A boy and his grandfather are tasked with caring for a cat. While the boy is excited for their day together, the cat—an impassive smudge of gray who glides from page to page—resists his initial offers of food and play. Cats will be cats, his grandpa reminds him—until she escapes, and leads them to an unexpected world of fun and wonder. Tranquil, winsome illustrations that evoke Quentin Blake and Stephen Kellogg light up this story about getting along with our furry friends.
Michelle Anne Schingler
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