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  • 5 stars across 31 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.
    23rd April 2019

    The Umbrella Mouse

    A timeless tale of courage, resistance and friendship, The Umbrella Mouse is a heart-stopping adventure drawing ... More

    (18 reviews)
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    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

    (15 reviews)
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    9th March 2017

    Floss the Playground Boss

    A beautiful picture book teaching children about friendship and sharing. Floss says STOP, Floss says GO! Floss says ... More

    (13 reviews)
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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

    (13 reviews)
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    1st April 2019

    The Case of the Vanishing Granny

    Billy, Fern and Joe Shortbread are the stars of their family circus, but they also have another talent ... they're exp... More

    (12 reviews)
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    24th January 2018

    Hari and His Electric Feet

    Hari is a dreamer with an unusual talent. He spends the few coins he earns washing cars on cinema trips to watch (and ... More

    (10 reviews)
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    1st September 2019

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

    (10 reviews)
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    2nd October 2019

    The Adventures of Moose & Mr Brown

    This is the iconic international fashion designer Sir Paul Smith's very first children's picture book - and the first ... More

    (8 reviews)
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    12th November 2015

    Refuge

    The Christmas story and what follows: the fleeing of Jesus, Mary and Joseph from Herod's soldiers to Egypt. This is a bo... More

    (6 reviews)
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    4th October 2018

    The Most-Loved Bear

    From Sam McBratney, the author of beloved bestseller Guess How Much I Love You, and immense picture-book... More

    (2 reviews)
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