128 pages, 8.75 × 5.75 × 0.85 in
October 15, 1999
Groundwood Books Ltd
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0888991223
ISBN - 13: 9780888991225
From the Publisher
Winner of the Governor General's Award and the Mr. Christie's Book Award
In this award-winning paean to country life we find Hubbo O'Driscoll, whom we first met in Easy Avenue, now living in the lower Gatineau with his guardian aunt and uncle. When the local covered bridge -- home to a wayward ghost and her lovelorn postman -- is threatened by development, Hubbo must devise a strategy to save it.
About the Author
Brian Doyle is a four-time winner of the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award. His American honors include being selected for the Horn Book's Fanfare List, the ABA "Pick of the Lists" and the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age. He has also won the NSK Neustadt Prize, the Phoenix Honor Award, and he has been named a finalist for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. He lives in Chelsea, Quebec.
From Our Editors
Hubbo O'Driscoll, living in lower Gatineau with his aunt and uncle, is about to set out on a new adventure. Slated for demolition, a local covered bridge is actually home to a ghost and her lovelorn suitor. Hubbo and his dog, Nerves, search for a way to preserve the past while making room for the future as they battle the developer and his wife to save the bridge in Brian Doyle's Covered Bridge. Children will adore this enchanting story.