When Caleb finds himself transformed into a dog and is unable to tell his wife his true identity, he decides to become her companion.
Caleb and Kate is a 1977 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year and a 1978 National Book Award Finalist for Children's Literature.
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Praise for Caleb and Kate
“In a text as imaginative and skillful as his extraordinary color illustrations, Steig tells the comic, touching story of Caleb and his wife.” —Publishers Weekly
“Steig is a superb artist with the literary ingenuity to produce durable, energetic stories.” —The Horn Book