Erin Michelle Sky & Steven Brown
January 16, 2018
“Girls can’t be in the navy! Girls take care of babies! You’re so stupid, you don’t know anything!”
London. 1783. Wendy Darling is an orphan, living in an overcrowded almshouse, ridiculed for believing in a future she can never have. More than anything in the world, she wants to be the captain of a ship. But that’s impossible. Isn’t it?
By 1789, she’s sixteen. Old enough to be sold into service as a dressmaker or a servant. When she learns the Home Office is accepting a handful of women into its ranks, she jumps at the chance, joining the fight against the most formidable threat England has ever faced. Magic.
But the secret service isn’t exactly what she had hoped. Accompanied by a reimagined cast of the original Peter Pan, Wendy soon discovers that her dreams are as far away as ever, that choosing sides isn’t as simple as she thought, and that the only man who isn’t blinded by her gender… might be her nation’s greatest enemy.
"Barrie would be proud... The Wendy is pure magic!!" ~ Teacher of YA Book Blog ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"From page one right up to the end, The Wendy held me enthralled." ~ Readers' Favorite ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"In a world that is full of misogyny, Wendy Darling is a total bad-ass." ~ Author Errin Krystal ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"A stunning story! I'm still pinching myself to make sure it's real!" ~ Goodreads Top Reviewer Ashley Daviau ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"A sweet blend of timeless characters and new ideas; dramatic tension and a steady touch of humor." ~ Reviewer Rae of Teachers <3 Books ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“If you’re looking for a perfect escape from the winter doldrums, politics, or the world in general—please, PLEASE treat yourself and pick up this book! I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.” ~ Kim, Children’s Librarian, for By Hook or By Book ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"As an avid lover of Peter Pan and all things involved in his beautiful world, it is exceedingly rare that I find adaptations that irrevocably rearrange my feelings for it. At the risk of stating something potentially blasphemous ... The Wendy by Erin Michelle Sky and Steven Brown surpasses them all." ~ S. Pasciuti, From Me to You Book Blog ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️