Author: Sharron Cameron
Peter, a ten year old city boy, is going on his first fishing trip with his father, a true outdoorsman. He is beginning to enjoy himself when they notice the animals and birds are acting funny. They prepare to leave when an earthquake strikes. Trees and branches fall around them injuring his father. Peter is faced with the challenge of getting them to safety away from an injured hungry wolf. Peter builds a raft to take them down the river. They endure hunger, cold, exhaustion, and rapids trying to escape the wolf as Peter uses his knowledge from books to get them to safety.
Sharron Cameron has always been surrounded by good books having read many on the classics and large sections of the library in her life time. Now in her senior years she has the time to write in hopes it will introduce some child to the joy of reading like she has experienced in her life time. This story came to her when she was watching a show about lumberjacks and she remembered a story from her childhood about her father meeting a bear when he was a lumberjack.