Epossumondas ventures into the Louisiana swamp chasing a butterfly. And this after Mama has warned him about the swamp-dwelling loup-garou! Epossumondas does encounter a series of swamp creatures but uses his head as only a possum knows how when he faces danger.
Janet Stevens has beautifully captured the dense and steamy swamp of Louisiana in Coleen Salley's last book. And her final illustration of Mama holding Epossumondas as they walk back home is a perfect closure to this timeless series.