They think I'm perfect when they see me. I cry on cue. I move my arms and legs. My fingers and my toes both add up to ten. Their specialists tick all the columns on their rating scale. They won't find out. None of the tests they run will show my secret. My subtle imperfection will complicate the lives of everyone who loves me.' Kaleidoscope describes the impact of an autistic child on the already stressed relationship between two very different sisters. Claire's an actuary. Kate's an actor. Each is secretly resentful of what the other has achieved. It takes the birth of a complicated baby to show them what they have in common.