Stay-at-Home Sammy and the Runaway Spot

by Maria Nilsson Thore
Illustrator(s): Maria Nilsson Thore
eBook | Pages: 36
Size: 7-3/4 X 10-1/4 | USD: $15.95
ISBN: 9780823438204
Publication Date: January 30, 2017
Age: 4-8 | Guided Reading Level: L
Themes: Acceptance & Belonging, Adventure, Animals/Fiction, Friendship, Making Choices
Recommendations: A,K

About the Book

Sammy, a leopard, wakes up to discover that one of her spots wants to run away—and a fun gatefold reveals a funny story-within-the-story about Sammy’s mutinous spot!

Sammy is a leopard with 500 perfect spots. But one morning a spot is missing. It’s a runaway spot! Sammy tries to catch it and stick it back on with tape, but the spot hops out the window and escapes. The spot is free! Quirky, dynamic art and a funny story will have young readers chuckling and considering what home means to them. The double gatefold feature reveals the story of the spot’s adventures while on the run.

Educator's Guide
Educator's Guide


Lesson Plan featuring classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.