Gracie and Jennie are two little ferrets who live in a home on a wooded lane in the suburbs. Their young owner, Rick, quickly learns many lessons from their unique and quirky personalities. He enjoys playing with the ferrets and watching them explore their new home, but he soon realizes that their curiosity can be dangerous. There is a scary episode when the ferrets escape. Rick and his friend Nick experience distressing moments trying to find the ferrets. Written in easy, flowing rhyme and illustrated with vibrant oil paintings, children will be drawn to the pages and will not only learn about ferrets but will also come to understand the important responsibilites and joys of caring for pets. A sock, in various colors, is hidden on each painting to discover. Advanced words are defined at the bottom of each page. This book was printed in America.