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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David Algrim  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Children Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: N/A

-- David Algrim on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Algrim lives in Geneva, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

David Algrim has published three children's books and is inspired to write by his experiences as a father. Each of his books was inspired by or co-authored by his children:*Wake Up, Papa Bear (Maxwell),*Don't Touch, It's Hot (Connor), and *Oops-a-Daisy (Megan).

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Titles At Your Library

Wake Up, Papa Bear! (Touch-and-Feel)
ISBN: 0375840346

Golden Books. 2007

Little Cub is ready to go to sleep, but Papa Bear is asleep in Little Cub's bed! Children will love helping Little Cub tickle Papa Bear's toes, poke his nose, pull his ear, and more. But there's only one way to wake a sleeping bear! Fun to touch textures, sturdy pull-tabs, and adorable illustrations will make this sweetest-of-all interactive book a hit with toddlers!

Don't Touch, It's Hot (Touch-and-Feel)
ISBN: 0375842063

Golden Books. 2007

DON'T TOUCH! The toaster is HOT. Blow! Blow! Blow! Now the waffles are NOT.

This inventive book, with textures to touch and sensational scents to scratch-and-sniff, offers a fun approach for kids to learn about what is hot in the kitchen and how to cool down their favorite hot foods before touching them or taking a bite!

ISBN: 0375846565

Golden Books. 2009

Every boy and girl has an oops-a-daisy kind of day now and then—and that’s okay, as kids will discover in this lighthearted look at a typical day of toddler mishaps—from spilled milk and untied shoes to messy paint and more! Interactive flaps and repetition of the words “oops-a-daisy” add to the fun.



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