Tomi Ungerer: No Kiss for Mother
No Kiss for Mother is a richly illustrated and slightly dark classic from Tomi Ungerer. Piper Paw the kitten can't stand getting kissed by his mother, and her efforts are met with a stubborn resistance. This book gained notoriety upon its release for subverting the conventions of children's books. Back in print after thirty years, it makes an interesting addition to our shelves.
Read about how Tomi Ungerer subverted the expectations of children's literature during the 1960s, in our blog.