Stay-at-Home Sammy and the Runaway Spot by Maria Nilsson Thore

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Both spot and Sammy learn new things about themselves while the spot is AWOL and find out that, in the end, there really is no place like home. Sometimes the best part of travel is telling the tale afterward.
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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. An amusing double gatefold feature reveals the story of the spot’s adventures while on the run. 

 

About Maria Nilsson Thore

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Maria Nilsson Thore is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator in her native Sweden. This is her first book to be published in the United States.
 
Published January 30, 2017 by Holiday House. 36 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.
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Both spot and Sammy learn new things about themselves while the spot is AWOL and find out that, in the end, there really is no place like home. Sometimes the best part of travel is telling the tale afterward.

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