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Sammy the Seal
Contributor(s): Hoff, Syd (Author), Hoff, Syd (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0064442705     ISBN-13: 9780064442701
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2000

Annotation: 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!

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Mammals
Dewey: E
LCCN: 98013805
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: PreK-3
Lexile Measure: 380(Not Available)
Guided Reading: H (Grade 1)
Series: I Can Read! - Level 1 (Quality)
Physical Information: 0.19" H x 5.99" W x 9.06" L (0.25 lbs) 64 pages
- Demographic Orientation - Urban
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2000 pg. 288 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2000 pg. 288 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 7341
Reading Level: 2.0   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:

Sammy, the adventurous seal, leaves the zoo for the day and ventures into the big, busy city. Along the way he 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)

Sammy the Seal is another hilarious, original story by Syd Hoff, the celebrated author of Danny and the Dinosaur. This classic Level One I Can Read is perfect for shared reading with a child. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.

Contributor Bio(s): Hoff, Syd: -

Syd Hoff has given much pleasure to children everywhere as the author and illustrator of numerous children's books, including the favorite I Can Read books Sammy the Seal, The Horse in Harry's Room, and the Danny and the Dinosaur books. Born and raised in New York City, he studied at the National Academy of Design. His cartoons were a regular feature in the New Yorker after he sold his first cartoon to that magazine at the age of eighteen. His work also appeared in many other magazines, including Esquire and the Saturday Evening Post, and in a nationally syndicated daily feature.

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