Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend (Hardcover)
Kids Can Press, 9781554531813, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2007
And once he's spotted a perfectly safe candidate (with no teeth), Scaredy's ready. Armed with a name tag, mittens, a mirror and a lemon, he's prepared to make The Perfect First Impression. But just when every detail is under control, Scaredy's Action Plan takes a surprising --- and ?toothy? --- turn. Will he survive this ordeal? Will he find his kindred spirit? Will he discover the true meaning of friendship? Read Scaredy's nutty story to find out ...
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.
Praise For Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend…
[E]bullient artwork, clever layout, and lively text ...—School Library Journal
[A] true original on the picture book scene.—Canadian Bookseller
The humor is silly enough that kids with their own scaredy tendencies won't feel preached at, and others will just appreciate the delicious ridiculousness that doesn't keep Scaredy for getting the friend he needs.—Bulletin of the Centre for Children's Literature
Muted-color illustrations downplay Scaredy's anxieties and highlight the silliness of his over-the top tactics; playfully varied page designs add liveliness to a lighthearted story that doesn't take itself too seriously ...—Horn Book
Fans will hope for much more from this endearing fellow.—Publishers Weekly