Iris Grace is six years-old and severly autistic. For the first few years of her life she barely spoke at all. That is until her mother discovered Iris's love and talent for painting, which unlocked her world and led to international acclaim. This is the remarkable story of a talented girl, her extraordinary cat and one mother's determination to find the key to her daughter's mind. This is absolutely essential reading for anyone interested in understanding more about what it means to be on the austistic spectrum.