A Squirrelly Situation: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet (Paperback)

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Featuring the charming characters from Newbery Honor Book award-winning author Jacqueline Kelly's young readers' series, A Squirrelly Situation: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

When Travis finds an abandoned baby squirrel, he brings him home and names him Fluffy. But Mother isn’t so sure that Fluffy is such a great family pet—and neither is Thud, the cat. Will Fluffy be able to steer clear of these two and find a home in the Tate household?

About the Author

Jacqueline Kelly won the Newbery Honor for her first book, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. She was born in New Zealand and raised in Canada, in the dense rainforests of Vancouver Island. Her family then moved to El Paso, Texas, and Kelly attended college in El Paso, then went on to medical school in Galveston. After practicing medicine for many years, she went to law school at the University of Texas, and after several years of law practice, realized she wanted to write fiction. Her first story was published in the Mississippi Review in 2001. She now makes her home with her husband and various cats and dogs in Austin and Fentress, Texas.

Praise For…

Praise for the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet series:

“Happily, the episodic narrative leaves the door wide open for further adventures—if we're lucky.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

“Well worth waiting for . . . Readers will flock to this sequel” —Booklist, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

“A warm, welcome stand-alone companion to Kelly's lauded debut.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

"Animal husbandry done right for the young reader set." —Kirkus Reviews on Counting Sheep

“Expect a fresh crop of Calpurnia readers to simply enjoy this on its own considerable merits.” —The Bulletin on Skunked!

"This engaging introductory chapter book contains the added benefit of introducing readers to science and nature terminology as well as a bit of Texas history. . . . Entertaining, humorous, and informative." —School Library Journal, starred review on Skunked!

“This is a great progression from the Lois Lowry books and Laura Ingalls Wilder’s ‘Little House’ books.” —Children's Literature on Skunked!

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250211156
ISBN-10: 1250211158
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2021
Pages: 128
Series: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet