My sister tamed a squirrel with peanuts until it ate out of her hand… So begins a tongue-in-cheek tale of taming gone wrong. When a genius squirrel launches a daring winter storage plan, big sis
My sister tamed a squirrel with peanuts until it ate out of her hand… So begins a tongue-in-cheek tale of taming gone wrong. When a genius squirrel launches a daring winter storage plan, big sister ends up high in the oak tree with a new furry family. But what will happen when her nuts run out? It's little sister to the rescue! In her own ingenious way.
Written by Catherine Austen and illustrated by Sean Cassidy, The Squirrels Stole my Sister is for animal lovers and little siblings everywhere.
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Catherine Austen writes books for children, short stories for adults, and reports for corporate clients. Her books have won the Hackmatack Children's Choice Award, the Quebec Writers' Federation Prize for Children's Literature, and the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award. Her short stories have appeared in The Fiddlehead, The New Quarterly, and Write. Catherine has given writing workshops and presentations from coast to coast, and she is the host of the creative writing podcast, Cabin Tales. She lives in Gatineau, Quebec.
has written and illustrated a number of titles, including Wake Up, Henry Rooster, Gummytoes, a Blue Spruce Award nominee, and Good to be Small, which won the Mr. Christie's Book Award Silver Seal. The Chicken Cat, which marked his debut as a picture book illustrator won both the Mr. Christie's Book Award Gold Seal and the Ruth Schwartz Award. Sean lives near Orangeville, Ontario.