You Can Do it, Sam by Amy Hest


You Can Do it, Sam by Amy Hest

One winter morning, while the moon is still up, Mrs Bear and Sam bake cakes for all their friends on Plum Street. And who do you think takes the cakes up to each doorstep...all by himself? Parents and children everywhere will recognize the first brave steps of any child doing something by themselves for the first time - and the elation they feel when they achieve it!

About the Author

Amy Hest

Amy Hest was born in New York City and raised on Long Island. She is the author of more than thirty books for young readers including When Jessie Came Across the Sea, illustrated by P.J. Lynch, and Kiss Good Night, Sam, a New York Times bestseller. She is a three-time winner of the Christopher Medal and winner of the Boston Glove-Book Award. She lives in New York. Helen Oxenbury is among the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of her time. Her numerous books for children include Smarties Book Prize-winning Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; as well as her classic board books for babies. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Alice in Wonderland. Her most recent picture book was the critically acclaimed There's Going to Be a Baby, the first book-publishing collaboration between her and her husband John Burningham. Helen lives in London, NW2.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2 To 99


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Publication date

1st November 2004



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