Title: Sam’s Surprise
Author: David Pelham
Publisher: Dutton Children’s Books
Publication Date: 1992
Genre: Fiction, Picture Book,
Audience: Gr. Pre-K-2

Overview: This is another original grossly delicious pop-up book featuring the familiar characters of Sam and Samantha from Pelham’s previous book Sam’s Sandwich. Kids will love the pop-up flaps and nasty surprises Samantha has hidden inside Sam’s birthday surprises.

Activity: Children can create their own pop-up book, where they may want to include gross or pleasant surprises hidden under the flaps. Once the books are completed they can be kept in the classroom library for everyone to enjoy.

Reviewer’s Name: Amelia Smith