Houndsley and Catina and the Birthday Surprise
author: James Howe
illustrator: Marie-Louise Gay
Houndsley and Catina
Houndsley is sad. Not because it is raining or because there are holes in his sweater, but because he doesn't know when his birthday is. All of a sudden Catina is sad, too. But friends are very good at cheering each other up, and Houndsley and Catina are the very best of friends. So it won't be long before they each discover, in a most surprising way, how a first-rate friend can brighten even the saddest days.
Great friends think alike, as James Howe and Marie-Louise Gay bring a beguiling duo back for their second adventure.