Searching for a legendary pirate treasure, the three investigators find a band of modern day pirates.In 1818, Argentina was at war with Spain and had hired these infamous pirates to attack Spanish towns and ships. ... He jumped a foot into the air as a single cannon beside him boomed out a cloud of smoke. ... Jupiter and Pete could make out flimsy walkways connecting the islands to one another and to the shore. As the ship passed the first island, four ragged cardboard figures of old-time* Spanish soldiers sprang up out of the brush on some automatic mechanism that made themanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Three Investigators in The Mystery of the Purple Pirate|
|Author||:||William Arden, Robert Arthur|
|Publisher||:||Random House Books for Young Readers - 1982|