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Isabel: Taking Wing is a book in the Girls of Many Lands series focused on Isabel Campion. It was released in 2002, and available with the doll and as a separate purchase. The book was retired with the collection in 2005. Retail cost was $7.95.


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Chapter by Chapter Summary[]

Chapter 1: A Kindred Spirit[]

Chapter 2: "Lullay My Liking"[]

Chapter 3: Sabine's Secret[]

Chapter 4: Isabel Steals a Boat[]

Chapter 5: Banished![]

Chapter 6: Brigands on the Road[]

Chapter 7: A Voice in the Dark[]

Chapter 8: An Actor Born[]

Chapter 9: A Merlin for a Lady[]

Chapter 10: The Plague Mask[]

Chapter 11: City of Ghosts[]

Chapter 12: The Limitless Sky[]

Then and Now: England[]

Discusses a girl's life in 1592 England. Topics include:

  • The Elizabethan Age and Queen Elizabeth's wealth
  • Clothing women would have worn
  • Merchants and the spices they traded for
  • London's streets and their conditions
  • The Plague and plague doctors
  • The popularity of Shakespeare's plays
  • The death of Queen Elizabeth and England today


Each Girls of Many Lands book came with a detachable bookmark inside the back cover. This shows a portion of the illustration at the start of the book. Measures 7 3/16" x 2".

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