Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It's way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians, or killer bees! In his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes along, he's well-prepared. Scaredy Squirrel's emergency kit includes antibacterial soap, bandages, and a parachute. Day after day he watches and waits, and waits and watches, until one day his worst nightmare comes true. He suddenly finds himself out of his tree, where germs, poison ivy, and sharks lurk. But as Scaredy Squirrel leaps into the unknown, he discovers something really uplifting.