Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Sam Usher

Author Links

Sam Usher

  • 5 stars across 24 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... More

    (15 reviews)
    Review
    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)
    Review
    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

    (12 reviews)
    Review
    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 exper... More

    (11 reviews)
    Review
    23rd April 2019

    The Umbrella Mouse

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

    (10 reviews)
    Review
    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 le... More

    (9 reviews)
    Review
    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

    (5 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-an... More

    (2 reviews)
    Review
    4th October 2018

    The Most-Loved Bear

    From Sam McBratney, the author of global phenomenon Guess How Much I Love You, this classic Christmas story is a... More

    (2 reviews)
    Review
    26th May 2006

    Sun

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

    (2 reviews)
    Review
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    New Book

    Most Popular Book

    Recent Reviews

    • The Umbrella Mouse

      The Umbrella Mouse

      by Katieml

      I picked this up in the library knowing it was a Waterstones book of the month. I cant add a lot to what the other reviews have said (interesting that...

    • The Most-Loved Bear

      The Most-Loved Bear

      Fifty years ago Mary Rose buys a teddy with Her pocket money , she names him Growly Bear and her mother sews a G on one foot and a B on the other. Mar...

    • The Umbrella Mouse

      The Umbrella Mouse

      An absolutely spell binding book and a real twist on a traditional war story as it is told from the animals point of view. It was fascinating to learn...