Mary Morton Cowan, Children's Author




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CALLING ALL READERS, ages 10 and older! 

Polar bears reading CAPTAIN MAC

Are you ready for the Arctic?
Captain Mac is real COOL!!!
Cold, actually!
Captain Mac book cover

Captain Mac: The Life of Donald Baxter MacMillan, Arctic Explorer is the adventurous life story of a man who explored and researched the Arctic and Subarctic and its peoples for nearly 50 years. 
(Calkins Creek, Imprint of Boyds Mills Press, March 2010)

 It reads like a novel! Kirsten Cappy, Children's Book Consultant, Curious City

One reader said, " feel like you are sledging alongside Captain Mac as he explores the Arctic."

Events Praise for Captain Mac

My earlier books are:
Timberrr book cover
Timberrr...A History of Logging in New England (Millbrook Press, 2003)
Winner of  Lupine Honor Award
Ice Country book cover
Ice Country: One Boy's Adventure in the Arctic with Commander Donald MacMillan (Cricketfield Press, Imprint of Picton Press, 1995. Softcover, 1997)

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