Sam Usher

  • 5 stars across 16 books
Sam Usher studied illustration, graduating in 2008. His first book, Have You Seen  Sassoon? was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Red House  Children's Book Award and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
5th October 2017

Snow (Mini Gift Edition)

The ground is covered in snow and one little boy can't WAIT to get outside and play. But his grandad is taking SO LONG t... MoreSnow (Mini Gift Edition)

(17 reviews) Review
6th September 2018


It's blowing up a storm, and a boy and his grandad decide it's the perfect weather for kite-flying. There's just one pro... MoreStorm

(15 reviews) Review
5th September 2019


Boy and Grandad take care of a little bird. When it gets better, Grandad puts it outside, but it keeps hopping back into... MoreFREE

(11 reviews) Review
14th August 2003


(8 reviews) Review
5th April 2018

Rain (Mini Gift)

Sam wants to go out but it's pouring with rain, so he and Grandpa decide to stay inside until the rain stops. Sam drinks... MoreRain (Mini Gift)

(5 reviews) Review
26th May 2006


Each book in this appealing series focuses on a different type of weather: how weather can affect us and our environment... MoreSun

(4 reviews) Review
30th September 2021


The third title in this enchanting follow-up quartet to Sam Usher's acclaimed seasonal books, featuring Boy and Grandad ... MoreLOST

(3 reviews) Review
7th October 2009


(2 reviews) Review
4th June 2012

Can You See Sassoon?

This is Sassoon. He likes to hide, Can you find him? Look inside! Meet Sassoon the snake as he plays hide-and-seek wit... MoreCan You See Sassoon?

(2 reviews) Review
15th September 2022


It's a warm summer's day, so Boy and his grandad pack up their provisions and head for the seaside.There's so much to do... MoreFOUND

(1 review) Review
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  • Rain (Mini Gift)

    Rain (Mini Gift)

    A story about the rain as well as the bond between a children and their grandfather. 

    Great illustrations throughout. 

    Daughter got this from th...

  • Storm


    This was a lovely book with beautiful illustrations. The story was simple but very engaging - what to do on a windy day. I'd definitely like to read t...



    I really enjoy these books by Sam Usher. They are all about a boy and his grandfather. In this book, they go to the beach and help save a seal and try...