A book review by Patty
This is a book written long ago, but an overlooked timely classic about an unwanted kitten who brings a lonely boy and a town together to form friendships. It proves that even a gray-nosed kitten can do great things. A must read for all ages!
It is interesting to note the book was illustrated by Marie C. Nichols and published in 1950 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Patty is a yet undiscovered illustrator who works part-time at the West Deptford Free Public Library circulation desk. In browsing the book’s hand drawn illustrations, I suspect this was a childhood favorite that had a strong influence on Patty’s artistic development.