Scaredy Squirrel

Mélanie Watt (Author)
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Description

Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It's way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians or killer bees. But in his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes along, he's well-prepared. Scaredy Squirrel's emergency kit includes antibacterial soap, Band-Aids and a parachute.

Day after day he watches and waits, and waits and watches, until one day ... his worst nightmare comes true! Scaredy suddenly finds himself out of his tree, where germs, poison ivy and sharks lurk.

But as Scaredy Squirrel leaps into the unknown, he discovers something really uplifting ...

Product Details

Price
$7.95  $7.31
Publisher
Kids Can Press
Publish Date
March 01, 2008
Pages
42
Dimensions
7.88 X 0.14 X 8.03 inches | 0.28 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781554530236

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About the Author

Mélanie Watt is an acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. Her books include the Scaredy Squirrel, Chester and Learning With Animals series, Augustine, Leon the Chameleon and Have I Got a Book for You! She lives near Montreal.

Mélanie Watt is an acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. Her books include the Scaredy Squirrel, Chester and Learning With Animals series, Augustine, Leon the Chameleon and Have I Got a Book for You! She lives near Montreal.

Reviews

Bound to win over its readers, parent and child, at the outset with its wry wit.--The National Post
Youngsters will go nuts over this one.--Publishers Weekly
With his iconic nervous grin and over-the-top punctiliousness, Scaredy Squirrel is an endearing character.--School Library Journal
Watts conveys a difficult theme ... with an energetic playfulness ... (Scaredy Squirrel is) a masterful balance of charm, comedy and serious realism.--Toronto Star
The bold, inviting compositions ... and paint-box colors ... add energy.--Horn Book
Readers of any age will chuckle with recognition at the squirrel's attempts to control his life.--Quill & Quire