This comprehensive book, the first text on this species, has an extensive literature review and list of references, and beautiful full-color photography illustrating the squirrels and their magnificent ponderosa habitat. Sylvester Allred reveals the history of the Kaibab squirrel, including brief biographies of the early naturalists who first described them, and descriptions of fossils and other remains that reveal the evolutionary history of these unique creatures. Throughout the book more than forty research topics for future exploration are identified. The Natural History of Tassel-Eared Squirrels will serve as a resource for those who study mammalogy, animal ecology, forestry, and the natural history of the Southwest. The engaging presentation extends the readership of this text to the community of backyard naturalists, citizen scientists, and laypersons eager to know more about the tassel-eared squirrels and their relationship to the ponderosa pine forests.
But Nutkin sat upon a big flat rock, and played ninepins with a crap apple.The Tale of Squirrel Nutkinis set on Derwentwater, and is based on an American story about squirrels travelling on little rafts, using their bushy tails as sails. Squirrel Nutkin sails across the lake with his cousins to gather nuts on Owl Island, where his impudence to Old Brown the owl leads him into serious trouble.
Squirrel Proofing Your Home and Garden by Rhonda Hart Poe; Rhonda Massingham Hart
Publication Date: 1999-12-01
This practical guide is filled with effective tips for keeping squirrels and their relatives from destroying gardens and birdfeeders, and invading attics, garages, and basements.
Explores the physical characteristics and habits of ten animals living in the temperate forest--the raccoon, otter, beaver, moose, porcupine, flying squirrel, red fox, koala, European brown bear, and white-tailed deer.
In this adaptation of an American folktale, a greedy fat man eats everything in sight, including a cat, a dog, a rabbit, even a little boy and girl, until a clever squirrel gets the best of him and frees them.
Here are two stories about J.J. Rabbit and his friends -- Mole, Badger, Owl, and Squirrel. In the first story, strange footprints appear outside of J.J. Rabbit's burrow and he thinks there must be a monster on the loose. In the second story, J.J. and his friends search for an adventure but end up getting lost.
By the Kate Greenaway Medalist Deep in the woods in an old white cabin, three friends make their pumpkin soup the same way every day. The Cat slices up the pumpkin, the Squirrel stirs in the water, and the Duck tips in just enough salt. But one day the Duck wants to stir instead, and then there is a horrible squabble, and he leaves the cabin in a huff. It isn't long before the Cat and the Squirrel start to worry about him and begin a search for their friend. Rendered in pictures richly evoking autumn, Helen Cooper's delightful story will resonate for an child who has known the difficulties that come with friendship. Included at the end is a recipe for delicious pumpkin soup.
Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It's way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians or killer bees. But in his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes along, he's well-prepared. Scaredy Squirrel's emergency kit includes antibacterial soap, Band-Aids and a parachute. 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 ...
Finnigan is not you average squirrel: 1. he wears dark glasses 2. he's friends with a boy named Doug 3. he wants to work for the Secret Service But perhaps the most interesting thing of all about Finnigan is the report he writes up about Doug’s apartment building, Normal Towers. Finnigan notes suspicious behavior occurring on almost every floor and makes sure that the White House is informed about it. Will his report finally earn him a job working for the president?
When her pet squirrel, snake, turtle, frog, and porcupine cause so much trouble that she has to turn them loose, a little girl discovers they are happier outdoors and settles for a more common house pet.
Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal. When comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman rescues a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, she is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.
SQUIRRELLY GRAY LIVES in a world without color. His TV is the only fun he has. (And it's really not much fun.) But tonight is an unusual night for the young squirrel. First he meets the Tooth Fairy, who is very nice. And then he meets the Hungry Fox, who is not so nice. So turn off that TV, Squirrelly Gray - the fun is just beginning! Mixing playful verse with comics-inspired illustration, James Kochalka has created a unique picture book and an imaginative fable that will have kids rooting for the always adorable, sometimes courageous Squirrelly Gray.