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Samantha Baines - Author

About the Author

Samantha Baines is an award-winning comedian and actress who trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Her acting credits include The Crown, Silent Witness, A Royal Night Out and Call the Midwife plus Hank Zipzer and So Awkward on CBBC. As well as writing and performing award-winning stand-up comedy, Samantha is also a broadcaster and journalist and works regularly with BBC Radio stations including BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio LDN and BBC Radio Kent. Her writing credits include The Guardian, Huffington Post, Time Out and Stylist.

Samantha lives in Kent.

Featured books by Samantha Baines

Other books by Samantha Baines

The Night the Moon Went Out: A Bloomsbury Reader

The Night the Moon Went Out: A Bloomsbury Reader

Author: Samantha Baines Illustrator: Lucy Rogers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/08/2021

A heart-warming adventure story by award-winning comedian, actress, broadcaster, hearing-aid wearer and author of Harriet Versus the Galaxy, Samantha Baines. Aneira is a hearing-aid wearer and she is super scared of the dark. When the moon suddenly goes out one night, Aneira is on a mission to turn it back on! With the help of her owl friend, she sets off on a journey to fix the moon and overcome her fear. This powerful story features beautiful black-and-white illustrations by Lucy Rogers. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with book-banded stories to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2 by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence. With black and white illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for home and school. For more information visit Book Band: Dark Blue (Ideal for ages 9+)



Author: Samantha Baines Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2017

Award-winning comedian and actress Samantha Baines likes poetry and thinks it shouldn't just be for po-faced people. Enjoy this silly collection of poems about life, amazing women and the very strangest news stories from the last few years (with any face you so wish). Revel in the comedy lines, the rhymes and the `really did that rhyme' times from one of comedy's brightest stars.