Squirrels Just Want to Have Fun

A New Home

By Tim Bowers

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Matt the squirrel has a new home, but misses his old friends.

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Busy, Busy Squirrels

By Colleen Stanley Bare

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Talks about tree and ground squirrels: how they live and what they eat.

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Earl the Squirrel

By Don Freeman

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Sometimes it's awfully hard for a young squirrel to learn to gather acorns on his own--especially when he has a helpful human friend named Jill.
A sweet and funny gift from a prince of picture books.

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Flying Squirrels

By Mary Ann McDonald

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The sky is dark. The woods are deep. You're camping out with the family. Suddenly, whirr! a creature zips over your head and onto the next tree. Learn more about these night gliders in Ms. McDonald's book.

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Forest

By Janet Taylor Lisle

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Twelve-year-old Amber's invasion of an organized forest community of squirrels starts a war between humans and beasts, despite the protests of an unconventional and imaginative squirrel named Woodbine.

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Gooseberry Park

By Cynthia Rylant

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When a storm separates Stumpy the squirrel from her newborn babies, her animal friends come to the rescue.

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Henry

By Nina Bawden

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Evacuated to the English countryside during World War II, a fatherless family tries to raise a baby squirrel that also lost its home.

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Merle the High Flying Squirrel

By Bill Peet

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Unhappy about the noise and clutter of the city, a squirrel travels west to find peace and quiet in the forest of giant trees he has heard about.

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Micawber

By John Lithgow

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Kids will enjoy this story of an art-loving squirrel who is a stowaway in an artist’s paint box, and adults will enjoy this story on yet another level. The rhyme of this book along with its vivid illustrations make this a feast for the eyes.

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Nuts to You!

By Lois Ehlert

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Come along on a squirrel's adventure through the big city.

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