Super Hammy and Other Books

Super Hammy – My First Reading Series

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This is a series of 15 books I’ve written that can be used by parents and teachers for children who are just beginning to read. They are suitable for pre-school, kindergarten and some grade one children. Parents can also read them to children who are not yet readers.

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For teachers: The books have been officially levelled by Fountas and Pinnell- levels A,B, and C.  And, The Canadian Institute for Reading Recovery has placed one of the books on its list of approved books for Reading Recovery: “Super Hammy Goes for a Drive”  Level 3  

This is an excerpt from “Super Hammy Makes a Snowman”

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An ABC poster featuring Super Hammy and his pals is also available.

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To purchase the Super Hammy books now, click HERE. 

The books are also available in French – Super Hami!

 

My 10 (okay, 12) Favourite Picture Books

1. Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak

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A classic – beautifully written and illustrated.

 

2. Albert the Artist – Dubravka Kolanovic

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About a dog who dreams of being an artist. I can relate.

 

3. Moo Baa Laa Laa Laa – Sandra Boynton

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Love Sandra Boynton. Cute and funny – the books, too.

 

4. The Jolly Postman – Janet and Allan Ahlberg

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So creative with classic fairy tale characters.

 

5. Red Riding Hood – James Marshall

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The best version of RRH!

 

6. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs – Jon Scieszka

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The wolf has a Brooklyn accent!

 

7. Leo the Late Bloomer – Robert Kraus

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I’m a REALLY late bloomer!

 

8. Olivia– Ian Falconer

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A piglet with heart and spirit!

 

9. Big Pumpkin – Erica Silverman

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Just tons of Hallowe’en fun!

 

10. Love You Forever – Robert Munsch

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Get out the tissues!

 

11. ‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving – Dav Pilkey

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You’ll never eat turkey again!

 

12. So, You Be Keon and I’ll Be Mahovlich

(By Oksanna Crawley – Oh, what? Is that little ol’me?)

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This is a magical story about a little boy who dreams of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs and about Leafs legend, Bill Barilko.  Amazon or Chapters/Indigo.

E-book under the title “The Mysterious Hockey Player”  Smashwords, Barnes and Noble

 

More Recommended Picture Books

Top 100 Picture Books – School Library Journal

10 Picture Books Every Canadian Home Should Have

100 Best Canadian Kids’ Books of All Time – Today’s Parent

100 Best Children’s Books