The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel FREE Teaching Guide

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We love the Thornton Burgess animal stories. There are so many great things that you can learn from them and they are a favorite of Charlotte Mason homeschoolers.


The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel was written by Thornton W. Burgess in 1915. Chatterer is a curious red squirrel who becomes careless and finds himself in a trap set by Farmer Brown’s Boy. He finds that over time, nothing (not even food) can take the place of his freedom. Trust and friendship evolve as Chatterer dreams of running free along the old stone wall again.

You can get tons of activities, lesson plan and craft ideas for the book in this free teaching guide HERE.

Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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