"This book is as warm and cozy as a Polar Bear chair. I want to live in this book and never leave it." --Judith Byron Schachner (Skippyjon Jones)
"A small boy's imaginative play tames his father's fears. . . . Sublime." --Kirkus (starred review)
". . . full of fanciful color and a jumble of imagined detail. The idea that Tom naturally takes the lead in curing his fathers neurosis seems perfectly appropriate, and his confidence gives the story extra fizz." --Publishers W
Tom’s father is afraid of animals. The father learns through Tom's creativity and courage that he can conquer his fear.