Title: Sammy the Seal: An I Can Read Book
Author: Syd Hoff
Illustrator: Syd Hoff
Year: 1959 (First Edition)
Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Description: Sammy is miserable at the zoo and longs to know what lies beyond its gates. The zookeeper agrees to let the seal explore the city for the day, and so begins a wonderful adventure.
Illustrated throughout with delightful full-page colour and two-tone monochrome pastel and ink drawings.
Pictorial cloth boards lightly rubbed at rear. Corners and tail of spine bumped. Previous owner's name very neatly printed in blue ink on ffep. Pages lightly creased from handling, but are in otherwise excellent condition: crisp, bright, unmarked, and completely free from foxing or tanning.
Measures 22 cm × 16 cm (8.8″ × 6.4″). 8vo. 64 pp.