Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.92 X 9.1 X 0.37 inches | 0.97 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780395968673

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About the Author

D. B. Johnson has been a freelance illustrator for more than twenty years and has done editorial cartoons, comic strips, and conceptual illustrations for magazines and newspapers around the country. Mr. Johnson's first picture book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists." Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. Mr. Johnson and his wife, Linda, live in New Hampshire.

Reviews

"A masterpiece . . .The finest illustrations I've seen in years and years and years." --Daniel Pinkwater, NPR Weekend Edition

"An auspicious picture book debut." --Horn Book Horn Book

"This splendid book works on several levels. Johnson's adaptation of a paragraph taken from Thoreau's Walden illuminates the contrast between materialistic and naturalistic view of life without ranting or preaching. . . . [The illustrations] demonstrate Johnson's virtuosic control of his craft" --Booklist, starred review Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

STAR "A nicely realized retelling of a short passage from Henry Thoreau's Walden." --School Library Journal, starred review School Library Journal, Starred

A Publishers Weekly Flying Start Publishers Weekly