Mary Morton Cowan, Children's Author




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Mary Morton Cowan Welcome! I have a lot to share with you. I write books and magazine articles and stories for young readers. 

     Enjoy my latest adventure biography!

Cyrus Field's Big Dream book cover

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Cyrus Field’s Big Dream: the Daring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable

The riveting story of Cyrus Field’s dream to create instant communication between North America and Europe and his courage to pursue it, resulting in one of the greatest achievements of the nineteenth century.

"This is a winner!"        a "rousing good story

My earlier books are: Captain Mac book coverTimberrr book coverIce Country book cover
Magazine covers Take a look at a few of my magazine articles. There are nearly 100 of them! 
One of my retold legends has been republished by Cricket Media as an eBook. 

And two plays have been republished as Readers' Theater books.

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