The Newbery Award-winning author of The Whipping Boy, Sid
Fleischman is an author of more than sixty children's books, as
well as screenplays, novels for adults, and books on magic. He
lives in California.
Brett Helquist is the illustrator of many books, including the New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. He is also the author of Bedtime for Bear and Roger, the Jolly Pirate. He grew up in Utah and now lives in Brooklyn, New York.
This adventure tale, set in the Gold Rush days, is another uncommonly original...delectable story, told, and illustrated with zest and gusto to the very last page.--The Horn Book