Kildee house Author:Rutherford Montgomery When Jerome Kildee built himself a house at the foot of a giant redwood tree, he didn't expect to welcome so many new friends. There was Old Grouch, the raccoon who first refused to budge from his hole in the tree, then moved right in with Jerome. Old Grouch's bride also came to look - and stayed to make her nest in Jerome's oven. And then a fam... more »ily of spotted skunks set up housekeeping under the floor!
There was also Emma Lou Eppy, who lived down the mountain and shared Jerome's housing prblem and Donald Roger and his dog Strong Heart, whose feud with Emma Lou upset the tranquillity of the redwoods.
The animals were responsible for the housing problem and for the feud - and while the feud flourished, so did baby raccoons and spotted skunks! Something would have to be done, but how, wondered Jerome, could the housing problem be settled to the satisfaction of everyone - including Old Grouch?« less