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The pirate and the porcelain girl

Emily Riesbeck (Author), Nora J. Barna (Illustrator), Lucas Gattoni
"I want to be beautiful. I want to be interesting. I want to be enough." That was Ferra Brickminder's prayer to win back the love of her life. And the gods answer--just not in the way she expected. After hoping for a miracle, Ferra instead watches her skin turn into delicate and dangerously breakable porcelain. Elsewhere, Brigantine de la Girona, a disgraced orc pirate captain, has her own problems. Penniless and banished from her home, Brig struggles to make ends meet with her crew as her only support. So, when a desperate Ferra enlists Brig to sail her across the Great Sea to her ex-girlfriend's home for a very handsome fee, Brig is happy to strike a deal. Pampered Ferra and tough-as-nails Brig quickly butt heads, bickering their way across the high seas, but as they encounter increasingly perilous obstacles--including the gods themselves--the two become reluctant allies...and maybe more --
Print Book, English, 2023
First Simon & Schuster BFYR edition. First hardcover edition View all formats and editions
Simon & Schuster BFYR, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, New York, 2023