The House Without Windows – Barbara Newhall Follett

Discover a dazzling lost classic of nature writing and a visionary work of feminist empowerment – written almost a century ago by a twelve-year-old child…

Eepersip is a girl with the wild in her heart. She does not want to live locked up behind the walls of a house. So she runs away – first to the Meadow, then to the Sea, and finally to the Mountain. Her heartbroken parents follow their daughter, trying to bring her home safe, but Eepersip has other ideas…

Republished by Penguin with a new introduction and hand-inked illustrations by beloved artist Jackie Morris, The House Without Windows is a timeless fable about wildness, freedom and the redemptive power of the natural world.