Sammy Spider's First Day of School
Sammy Spider thinks he’s picked the perfect day to hitch a ride to Josh’s preschool. The class is learning about kindness to animals! But what happens when the little spider is discovered in Josh’s backpack? Every child will identify with this peek into a busy preschool classroom.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Kar-Ben Publishing ®, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
School Library Journal
“A welcome addition. . .” —School Library Journal
The Horn Book Guide
“Spider Sammy stows away in Josh’s backpack, accompanying the boy to school. The students learn a lesson about the Jewish value of being kind to animals – put to the test once Sammy’s spotted. The text is didactic but accessible; though it obviously depicts observant Jewish life, the story reaches beyond one particular audience. Brightly colored cut-paper illustrations are lively.” —The Horn Book Guide
Author: Sylvia A. Rouss
Sylvia A. Rouss is an award-winning author and early childhood educator, and the creator of the popular Sammy Spider series, celebrating its 25th anniversary with over half a million Sammy Spider books sold. She lives in California.
Illustrator: Katherine Janus Kahn
Katherine Janus Kahn studied Fine Arts at the Bezalel School in Jerusalem and at the University of Iowa. She has illustrated many children's books including Kar-Ben's popular Sammy Spider series. She lives in Wheaton, Maryland.