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Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party

by Mélanie Watt

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Typical Scaredy plans a birthday but is too afraid to invite any guests. But when one friend shows him that it isn't so bad to have friends, he decides to invite him. He makes his plans and prepares like he always does. But when he gets to his party at the bottom of the nut tree, he sees many guests! He panics and plays dead for 2 hours. When he realizes they aren't leaving he finally realizes that it isn't so bad afterall. He decides to join them and has a great time. ( )
  Kelleighk1 | Dec 14, 2016 |
Such cute book utilizing thick bold lines within the drawings, so the bright solid colors stand out. Its about a squirrel who is afraid of parties and such for tons of funny reasons he lists out, so you follow him as he tries to plan a birthday party. Kids will find this little squirrel amusing and enjoy this book. There are a lot of words on some pages, so it will be a great story time book, or book read with someone one on one. The words aren't too big though, so a child could read each page on their own at their own pace.
  TessaB28 | Mar 15, 2015 |
This is a book about a squirrel that has a birthday party. Scaredy squirrel tries to have a birthday party just by himself to save troubles and dangers that would ruin the party. So he decides to invite only himself and have a calm "party" in his tree alone. He makes lists of things he needs to do including getting his tuxedo dry-cleaned, and mail party invitation to himself. But suddenly when his party is about to start. ALL his friends come and give him a birthday surprise. Scaredy Squirrel freaks out and plays dead. but when he wakes up hes sees a birthday cake and everyone around sitting quietly. He then decides to invite everyone to his next birthday party next year.
  rleung | Jul 3, 2014 |
Scaredy Squirrel returns in this fifth picture-book devoted to his (mis)adventures, once again attempting to make his small world safe, and to preclude any sort of frightening experience. Deciding to throw himself a birthday party - the safe kind, with only himself in attendance - he is convinced to include his pal Buddy, whom he met and befriended in Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend, after he receives a thoughtful birthday card in the mail. Unfortunately (or not), his carefully revised plans for a party of two turn out to be less-then-helpful when Buddy shows up with a litter of puppies in two...

Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party is another amusing entry in Mélanie Watt's ongoing picture-book series about the neurotic, list-making squirrel. The usual droll list of fears - clown-fish being one of the terrors of birthday parties, apparently - makes it appearance here, as does the slight widening of its sciurine hero's outlook. Of course, any alteration of the original plan, in a Scaredy Squirrel book, is usually accompanied by further feverish planning to make the new plan safe, and this is no exception. Recommended to timid child readers, who will enjoy reading about a character even more afraid than they are, as well as to fans of Scaredy Squirrel and his hilarious hi-jinks. ( )
  AbigailAdams26 | Apr 11, 2013 |
Silliness abounds in Scaredy's latest adventure... luckily, Scaredy is organized and prepared as always for every possible disaster that might befall a birthday party.
The only possible downside to this one... it's hard to enjoy in a large group because there are so many chuckle-inducing checklists and details that beg to be pored over closely. ( )
  KimJD | Apr 8, 2013 |
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In the fifth book, Scaredy Squirrel plans his own birthday and surprise!... things get very crowded. Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one ? but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive. He's back! Scaredy Squirrel, the loveable worrywart, returns for another nutty adventure. Scaredy never plans big birthday parties. He'd rather celebrate alone quietly in the safety of his nut tree and avoid those pesky party animals (ants, clownfish, ponies and Bigfoot). When all his excessive plans are thrown up in the air like confetti, will Scaredy play dead and cancel? Or will he face the music?
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Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one, but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive.

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