➵ Pirates! Download ➾ Author Celia Rees – E17streets4all.co.uk Nancy Kington, daughter of a rich merchant, suddenly orphaned when her father dies, is sent to live on her family s plantation in Jamaica Disgusted by the treatment of the slaves and her brother s wil Nancy Kington, daughter of a rich merchant, suddenly orphaned when her father dies, is sent to live on her family s plantation in Jamaica Disgusted by the treatment of the slaves and her brother s willingness to marry her off, she and one of the slaves, Minerva, run away and join a band of pirates For both girls the pirate life is their only chance for freedom in a socie.
Celia Rees born is an English author of children s literature, including some horror and fantasy booksShe was born in in Solihull, West Midlands but now lives in Leamington Spa with her husband and teenage daughter Rees attended University of Warwick and earned a degree in History of Politics After university, she taught English in Coventry secondary schools for seventeen years, during which time she began to writeDuring her time in teaching she asked several of her pupils why they wouldn t read the books they were given and what they wanted to read about The pupils said that they wanted books with action, horror, danger, magic and piratesAll of these are main themes in Rees books.
- 384 pages
- Celia Rees
- 10 January 2019 Celia Rees