This book is educational as well as telling a story. The aim is to inform whilst entertaining children and keeping their attention.
The story is about three squirrels who leave home at 12 weeks old and how they manage to cope for themselves. It finishes when the surviving squirrel has kittens and they leave home. The story is based on fact, so deaths and other hardships are included. There are also squirrel facts at the bottom of each page and inside the front cover.
Written and published by Helen Butler