Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby: Champion of Maine

$18.95

Written by Pam Matthews and illustrated by Heidi Kendrick, this colorful children’s book tells the story of Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby, one of the most respected sports writers of her time and the first licensed Maine Guide. Angler, hunter, journalist, and promoter, “Fly Rod” Crosby defied expectations by boldly breaking into the mostly male world of fishing and hunting. From her early days in Phillips, Maine, as a sickly yet feisty little girl, through her lifelong struggle with illness, this story explores and illuminates Cornelia’s persistence and strength. 37 pages, oversize, softcover.

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Written by Pam Matthews and illustrated by Heidi Kendrick, this colorful children’s book tells the story of Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby, one of the most respected sports writers of her time and the first licensed Maine Guide. Angler, hunter, journalist, and promoter, “Fly Rod” Crosby defied expectations by boldly breaking into the mostly male world of fishing and hunting. From her early days in Phillips, Maine, as a sickly yet feisty little girl, through her lifelong struggle with illness, this story explores and illuminates Cornelia’s persistence and strength. 37 pages, oversize, softcover.