This is actually an autobiography. Mr. North recounts when he was 11 years old and raised a young racoon, much to the chagrin of many neighbors. It is full of funny hijinks, exciting adventures, and true friendship. Everyone should read this book. It's well written and gives you an insight as to how times have changed.
An absolutely charming tale of a young (11-12) boy, his pet raccoon, and their adventures and discoveries in a simpler, kinder time. Even if you are not an animal lover, you will appreciate the personality & inteligence of these unique creatures.