About the Author
Susan Lurie is a children's book editor and author. She lives in Forest Hills, New York.
Alexina B. White published a book of poems for children called Little-Folk songs in 1871, where her poem about squirrels first appeared. The poem has been anthologized under the title "Whisky Frisky" or "The Squirrel," in many cases without an author credit. Her son was the architect Stanford White.