If you think photographing kids is tough, imagine the amount of patience and time it takes to capture enough images of wild squirrels interacting with the dozens of painstakingly handmade miniature props and sets just so, in order to create a picture book with a coherent storyline.
But that’s exactly what Canadian photographer Nancy Rose has achieved with this darling picture book, which stars the bushy-tailed protagonist Mr. Peanuts who lives a life not unlike ours, in similarly civilised domestic surrounds complete with bedroom, kitchen, study et. al. — and the familiar household chores that come with them.
But even the most independent souls will feel lonely at times, and his cousin’s long-awaited visit proves that two is indeed good company.