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Sparky!

Written by Jenny Offill & illustrated by Chris Appelhans
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Jan 1, 2014
Publication Date
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Pages
4-8
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What's Sparky! About

Publisher Summary

A child takes a sloth named Sparky as a pet.

What Kind of Book is Sparky!

Themes:
sloths
pets
mammals
Categories:
funny and humorous
Genres:
fiction

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Who Wrote Sparky!

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Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill is the author of <i>17 Things I’m Not Allowed to Do Anymore, </i> a <i>Parenting</i> Magazine Best Book of the Year and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year, and <i>11 Experiments That Failed, </i> also a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year, which <i>Kirkus Reviews, </i> in a starred review, called “the most joyful and clever whimsy.” Learn more at jennyoffill.com.

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Who Illustrated Sparky!

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Chris Appelhans

Chris Appelhans was selected as the Children’s Choice Illustrator of the Year at the Children’s Choice Book Awards for <i>Sparky!, </i> his first picture book. The book received two starred reviews, including one from <i>Booklist</i> declaring, “Appelhans is a revelation.” Chris has also worked on several films, as an illustrator and a production designer for <i>Coraline, </i> an environment designer for <i>Fantastic Mr. Fox, </i> and a visual development artist for <i>The Princess and the Frog.</i>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780375870231
Publication Date:
January 1, 2014
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2012047196
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0375870237
Lexile® Level:
AD520L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.0
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
165147
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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