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  • 5 stars across 25 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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    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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    9th May 2013

    Dino-Baby

    It's not easy being a big sister - especially when your new baby brother is a roaring dino baby. There are just SO many ... More

    (8 reviews)
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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 ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    9th January 2014

    Yikes, Stinkysaurus!

    Stinkysaurus is the smelliest dinosaur in the whole wide world, and don't the other dinosaurs know it! The dinos rushe... 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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    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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    7th March 2019

    Captain Sparklebeard

    ARRRRR you ready for an unmissable girl power adventure? Perfect for rebel girls with b... More

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    19th September 2019

    Midnight Ninja

    Meet this little boy and his pussycat called Ginger. He's got a bedtime secret. He's the mighty MIDNIGHT NINJA! ... More

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    9th October 2014

    Yikes, Santa-CLAWS!

    It was Christmas Eve and the dino-tots were tucked up in bed dreaming of Christmas magic . . . But where were the jol... More

    (2 reviews)
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