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Sammy's Flame

4.88  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Published March 25th 2018 by Acorn Publishing
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Jessica Therrien
Dec 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Such an uplifting and inspirational story, and beautifully illustrated! A story every parent should read to their child.
Sherrill Joseph
Nov 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I highly recommend this beautiful picture book with a rich story and valuable learning opportunities for all little ones!

Sammy is a young champion fire-breathing dragon, who practices his skills daily to reach his goals. One day, however, a jealous witch puts a curse on him, neutralizing his powers. Bullies at the Dragon Academy, Sammy’s school, taunt him, causing him to doubt himself and give up . . . almost!

Sam Ashkenas skillfully weaves important lessons for kids in this book: Mom tells
May 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The concept and plot of this book make it fun to read. It's got an exciting plot at the same time as it has an extraordinarily gentle tone. I won't spoil it but I will say that the theme is that, with hard work hard and persistence, a person can overcome difficulties and achieve the goals they set for themselves. This " lesson" is portrayed in a delightfully fun and engaging way. It's a real morale booster. The plot is well-developed and it will stick with children. Also, underneath, throughout ...more
May 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sammy, known for having a great flame loses his flame. Will he ever get it back? How will the other dragons treat him? This was a great book filled with colorful illustrations to teach kids about perseverance and acceptance. Sammy's Flame is a great read for children who will be engaged not only with the illustrations but the message within.
Holly Kammier
Feb 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I had the chance to read this adorable book early and I loved everything about it! I loved the inspirational message, the fantastic illustrations, and the cute story. Every page is filled with life!!!
Bruce Ashkenas
Jan 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Excellent picture book. Delightful story and beautiful illustrations.
Leilani Squire
May 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Sammy’s Flame reminds me of a modern day Aesop Fable set in the fantasy world of dragons. This is a charming little story about how to never give up, how to face the challenge right in front of you, while shining a light on the contemporary issue of bullying. Sammy’s story reminds us that even a dragon experiences bullying. Children will want to learn if Sammy overcomes this seemingly impossible obstacle, and how he does this. They will learn how Sammy’s parents support and encourage him to ...more
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