First Day at Skeleton School by Sam Lloyd

First Day at Skeleton School

Written by Sam Lloyd
Illustrated by Sam Lloyd

3+ readers   Hallowe'en   5+ readers   
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Do you dare look round Skeleton School? There are monsters and witches, not to mention ghouls ... Huge fun from the bestselling author/illustrator of Calm Down, Boris, Mr Pusskins and First Day at Bug School.

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First Day at Skeleton School by Sam Lloyd

Listen ...can you hear it? There's a creepy noise ...'Welcome!' smiles Mr Bones. 'Meet the spooky girls and boys.' At Skeleton School they howl in assembly, fly broomsticks in the library and learn how to float through walls! Join in the fun with this comic caper from a bestselling author/illustrator of Calm Down, Boris, Mr Pusskins and First Day at Bug School - it's perfect for back to school and Halloween.


There is just so much to enjoy - the illustrations, which totally cover every page, are simply packed with lively detail and the bugs really are quite adorable Parents in Touch, on First Day at Bug School

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About the Author

Sam Lloyd studied at Brighton University where she gained a BA Hons in Illustration. Now Sam is the author and illustrator of many successful picture books for children including Happy Day,the Whoops-A-Daisy-World series and Sad Dog which won the Sainsbury’s Baby Book Award in 2003. Success followed with Mr Pusskins which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Booktrust Pre-School Award and shortlisted for the V & A Illustration Award. Sam's novelty books include the Richard and Judy prize-winning Calm Down, Boris and Hello Dudley.

As well as writing and illustrating books, Sam also enjoys yoga, swimming, camping and doing outdoorsy things. She has been all over the world, including travels to India and Australia. Sam also does a lot of voluntary work with children, painting murals. Sam lives in Brighton with her partner and young son.

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Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: Up to 5 years


Sam Lloyd
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Bloomsbury Childrens an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

10th August 2017




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