Jim Harrison is best known for his novels about poetry that speak wisdom and illuminate the soul. The Boy Who Ran to the Woods
is a wonderfully told children’s story that recounts a childhood tragedy that ends in redemption.
Jimmy is a young boy who suffers a tragic eye injury and must learn life’s many meanings through adversity. Through Jimmy’s discovery of nature animals, birds, and the lovely woods he is able to overcome the intense hardship and suffering and live a happier and more fulfilled childhood.
Beautifully written with Harrison’s quintessential style of writing about the natural world, combined with the unique and exquisite illustration of Tom Pohrt, a renowned illustrator, the book will delight children of all ages and will appeal to all the devoted fans of Harrison
’s literature and poetry as well.