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Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

Written & illustrated by D.B. Johnson
Book #1 in the A Henry Book Series
Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
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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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D.B. Johnson

<b>D. B. Johnson</b> 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, <i>Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, </i> was a <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and a <i>Publishers Weekly</i> bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller “Pick of the Lists.” <i>Henry Hikes to Fitchburg</i> also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. Mr. Johnson lives in New Hampshire.<br />

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March 3, 2000

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