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Summary: Miss Suzy, a squirrel, is kicked out of her cozy home by some mean squirrels. She befriends and cares for five toy soldiers who end up helping her! This is a reprint of a classic story about friendship.
Type of Reading: playtime reading
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 8; read yourself: 6 to 8
Interest Level: 3 to 6
Age of Child: Started reading with child 3 years old.
Young Reader Reaction: Preschooler enjoyed the build-up of this tale and the idea that friends take care of--and stick up for--each other.
Adult Reader Reaction: This is a beautiful reprint of a story that is a bit more exciting than many children's books today.
Pros: Parents may remember this book from their childhood. It evokes feelings of home and friendship
Borrow or Buy: Buy this book, especially if you remember it from your childhood. Better yet, see if your copy is still in the family.
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