Sammy the Seal by Syd Hoff


Sammy the Seal by Syd Hoff

A seal at school! What happens when Sammy, the adventurous seal, leaves the zoo for the day? He goes to the city, finds a school full of kids and new things to do -- and he even learns to read!


.. . so funny and so original that it promises to be one of the most successful books in this best-selling series. -- Publishers Weekly Syd Hoff matches a tongue-in-cheek story to his brash pictures in a lively story for beginning readers. -- School Library Journal

About the Author

Syd Hoff was a much-loved and much-read author and illustrator of numerous books for children, most notably the Danny and the Dinosaur titles and Sammy the Seal. Born and raised in New York City, he studied at the National Academy of Design and sold his first cartoon to The New Yorker when he was eighteen. His cartoons became regular features in many magazines and newspapers. Sid Hoff was born in 1912 and died in 2004, at ninety-one. His books continue to delight readers worldwide.

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64 pages


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Publication date

27th March 2000



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