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Children's Fiction Beginner

Friend for Sam, A

by (author) Mary Labatt

illustrated by Marisol Sarrazin

Publisher
Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2003
Category
Beginner, Dogs
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781553373759
    Publish Date
    Sep 2003
    List Price
    $5.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781553373742
    Publish Date
    Sep 2003
    List Price
    $14.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781554539277
    Publish Date
    May 2012
    List Price
    $5.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 6
  • Grade: k to 1

Description

Puppy Sam sets off to find the perfect pal.

This Level 1 first reader contains short stories, simple sentences, easy vocabulary, simple visual clues and lots of repetition.

About the authors

Mary Labatt is an editor and writer. She is the author of the Dog Detective Sam mystery series, the Sam and Friends graphic mystery novels, the Puppy Sam level one early readers and a novel called A Puppy is for Loving. With all these dog books you can guess what Mary does on her Clear Creek, Ontario farm. She breeds and raises Rough Collies and Welsh Springer Spaniels. In the picture you can see Mary with two of her collie mothers, Annabel and Chloe.

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Marisol Sarrazin is an internationally reknowned children's books illustrator. She has published more than sixty books which have been translated into many languages. Her work has already earned her numerous awards, including the Mr. Christie Award for the best book published in French in Canada in 1998. Her name was also on the lists of finalists for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrators Medal from the Canadian Association of Children's Librarians for 2001.

Marisol Sarrazin's profile page

Editorial Reviews

These books are perfect for animal-loving children who are just learning to read.

Montreal Review of Books

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