Calm Down Boris by Sam Lloyd


Calm Down Boris by Sam Lloyd

An interactive book with a difference. The reader is asked to help Boris brush his hair ready for his trip to the park - and gets smothered in grateful kisses. The same happens when we feed him, and when he gets to the park none of the other little monsters want to play with him because he's so loud and boisterous. This special anniversary edition celebrates the huge success of Calm Down, Boris! around the world. It has continued to receive prizes and praise since its publication in July 2006.


t's an utter genius idea in book form, a nice big bright tickly monster of your very own to help you read and act out this fabulous knockabout tale. Kissy Kissy KISSY!!! -- Phil May Read it Daddy!

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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10 pages


Sam Lloyd
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Publication date

1st September 2015



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