Where Is That Cat?
Carol Greene, Greene. Hyperion Books, $14.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-7868-0457-3
A stray feline snuggles its way into the heart of a woman reluctant to keep it in this sweet-natured picture book from the team behind The Old Ladies Who Liked Cats. When elderly Miss Perkins collects her mail one snowy day she finds ""one letter, two bills and a cat."" She takes in the shivering feline, fully intending to find it a good home elsewhere. But when prospective owners come to see the cat, it has a talent for hiding-and for gradually turning Miss Perkins into a cat lover. Greene writes lightheartedly, but with the assured voice of a true cat lover, spotlighting the behaviors that endear felines to their humans. Working in a creamy palette, Krupinski depicts a cheerily appointed, cozy household gently cluttered with pillows and doilies. Children will enjoy the visual guessing game of discovering the cat's various hiding places in this most welcoming of settings. Ages 3-6. (Aug.)
Reviewed on: 08/02/1999