Look Both Ways: A Cautionary Tale (Hardcover)

A Cautionary Tale

By Diane Z. Shore, Jessica Alexander, Teri Weidner (Illustrator)

Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 9781582349688, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 14, 2005



Sometimes even squirrels need a lesson in safety

Filbert the squirrel loves to play soccer with his friends, but when his mother asks him to run an errand, he dashes right off. Filbert is always careful to avoid the neighborhood cat, but-Skip-leap Hip-hop -he has so much fun running up telephone poles and bouncing through the leaves, he forgets to look both ways when he gets to the street. That is, until a close encounter makes him think twice With bouncing rhymes and cheery illustrations, this is the perfect picture book for any child in need of a little reminder to look both ways.

About the Author

Diane Z. Shore is the author of Bus-a-Saurus Bop. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her family.Jessica Alexander is a first-time author. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.Teri Weidner grew up in Fairport, New York, and graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in illustration. She has illustrated several books for children, including Jeremy: The Tale of an Honest Bunny by Jan Karon and Give Yourself to the Rain: Poems for the Very Young by Margaret Wise Brown. She lives with a menagerie of pets in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.