Scaredy Squirrel is reluctant to make a friend because he's afraid he might be bitten, so he uses his best defense techniques when a dog approaches him, with unexpected results.
Scaredy Squirrel thinks that he might be ready for a friend, but he wants to be sure of a safe, quiet one. So the nervous little fellow gets his supplies ready, and finds out that he can't prepare for everything. With cartoonesque artwork.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: Humorous Stories, Animals / Squirrels, Social Issues / Friendship