Angus and Sadie are brother and sister. Angus is bigger. He is a good, brave, and clever dog - and he likes that. Sadie isn't as quick to learn - or to obey. When cats jump at her, she yelps and runs away. Angus thinks that means she's scared of everything. But Sadie isn't so sure that's true.
Cynthia Voigt crafts a novel about discovery, perspective, and the meaning of home - all through the eyes of an affable and worried little mouse. Fredle is an earnest young fellow suddenly cast out of his cozy home behind the kitchen cabinets - into the outside. It's a new world of color and texture and grass and sky. But with all that comes snakes and rain and lawnmowers and raccoons and a different sort of mouse (field mice, they're called) not entirely trustworthy.
Sometimes being small has its advantages. So when Cloudette wants to do something big, she discovers that a little cloud can make a big difference.