This fun children's book features Snorri Thorfinnsson who was the first European descendant born in North America in Straumfjord, Vinland ( L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, Canada) in 1006. Hewas the son of Thorfinn Kalsefni and Gudrid of Iceland. Gudrid was the widow ofLeif Ericsson's brother Thorstein. Years later, Snorri build a church for hismother on their farm in Iceland while she was on a pilgrimage to Rome. Gudridwas the most well travelled women of her time.