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Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

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ISBN13: 9780395968673
ISBN10: 0395968674
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Inspired by a passage from Henry David Thoreau's Walden, this wonderfully appealing story follows two friends who have very different approaches to life. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

Inspired by a passage from Henry David Thoreau's WALDEN, this wonderfully appealing story follows two friends who have very different approaches to life. When the two agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, each decides to get there in his own way and have surprisingly different days.

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. Johnsons 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.

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emiliqua, July 2, 2008 (view all comments by emiliqua)
This book is an excellent introduction to transcendentalism - and thought provoking for children and adults alike. The illustrations are a wonderful accompanyment to the story, and Henry is a sweet kind-hearted character.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780395968673
production Music composed:
Johnson, Donald B.
performance Narrated:
James Naughton.
Author:
Johnson, D. B.
Author:
Joh
Author:
nson, D.B.
Author:
Johnson, Donald B.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Animals - Bears
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
Bears
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Biographical - United States
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series:
Read-along cassette
Series Volume:
85-10
Publication Date:
March 2000
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
picture book
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
4 3/4 in. +
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Inspired by a passage from Henry David Thoreau's WALDEN, this wonderfully appealing story follows two friends who have very different approaches to life. When the two agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, each decides to get there in his own way and have surprisingly different days.
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