Jane, an alleycat tabby, has four remarkable children, Harriet, James, Thelma and Roger--all kittens that can fly. The dangers of city life are no place for flying kittens, so Mother Jane insists they set sail for the safety of the countryside.
Though short enough to be mistaken for an easy reader, these books have lovely language that might prove challenging for beginning readers. ("It's absolutely unfair," the thrush cried. "Unjust!" the finch agreed. Intolerable!" yelled the bluejay.)
I personally loved it as a read aloud. And with four books in the series the magic won't be over too soon. (We've read the second. I can't speak for third and fourth, though the ratings are equally high at my go-to evaluator.) This is one we'll definitely reread.