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Groucho's Eyebrows: An Alaskan Cat Tale Paperback – August 31, 2012
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Cat sneaked into author's heart, book. Anyone who has ever been nutty about a feline campanion knows how a cat can pad into a house one minute and creep into a heart the next. Alaska author, Tricia Brown's white cat with black marks above its eyes managed to climb into her career too. The former family pet, on which Brown based her new book children's book, "Groucho's Eyebrows" was a reject at an animal shelter in Fairbanks when Brown found her. ---Anchorage Daily News, Rose Cox, Sept 2003.
Groucho is a white cat with distinctive black eyebrows that make him look like Groucho Marx. Kristen and Groucho have fun together and are the best friends. One day Groucho get out of the house when her mother is signing for a package at the door and decides he will paly Nanook with Kristen, except Kristen is still at school. Whe Kirsten return her beloved cat is nowhere to be found and although she calls and calls and eventually checks with all the neighboors she ends up goingto be iwth a heavy heart worried about all the dangers that Groucho could encounter.... The illustrations are done in watercolor in the unmistakable style of Barbara Lavalee and enhance the text with their Northern appeal. --- Kirkus, May 2004
From the Back Cover
Is Groucho, the kitten, lost in the Alaskan wilderness near her new home? Can Kristie find her young cat her family just added as the family pet? How can Kristie find a white cat in the deep snow in the woods?