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Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

April Pulley Sayre; illustrated by Steve Jenkins

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)



Squirrels wrestle.
Squirrels leap.
Squirrels climb.
Squirrels sleep.

If you followed a squirrel for a day, what would you see? Climbing branches, storing seeds, making homes in tree holes, and maybe even flying! Acclaimed nature writer April Pulley Sayre's lyrical text, paired with Steve Jenkins's stunning art, offers a glimpse into this fascinating world.

Discover different kinds of squirrels as the scamper, eat, and—finally—sleep.


Praise for Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

"Both contributors are at the top of their game, capturing the habits, characteristics, and energy of squirrels in meticulous rhymes (“Meet the squirrels./ Gray. Fox. Red./ Flying squirrel/ overhead”) and equally precise paper collages." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Apt verse and appealing visuals provide young naturalists with a springboard for discussion and further discovery." —Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Woodpecker Wham!:

"Lovely and exciting, this title is a great hook for young researchers, as well as fledgling ornithologists." —School Library Journal, starred review

Praise for Eat Like a Bear:

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students Pick
ASLC Notable Children's Book Pick

Reviews from Goodreads

About the author

April Pulley Sayre; illustrated by Steve Jenkins

April Pulley Sayre and Steve Jenkins have collaborated on these highly praised books: Vulture View, Eat Like a Bear, and Woodpecker Wham!

April is the author of more than sixty books for young readers, including Honk, Honk, Goose!, Raindrops Roll, and Here Come the Humpbacks! She lives in Indiana with her husband and a yard full of squirrels.

Steve has illustrated many celebrated books, including the Caldecott Honor book What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?, which he created with his wife, Robin Page. They live in Boulder, Colorado, with their three children.

April Pulley Sayre

Steve Jenkins

From the Publisher

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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