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Sam Francisco (Hardcover)

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By Sarah Tagholm, Binny Talib (Illustrator)
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Get ready for a night of wild music and dancing with the cool cats in this fabulous read-aloud picture book! The rhyme is great, the illustrations are so retro—and it reveals why cats tend to sleep so much during the day! This is sure to be a storytime favorite, whether you're partying down or getting ready to hit the hay. Love it!! - Barb

— From Sam Francisco


A toe-tapping adventure celebrating optimism in the face of adversity about a community of cool cats who just want to have fun.

Superstar DJ Sam Francisco's party is keeping his neighbor Buzzkill Bill awake. Bill tries everything to shut it down--he sends his dogs, then pest control, the fire department, and the police When Bill finally succeeds in pulling the plug, things look bleak, but luckily it's the people (and the cats) who make a party, not the fancy equipment.

Written in verse, this exuberant celebration of dance, music, and self-expression begs to be read aloud over and over. Young readers and adults alike will delight in the humor, charm, and energy of Sarah Tagholm and Binny Talib's fantastic felines led by Sam, the David Bowie of cats. Featuring a silver-foiled cover for full disco effect, readers are introduced to many musical genres, as each of Sam Francisco's adversaries are gradually won over by the beat.

About the Author

SARAH TAGHOLM fell in love with books as a child, followed by dance, traveling and tagging sea turtles! She lives with her family, including her cat, Envelope, whose mysterious nightly adventures inspired this story. She lives in the UK.BINNY TALIB creates fantastic books for kids and fabulous wallpaper for grown-ups. Her family includes her dog, Paddington, who would love a cat disco. She lives in Australia.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781773218212
ISBN-10: 1773218212
Publisher: Annick Press
Publication Date: September 19th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English