Mary’s Review: Trupp who is an adorable cat-like creature has decided that it is time to go out of his realm and explore a world beyond his own. He must disguise himself as people not of his world are afraid of him. He takes the clothes from a scarecrow as a disguise and at the same time meets Krok, a raven who informs him that he goes with the scarecrow’s clothing. With this Trupp begins his adventure with Krok to lead the way. Trupp meets several people who don’t realize who or what he is and one, Bernice, who does. Bernice helps Trupp out of trouble and in turn, Trupp protects Bernice and at the same time realizes that there is no place like home and nothing better to be than himself.
The illustrations are great. Trupp is so life-like to me and oh wouldn’t I love to have him for a pet or better yet a friend.
I recommend this book for ages 4-up.
About The Author: Janell Cannon’s picture books have won many awards and are beloved around the world. Before she became a full-time creator of books for children, she designed and produced summer reading programs at her local public library. Born and raised in Minnesota, Ms. Cannon now lives in Southern California.