Opposites attract in this playful book by Binette Schroeder—one of Germany’s most beloved illustrators! Mr. Gray thinks his neighbor—the colorful and cheerful Frieda Frolick—is unbearable. She whistles while gardening and happily romps around with her miniature pig. All of this bothers Mr. Gray who only enjoys thinking about his beloved numbers. Then one day Frieda Frolick’s bright yellow canary barges into his home. It’s an outrage! But when Mr. Gray falls under the spell of Frieda Frolick’s wonderfully gray eyes; he soon discovers there’s more to life than numbers.