This is a great family story about a young boy and his dad struggling to move on with their lives after his mother’s death. Young Eddie is determined to help his father find the right woman, so there is plenty of humor to get past the sad part. If you liked The Bridge to Terabithia, you’ll probably find value in this modern classic as well. It inspired the film starring Glenn Ford (The Blackboard Jungle, Superman), Ronny Howard (The Music Man, Andy Griffith), Shirley Jones (The Music Man, Oklahoma), and Stella Stevens (The Nutty Professor), as well as the TV series starring Bill Bixby (The Incredible Hulk), and a more recent TV pilot with Josh Hutcherson (Bridge to Terabithia, Little Manhattan). This early paperback edition has a picture from the film on the back cover, and a likeness of young Ronny Howard on the front.
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