Audience:Children: Age (years) 6 - 9, Grade (US) 1 - 4
Dimensions:8.5in x 6.75 x 0.29 in | 0.48 lb
Page Count:68 pages
Illustrations:FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND SERIES: More than 4.1 million Melanie Watt books have been sold worldwide, 3.1 million of which are Scaredy Squirrel books, in 13 different countries outside of Canada and the US.
NEW (TREE) HOUSE: We are proud to be Scaredy’s new publishing home alongside Random House Children’s Books in the US.
NEW STORIES, NEW FORMAT!: Scaredy’s new adventures are better than ever, told in graphic form with more involved narratives and a wider cast of characters.
HUGE FAN BASE: The Scaredy Squirrel animated television series airs on the Cartoon Network in the US and YTV in Canada, and the first Scaredy Squirrel was a Heather’s Pick and winner of multiple state- and pronvince-sponsored awards.
TIMELY CONTENT: Scaredy is the original social distancing, contactless delivery pro.
SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING: Scaredy’s problem-solving will help kids with social-emotional development, and the books are a great introduction to neurodiversity.
BUILDING A BRAND: Multi-book commitment: 3 graphic novels to follow (book 2 in spring 22, book 3 in spring 23 and book 4 in summer 23) alongside picture books — a reissue of the last book in the series and new ones (Scaredy Visits the Doctor in fall 22)!
CROSSOVER APPEAL: With his neurotic and silly humor, Scaredy has as many adult fans as he has young fans.
ADORABLE, GRAPHIC ART: Scaredy and Ivy are every bit as cute and hilarious as Narwhal and Jelly — and Scaredy’s lists, charts and maps make this book a graphic standout.
One of CCBC’s Best Books for Kids and Teens, Fall 2021
“No familiarity with the series is required to quickly get a grasp of this quirky, querulous, and ultimately rather adorable character…. In a nutshell: short and sweet.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Librarians, teachers and parents take note: this is a series to collect. Highly Recommended.” —CM Magazine