Did you know that squirrels do their own laundry? Or loves to bathe with a rubber duckie? Me neither! Author Nancy Rose is exposing the secret world of those cute furry forest friends that we see collecting acorns on a walk through the park every day.
In The Secret Life of Squirrels by Nancy Rose, Mr. Peanuts is a very sophisticated little critter! He loves to read books at the library. He is very responsible and makes sure to clean up after himself, even using a tiny vacuum cleaner. This sweet and funny board book follows Mr. Peanuts throughout his day in the cutest miniature world with tiny kitchen tools, camping tent, book shelves, even a tiny, tiny ice cream parlor! Cuteness overload!!
This went over big time well with my kids. They loved it. Once we read it, we really wanted to know how in the world the author got squirrels to pose for this photos. After we sat there concocting our own theories on how she got a squirrel to mail a letter, we decided to do some internet research. Author Nancy Rose is an avid photographer who actually trained squirrels from her backyard to respond to treats. That coupled with her adorably crafted miniature furniture and scenes make the fantastic world of Mr. Peanut! You have to check out her website because it has tons of fun Mr. Peanut photos plus videos about her training process. Click here to see it.
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