The Outlandish Adventures of Liberty Aimes

By Kelly Easton; Greg Swearingen (Illustrator)
(Wendy Lamb Books, Hardcover, 9780375837715, 224pp.)

Publication Date: June 9, 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Library Binding

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Description

Everyone has a destiny. Sometimes it takes an adventure to find it.

Liberty Aimes has spent all of her ten years captive in her parents' crooked house on Gooch Street. Her spry father, Mal Aimes, is a crook who sells insurance, while her overweight mother sits at home in front of the TV, demanding that Liberty cook nonstop. Liberty’s only knowledge of the outside world comes from the secret stash of children’s books and fairy tales she discovers beneath the floorboards. One day, Liberty enters her father’s forbidden basement laboratory. There she discovers a world of talking animals and magic potions. With the aid of one such potion, Liberty escapes into the world in search of her destiny.




About the Author

Kelly Easton is the award-winning author of White Magic and several other young adult novels. She is a teacher and lives in Rhode Island and Martha’s Vineyard with her husband and their children.




Praise For The Outlandish Adventures of Liberty Aimes

Review, Family Fun, September 2009:
"The Outlandish Adventures of Liberty Aimes evokes the work of Roald Dahl and Lewis Carroll."

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