• Illustrated By: Christina Leist
  • Pages:152
  • Publisher:Tradewind Books
  • Themes:animals, pets, cats, squirrels, chapter book, humor
  • Available:03/01/2012
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 9-12
Narrated by a fat half-Persian, half-alley cat called Amos, this very funny chapter book will delight young readers. When an injured baby squirrel moves into Amos's already crowded household, everything turns topsy-turvy.
"Highly recommended for ages eight to 11."
– The Star Phoenix
"Child-like drawings combined with furry humour create a fun read."
– Calgary Herald
"An interesting read-aloud for the younger set and a chapter book for more competent readers...Could be used to open discussions about accepting and accomodating change within a family."
– Resource Links
"Children who like animal stories will likely find this a pleasurable read."
– CM Magazine
"Episodic, humor-filled chapters...will make this a popular read-aloud. Leist's numerous black-line cartoons help to maintain interest and break up the text for younger readers."
– Booklist
"Amusing, quirky pen-and-ink illustrations offer a cat's-eye view of Amos' life...with an appropriately feel-good ending, sure to please feline fanciers."
– Kirkus Reviews
Red Cedar Book Award nominee   | 2012  |  Short-listed