Late one day I hurried home, Stepping through the wood alone. It was deep and dim; I could barely see. But I thought brave thoughts to comfort me. A Young Skunk heads home through the woods—alone. Or maybe not… Could there be robbers, or pirates, or ghosts, or trappers in the woods? And is our hero brave enough to keep away? With bouncy rhymes, charming art, a subtle counting theme, and a surprise ending, this story will entertain and reassure any child who’s ever been afraid.
Shutta Crum is a storyteller, lecturer, librarian, and the author of several books for children, including Thomas and the Dragon Queen. Find out more at blog.shutta.com or @shutta. Lee Wildish is the illustrator of the bestselling How To …. More about Shutta Crum