"Far,Far Away where the sea meets the sky In a Land of Dreams where no-one asks why 10,000 cats laze about under trees drinking moonbeam milk and sweet honey tea"
So begins one the most delighful Childrens stories available, the hero,Cat Balloon,is short,slightly over weight and looks nothing at all like the proud jungle cats that he shares his home with, and besides Cat Balloon wants to fulfill just one dream: To fly amongst the stars, and as even though
"cat ballon tried all the obvious things like flapping his arms as if they were wings"
His success is limited for as "everyone knows cats can't fly" until one day Cat Balloon sets sails to seek the secret that has eluded him
This is a delighful choice for children of all ages,with outstandingly beautiful richly coloured illustrations, the rhyming verse is well though out and our three year has no problem in being able to "guess" the lines following
Palo Morgan has produced a book that is both richly comic, beautifully illustrated and sits well upon any childrens shelf as a book to both treasure and read many times over