Cover image for Just a special day
Title:
Just a special day
Author:
Mayer, Mercer, 1943- , author, illustrator.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
When Mom and Little Sister go to town, Little Critter and his dad share a day of fun involving playing games, meeting new friends, and preparing a special surprise for their return home.
General Note:
"Mercer Mayer's Little Critter"--Cover.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062071989

9780061478178
Format :
Book

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Summary

Join Mercer Mayer's classic and loveable character, Little Critter#65533;, as he sets out on a new adventure in this brand-new My First I Can Read storybook! When Mom and Little Sister go to town, Dad treats Little Critter to a special day. Together they ride bikes, play football, and catch a baseball game. Little Critter even has a special surprise for Dad when they get home! With fun illustrations and simple text, Mercer Mayer's Little Critter stories are perfect for developing readers.

Little Critter: Just A Special Day is a My First I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child.


Author Notes

Mercer Mayer was born December 30, 1943 in Little Rock Arkansas. While attending school at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Mayer decided to enter the field of children's book illustration. He created a portfolio of sketches and peddled them wherever he could. He moved to New York City in 1964, pursuing further instruction at the Art Students League of New York, where he met an artist named Marianna who became his first wife. He soon created a new portfolio and with these new sketches persuaded editors at Dial Press and Harper & Row to give him some illustration work. Mayer published his first book, A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, at Dial Press in 1967. It was notable for being a completely wordless picture book one that tells its story entirely with pictures. Mayer was one of the first illustrators to be credited for using this format. Five more books in this series were to follow. Mayer joined Golden Publishing, creators of Little Golden Books, in 1976. Through them he has sold his "Little Critter" and "Little Monster" series, which are popular with beginning readers. His title Just Me and My Dad made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. In 2015, his title Little Critter: Just a Little Love, also made the list. His holiday book, Merry Christmas Mom and Dad, is also a bestseller.

(Bowker Author Biography)