by Maria Kuzniar - £7.99 Penguin Books Ltd (2020)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780241372913 | ISBN 10: 0241372917
The sweeping, sparkling first book in a brand new series that will delight fans of The Polar Bear Explorer's Club and The Girl of Ink and Stars.
Aleja is a dreamer who longs for a life of magic and adventure.
So when a mysterious ship arrives in her Spanish harbour city, crewed by a band of ruthless women, Aleja knows it's sailed right out of a legend. And it wants her. But life aboard the Ship of Shadows is more than even she bargained for.
It will take all of Aleja's strength and skill to gain the trust of her fellow pirates - and discover what they are risking everything to find...
Recommended for readers aged 9-12.
(Price & availability last checked: August 2020)