Those Darn Squirrels!

Adam Rubin (Author) Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
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Description

From the creators of Dragons Love Tacos comes the story of what happens when a grumpy old man and some mischievous squirrels match wits--with hilarious results.

Old Man Fookwire is a grump. The only thing he likes to do is paint pictures of the birds that visit his backyard. The problem is, they fly south every winter, leaving him sad and lonely. So he decides to get them to stay by putting up beautiful birdfeeders filled with seeds and berries. Unfortunately, the squirrels like the treats, too, and make a daring raid on the feeders. The conflict escalates--until the birds depart (as usual), and the squirrels come up with a plan that completely charms the old grump.

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
September 06, 2011
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.8 X 0.2 X 9.8 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780547576817

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About the Author

Adam Rubin lives in Chicago, Illinois. Since the publication of Those Darn Squirrels!, he has become a major celebrity in the squirrel community.

Daniel Salmieri graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and lives in Brooklyn. He swears no squirrels were harmed in the making of this book. Visit him at www.danielsalmieri.com.

Reviews

Winner of a Borders Original Voices Award

A 2009 Children's Choice Award nominee

"Bald Fookwire is a riot. . . and the squirrels, with their bloated bellies and contented smiles, are a flying hoot in this droll debut."--Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

"A symphony of regret, respect, and sweetness. Readers will want to linger over this book and treasure every page."--School Library Journal