"A boy wakes up one morning to find his father gone. At first, he feels lost. But his father has left him a letter filled with advice to guide him through the times he cannot be there"-- - (Baker & Taylor)

Features evocative illustrations by the Caldecott Honor- and Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist of <IT>Fifty Cents and a Dream<RO> and follows the experiences of a young child who taps his inner strength in spite of having an absent father. 25,000 first printing. - (Baker & Taylor)

Follows the experiences of a young child who taps his inner strength in spite of having an absent father. - (Baker & Taylor)

<i>Every morning, I play a game with my father.</i><div><i>He goes knock knock </i><i>on my door</i></div><div><i>and I pretend to be asleep</i></div><div><i>till he gets right next to the bed.</i></div><div><i>And my papa, he tells me, "I love you."</i></div><div><i><br></i></div><div>But what happens when, one day, that "knock knock" doesn't come? This powerful and inspiring book shows the love that an absent parent can leave behind, and the strength that children find in themselves as they grow up and follow their dreams.</div> - (Grand Central Pub)