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A Tale of Two Squirrels

Book Cover of A Tale of Two Squirrels by A. T. Baron
A Tale of Two Squirrels
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A young squirrel named Effie, hears of an impending storm. She travels through the woods, asking other animals about the storm and gets help from an unusual source. Simon, a black squirrel, lost his home to the storm the night before. He helps Effie through the terrible weather and when her home is destroyed, they set off in search for a new place to live. *As an added bonus, you can hear more about the happenings in the Big Wood from Mrs. Otter, by going to her blog at Mrs. Otter's Posts.  

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Pages: 55
Reading Level: Advanced (9 to 13)
Language: English
ISBN: 1452862737
Categories: Action Adventure, Animals & Creatures, Environment
Features: Illustrations, Chapters
Keywords: squirrels, adventure, nature, otters, owls, love, fiction
Date Added: January 22, 2014
A Tale of Two Squirrels A. T. Baron Copyright © 2013, 2016 A. T. Baron www.atbaron.com All rights reserved. ISBN: 1452862737 ISBN-13: 978-1452862736 No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, by photocopying, recording or otherwise) without the prior written permission of the copyright owner and the publisher of the book. The scanning, uploading, and distribution of this book via the Internet or by any other means without the permission of the author is illegal and punishable by law. Please purchase only authorized printed or electronic editions and do not participate in or encourage electronic piracy of copyrighted materials. Your support of the author's rights is appreciated. DEDICATION To children of all ages who see the marvelous in the mundane, the beauty in everything around, and dream even while awake. The world is a wonder; live it. CONTENTS Acknowledgments i 1 The Morning 1 2 The Otters 7 3 The Unexpected 13 4 The Warning 21 5 The Storm 27 6 The Major 33 7 The Hunt 39 8 The Home 47 i ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This project would not have been possible without the kind support and help of many individuals and organizations. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all of them, especially to the members of my SCBWI critique group. Your encouragement and knowledge helped greatly. ii 1 THE MORNING Effie, still resting up in her drey, snuggled in the moss and grass she had collected last fall. She curled her tail around her head. She wasn’t ready for the early morning camaraderie of the woods. There was a rustling in her nest. Effie’s eye popped open and hoped whoever it was would go away. Then, there was the unmistakable caw of an annoying crow. She quickly crawled out and found the large, black bird. He was trying to pry a twig from her nest, possibly to use in his own.