For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises&;some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is a good-surprise day. Bat&;s mom, a veterinarian, has brought home a stray baby skunk, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild-animal shelter.
But the minute Bat meets the kit, he knows they belong together. And he&;s got one month to show his mom that a baby skunk might just make a pretty terrific pet.
From acclaimed author Elana K. Arnold comes a story of first friendship starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum.