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Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping

Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping - Mélanie Watt My students favorite Scaredy Squirrel has another exciting adventure where he has to explore the perils of camping. A need to find an electrical outlet - so that he can watch camping shows from the comfort of his tree - has Scaredy gearing up and anticipating the dangers in the woods. Perils include skunks, mosquitoes, quicksand, the three bears, penguins, and zippers. My students particularly enjoy trying to figure out why Scaredey includes what he does in his survival kid and laugh when they see how he uses the items. Watts child-friendly charts and diagrams give kids great experience in interpreting charts and diagrams and are seeded with subtle humor that has adults chuckling too. The message that adventures usually turn out well and that the fears are out of proportion is clear. But Scaredy is still Scaredy and at the end he has changed - but just a little.