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  • 5 stars across 12 books

    Sam McBratney has won many awards for his children's books and is best known as the author of the multi-million selling Guess How Much I Love You which was shortlisted for the 1994 Kurt Maschler Award, and is now one of the world's bestselling picture books. Sam lives in Northern Ireland.

    S am Usher graduated from the University of West England and his debut picture book Can You See Sassoon? was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. He is particularly admired for his technical drawing skill and prowess with watercolour. Also a talented pianist, when he's not holding a pen and wobbling at paper you'll find him perfecting a fiendishly difficult piece of Chopin.

    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... More

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    6th September 2018

    Storm

    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... More

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    1st April 2006

    Sun

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

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    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-an... More

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    1st October 2014

    Snow (Mini Gift Edition)

    Every child loves a snow day - no school and snowball fights galore! But Sam has to wait for his Grandad. Trying to hurr... More

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    7th April 2016

    Rain

    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... More

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    1st June 2017

    Sun

    It's the hottest day of the year, hotter than broccoli soup, hotter than the Atacama Desert, hotter than the surface of ... More

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    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... More

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    29th May 2008

    Rain

    Rain's father has to go on a research trip, so Rain goes to her grandmother's in London for the summer. She finds an old... More

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    7th May 2013

    Storm

    In a future United States under the power of a charismatic leader, everyone gets the Mark at age thirteen. The Mark ... More

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    1st October 2004

    Rain

    Why do we need rain? How does the rain fall? What happens when there is too much rain? Find the answers and much more in... More

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    6th September 2018

    Storm

    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... More

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