A Friend for Sam

By Carol-Ann Hoyte

A review of A Friend For Sam by Mary Labatt

Published on October 1, 2003

A Friend For Sam
Mary Labatt

Kids Can Press
$5.95
paper
1-55337-375-8

Kids Can Press is back with two more Puppy Sam books, written by Mary Labatt and illustrated by Marisol Sarrazin. In the first book, Sam escapes the confines of his backyard in search of a friend. After attempting to make friends with various animals, Sam decides that a boy eating an ice cream cone constitutes friend material. These books are sure to be enjoyed by animal-loving children who are learning to read. mRb

Carol-Ann Hoyte is the Quebec English-language regional coordinator for TD Canadian Children's Book Week and organizer of monthly mixers for Montreal anglophone children's book authors and illustrators.

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