Shadows of the Workhouse (Call the Midwife Trilogy, #2) by Jennifer Worth (summer 2014)

Shadows of the Workhouse (Call the Midwife Trilogy, #2) by Jennifer Worth (summer 2014)

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Grace O'Malley commanded a dozen ships and the obedience of thousands of men. Her empire stretched from Connaught on the Irish coast to the cobalt aters of Africa. Through the daring of her piracy, Grace nearly bankrupted the English treasury-and her outright defiance brought embarrassment to Elizabeth I. Yet the lives of these two amazing women were inextricably intertwined-and their eventual meeting during the most brilliant and romantic era that Europe has ever known would shock the…

Grace O'Malley commanded a dozen ships and the obedience of thousands of men. Her empire stretched from Connaught on the Irish coast to the cobalt aters of Africa. Through the daring of her piracy, Grace nearly bankrupted the English treasury-and her outright defiance brought embarrassment to Elizabeth I. Yet the lives of these two amazing women were inextricably intertwined-and their eventual meeting during the most brilliant and romantic era that Europe has ever known would shock the…

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Possibly my favorite all time story for young children, with beautiful classic illustrations to match.

Possibly my favorite all time story for young children, with beautiful classic illustrations to match.

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