Sam and the Firefly
Sam and the Firefly
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Sam and the Firefly

Written and illustrated by P. D. Eastman
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers
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Back in 1957, Theodor Geisel responded to an article in Life magazine that lamented the use of boring reading primers in schools. Using the pseudonym of “Dr. Seuss” (Seuss was Geisel’s middle name) and only two hundred twenty-three words, Geisel created a replacement for those dull primers: “The Cat in the Hat.” The instant success of the book prompted Geisel and his wife to found Beginner Books, and Geisel wrote many popular books in this series, including “Hop on Pop, “ “Fox in Socks, “ and “Green Eggs and Ham.” Other favorite titles in this series are “Go, Dog, Go!” and “Are You My Mother?” by P. D. Eastman, “A Fly Went By, “ by Mike McClintock, and “Put Me in the Zoo, “ by Robert Lopshire. These affordable hardcover books combine large print, easy vocabulary, and large, bright illustrations in stories kids will want to read again and again. Grades 1 - Grades 2.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780394800066
    Publication Date
    September 12, 1958
    Reading Age
    3 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    58011966
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    24673183
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0394800060
    Lexile® Level
    270L

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