Edward Sylvester Ellis was an American author, a teacher, school administrator, journalist, and the author of hundreds of books and magazine articles. He was the author of different westerns, science fiction novels, books on history. It was originally sold from forty to sixty thousand copies, and all were sold 450 thousand copies of his works. It is a story about the boy, who from his earliest babyhood, and had an original way of doing almost everything he undertook. When the boy became big enough to sit on the porch of the modest little home, where he was born, and gaze with his great round eyes at the world as it went by, that world, whether on horseback, in bogey, or on foot, was sure to smile at the funny-looking baby. What happened next? Read the story to know!