What do seven kids do on a cold winter day when rain and sleet have created a thick crust of ice on top of the snow? It s so slick and icy that sledding seems impossible -- almost. Lizzie and her friends convince her grandfather to let them try to push his old-fashioned travis sled, a long, bench-like sled on runners, uphill so they can fly downhill, down the highest, mightiest, iciest sledding hill off Old Mountain Road. New Hampshire storyteller Rebecca Rule brings her trademark wry sense of New England humor to this delightful tale of a wild sled ride. Connecticut artist Jennifer Thermes beautiful wa- tercolors are so full of motion, you ll be holding on to your hats and scarves for this one!
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About the Author: Rebecca Rule is the author of "Live Free and Eat Pie! A Storyteller's Guide to New Hampshire" and "Headin for the Rhubarb: A New Hampshire Dictionary (well, kinda)." She is also the author of three short story collections about New Hampshire, including "The Best Revenge," named Outstanding Work of Fiction by the New Hampshire Writer's Project. A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, she has taught writing classes there for a number of years. She has lived in New Hampshire all her life (so far). She lives in Northwood with her husband, John Rule, and their wire fox terrier, Bob. About the Illustrator: Jennifer Thermes is a children s book author and illustrator. In addition to being an avid reader, an obsessed gardener, and an adorer-of-cats, she creates illustrated maps for publishing and magazine clients. Her most recent book is "Maggie & Oliver, or A Bone of One's Own," a middle-grade novel by Valerie Hobbs (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers). She is the author and illustrator of "Sam Bennett's New Shoes" and "When I Was Built." Thermes lives in an old farmhouse in Connecticut with her family, two cats, one dog, and countless mice.
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