Lyrical prose and warm watercolor illustrations bring a "certain part of the country called Appalachia" alive for young readers. Two award-winning artists, forever touched by their experiences growing up in this unique landscape, have teamed to create a quietly powerful and beautifully crafted portrait of life in a timeless place.
Cynthia Rylant lives in Eugene, Oregon.
Barry Moser lives in western Massachusetts.
"The book is a treasure - simply a beautiful combination of text and art." --The Horn Book Magazine