Blackbeard's Last Stand A truly monstrous character from the stuff of legend, this Blackbeard is grounded in as much fact as is available about this fearless creature of the High Seas. Set off with a diabolical illustration of Blackbeard himself on the cover, with the flaming brands in his beard and hair, the book explores the last battle before the fearsome pirate meets his end. Year 4 title supporting the basic need for different text-types (non-fiction) reading in NLS. TreeTops now branching out into non-fiction, with the same high-quality that the fiction strands enjoy. These books contain full introduction and story background sections, narrative 'faction' text and full supporting contents, index and glossary.