Nathaniel Benchley is the highly-respected author of many historical I Can Read Books including Sam the Minuteman and George the Drummer Boy, among many others.
Joan Sandin is the author and illustrator of the I Can Read Books The Long Way Westward and The Long Way to a New Land. She has also illustrated Snowshoe Thompson by Nancy Smiler Levinson and Thomas Lewis's Clipper Ship and Hill of Fire. Ms. Sandin lives in Tuscon, Arizona.
0scar Otter builds his very own slide, far up in the mountains. No one can bother him there. Not even his family. But Oscar doesn't know he is in danger. His enemy, the fox, is watching. But what the fox doesn't know is that someone is watching him...."Best of the Best" Books 19661978 (SLJ)
Children's Books of 1966 (Library of Congress)