Synopses & Reviews
The story of what happens when a grumpy old man and some mischievous squirrels match witsand#8212;with hilarious results.
Old Man Fookwire is a grump who only likesand#160;to paint pictures of birds that visit his backyard. The problem is, they fly south every winter, leaving him sad and lonely. So he decides to get them to stay by putting up beautiful birdfeeders filled with seeds and berries. Unfortunately, the squirrels like the treats, too, and make a daring raid on the feeders. The conflict escalatesand#8212;until the birds depart (as usual), and the squirrels come up with a plan that charms the old grump.
Everyone knows that minnows and sharks canand#8217;t be friends! Can Nugget andand#160;Fang be different?
In the deep ocean, tiny Nugget and big, toothy Fang get along swimminglyand#8212;until Nuggetand#8217;s first day of minnow school. There Nugget learns that minnows are supposed to be afraid of sharks! To regain Nuggetand#8217;s trust, Fang takes desperate (and hilarious) measures. But itand#8217;s not until his big sharp teeth save the entire school that minnows learn this shark is no foe. Fantastically stylized artwork adds even more humor to this undersea story of unlikely friendship.
About the Author
lives in Chicago, Illinois. Since the publication of Those Darn Squirrels!, he has become a major celebrity in the squirrel community.
Daniel Salmieri graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and lives in Brooklyn. He swears no squirrels were harmed in the making of this book. Visit him at www.danielsalmieri.com.