Scaredy Squirrel helps his own author conquer her fears

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Children’s author Mélanie Watt to read on March 8 at La Maison Anglaise.

Mélanie Watt took a big step in sending her school project to Kids Can Press — the result was the beginning of her Scaredy Squirrel adventures.

Into her third book, Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach, Watt is still getting used to the character’s success. The rodent has a following from children to adults.