When Gabbaluchie the Wolf sets off to find a new home, his nonna sends him away with an important message: “Kindness grows friendships.” Happy and excited to make new friends, Gabbaluchie is surprised by how unwelcoming the other animals are to him. What happens when Gabbaluchie comes face to face with a snake? Will he be able to show kindness to another animal who also has an unfair reputation? Will he remember his nonna’s advice? Written by Cheryl Benner and illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler. Ages 2-8, 32 pages, 11″ x 9.5″ hardback. ISBN 9781936607907.