A tale of travel through the countryside while the rest of the family wait at home for their arrival. A quiet tale of driving through the countryside and the charm of the experience.
"...there is a timeless appeal in the story of the child who knows, as she waits safely at home, that her loving parent is on his way and longing to get there.." -- Booklist, 1998.
"In a lullaby to night, readers settle in with a lonely father on a long drive through a landscape of hills and highways; he is longing to reach home, where his children and wife wait." -- Kirkus Associates, January 15, 1998.