by Sylvia Rouss
illustrated by Martha Rast
✡ PJ Our Way selection 2014
✡ Sydney Taylor Notable Book for Older Readers
✡ 2010 Bronze Medalist in Moonbeam Children’s Book Award for Juvenile Fiction
Sylvia Rouss is the award-winning author and early childhood educator who created the popular Sammy Spider and The Littlest books. Even with her success as an author, Sylvia has not given up what she loves most, teaching. She is currently a preschool teacher in Los Angeles, and says that she is “inspired by the children in my classroom.” Sylvia also received awards as an educator and she conducts seminars for parents and teachers. She is a featured author and lecturer at book fairs throughout the United States and Israel. Visit her on the web at www.sylviarouss.com.