The Bravest Squirrel Ever by Sara Shafer
Approx. 20,710 words.
Published on September 26, 2011.
Scared of thunder, lightning and "flopping," Pippi the squirrel only wants to return to Mama's warm, cozy nest. Instead, she stumbles on the perfect nest in dangerous human territory. The humans seal off her only exit, trapping her inside. To escape and to survive, Pippi must face her fears and depend on herself. In doing so, she learns just how brave a little squirrel can be.