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  • 5 stars across 49 books
    Mr Pusskins, Sam's hilarious first book for Orchard, won the Booktrust Early Years Award for Best Pre-School Book, was a New York Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Award and the Sheffield Book Prize. This was quickly followed by My Pusskins and Little Whiskers and Mr Pusskins Best in Show, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Sam also created the Whoops-a-Daisy World series of books for Orchard as well as Yucky Mucky Manners. She was also the first winner of the Richard and Judy Children's Book Prize for her book Calm Down, Boris. Sam lives in Brighton with her partner and their son.
    6th September 2018

    Happy Birthday, Boris!

    Boris - the orange, hairy and over-enthusiastic little monster - has a birthday! Use the puppet to help Boris blow out t... More

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    7th February 2020

    Put Your Botty on the Potty

    This is a brilliant, funny and fresh take on the potty training book from the amazing picture book illustrator, Sam ... More

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    1st July 2006

    Calm Down Boris

    Boris is a very affectionate monster. He likes nothing better than showering everyone with kisses and, though endearing,... More

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    1st June 2009

    Super Sid

    Sid is a sausage dog without an owner. He longs for someone to love and care for him. Maybe if he shows everyone how ver... More

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    1st September 2011

    Nosey Norman

    Meet the Mini Monster Mates, from the creator of the award-winning Calm Down, Boris! Nosey Norman is sniffing out number... More

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    11th August 2016

    First Day at Bug School

    At the bottom of the garden where no one really sees, a secret school is hidden amongst the grass and weeds. Welcome to ... More

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    10th August 2017

    First Day at Skeleton School

    Listen ... can you hear it? There's a creepy noise ... 'Welcome!' smiles Mr Bones. 'Meet the spooky girls and boys.' A... More

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    1st March 2006

    Hello Dudley

    In "Hello Dudley", we meet Dudley, a little purple monster. The text asks Dudley a question - and the reader can choose ... More

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    28th February 2003

    Happy Dog Sad Dog

    Hot dog, hairy dog, wet dog - find out the opposites of these and more in this board book of doggy opposites.... More

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    1st September 2010

    Turn It Up Doris

    It's Doris's first day at school, and unlike her big-mouthed big brother, she's quiet and a bit shy. "Turn it up, Doris!... More

    (3 reviews)
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