Claire starts researching her town's history, but with the help of a bossy 100-year-old cat named Cortez she finds out much more than she expected.
"…a style that combines light-hearted humour with some serious but digestible, statements on the environment." - Calgary Herald
"…an action-packed and humorous story…" - In Search of Canadian Materials
Winner of the Alberta Writers' Children's Literary Award.close this panel
Hazel Hutchins is a master of compelling stories for young people. She has written more than twenty-five books for children and has won numerous awards, including the Mr. Christie's Book Award, the Silver Birch Award and inclusion in the White Raven Collection of the International Youth Library in Munich.
Ruth Ohi has illustrated many of Hazel Hutchins's picture books. Her joyous, sensitive, and humorous illustrations are familiar to families all over North America.close this panel