A Winter For LeoBook
Leo is a little flying squirrel with a problem. As part of his family's acrobatic circustroupe traveling through the forest, Leo is expected to perform feats of daring onthe high wire. Only he is much smaller than his brothers and sisters, and one pawis abnormal, making it difficult for Leo to maintain his balance in the air. Afterhe ruins the final show of the season, in his shame and sadness, Leo decides torun away. Still, he secretly hopes that his family will come looking for him, notrealizing that he is lost far from home and winter is fast approaching.
Leo is forced to take refuge with a kindly and very short-sighted mole couplewhose underground home and unfamiliar life present some difficult challengesfor a flying squirrel. But in learning some new skills, Leo also learns that whatmakes him different also makes him strong.
HarperCollins is proud to publish this endearing story in its first English-languageedition, with translation by the multi-award-winning Sheila Fischman.