Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2002.). First edition - His first young adult novel, winner of a Newbery Honor Award, a story with humor and adventure overlaying serious environmental issues. A "wildly funny satire features the new kid, Roy, joining forces with tough Beatrice and the elusive Mullet Fingers to defeat a bully, thwart an avaricious corporation and save a colony of burrowing owls." . 263 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. A rather uncommon advance issue.