Scaredy Squirrel Gets Festive

Scaredy Squirrel Gets Festive is full of humor and heart, as Scaredy learns to cope with unexpected situations and appreciate his friends’ efforts. Another amazing Scaredy Squirrel book! ~ Momma Braga


Scaredy Squirrel has a holiday to-do list, and he’s checked it way more than twice.

In this third NUTTY ADVENTURE, Scaredy is getting ready for Christmas ahead of time…WAY ahead of time (June). When December finally rolls around, Scaredy has everything in place: perfect red-and-green decorations, a perfect get-together planned (no parties!), perfectly personalized gifts for each of his friends, all the required permits for gingerbread-house construction (perfectly filled out) and, of course, a perfectly secured premises with a perfect spot for Santa. Yup, nothing can possibly go wrong…until friends Rash and Tim break the decorations! But Scaredy is filled with the spirit of the holiday and happy to help his friends finish their Christmas shopping. (Unless they’re shopping for Gary the germ?!) Prepare to get festive this Christmas with Scaredy and friends!


Scaredy Squirrel Gets Festive is a fun and festive graphic novel that follows the adventures of Scaredy, a timid squirrel who loves to plan ahead and avoid surprises. In this volume, Scaredy starts preparing for Christmas in July, making a list of things he needs to do and check more than twice. He wants to have the perfect holiday season, but his friends Tim, Rash, and Ivy have other ideas.
They want to help Scaredy with a lot of the Christmas festivities but it leads to chaos instead for poor Scaredy Squirrel. I can relate to Scaredy Squirrel as I do like to keep my festivities organized.
For this #MelAndNikkiReview, we give this book 5 snow globes out of 5! Scaredy Squirrel Gets Festive is full of humor and heart, as Scaredy learns to cope with unexpected situations and appreciate his friends’ efforts. The illustrations are colorful and expressive, capturing the emotions and personalities of the characters. The text is simple and clear, with short chapters that keep the reader engaged. A must read this holiday season!
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About the Author

Melanie Watt is the bestselling creative genius behind many beloved picture books for children, including the Scaredy Squirrel series, the Chester series, Bug in a Vacuum, You’re Finally Here!, Have I Got a Book for You! and Augustine. Melanie’s books have received numerous starred reviews from journals including Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews, and have won many state awards, including the Virginia Readers’ Choice Award, North Carolina Children’s Book Award and Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan Award. She is a multiple winner of the Ontario Library Association’s Blue Spruce Award and the Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award. The Scaredy Squirrel animated television series airs on the Cartoon Network in the US and YTV in Canada.

Until next time…Happy Parenting!

~ Momma Braga

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