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I Am Otter & Otter in Space by Sam Garton {Review}

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I Am Otter & Otter in Space by Sam Garton {Review}I Am Otter by Sam Garton
Series: Otter

Illustrator: Sam Garton
Find the Author: Website, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, Amazon
Also in this series: Otter: Trick or Treat
Also by this author: Otter: Trick or Treat
ISBN: 0062247751
Genres: Animals, Humorous Stories
Published by Balzer + Bray on April 29th 2014
Pages: 32
Format: Jacketed Hardcover
Source: Publisher
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The curious, charming, playful, and internet-famous Otter makes her picture book debut in I Am Otter by author-illustrator Sam Garton. Here's what Otter has to say about her book: "Hi! I am Otter, and this is a book about me and my best friends, Otter Keeper and Teddy. And it's about the fun and messy (and little bit scary) adventure we had one day when Otter Keeper was at work. I hope you like the story! (And if you don't, it's probably Teddy's fault.)"
Otter's utterly winning voice and Sam Garton's classic yet fresh artwork combine to create a truly hilarious and unforgettable friendship story.

Fans of Marley, Curious George, and Paddington REJOICE! I Am Otter is adorable in an Alvin and the Chimpmunks and the characters mentioned above sort of way. I believe this book is a debut for 2014, but not entirely new as “old Otter stories” are found in a plethora on Sam Garton’s website and blog: I Am Otter: The Unheard Ramblings of a Domestic Otter. The website is highly amusing and I highly recommend a visit. This book is adorable, already said that, right. Otter is unmistakably mischievous, yet child-like innocent as beloved characters often may be found. While I truly think Otter needs a lesson in spelling… her first book of antics make me delighted to meet her. I look forward to more I Am Otter and her friendly Teddy.

I Am Otter in Space Review from Creative Madness Mama

I Am Otter & Otter in Space by Sam Garton {Review}Otter in Space by Sam Garton
Series: Otter

Illustrator: Sam Garton
Find the Author: Website, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, Amazon
Also in this series: Otter: Trick or Treat
Also by this author: Otter: Trick or Treat
ISBN: 006224776X
Genres: Juvenile Fiction
Published by Balzer + Bray on May 5th 2015
Pages: 32
Format: Jacketed Hardcover
Source: Publisher
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Fans of picture book characters like Pete the Cat and Clark the Shark will love the curious, charming, and playful Otter, who made her debut in I Am Otter. In her second book, Otter in Space, she and her best friend, Teddy, set off on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure—to the moon!

Otter's utterly winning voice and Sam Garton's classic yet fresh artwork combine to create a truly hilarious and unforgettable friendship story, with a classroom hook. Otter in Space is all about creativity, problem solving, and the power of imagination.

Love I Am Otter! I Am Otter in Space is also adorable (it’s that word again…) and sooo imaginative! I Am Otter is now a favorite character of mine. He is definitely fit to amuse fans of Paddington, Curious George, Marley, and Alvin and the Chimpmunks. At the time we read this for the first time, we were planning a trip to the U.S. Space Center, thus I Am Otter in Space was perfectly appropriate for us. It would make a great addition to any space or moon unit for fun.

As a parent and teacher I am so highly amused by Otter than I hope more children will appreciate her as much. Imagination and creativity abound!

I Am Otter & Otter in Space by Sam Garton {Review}I Am Otter Board Book by Sam Garton
Series: Otter
Illustrator: Sam Garton
Find the Author: Website, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, Amazon
Also in this series: Otter: Trick or Treat
Also by this author: Otter: Trick or Treat
ISBN: 0062409085
Genres: Juvenile Fiction, Animals, Humorous Stories
Published by Balzer + Bray on February 16th 2016
Pages: 34
Format: Board Book
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I Am Otter, the first picture book starring the hilarious and adorable character Otter—which is perfect for fans of the Olivia books—is now available as a board book.
This is a story about Otter and her best friends, Otter Keeper and Teddy. And it's about the fun and messy (and little bit scary) adventure they had one day when Otter Keeper was at work.
Otter's utterly winning voice and Sam Garton's classic yet fresh artwork combine to create a truly hilarious and unforgettable friendship story.

Coming in February 2016, you can share I Am Otter with your youngest readers in the soon to come board book version!! I know I’m excited!! I cannot wait to give the Rascal his own version that can put up better with his toddler personality. 😉

Oh! You might also be interested in the most recent I Am Otter: Trick or Treat!

Otter

About Sam Garton

Sam Garton is the author of I Am Otter and Otter in Space. He began writing and illustrating stories about Otter and her world on the blog “I Am Otter: The Unheard Ramblings of a Modern-Day Domestic Otter” in 2009. Sam lives in London. He met a real otter once. It bit him.

You can visit Otter at www.iamotter.co.uk.

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The Creative Madness Mama also known as Margaret is a Christian Stay-at-home Mama, married to the Enginerd, Quilter, avid reader and book-a-holic. A book blogger for bunches of different publicists. She loves to share the latest and greatest about books coming out as well as her quilt and other crafty projects with some pictures of her Kindergartener AppleBlossom, newborn Almond Blossom (the boy!) and toddler OrangeBlossom in between. Plotting to be a homeschooler, she's a cloth diapering, breastfeeding, babywearing, list making mama full of a little creative and a lot of madness.