Jack's mom may tell him that "because" is not an answer, but he disagrees. In fact, this almost-six-year-old thinks "because" is the perfect answer . . . to any question! Why did he cover himself in Band-Aids? Why is the dog wearing a cape? Why did he eat all the chocolate cake? Richard Torrey's endearing companion to Almost and Why? celebrates every child's favorite answer to life's trickiest questions.