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Kindergarten-Grade 3-Four complete books by Syd Hoff fromHarperCollins' I Can Read series are included here. One of thedinosaurs in the museum comes to life and spends the day with ayoung boy and his friends in Danny and the Dinosaur (HarperCollins,1986). In Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur! (HarperCollins,1995), the dinosaur is back to celebrate Danny's sixth birthday.The dinosaur welcomes a vacation when Danny and the Dinosaur Go toCamp (HarperCollins, 1996), and he doesn't seem to mind when allthe kids and the camp counselor ride on his back after a tiringhike. Sammy and the Seal (HarperCollins, 2000) tells the story of aseal on an adventure out of the zoo and into the town, includinglearning to read and write at school. Peter Lorangis and CharlesMintz alternate telling the stories using delightful voices andclear narration, perfect for young listeners. There are no pageturn signals or sound effects, but whimsical musical accompanimentadds to the playfulness of the stories. The only thing missing isthe charming and comical illustrations that make the stories somuch fun to read. The wonderful narration and music make theaudiocassette a joy to listen to, but if you don't want to miss outon the visual humor have the books handy for read-alongs.
Danny goes to the museum where his wish comes true - a friendly dinosaur comes to life and spends the day playing with him. As the dinosaur says, after one hundred million years, it's good to play outside! The two have a monstrously good time eating ice cream, going to a ball game, and playing hide-and-seek with Danny's friends. When the day comes to an end, the dinosaur must return to the museum, even though Danny wants to keep him as a pet. After all, the museum needs him, and, Danny realizes, the dinosaur probably wouldn't fit in his house!
Oliver has always wanted to be a dancing elephant, but what will he do when he discovers the circus already has enough elephants? Beginning readers will laugh out loud as they follow Oliver's adventures and find out how this elephant of unique charm and talent finally achieves his dream. Now available in full color!
Among Mrs. Brice's 25 mice, all but one do everything together. And this mouse's difference 'comes in handy when the mice meet a cat, and while twelve run this way and twelve run that, this mouse runs this way and that, wearing out the cat and saving them all. The simple, gracefully repetitive text and bright drawings will make a preschool hero of the clever little mouse.
A patriotic feline, Captain Cat springs out of bed whenever the bugle sounds and he has more stripes than any of the soldiers. But most of all, this young recruit and his best friend Pete know what it really takes to make the army a home--friendship. 'Hoff continues his string of hits.' --BL. 'Hoff has maintained his deft touch with a title that's sure to appeal to youngsters.