Speedy the Squirrel

Speedy the Squirrel

by Sharon Smith
     
 

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Never give up your dreams!

This story is about a squirrel that looks beyond discouragement, and his apparent limitations, as he seeks for ways to achieve his desired goal.

Fictional characters and metaphor teach universal ideas in a way that is nonthreatening. They allow the reader to form their own conclusions about the ideas presented. They also allow the

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Never give up your dreams!

This story is about a squirrel that looks beyond discouragement, and his apparent limitations, as he seeks for ways to achieve his desired goal.

Fictional characters and metaphor teach universal ideas in a way that is nonthreatening. They allow the reader to form their own conclusions about the ideas presented. They also allow the story to just be entertainment for those who may otherwise disagree with the concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466964389
Publisher:
Trafford Publishing
Publication date:
12/07/2012
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.08(d)

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Speedy the Squirrel


By Sharon Smith

Trafford Publishing

Copyright © 2012 Sharon F. Smith
All right reserved.

ISBN: 978-1-4669-6438-9


Chapter One

Speedy the squirrel was born in a tree on the edge of a forest overlooking the sea. Each morning he woke as the first rays of dawn painted beautiful scenes on the sky's horizon.

He watched as the gulls, far below by the shore, seemed to float on the breeze as they dipped and they soared.

Then deep in his heart something started to swell - a longing so great that he just had to tell.

Excited, he ran down a branch to his dad and told him the wonderful plans that he had. "I'm going to fly like the birds by the sea. "I don't want to spend all my life climbing trees."

His father just laughed and said, "That's absurd. "A squirrel doesn't have wings like a bird. "Your claws are for climbing, your legs built for speed. "For the life of a squirrel, you have all that you need."

(Continues...)



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