for Scaredy Squirrel by Mélanie Watt
Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his safe tree so he will not have to bump into dangers like tarantulas, green Martians, killer bees, sharks, germs, and poison ivy. His life is routinely the same. He is prepared for any crises with his emergency kit, which contains items that will help him deal with the above list of foes. However, one day a real killer bee approaches, and pan icked, Scaredy Squirrel knocks his emergency kit out of the tree and has to jump into the unknown to retrieve it. Incredibly, on his way down he discov ers he is a flying squirrel and that his list of dangers will not bother him any time soon. He alters his safe routine to include flying into the unknown ad venture of each day. Other books in the series include Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend (2007) , Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach (2008), and Scaredy Squirrel at Night (2009). 2006 Cybils Award winner, 2007 NCBLA List, 2007 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award. sc
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 ...