From the acclaimed author of The Forest of Moon and Sword comes a high-seas adventure for readers 9+. Join Nico on her quest to change the world...
Nico Cloud desperately wants to be an explorer, but her parents think adventures aren't for girls. Fate intervenes when Nico chases a kitten on board a ship . . . and then the ship sails out to sea!
NICO IS AN ACCIDENTAL STOWAWAY.
Lucky for her, the ship belongs to a famous scientist who is on a quest for new discoveries. But clouds are brewing overhead and cunning pirates are determined to wreck the crew's mission. Can Nico steer the ship to victory and prove her parents wrong?
AN EPIC ADVENTURE STORY ABOUT THE POWER OF SCIENCE AND LEGENDS.
"A brilliant adventure, full of excitement and joy" - Anthony McGowan
"I thoroughly enjoyed this historical seafaring adventure" - AM Howell
Amy Raphael is a British writer and critic who has worked for The Face, Esquire, Elle, NME, Rolling Stone and all the British broadsheets. Her books include Danny Boyle in Conversation with Amy Raphael and Mike Leigh on Mike Leigh. She co-wrote Easily Distracted, Steve Coogan's autobiography, and worked with David Hare on his memoir, The Blue Touch Paper. She lives in Brighton with her daughter.