Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780618114528, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2002
With unique mixed-media illustrations, Mary Newell DePalma brings to life this world populated by quirky animals and stylish hats, and together art and text reveal the merits and rewards of patience and perseverance.
"Blackaby and DePalma cap this comical caper with a pleasing set of solutions. All i all, simply fedorable." Publishers Weekly
"...the understated humor of both text and illustrations is surprising and effective." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"The text is clearly written in short sentences with good pacing for reading aloud...The book is beautifully designed." School Library Journal