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From Publishers Weekly

A squirrel's increasingly intrepid explorations--around the birdfeeder, up to the window box and into the apartment through a tear in the screen--are the springboard for cut-paper collages as striking as any in Ehlert's considerable portfolio. But instead of employing the stark blocks of color predominant in her previous works, here she adds washes that produce gorgeous variegations in shades on many elements: the squirrel's coat, a gray that is alive with hints of brown, copper and even green; vibrant petunias that seem almost tie-dyed; dandelions whose yellow faces all but burst from the page. Various plants and birds are pictured and labeled along the way, and a glossary of "Squirrel Talk" provides ample information about the creature and its habits. A work of extraordinary visual splendor with an effectively simple, active plot, the book is marred only by the somewhat humdrum verse used to tell the story--in this case an easily forgiven shortcoming. Ages 4-8.
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PreSchool-Grade 2-- A city squirrel peeks out from his tree hole, inviting young listeners and beginning readers to a romp through a world of bold color, texture, and rhyme. This crafty creature digs in window pots overflowing with vivid blossoms and vegetables, does gymnastics to steal seeds from the birds, and begs for a treat at an apartment window. The rascal even sneaks inside for a look around and is quickly lured away by the narrator's offering of "nuts to you." Working with large stylized forms, Ehlert uses collage and watercolor staining techniques to define textures of earthy bark, brick, and fur. Contrasting bright hues of sky, vegetation, and birds add to the visual excitement. The simple, spirited plot, lively verse, and stunning double-page spreads will make Nuts to You! a story-time standard. And since the last four pages include information about a squirrel's body, home, and food, it can also be used in integrated language arts/science units. Another beauty from Ehlert. --Linda Wicher, Highland Park Public Library, IL
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 7 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Paperback: 40 pages
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (August 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0152050647
  • ISBN-13: 978-0152050641
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.2 x 12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #237,576 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

LOIS EHLERT has created many picture books, including Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the bestselling Waiting for Wings. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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This book is great. It tells the story of a boy who has a squirrel come into his room through a hole in a window screen. The story isn't too wordy, and you can get extra info on plants and animals throughout the story in smaller print. The book is funny also, which parents and children should enjoy. Wonderful illustrations.
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I got this book for my daughter at a public library when we were temporarily living in Greenbelt, MD--a total squirrel haven. She was just about 20 months old and was fascinated by all the squirrels running around during the spring and early summer. This book was perfect to talk about squirrels and their environment. Although, gotta say, it's not so great to have your toddler going around shouting, "Nuts to you!" to strangers.
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For some reason this book was hard to find and it is such a cute book. The pages a cut into various shapes to enhance the story. It's all about the antics of a mischievous squirrel and how a young child gets him out of the house. Highly recommended.
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I would recommend this book to primary teachers snd art teachers.the pictures are simple but unique.the facts sbout squirrels at the end were fascinating to the young students.
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We bought this for our 2 year old grandson. He loves books and this was was an instant hit! The hand-puppet aspect makes it interactive. Cool book.
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Great to read in the classroom and my son enjoys it. Nice simple story with simple illuistrations. Lois Elliot does well
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a must for young kids. A classic story which all youngsters should have in their library. Good art to go w/ the story
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By dog lady on September 20, 2011
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Great book. I use during fall for students in my class. Generates a lot of discussion, wonderful illustrations and simple use of words appropriate for my preschoolers.
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