Circus Fever

Circus Fever

by Alva Sachs, Patricia Krebs

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Circus Fever by Alva Sachs, Patricia Krebs

Jessica has a BIG imagination and an even BIGGER love for clowns! The circus is coming to her town, and she can't wait to go. There are lots of surprises waiting for her and YOU! What happens to Jessica under the BIG TOP is an adventure she will never forget!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013379091
Publisher: Three Wishes Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/27/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 8 MB
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Alva is happily transplanted in California. Although all her favorite foods are still in Chicago. She is married and has three grown children and two beagles,Jackie and Jill who keep her busy when she is not writing. She loved teaching and when she wondered what she was going to do when she grew up, Alva thought,"Why not write fun books for children?"

Alva Sachs earned her Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Illinois, and holds a Master’s of Education Degree from Northern Illinois University.

After sixteen years of elementary school teaching, what was originally just a thought became reality, and in 2008, Alva published her first children’s picture book. Circus Fever. Her other books titled On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! and I'm 5 are all award-winning titles for Alva.

She is a Board Member of Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California that helps to support literacy for underserved children in the greater Los Angles, California area by building home libraries for children. As a member of many other organizations, Alva's commitment to children and reading continues to grow. Encouraging reading and writing for children at a young age helps them to explore their own ideas and imagination.

Creating stories for the sheer joy of reading was the catalyst for Alva to share her writing with children. Join Alva and read for fun where adventure is around every corner! Whether Alva is visiting schools, libraries, literacy festivals, or just story-time events, you can be sure it will be fun for everyone!

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Circus Fever 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
TorranceMacaroniKid More than 1 year ago
Do you remember what is was like to be excited about the circus? Maybe you have a little one who looks forward to the circus when it comes to town. Circus Fever by Alva Sachs is a delightful story about a little girl named Jessica who is excited about the circus! She just can't wait and is so excited! Young children will LOVE this story! My son loved the imagination of the character Jessica. The illustrations by Patricia Krebs are colorful and amazing and makes the delightful story come to life. This story will quickly become a bedtime story (or anytime!) favorite. For more information, check out the Author's website! I love the section on the website for kids.
NohaYousry More than 1 year ago
This delightful book was a joy to read! I loved following Jessica on her circus adventure. The author's website ( has so many resources to offer such as kids' activities to go along with the book and tips for parents, that it is well worth stopping by. The illustrations of the book are absolutely marvelous and the story is simple, imaginative and beautifully worded. Everything a children's book should be!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book is very entertaining and a joy to read. It makes you feel good. The illustrations are colorful and very well done. It holds your attention and by the end, you want to read more. I look forward to additional books from this author.
Guest More than 1 year ago
There are few fun books about the circus for this age group but this one has both an entertaining and age appropriate story about a little girl's love of the circus and beautiful illustrations that make the story come alive!