From the Publisher
First published by Worthy Shorts, this story is an engaging conceit with a surprise ending written 38 years ago by the Vermont author of books for young readers including Snow Bound, The Wild Kid and A Boy at War. His books have won numerous honors, including the Horn Book Honor List and the ALA Best Books for Young Adult citations. He is the recipient of the ALAN Award. Harry Mazer lives in Montpelier Vermont with his wife Norma.