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Lori Mortensen

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Lori Mortensen is an award-winning children’s author of more than 100 books. Recent releases include Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey, If Wendell Had a Walrus, illustrated by New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Matt Phelan, Away with Words, the Daring Story of Isabella Bird, Mousequerade Ball, illustrated by New York Times bestselling illustrator Betsy Lewin, Chicken Lily, and Cowpoke Clyde Rides the Range, a sequel to Amazon bestseller Cowpoke Clyde and Dirty Dawg. Pre-orders are now available for her spring 2021 picture book release, Arlo Draws an Octopus. When she’s not hiking around, camera in hand, she’s tapping away at her keyboard, conjuring, coaxing, and prodding her latest stories to life. Today she lives in th ...more

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Cowpoke Clyde and Dirty Dawg

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If Wendell Had a Walrus

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In the Trees, Honey Bees

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Cowpoke Clyde Rides the Range

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Come See the Earth Turn

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Devil’s Delight by M.C. Beaton
"I’ve been a huge fan of this series but now that M.C. Beaton is not writing them anymore they’ve kind of lost their way some what. They’re kind of getting a little too out there, even for Agatha Raisin! And that’s saying something!
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Devil’s Delight by M.C. Beaton
"No offense to R.W Green but I think I’m done with this series. The plots are too outlandish now and too many new characters are showing up. Nothing is working anymore, including Agatha herself. It’s a shame as this used to be a firm favorite of mine." Read more of this review »
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M.C. Beaton is one of my favorite authors. I've read all of the Agatha Raisin books as well as all of the Hamish Macbeth books. And I really wanted to give this book five stars. However, as R. T. Green has taken over the series, the voice has definit ...more
Arlo Draws an Octopus by Lori Mortensen
"Arlo Draws an Octopus by Lori Mortenson is a humorous, uplifting picture book perfect for young readers who might be struggling to believe in themselves.

We follow along as a young boy named Arlo sets out to draw an octopus. He gets off to a rocky sta" Read more of this review »
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