A New York Times Bestselling picture book inspired by the life of Henry David Thoreau!
"A masterpiece."—Daniel Pinkwater, NPR Weekend Edition?
Inspired by a passage from Walden
, this 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. The two have drastically different journeys...with surprisingly similar results.
The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and Ezra Jack Keats Writer Award winning Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
is the first book in the Henry series.