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Mapping Sam

Mapping Sam
 

An adventurous cat named Sam explores her neighborhood at night, and maps of all types reveal her journey, illuminating different points of view and the various spots Sam visits --

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ISBN 9780062741226
Barcode 9780062741226
Published 19 November 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Hardback
Author(s) Illustrated by Hesselberth, Joyce
Availability Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780062741226
ISBN-10 0062741225
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 19 November 2018
International Publication Date 2 October 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) Illustrated by Hesselberth, Joyce
Category Natural History, Dinosaurs & Pets
Atlases
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 275mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 368g
Interest Age 4-8 years
Reading Age 4-8 years
Library of Congress Cats, Maps, Charts, diagrams, etc, Neighborhoods, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology)
NBS Text Children's General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 912
Catalogue Code 946687

Description of this Book

An adventurous cat named Sam explores her neighborhood at night in this gorgeously illustrated book. Informational, beautiful, and deeply moving, Mapping Sam is both a book about how maps work and an engaging, character-driven story. For fans of Brandon Wenzel's They All Saw a Cat and Sara Fanelli's My Map Book, and for anyone who wants to know what is where and how to get from here to there! Maps can show us streets and subways and cities and countries. But they can also show us what we can't see, what we can only imagine, or how to build something. In Joyce Hesselberth's Mapping Sam, Sam the cat puts her family to bed, and then-when all is quiet-heads out to explore her neighborhood. As Sam follows her customary path, wandering farther and farther away from home, readers encounter different kinds of maps illuminating different points of view and the various spots Sam visits. Finally, when Sam reaches her favorite place and confirms that all is well, she heads back home, climbs onto a cozy bed, and falls asleep. An ideal read-aloud for classrooms and libraries, Mapping Sam features a page of background information, as well as various maps and map terms throughout. Perfect for fans of Lynne Rae Perkins's Frank and Lucky Get Schooled and Peter H. Reynolds's The Dot.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review First readers explore a neighborhood map of the feline's initial travels before embarking on a journey that will take them to the edge of the universe and back...An eye-catching introduction to maps, charts, and diagrams for the youngest of cartographers. --School Library Journal (starred review)

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