While we were at Mayo, I went through the underground tunnels and eventually found myself in a little shop called “Counterpoints.”  It was very cool.  I immediately saw this book.   As a tour guide for young children at Philbrook Art Museum, I can spot a good read a mile away.   This one was extra special.
It was written by a local Minnesota student, Peter Hoffman when he was in the fifth grade!   Peter had a thing about ferrets at the time and decided to write a story about Jackson Pollack.   I was hooked.  The illustrations are by his fifth grade art teacher, Cindy Olson.    What could be more endearing than a published book by a child?  He is in college now but still!  This book is a keeper!