Item description for Blackbeard and the Gift of Silence by Audrey Penn...
Overview When the four young teens from Okracoke Island, North Carolina, travel to England to return pirate loot stolen from Westminster Abbey in 1718, they learn of far deeper mysteries concerning the Stone of Scone and Blackbeard the pirate.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.1" Height: 1.1" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 25, 2007
Publisher Tanglewood Press
ISBN 1933718110 ISBN13 9781933718118
Availability 0 units.
More About Audrey Penn
Audrey Penn is the author of the NY Times bestseller, The Kissing Hand, and its sequels, along with a middle reader series, The Blackbeard Quartet. A former ballerina, Penn takes her one-woman educational program into schools, libraries, and children's hospitals, where she shapes and refines her story ideas in partnership with kids. A long-time resident of the Washington, D.C. area, she is a sought-after speaker for groups of teachers and other professionals who work with children. Award winning illustrator Barbara Leonard Gibson has been a freelance artist in the Baltimore-Washington area for 25 years. Oringally from New York, and with a degree in Fine Art and Design from Carnegie Mellon University, she has worked extensively in many areas, including historical illustration, children's books and magazines, cartooning, portraiture, wildlife illustrations, natural sciences, advertising, fantasy, and science fiction. This is her fifth collaboration with Audrey Penn, with whom she has tea every Thursday afternoon. Both live in Olney, MD.
Audrey Penn currently resides in Olney, in the state of Maryland. Audrey Penn was born in 1947.