This richly illustrated and artfully designed children’s book features Harold as a reluctant hiker who doesn’t want to journey with his parents to the top of a mountain. But along the way he encounters animals who encourage him and even join in Harold’s adventure. Harold learns to be a helpful companion, while together the band of eager hikers discovers the importance of perseverance, cooperation and teamwork to overcome obstacles and attain the challenging goal of reaching the summit.
Harold the Helpful Hiker is a pleasing and entertaining story that emphasizes positive values. At the same time, the book teaches children about nature and the natural environment, by accurately depicting the behaviors of animals and their relationships in the wild.
Harold the Helpful Hiker celebrates nature and promotes desirable character traits, while it makes children smile.