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"Published in beginning-reader format, this gentle story will appeal to children’s compassion as well as their sense of humor." — BOOKLIST
Houndsley is sad. Not because it’s raining or because there are holes in his sweater, but because he doesn’t know when his birthday is. And now Catina is sad, too. But friends are good at cheering each other up, and Houndsley and Catina are the best of friends. So it won’t be long before they each discover, in a most surprising way, how a first-rate friend can brighten even the saddest days.
James Howe is the acclaimed author of more than seventy books for young readers, including the much-lauded BUNNICULA and its sequels. He lives in Yonkers, New York.
Marie-Louise Gay is the author-illustrator of many award-winning children's books, including RAINY DAY MAGIC. She lives in Montreal, Canada.