The Secret Drawer by Nancy Gee, illustrations by Raye Ann Saunoris. The Secret Drawer, based on a true story, was written by Nancy Gee after a real flying squirrel found its way into her bedroom and into her sock drawer. The adventure began when her cat, Odis, refused to budge from the front of the dresser for two long days. Readers of all ages will find this story fascinating and informative. They'll also learn that kindness to animals is returned by them in many unexpected ways.