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Sophia Fairesword

Sophia Cancelli is an award-winning college educator and fundraising coordinator for Cape Fear Parrot Sanctuary, a nonprofit organization that provides a forever home for parrots in need. She is the author of a series of chapter books for young readers that serves as a fundraising tool for Cape Fear Parrot Sanctuary with titles that include Pirates for ParrotsMermaids and Macaws, and Feathers on Fair Winds. She is also a contributing writer for the international pirate magazine L’Écho des Mers and has had numerous articles on pirate topics and pirate events published in North Carolina newspapers and magazines. When not helping parrots, she runs her “Dame School” 18th century living history program at libraries and museums all along the eastern seaboard.