Illus. in full color. Brian finds a salamander and takes him home. Wherewill he sleep? asks his mother. Her inquiries are answered with imaginativesolutions that will be familiar to all those who have tried to convince aparent to let them have a pet. Johnson's lush, shadowy paintings depict eachaddition to the cumulative scenario as Brian's cozy bedroom is graduallytransformed into a dark green forest that overflows the pages as the fantasybecomes more elaborate. This is a beautifully designed mood piece. -- SchoolLibrary Journal.