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The Secret Life of Squirrels

Back to School!

Nancy Rose


List Price: 17.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/21/2014)


Get ready for the first day of school in this fourth book in the popular series featuring photographs of wild squirrels!

Mr. Peanuts' teacher friend Rosie needs help preparing for the first day of school! The two squirrels go shopping for school supplies, set up the library and music corners, bring all the sports equipment out to the blacktop, and decorate the classroom. Mr. Peanuts even practices driving the school bus! But it's not easy to be a teacher getting ready for a whole classroom of new faces. Will Mr. Peanuts and Rosie be able to pull together the room before the end of summer?

Nancy Rose brings this back-to-school story to life with her adorable photographs of real wild squirrels in handcrafted, homemade miniature settings.

Praise For The Secret Life of Squirrels: Back to School!

Praise for The Secret Life of Squirrels: Back to School: "Adorable squirrels give readers a peek at how teachers spend their time getting ready for their students."—Kirkus Reviews

"The story's allure lies in the squirrels' seemingly natural presence within the carefully constructed miniature scenes."—Booklist

"This is a tale of busy bushy-tails, an invitation to conversation about the start of the school year or first experiences, and a suggested general purchase for libraries with young animal lovers."—School Library Journal

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316506212, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 2018

About the Author

Nancy Rose is a photographer living in Canada. Her popular photos of wild squirrels in handcrafted settings, taken in her backyard, have attracted a wide following on Flickr, and have been featured in the Washington Post, the London Times, and Buzzfeed, among many others. She is the author of The Secret Life of Squirrels, Merry Christmas, Squirrels!, and The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story.