An affecting love story told with surprising gruff tenderness and pungent detail. (Michele Landsberg
These are special stories from an enormously talented, unassuming man, who is really a kid at heart. (Ottawa Citizen
About the Author
Brian Doyle is a four-time winner of the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award. His American honors include being selected for the Horn Book's Fanfare List, the ABA "Pick of the Lists" and the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age. He has also won the NSK Neustadt Prize, the Phoenix Honor Award, and he has been named a finalist for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. He lives in Chelsea, Quebec.