This is Sandra Horning's first book for Knopf. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and children.
Valeri Gorbachev is the illustrator of many acclaimed books for children. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
"HORNING SERVES UP a cheerful and heartwarming scenario sure to
capture the imagination of little ones and those who dote on them.
Her kind, respectful animal characters have just the right touch of
credibility, making this perfectly pleasant world seem possible.
Gorbachev's ink-andwatercolor artwork charms, featuring a menagerie
of friendly, helpful