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Rowan the Red Squirrel

Lynne Rickards
Jon Mitchell


Range: Picture Kelpies Paperback 32 pages colour illustrations 230 x 265 mm ISBN: 9781782504771 Publication date: 22 February 2018
Genre: Animals Ideal for ages: 3, 4, 5 and 6

Deep in the woods, in a crooked old tree,
lived two little squirrels, with Mum, who made three.
Hazel was brave -- a flash and a flurry,
while Rowan was shy, and tended to worry.

Rowan and his sister Hazel are leaving their drey on their own for the very first time. But Rowan is frightened by the strange noises in the forest around them!


'This lovely rhyming tale is set in the Highlands and introduces children to some of the lovely wildlife that lives there.'
-- Early Years Educator

Rowan the Red Squirrel


Lynne Rickards was born in Canada and now lives in Scotland with her husband and two children. She grew up reading Dr Seuss books and as a result she loves writing in rhyme. Her picture book Pink! was nominated for a Scottish Children’s Book Award….

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Jon Mitchell graduated with a BA Hons in Graphic Design from Wolverhampton Polytechnic. He worked as an architectural illustrator before joing Ragdoll Productions, where he illustrated TV characters such as the Teletubbies and Rosie and Jim. Jon has been working as a freelance illustrator for…

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