From School Library Journal
K-Gr 3-A young girl opens her door and lets her cat out to wander the neighborhood at night, and readers follow Taiko as he pounces on leaves, climbs a tree, encounters various creatures, and chases a field mouse. The vivid pastel illustrations beautifully express this dark, windy night. The shadows, the full moon, and the muted lights in the windows of houses help to create the nighttime mood. Readers will be able to feel the wind blowing as they turn the pages and experience the feline's enjoyment of his freedom.
Karen Scott, Valley Intermediate School, Pelham, AL
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