Squirrel Story
January 18, 2008 7:23 AM   Subscribe

I would like help finding a book from my childhood. It's about a female squirrel that takes up residence in an attic, and the toy soldiers in the attic defend her from a pack of bad male squirrels.
posted by Irontom to Grab Bag (5 answers total)
 
"Miss Suzy" perhaps:

http://www.thereadingtub.com/displayBook.asp?id=274

"Miss Suzy, a squirrel, is kicked out of her cozy home by some mean squirrels. She befriends and cares for five toy soldiers who end up helping her! This is a reprint of a classic story about friendship."

Google search terms were: children's book squirrel toy soldiers

Hope that's the book you were looking for,

Static.
posted by Static Vagabond at 7:28 AM on January 18, 2008


It's absolutely Miss Suzy. I still have the book, and I always loved the story/artwork.
posted by Liosliath at 7:39 AM on January 18, 2008


Miss Suzy! I know it's been said, but it makes me happy just to say it. There's a picture of the soldiers marching with the caption "There were five of them, and they were brave" that has sprung to my mind now and then when I see groups of people walking together.
posted by donnagirl at 8:49 AM on January 18, 2008


5 minutes! I love you guys!!
posted by Irontom at 11:03 AM on January 18, 2008


I hope Miss Suzy isn't in 23skidoo's attic!
posted by Joleta at 12:55 PM on January 18, 2008


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