Eastern United States waterways expert and guidebook author, Jerry M. Hay grew up along the Wabash River in Indiana where his fascination and love of rivers began. Until Hurricane Katrina, Jerry was the official riverlorian for the New Orleans-based Delta Queen Steamboat Company, spinning stories, providing daily talks, and serving as a river guide for guests touring the great American waterways. When not on the water, he lives in a cabin on the Wabash River in Indiana. This is his first children’s book. His website is www.indianawaterways.com.