Lori Mortensen Books & Biography
Lori Mortensen is an award-winning children’s book author of more than 100 books and over 500 stories and articles. Recent titles include Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey (Versify/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) and Away with Words, the Daring Story of Isabella Bird (Peachtree), about a Victorian traveler who defied society’s boundaries for women and became the first woman inducted into the Royal Geographical Society. When she’s not letting her cat in or out, Lori is tapping away at her computer, conjuring, coaxing, and prodding her latest stories to life. She lives in Cameron Park, CA.