Cleo the cat's friendship with the new puppy Caspar has a rocky start, but by the end of the day the two of them are playmates and a new friendship has been formed. The simple rhyme and vocabulary promote early reading.
Stella Blackstone has written many best-selling titles for Barefoot Books, including the popular Bear series and The Animal Boogie, winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal, 2001, (a U.S. award given to outstanding new products that enhance the lives of children). She lives in the Cotswolds with her three children. Caroline Mockford is an exciting newcomer to children's book illustration. Since gaining a degree in Fine Art, she has worked as an art teacher in primary schools, allowing her to obtain an invaluable insight into how children explore and learn through books. She works mainly in acrylics to achieve her trademark strong bold colours.