A black rain that becomes a mysterious orange cloud over Lake Erie is the beginning for of a magical encounter with monarch butterflies for Jilly, her dog, Fudge, and her mother.
Veteran nature-writer Markle, who has written recently of places as disparate as Nova Scotia, Australia and China, here offers a gentle free-verse narrative based on a never-to-be-forgotten experience from her own Ohio childhood. Read full book review >
A desperate, pregnant mother cat seeks shelter in a Parisian theater, just in time to provide a home for her kittens. Read full book review >