Squirrels Just Want to Have Fun

Out there, by the tree, up the tree, jumping into the next tree and the next one, what could it be but a squirrel? Read on for squirrel stories, squirrel facts, and squirrel crafts.

The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

By Beatrix Potter

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"Once upon a time there was a little fat comfortable grey squirrel, called Timmy Tiptoes."
An innocent squirrel accused of stealing nuts is forced down a hole in a tree, where he meets a friendly chipmunk.
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The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin

By Beatrix Potter

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Squirrel Nutkin would rather ask an old owl riddles than gather nuts with the other squirrels.

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The Mayor of Central Park

By Avi

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Oscar Westerwit, a squirrel who loves baseball and Broadway musicals, fights back when a gangster rat named Big Daddy Duds and his thugs move uptown in the year 1900, invade Central Park, and evict Oscar and his animal friends from their homes.

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Squirrels

By Emilie U. Lepthien

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This New True Book discusses how squirrels live from day to day.

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Rakkety Tam

By Brian Jacques

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Two warrior squirrels lead the battle against Gulo, a bloodthirsty wolverine who will stop at nothing to recover the Walking Stone that will give him the authority to rule the lands of ice beyond the Great Sea.
"A Tale from Redwall"
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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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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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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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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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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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