Although Mrs. Tabby is unperturbed by her kittens' appearance, her neighbors are not so charitable. When the kittens are old enough to fly, Mrs. Tabby sends her children out into the world. Because both winged and four-footed creatures mistrust them, the kittens have trouble finding a place to live, but eventually discover a loving home.
LeGuin, author of the distinguished Earthsea Trilogy and other books, has written a small gem of a book - with convincing and intriguing characters." - Publishers Weekly.
For ages 7 to 10.
(From the Chapter Books shelf.)