Along the floors of the world's forests, deserts, and grasslands, tiny squirrels called chipmunks scurry about in search of food to stockpile in their underground burrows. Readers will discover how chipmunks build their homes, what they eat, and how they avoid danger. They will also find out how these small squirrels survive harsh winter weather and learn how to responsibly deal with chipmunks that make their way into backyards and homes. Discover some of the most fascinating animals in the world with the Nature’s Children series. Readers will discover how these creatures survive in the wild, how they raise their young, and how they are related to other species. Each title also raises important ideas about conservation by examining the animal’s current status and explaining the ways humans have affected it throughout the years. Features: Large photos allow readers to get a close look at the animals in their natural habitats. Glossaries define important vocabulary specific to each book. Informative text offers a clear view of the animals’ role in nature. Fact file provides an easy reference for vital information about the animals’ classification and basic habits.