Explore the history of real female pirates
and learn about their lives on the high seas!
Daniela discovers her grandmother’s old book with stories of ten brave pirate women. From the seas of China to the shores of New York, from ancient Greece to modern times, these female pirates sailed the oceans.
Explore the lives of some of the notable female pirates: Awilda, Mary Read, Lai Choi San, Grace O'Malley, Ching Shih... Although they were often forbidden from sailing, they refused to accept their destinies. Their lives and deeds inspired Daniela.
Susanna Isern grew up among mountains in the Spanish Pyrenees. When she was little, her favorite hobby was to run around, discovering incredible insects and helping sick or endangered animals. It was then that animals started to whisper her stories, which she hurried to write in the notebook she always carried with her. She is the author of many children’s books, most of them distributed internationally and translated into over a dozen languages. She has been awarded the Silver Medal in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards 2013 in the USA.
Gómez studied Fine Arts at the well-known University of Salamanca
(Spain). A new talent, she has worked for several publishing houses in
Europe, such as SM in Spain, Le Petit Bulles Edition in France, and
Scholastics and Sterling in the USA. Her book Hedgehog and Rabbit. The Scary Wind is a Junior Library Guild Selection.