Sheila Burnford was born in Scotland and lived much of her life in Canada until she passed away in 1984. She wrote books of fiction and nonfiction for both children and adults. In World War II, she was an ambulance driver. The Incredible Journey was hir first book.
Carl Burger was an American illustrator and author of children's books before he passed away in 1967. He is best known for illustrating The Incredible Journey and Old Yeller.
"Captivating! A tale of charm [and] high drama."--The New York Times
"A classic."--The Atlantic "From the youngest
child...to the oldest grown-up, there is something here for
everyone."--The Horn Book
"An incredible book! A beautiful story so moving that it stays in the mind constantly. It is a gem to be treasured."--The St. Louis Post-Dispatch "I have read The Incredible Journey with much enjoyment. Obviously the author has a great knowledge of animals and a great love for them."--Joy Adamson, author of Born Free "A clever story and evocative writing will keep animal lovers and adventure fans turning the pages."--Common Sense Media Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award Winner
William Allen White Award Winner
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Winner