Miss Wilkinson lives with her adored cat, Tommy Douglas, whose eyes glow a brilliant orange. But Tommy Douglas is 17 years old. When he becomes ill and dies in Miss Wilkinson’s arms, she buries him in the garden and plants a rosebush on his grave. Despite her determination to keep busy, grief and loneliness make it difficult for Miss Wilkinson to enjoy life. Then one morning, after a particularly troubled night, she discovers that the rosebush she planted has bloomed with brilliant orange flowers — the color of Tommy Douglas’s eyes.

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ISBN-13: 9780888994332
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication date: 08/28/2001
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.66(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

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