The Babysitters

by Dori Chaconas and Lisa McCue

“Cork was a short muskrat . . . Fuzz was a tall possum . . . Two best friends.... read more

“Cork was a short muskrat . . . Fuzz was a tall possum . . . Two best friends. One was helpful. The other one was Fuzz.” Cork could use Fuzz’s help as he tries to babysit a little porcupine who chews on everything in sight. But Fuzz is too busy making a bear trap to help Cork out. And when he does try to help, he only makes things worse. Now Cork is in charge of a crying baby porcupine. But Fuzz unwittingly provides assistance after all when he catches himself in his own bear trap. It’s the perfect distraction for the baby, who proves to be pretty helpful himself. Dori Chaconas and Lisa McCue have again teamed up on another winning, winsome story featuring this entertaining duo. (Ages 4–7)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2011

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