Syd Hoff is the author and illustrator of many popular children's books, including the classic I Can Read Books Danny and the Dinosaur, Stanley, and The Horse in Harry's Room. He also illustrated the I Can Read Book Don't Be My Valentine by Joan Lexau.
Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Hoff studied at the National Academy of Design. His cartoons were a regular feature in such magazines as The New Yorker and Esquire for many years and were syndicated in newspapers across the country.
Mr. Hoff lives in Miami Beach, Florida
Oliver has always wanted to be a dancing elephant, but what will he do when he discovers the circus already has enough elephants? Beginning readers will laugh out loud as they follow Oliver's adventures and find out how this elephant of unique charm and talent finally achieves his dream. Now available in full color!