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11/29/2012

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Bill Erickson

Thanks for posting this. As a kid this was actually my favorite book (don't ask me why ;-).

As an adult, I've periodically looked for a copy without success and since the world wide web came out I've occasionally "googled" for it -- turns out I've been misspelling the squirrel's name as "Perry".

Thanks for the childhood reminder.

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:) glad you liked it, i've seen a few different versions of this story in book form on ebay over the years, so it does come up there regularly & not very expensive as i recall.. i also found it here ~
http://friendlyghost.typepad.com/lost_found_vintage_toys/2014/06/walt-disney-storyland.html
have you ever seen the film? it's classic disney & nostalgic.. it was hard to find a copy to buy, but is viewable online..
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Peri

I'm so glad after all these years(58 this year) and I myself, am seeing 'Perri the squirrel' for the 1st time. Shame on me, since this is who I was named after, as my mother just knew that I wouldn't be a Pauline(who ended up being the next sibling in line). I would love to get the book and the dvd. Hope I get to find it. Thanks for showing me the light.

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peri ~

:D cool name!
that film is a classic, although i must admit i didn't see it until just years ago.. i grew up seeing the other disney true life adventures in elementary school (beaver valley & nature's half acre) & this one is similar.. you shouldn't have too much trouble finding the dvd & books on ebay, they're not super rare. also i always advise people when looking for a hard-to-find item on ebay to save a search there for exactly what it is you want & toggle the tool that emails you right when one pops up so you get first shot.. good luck!
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Perri Murphy

I actually was named after this movie. My mom and dad were wat ching this right before I was born and decided to name me Perri with this actual spelling. I also have the book! I love to tell people the story of how I got my name!! (So much better than the Nancy Elizabeth that they were going to name me!)

ghost

but did you have a brother named porro? :D
i agree, though, a much cooler name..

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I need find Pokoman wrapped paper favours grandson birthday party few days tenn don't have it even trying find a cake

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