Gooseberry Park

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Harcourt Brace, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 133 pages
23 Reviews
Stumpy Squirrel has just settled into a new nest in a magnificent pin oak in Gooseberry Park. It’s the perfect spot for her babies to be born! When they arrive healthy and strong, Stumpy’s three good friends--a Labrador retriever, a wise hermit crab, and a bat who eats Chinese food--are thrilled. But after a terrible ice storm destroys the pin oak, Stumpy disappears. It takes a special combination of courage, humor, and tenacity for Stumpy’s friends to rescue her babies and bring her home again. “A tender tale delivered by a sure hand.”--Kirkus Reviews “Readers will relish every moment of this impeccably paced fantasy and its winning depictions of the unique perspectives and quandaries of four unlikely companions.”--Publishers Weekly

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Very sweet story of friendship between a squirrel and a dog. Good read aloud. Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

A fun read about animal friends who look out for each other after a storm. It involves a chocolate lab, squirrel, and a bat. Great story for kids who like animals, especially animals with distinct personalities. Read full review

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