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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Meyer Seltzer  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children; Children;

Born: Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Meyer Seltzer lives in Chicago close enough to Wrigley Field to hear the roar of the crowd.

Biographical and Professional Information

Meyer Seltzer is a writer and illustrator of books for children.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Petcetera: The Pet Riddle Book
ISBN: 0807565156

Albert Whitman & Co. 1988

A collection of riddles and jokes about pets and other, somewhat more exotic animals.

Hide-And-Go-Shriek Monster Riddles
ISBN: 0807532738

Albert Whitman & Co. 1990

Includes more than 100 humorous riddles about vampires, ghouls, ghosts, werewolves, and other monsters

Shazam!: Simple Science Magic
ISBN: 0807573329

Albert Whitman & Co. 1991

A collection of magic tricks exploring fundamental science principles.

Here Comes the Recycling Truck!
ISBN: 0807532355

Albert Whitman & Company. 1992

Elisa stresses the importance of recycling and shows readers how she drives through the city, collecting glass, cardboard, newspapers, and cans in her recycling truck named "Uncle Bud."

Riddles to Tell Your Cat
ISBN: 0807570060

Albert Whitman & Co. 1992

Youngsters can "a-mews" their cats and other friends with a new cat riddle collection organized under such "cat-egories" as "Mousellaneous," "Culinary Cats," and "Feline Fashion."

Math-A-Magic: Number Tricks for Magicians
ISBN: 0807549959

Albert Whitman & Co. 1994

Features twenty number tricks that will teach children not to be afraid of mathematics

I Know About Maps (I Know About Series)
ISBN: 0606087788

Demco Media. 1995

Introduces the various kinds of maps, how to read a map, and the ways in which people use maps

I Know About Sports (I Know About Series)
ISBN: 060608780X

Demco Media. 1995

Provides a simple introduction to various athletic activities, including soccer, baseball, and hockey

I Know About Flags (I Know About Series)
ISBN: 060608777X

Demco Media. 1995

Introduces the various kinds of flags, flags of different countries, and the ways in which people use flags

I Know About Planets (I Know About Series)
ISBN: 0606087796

Demco Media. 1995

Describes the nine planets of the solar system from Mercury to Pluto



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