Away with Words: The Daring Story of Isabella Bird

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Product Details
Price
$8.99  $8.36
Publisher
Peachtree Publishers
Publish Date
Pages
36
Dimensions
10.6 X 8.8 X 0.3 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781682633939

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About the Author
A former high school dance teacher and sign language interpreter, Lori Mortensen is the author of over one hundred book, fiction and nonfiction, including picture books, early and leveled readers, graphic novels, and middle grade. She lives in northern California.

A Louisiana native, Kristy Caldwell received an MFA in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts and has illustrated several picture books and graphic novels. She lives in New York with her partner, theater director Kelly O'Donnell.
Reviews
"Mortensen distills a very full life into a condensed but readable narrative for primary-grade children.. . . Children who hope to forge their own paths can take heart from this picture-book biography." --Booklist

"Caldwell's illustrations are clean and beautiful." --Kirkus Reviews

"Mortensen writes in a precise, poetic manner. . . This volume captures the spirit of a woman who embraced new experiences and played by her own rules. . . " --Publishers Weekly

"Sure to inspire the explorers of tomorrow." --BookPage