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When Annie's cat disappears one winter morning, the lonely little girl tries to befriend the woodland animals behind her home. This beautiful picture book by best-selling author-illustrator Jan Brett celebrates a child's love of animals, spring, and life. Something is wrong with Taffy the cat. She's stopped playing with Annie and sleeps all day long. One day, Taffy disappears. Annie is very lonely and tries to make friends with the woodland creatures, but none of them are as soft and friendly as Taffy. When Taffy finally returns, she brings back something unexpected. Jan Brett's distinctive illustration style uses the borders of the pages to foretell the emergence of spring and the birth of kittens.
About the Author
With more than thirty million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation’s foremost author/illustrators of children’s books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.
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"The pictures hold countless surprises. Indisputably, this is a work of wonder that deserves highest honors." Publishers Weekly