Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot

Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot

By: Matthew Clark Smith
Published by: Candlewick Press
Publication Date: 2017
List: Picture Book Biographies of People who Lived During 1650-1800

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Description
Behold, the story of Sophie Blanchard, an extraordinary woman who is largely forgotten despite her claim to being the first female pilot in history. In eighteenth-century France, "balloonomania" ha...


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