Frisson L'écureuil Va À La PlageBook - 2008
See below for English description.
Frisson l'écureuil s'apprête à vivre une autre aventure palpitante : il envisage une sortie à la plage. Attifé d'une chemise hawaïenne, plan détaillé dans une main et crème solaire haute protection dans l'autre, Frisson aménage son propre périmètre de sécurité, loin des monstres marins, des méchants pirates et des dangereuses noix de coco volantes. Que de plaisir en vue!
We know by now that Scaredy Squirrel only feels safe when he's at home in his nut tree, with his defenses, his emergency kit and his back-up plans at the ready. So even though the sun is shining and it's time for a vacation, Scaredy does not want to go to the beach -- that vast, frightening place where a squirrel could get stranded. (Not to mention other hazards such as sea monsters, falling coconuts, seagulls, pirates and lobsters.) Instead, Scaredy builds his own safe beach getaway under his nut tree, complete with germ-free inflatable pool, artificial beach scenery, a flashlight and a plastic flamingo. Still, the lure of the genuine beach is strong -- even a dedicated homebody such as Scaredy can't resist it forever. Can his back-up plans save him from its perils? Will his No.65 sunscreen protect his delicate complexion?
Original title: Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach
From Library Staff
The Scaredy Squirrel books can be really helpful for kids experiencing anxiety as it can help give kids a change to talk about fear at a distance and learn coping skills. The Scaredy Squirrels are by Quebecois author Melanie Watt and were originally published in French. These books are a great op... Read More »