It's suppertime, but Frieda has her eyes on a plate of delicious-looking cookies papa has baked, not the healthy dinner mama has dished out. ""I'm not hungry,"" she says, ""but I will have a cookie, please."" Every parent and child will laugh at the familiar battle of wills between the little kitty cat who won't eat and her caring (but firm) mom and dad.
Cyndy Szekeres is a well-known illustrator of both her own children's books and those of many writers. More than fourteen million copies of her books have been sold. Her success has also been confirmed by reviewers, who have noted that her books are illustrated with attractive, bright artwork brimming with ingenious details.