New York: Harper Collins, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Nicky isn't happy about having to spend the summer with his grandmother in the Wisconsin woods - but "one afternoon, while Nicky is trying to catch their dinner, a raft drifts down the river towards him.The raft has a calming magic about it, affecting both Nicky and the wildlife of the river and woods.Through the raft and the adventures it brings him on, Nicky finds new common ground with his grandmother, a fellow river rat, who encourages him to explore his newfound talent for art." Includes a note from the author/llustrator who talks about how events from his own childhood inspired this book. SIGNED on the half title page. Oblong format. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0-688139779.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.