Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend Paperback – August 1, 2011

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That lovable little worrywart is back. And he’s as scaredy as ever! In his latest adventure, Scaredy Squirrel sets out to make The Perfect Friend. 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 …

Review

Children will identify with Scaredy Squirrel’s anxiety about making new friends. They’ll find his over-the-top fears amusing.―CM Magazine

[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 may not feel preached at, and others will just appreciate the delicious ridiculousness that does not 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 does not take itself too seriously …―Horn Book

Fans will hope for a lot more from this endearing fellow.―Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Mélanie Watt is an acclaimed children’s book writer 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.

Mélanie Watt is an acclaimed children’s book writer 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.

That lovable little worrywart is back. And he’s as scaredy as ever! In his up to date adventure, Scaredy Squirrel sets out to make The Perfect Friend. And once he’s spotted a perfectly protected candidate (with no teeth), Scaredy’s able. 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 keep watch over, Scaredy’s Action Plan takes a surprising — and ?toothy? — turn. Will he continue to exist this ordeal? Will he find his kindred spirit? Will he discover the true meaning of friendship? Read Scaredy’s nutty story to find out …