Syd Hoff

Syd Hoff has given much pleasure to children everywhere as the author and illustrator of numerous children's books, including the favorite I Can Read books Sammy the Seal , The Horse in Harry's Room , and the Danny and the Dinosaur books. Born and raised in New York City, he studied at the National Academy of Design. His cartoons were a regular feature in the New Yorker after he sold his first cartoon to that magazine at the age of eighteen. His work also appeared in many other magazines,...See more