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Lighter than Air; Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot, by Matthey Clark Smith, Illustrated by Matt Travers Candlewick Press 2017 Balloonomania has gripped the imagination of 18th century France. But all the pioneering aeronauts are men. Then, a shy girl from a seaside village, whose dream of mastering the skies is stronger than social convention, steps forward and becomes the first female solo aeronaut, Sophie Blanchard.