About the Author
Henry Van Dyke was an early American poet who was born and raised in Pennsylvania. Later, he taught at Princeton University and lectured at the University of Paris. His works comprise over forty titles including The Mansion. Dan Burr earned a bachelor s degree in fine arts at Utah State University and a master s degree in illustration from Syracuse University. He and his wife, Patti, live with their two children and numerous animals on twelve acres of river bottom land in Tetonia, Idaho, a setting that provides great artistic inspiration.