Paperback $6.99

Dragonfly Books | Oct 01, 1995 | 32 Pages | 10-3/8 x 8-3/8 | 3-7 years | ISBN 9780440411307

  • Paperback$6.99

    Dragonfly Books | Oct 01, 1995 | 32 Pages | 10-3/8 x 8-3/8 | 3-7 years | ISBN 9780440411307

  • Ebook$6.99

    Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Nov 27, 2013 | 32 Pages | 3-7 years | ISBN 9780385386067

Praise

“The energy and movement of the piece pull the reader right along through the entire race through the magical time and space to the homeward finish.”
The Horn Book Magazine

“The book recreates an experience unusual in picture books.”
Booklist

Author Q&A

author fun facts

Born:
May 17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Previous jobs: Farm hand, ranch hand, truck driver, sailor, dogsled racer, teacher, field engineer, editor, soldier, actor, director, trapper, professional archer, migrant farm worker, singer


Hobbies: Sailing, collecting and riding Harley Davidsons; twice ran the Iditarod, the challenging 1,000 mile dogsled race across Alaska


Inspiration for writing: After a librarian gave him a book to read–along with his own library card–Gary was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another.


From the Hardcover edition.

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