Master storyteller Diana Wynne Jones presents a riveting collection of unpredictable tales, including:
* A cat tells how the kind hearted wizard she owns is suddenly called upon to defeat a horrific Beast.
* When Anne has mumps, her drawings come to life, and she must protect her home from them
* Four children become involved in the intrigue surrounding an innocent prince, an evil count, and a brave outlaw.
These fifteen stories and one novella will enchant, startle, and surprise!