Have you ever wanted to be a pirate? To sail the high seas in search of adventure—and maybe some buried treasure?

Well, writer Bridget Heos and illustrator Daniel Duncan welcome you aboard Captain Parrot's pirate ship! Captain Parrot is here to tell you about the life of a real swashbuckler from the Golden Age of Piracy (1650-1730).

From danger to the doldrums, Who Wants to Be a Pirate? has all the need-to-know facts. And don't worry about walking the plank—strap in for fun and join Captain Parrot's pirate crew!

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