Scaredy Squirrel
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Scaredy Squirrel

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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 ...show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 34 pages
  • 200.7 x 205.7 x 10.2mm | 294.84g
  • Kids Can Press
  • Ontario, Canada
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1553379594
  • 9781553379591
  • 193,322

Review quote

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

About Melanie Watt

Melanie 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.Melanie 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.show more

Rating details

12,171 ratings
4.24 out of 5 stars
5 52% (6,320)
4 27% (3,344)
3 15% (1,874)
2 4% (462)
1 1% (171)
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