What's in the Pirate's Chest?
A real pirate kept all his (or her!) stuff in a big wooden chest. In this educational and exciting presentation, Pirate Anne opens just such a chest. What will we find inside? Weapons? Treasure? Other surprises?
Whatever it is, it's sure to be fun and educational, as Pirate Anne leads children 6-12 on a historic adventure.
30-45 minutes, plus question and answer time!
This hour-long presentation of true stories take listeners back in time to the Golden Age of Piracy, when men (and women) abandoned home and country for a life ofadventure and freedom under the black flag.
Did you know that:
Many pirates were motivated by politics, rather than greed?
Pirates encompassed all races, religions, creeds and genders?
There was a Nation of Pirates in the Caribbean?
Pirates invented Worman's Compensation?
Blackbeard learning his pirating skills in a real-life pirate school?
By then end of my presentation, your visitors will know all this and more, and they'll be ready to sing a rousing chorus of "A Pirate's Life for Me!"
A children's version is also available.
"Delightful. The program surpassed expectations. She
Born in 1697, Anne Bonny became the most notorious
female pirate of all time. Daughter of a well-to-do family,
Anne refused to live the life assigned to her. Instead,
she found her place among the real pirates of the
Caribbean and carved out a legacy that lives to this day.
In this first-person presentation Anne tells her story,
revealing details of her marriage, her life among the
pirates, and her relationships with pirate captain
Calico Jack Rackham and the famous cross-dresser
Mary Read, as she sailed the seas during the
Golden Age of Piracy.
This presentation is approximately 55 minutes long, with an additional 15 minutes for questions and answers. A table is requested for pirate memorabilia.