Sam the squirrel has seen a juicy looking nut at the top of a tree, but when he tries to knock it down, it falls to the ground and into the paws of a cat and a dog. Will he ever get his nut back? Beautiful illustrations by Giuditta Gaviraghi accompany this story.
- Pink/1B - A simple story with a familiar setting
- Text type: Fiction
- Focus phonemes: s, a, t, i, p, n, m, c, g, k, ck, d, e, o, u
- A story map on pages 14-15 helps children recap important events of the narrative and provides a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities