WHO LOVES ME?
Patricia MacLachlan, Author , illus. by Amanda Shepherd. Harpe
As moonlight dapples her bed, a girl finds herself in a contemplative mood. "Who loves me?" she wonders. Fortunately, wise counsel is close at hand: her talking marmalade tabby. Family members and friends love her, the cat reassures her, and despite what she suspects, the dog's love isn't dependent on the treats she proffers. "He would love you even if you didn't," insists the cat. Of course, the cat's affections are never in question; after all, "I brought you a mouse once." (The girl replies that she let the mouse go. "That mouse loves you, too," notes the feline wryly.) Some children may find Shepherd's (
Reviewed on: 03/28/2005