Whose Tail? by Sam Lloyd


Whose Tail? by Sam Lloyd

Every rock, every hill has its story, Winston Churchill wrote of the turbulent lands of the North-West Frontier. Here are those stories. Against a background of the history and geography of the region, the author paints a vivid picture of this extraordinary place. Drawing on written records, Schofield unravels the history of the North-West Frontier from Alexander the Great to the kidnapping of Molly Ellis; from the languages and religions to the women; from skirmishes, wars and the mujahedin struggle with the Soviet Union, to the more recent tragic history which continues to unfold there.

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


Board book
16 pages
Interest Age: 2-4


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Publication date

28th February 2003



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