Sally and the Some-Thing

George O'Connor, illustrated by the author

Roaring Brook Press

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Stuck at home with her mom and her new sibling, Sally heads for the swamp with her fishing pole and bike. What she discovers, in the form of a slimy, slithery Some-Thing, is a new best friend. Mud pies, burping contests, snail racing--and sensational, eerily beautiful artwork deliver plenty of kid appeal.

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Praise for Sally and the Some-Thing

"Humorous illustrations and deadpan commentary ... Children will likely request repeated readings of this delightful romp."
--Publishers Weekly
"The illustrations ... feature plenty of quirky details to extend the story and entertain readers. In Sally’s words: 'not boring!'"
--Kirkus Reviews
"The snappy text and comic pacing make this an ideal read-aloud."
--School Library Journal
"A good choice for preschool story hours or for one-on-one sharing."

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Children's Review: Sally and the Some-Thing by George O'Connor / Author, George O'Connor / Illustrator . Roaring Brook/ Porter $16.95 (32p) ISBN 978-1-59643-141-6

O'Connor (Kapow! ) introduces overall-wearing Sally with a vivid imagination, who bikes off from her boring house with fishing rod in tow, determined "to
- Publishers Weekly

SALLY AND THE SOME-THING by George O'Connor, George O'Connor | Kirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of SALLY AND THE SOME-THING . After mining the world of comics for his previous titles, O'Connor seems to have turned to old horror films for his latest inspiration.
- Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

George O'Connor, illustrated by the author

George O'Connor is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture book Kapow! as well as its sequel, Kersplash! He makes his home in a wooden shack in the middle of a swamp in Brooklyn, New York

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Sally and the Some-Thing
George O'Connor, illustrated by the author


Roaring Brook Press
April 2006
ISBN: 9781596431416
ISBN10: 1596431415
Picture Book
8 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 4 to 8
Grade Range: p to 3

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