Synopses & Reviews
Inspired by a passage from Henry David Thoreauand#8217;s Walden, the wonderfully appealing Henry Hikes to Fitchburg 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 the two have surprisingly different days.
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.
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. Johnsonand#8217;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 and#147;Pick of the Lists.and#8221; Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globeand#150;Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. Mr. Johnson and his wife, Linda, live in New Hampshire.