When Kona, a Labrador retriever, meets Stumpy, a squirrel in Gooseberry Park, they're best friends at first sight. But after Stumpy’s babies are born, disaster strikes in the form of a violent ice storm. Kona is not a fair-weather friend; he’s worried sick! How will Stumpy and her babies survive? With the help of Murray, a hilarious bat, and Gwendolyn, a wise hermit crab, Kona shows just how true--and heroic--a friend can be.
[set star] ""First-rate entertainment. Readers will relish every moment of this impeccably paced fantasy.""--Publishers Weekly (starred)
""Sophisticated and funny . . . A tender tale delivered by a sure hand.""--Kirkus Reviews