Hibernating friends wake up to a colorful spring day full of possibility. An absolutely enchanting picture book about a quest to impress with a sweet undercurrent of love and friendship. The illustrations are a delight--with hidden treasures for adults like the nods to Don Quixote and The Ugly Duckling. This book is a keeper! (And thanks to our customer Lia M. who put it on special order and called it to my attention!)— Susan
It's springtime and bees, flowers, and love are in the air When Mr. Squirrel's friend, the hedgehog, catches sight of an attractive lady hedgehog, he isn't sure what to do to win her heart. What a stroke of luck that he has a friend like Mr. Squirrel, who can help him. Mr. Squirrel knows all about love, and what ladies like. Lady hedgehogs like heroes But can Mr. Squirrel and the hedgehog conquer the most dangerous animal in the forest?
About the Author
Sebastian Meschenmoser was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1980. He studied fine arts in Mainz, Germany. His illustrations were chosen from more than 2,700 entries and presented at the Children's Book Fair in Bologna in recognition of him being one of the most innovative new illustrators. As an accomplished artist with several exhibitions to his name, Sebastian Meschenmoser is among Germany's most successful and admired young illustrators for children.