Squirrely Over Nuts

Children's Books

By Angela T. Baron

Publisher : CreateSpace

ABOUT Angela T. Baron

Angela T. Baron
Angela T. Baron has a B.S. degree in Zoology and has been teaching children in Sunday school for many years.  She has written and illustrated multiple children's books and is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.  She sees nature as an outlet to teach chi More...


Carol, the squirrel, wants to enjoy the peanuts that everyone else is eating. The only problem is when she eats one she has a terrible reaction to it. A squirrel with a peanut allergy? Find out what she does in this delightful story to help children deal with food allergies.

A female squirrel, I called Stella, would come by the house after the kids would get on the bus and I would feed her peanuts. One day she showed up with large lump on her face. I thought it was a growth, but it disappeared after a couple of weeks. The kids asked what it was, and I jokingly said, "I don't know, maybe she has allergies." Well, not long after that, I started writing this book. I knew many children that struggled with food allergies, and thought they might enjoy the story of a squirrel, who had the same problem.