“Dwight Ritter's illustrations made me smile as much as his story warmed my heart.”

“Emerson is a timeless book, one that can be enjoyed by both the young and old.”

“Dwight Ritter's book belies its profound exploration of faith - having it, losing it, and finding it again.”

“If you liked “The Giving Tree”, you will love Emerson The Magnificent.”

An allegory of faith

Emerson The Magnificent! is a 9,000 word illustrated allegory of faith; the story of an old man and a talking bicycle. It was developed for a spiritually-curious mass market in the genre of The Giving Tree.