Squirrel Books make great gifts for children who love squirrels and delight in watching them scamper around the backyard. Whether you are seeking fiction stories, illustrated books, or true squirrel facts, I am sure you will find a squirrel book here that you and your child will enjoy reading.
They can read fun fiction story books where our fuzzy friends are the central character in the stories, most often the leading role.
For children who love science and study, they can find books about the nature and habits of squirrels.
There are selections for children of all ages. Be sure to read the reviews to help you choose which books to buy for your child, or for the classroom or home-school.
Reading is always awesome, but reading and learning is just pure fun when we love the subject matter. We often don’t even realize we are learning something new when we are so absorbed in a great story or flipping though fun facts because we find them entertaining.
“The Busy Little Squirrel”, featured above, is a cute story featuring a squirrel that focuses on teaching about the different seasons of the year. It is recommended for ages 1 – 4 years and is the perfect preschool book to read, entertain and teach.
Squirrel’s World: Candlewick Sparks (Candlewick Readers)
Recommended Squirrel Book for Ages 6 – 8
Squirrel’s World (Candlewick Readers) by Lisa Moser
Squirrel is such a caring friend and excellent helper! He strives to help everything and everyone around him, including his best friends which include a mouse, a rabbit and a turtle. even when they don’t even know they “need” help! But, Squirrel has a precious heart and all of the very best intentions. Fortunately for him, he has loving friends too.
This is a sweet and funny chapter book filled with great squirrel adventures from author Lisa Moser and with beautiful pictures from illustrator Valeri Gorbachev.
The Great Squirrel Uprising
Squirrel Books for Ages 9-12
Sometimes we select books for our children that will teach certain social or civic minded lessons while also entertaining them. If you are looking for something like that, then you might consider this book.
Fed up with the trash littering his home, Scruff the squirrel organizes a revolt against the violating humans, but quickly finds himself in danger of being captured.
He ends up joining forces with a sympathetic ten-year-old girl who advocates on the behalf of the animals in New York City’s Central Park.
Education is Fun with Great Books!
You and your child will also enjoy this fabulous book, Squirrels: The Animal Answer Guide
When you have books like “The Natural History of Squirrels”, you will enjoy learning about squirrels, their diets, the way the interact with each other and much more!
Learning can be fun!
Looking for factual information about real live squirrels? Then this book is one for you to consider.
There are so many interesting facts about squirrels that a child will easily forget that they are “studying” or “learning” about such an amazing and wonderfully made creature.
For instance, did you know that a tree squirrel can turn his feet completely around to support his body as he is climbing down a tree?
One warning, you may purchase this book for a child, but may end up reading it yourself. It really is that entertaining!