Sammy in the Fall - by Anita Bijsterbosch (Hardcover)

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Dimensions (Overall): 8.7 Inches (H) x 8.3 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .75 Pounds
Suggested Age: 2-5 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Concepts
Series Title: Sammy
Publisher: Clavis
Format: Hardcover
Author: Anita Bijsterbosch
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2018
TCIN: 82936486
UPC: 9781605374048
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-9192
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

It's fall. Sammy and his little horse, Hob, have a busy day picking apples, raking leaves, collecting nuts, and playing outside. Toddlers and preschoolers are sure to love turning the half pages that hide and reveal Sammy and his friend Hob enjoying the season. Full color.

Book Synopsis

Featured in Brianne Manz' (Stroller in the City) 8 New Children's Books for September

It's fall. Sammy and his little horse, Hob, have a busy day picking apples, raking leaves, collecting nuts, and playing outside. Welcome Fall!

A picture book with half pages that hide and reveal how Sammy and Hob enjoy the season. For toddlers ages 30 months and up, with a focus on the child's world.

At Clavis, our focus is on what's best for children. We believe that books play an important role in each new phase in life. Our toddler books are tailored for every stage from 0 to 3 and focus on the five most important themes in their life: daily life, skills, emotions, the world, and language development. The age range and theme of every book in our toddler series can be found on the back cover in the form of a colored train.

Review Quotes

Featured in Brianne Manz' (Stroller in the City) 8 New Children's Books for September

A delightful book for pre-schoolers. Sammy the cat and his stuffed horse, Hob, enjoy autumn activities outside -- picking apples, meeting new friends (squirrel, bird, hedgehog), raking and playing in the leaves, and collecting acorns and chestnuts. Sammy and Hob also have fun indoors making crafts using yarns and sticks. Sammy and Hobs, wearing brand new raincoats and boots go back outside to play in the rain. They floated a sailboat in the puddles and jumped and splashed in them. It was perfect day! The colorful illustrations are adorable! On one of the pages, young readers are asked to find the baby hedgehogs sleeping in the leaves. - Linda Van Sistine - Yost - Librarian

Such a delightful autumnal read. From the colours to the activities, it's the perfect seasonal read. - Han Hunter - Educator

This is a delightful book starring Sammy, the kitty, and Hob, his adorable stuffed horse as they do Fall. With simple text and vibrant illustrations the author highlights the duo as they experience a variety of activities that one can participate in during the Fall season. The hardcover book has half pages that hide and reveal how Sammy and his little horse Hob enjoy Fall. Little ones will really enjoy that aspect I'm sure. They have a busy day picking apples, raking and jumping in the fallen leaves, collecting acorns and chestnuts in a basket, and then having a romp outside when a sudden rainstorm moves in. The two splash in puddles and Sammy sails a boat in a huge puddle instructing it to sail to the rainbow which has magically appeared in the sky. After an exciting but tiring day Sammy and Hob curl up with their favourite picture book and snuggle together as they read. Sleepily Sammy calls it a day.... the end of a perfect Fall day for sure. - Marilyn Panton - Reviewer

Praise for Anita Bijsterbosch's other work

  • "A yawner in the best sense, this parade of sleepyheads isn't just a series of variations on the same motion―it offers a mix of repetition and low-key interactive surprises....Irresistibly somniferous" - Kirkus Reviews
  • " The art is colorful and engaging and the simple text has a defined focus. A quick story and exercise, perfect for nap or bed-time sharing." - School Library Journal
  • "Children can make ... animals yawn on the subsequent pages, and the effect is just as goofily charming each time. Finally, it's the child's turn to yawn and go to sleep, piled up with all of the sleepy animals. Resistance (to yawning) is futile." - Publishers Weekly
    Winner of an Oppenheim Gold Award and a Kirkus Best Books Prize, Bijsterbosch has established herself as an author-illustrator who understands toddlers and preschoolers, their interests, their developmental stages, and how to convey concepts and emotions to them in books that educate and entertain.

    About the Author

    I'm Anita Bijsterbosch. I was born in 1961 in The Netherlands. My entire life, I have loved reading. As a child, I could spend hours thumbing through books, looking at the pictures and hoping I could one day make such beautiful illustrations myself. I studied the images down to the smallest detail and made up my own little stories to go along with them.

    After high school, I took drawing and painting lessons in small galleries in my neighborhood. And I learned a lot from drawing and painting books. But I also mastered many techniques simply by experimenting with them on my own.

    When my children were still young, I read them a bedtime story every night. I rediscovered that some picture books are real pieces of art. That's when I got the ambition to make my very own picture books.

    I was remarked by the jury of the Key Colours International Illustrators Award 2012. The book Whose Hat is That? was published by Clavis Publishing and every book I have made since has been even more successful.

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    Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 8.3 inches width x 8.7 inches height
    Estimated ship weight: 0.75 pounds
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