This illustrated book tells the story of Jacob the kitten and his interactions and frustrations in training his new owner, the illustrator of this book. The book was first copyrighted in 1974 and 1977 in Switzerland. This is the first US Edition 1980. Paperback, 9" wide x 11" high, 79 pages. black & white and color illustrations throughout. It is worth noting that on the back cover are the words, In Remembrance of Heide, Sven and Thomas (the author and illustrator of the book). Previously owned but in good condition.