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The Resource Sparky!, written by Jenny Offill ; illustrated by Chris Appelhans

Sparky!, written by Jenny Offill ; illustrated by Chris Appelhans

Label
Sparky!
Title
Sparky!
Statement of responsibility
written by Jenny Offill ; illustrated by Chris Appelhans
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A little girl wants a pet. She's not fussy, any will do. Her mother said no to a bird and bunny and trained seal. Then she agrees to the sloth, Sparky! Sloths don't know how to fetch. Or roll over. But they sure know how to play dead. What's an eager pet owner to do?
Summary
An animal-lover's picture book combines whimsical illustrations by the designer of the Coraline film with the story of a little girl who orders a pet sloth through the mail and finds reasons to love him despite his less-than-conventional behavior
Tone
Writing style
Award
Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10282261
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Offill, Jenny
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
4+
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
520
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Appelhans, Chris
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sloths as pets
  • Sloths
Target audience
preschool
Label
Sparky!, written by Jenny Offill ; illustrated by Chris Appelhans
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in the United States by Schwartz & Wade Books
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Control code
000053868280
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781444014877
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)899253325
Label
Sparky!, written by Jenny Offill ; illustrated by Chris Appelhans
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in the United States by Schwartz & Wade Books
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Control code
000053868280
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781444014877
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)899253325

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
    • Malabar Community LibraryBorrow it
      1203 Anzac Parade, Matraville, NSW, 2036, AU
      -33.962293 151.245961
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