Syd Hoff


Born
in The United States
September 04, 1912

Died
May 12, 2004

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Whether you’re seven or seventy, the chances are you’ve probably come in contact with one of his many books (150 plus), or cartoons that have appeared in over 200 magazines in the course of his lifetime, including Laugh it Off which was syndicated for 20 years. His comic strip Tuffy, about a little girl who did funny things, was declared essential for national morale during WWII by William Randolph Hearst.

Syd has worked in diverse genres. He had the distinct honor of working with Alfred Hitchcock and Ellery Queen as a contributor of short fiction writing. He was awarded national advertising commissions for large companies such as Chevrolet, Maxwell House Coffee and others. He had his own TV show (Tales of Hoff on CBS), traveled the world as
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Danny and the Dinosaur

4.02 avg rating — 27,404 ratings — published 1958 — 39 editions
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Sammy the Seal

4.09 avg rating — 5,968 ratings — published 1959 — 28 editions
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Oliver

4.03 avg rating — 683 ratings — published 1960 — 18 editions
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3.85 avg rating — 403 ratings — published 1996 — 12 editions
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Julius

3.58 avg rating — 404 ratings — published 1959 — 7 editions
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Happy Birthday, Danny and t...

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The Horse in Harry's Room

3.95 avg rating — 288 ratings — published 1970 — 7 editions
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Grizzwold

3.81 avg rating — 221 ratings — published 1958 — 10 editions
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Chester

3.75 avg rating — 225 ratings — published 1961 — 8 editions
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Mrs. Brice's Mice

3.80 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 1988 — 10 editions
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“I do not think I’m easy to define. I have a wandering mind. And I’m not anything that you think I am.”
Syd Hoff

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