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Away with Words, the Daring True Story of Explorer Isabella Bird

Written by Lori Mortensen

Illustrations by Kristy Caldwell

Parent's Choice Recommended Award Winner 2019

One of Nonfiction Detective's Best Books of 2019


Notable Social Studies Trade Books

for Young People/NCSS/CBC/2020

*BUY now*

“This story is a treat for young, independent and adventuresome souls.”

Tulsa Book Review

“Sure to inspire the explorers of tomorrow."


“Children who hope to forge their own paths can take heart from this picture book biography.”


​“This volume captures the spirit of a woman who embraced new experiences and played by her own rules."

Publishers Weekly 

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