Tails from History Collection

A Raccoon at the White House; A Parrot in the Painting; A Puppy for Helen Keller; The Cat Who Ruled the Town; A Sea Otter to the Rescue; A Pony with Her Writer

Illustrated by Rachel Sanson
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About The Book

Dip a toe, paw, or fin into history with six fact-tastic Level 2 Ready-to-Reads, part of a series all about famous animals and the people who owned them!

Did you know that Helen Keller was the first person to own an Akita dog in the United States? Or that a cat served as the honorary mayor of a town in Alaska? With this purr-ific boxed set, young readers can learn all about six famous animals from history! With adorable illustrations and simple, fact-filled narratives, this series is a stepping stone into historical biographies.

This animal-filled boxed set includes
A Raccoon at the White House
A Parrot in the Painting
A Puppy for Helen Keller
The Cat Who Ruled the Town
A Sea Otter to the Rescue
A Pony with Her Writer

About The Illustrator

Rachel Sanson is an illustrator who was born deep in the north of England and is currently living in Manchester. She graduated from the University of Lincoln with a degree in illustration after three years in a little studio perched on the top of a hill. Rachel usually works digitally, incorporating bright colors, patterns, and textures into her work, and strives to come up with big, larger-than-life characters for children’s picture book stories. Her biggest influences are all things Halloween and pirate-related, games, film, the woods she grew up next to, and, of course, illustrators from her childhood. Rachel can usually be found in a corner sketching and drinking tea but spends her free time chasing cats, listening to embarrassing music, and watching horror films until the early hours of the morning.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (December 10, 2019)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534453241
  • Grades: K - 2
  • Ages: 5 - 7

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