The sub-title of this books is A Christmas Story. The book tells the story of 3 young cats and a rat who are sent on a journey to fulfill the prophecy: The three finding the one. The little band sets off on numerous adventures until they find the birthplace of the Messiah in a stable. They must then complete the perilous journey home. This delightful hard back book contains black and white illustrations throughout. Copyright 2005, 198 pages. The book is 5 1/4" wide x 7 1/4" high. Previously owned but in good condition.