Just the ticket for young skiing enthusiasts. Set in Canada, this is the story of young Phillippe, who wanted more than anything a pair of skis and to keep the great hill behind his house which his father might be forced to sell. It is not until he courageously rescues a young friend from the nearby skiing lodge by hurrying to rescuers on barrel-stave skis that his dreams come true. Lots about snow, skis and technique tips. Fills a need for skiing fiction for this age group.