Mike Nawrocki, co-creator of VeggieTales, is back In the first installment of this hilarious new chapter-book series, ten-year-old Michael and his friend Justin sneak into the Dead Sea caves near the archaeological dig where Michael's dad is working. Michael finds two 2,000-year-old squirrels petrified in sea salt. Hijinks ensue as Michael tries to bring them back to the U. S., hidden in his backpack. What Michael thinks are just cool souvenirs may turn out to be something much more The Dead Sea Squirrels series is humorous, fun, and filled with character-building lessons.
From the Back Cover
1 Boy + 2 Petrified Squirrels = A Salty, Crusty Adventure! Michael is ready for an adventure, and he's going to find one when he tags along with his dad on an archaeological dig at the Dead Sea. Deep in the caves, Michael finds two squirrels--two 2,000-year-old squirrels preserved in sea salt, that is. Michael thinks he's found the perfect souvenir to show off to his fifth-grade class, but smuggling the squirrels into the US in his backpack might be more trouble than he bargained for.