Winner of the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award and the
Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award
Caramba is a fat, furry, striped cat with a big problem. Every
single cat in the world can fly, he sighs, except me!
Caramba would love to swoop and glide between the clouds, to
feel the wind whistling through his fur. He tries to soar into the
sky over and over again but always lands flat on his face, until
finally he sadly accepts that he is earthbound. Don't be
such a scaredy-cat, cry his cousins. All cats are meant to fly!
They grab his paws and whisk him up into the sky for an impromptu
flying lesson that ends with a big splash and a surprising
Award-winning author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay, best
known for her Stella and Sam books, brings us an endearing
character in Caramba, a sweet, shy cat who bravely accepts that he
is different, and then discovers his own special talent.