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Sam Lloyd - Illustrator

Featured books by Sam Lloyd

Dino-Baby

Dino-Baby

3+ readers 5+ readers

Author: Mark Sperring Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/05/2013

It's not easy being a big sister - especially when your new baby brother is a roaring dino baby. There are just SO many things to remember ...Be quiet in the morning, when you first get up. Because crashes, bangs and thuds will wake our dino pup. Shhhhhhhh! Don't play rough and tumble with a little thing like this. Instead be soft and gentle. We all LOVE a dino kiss. Mwaah! But, before long, this big sister grows to love teaching her brother all the grown-up things she knows and, very quickly, life in the dino family is as fun (and chaotic!) as ever.

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Other books by Sam Lloyd

One Banana, Two Bananas

One Banana, Two Bananas

Author: Adam Guillain, Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Learn to count to ten in this hilarious new rhyming picture book series from the bestselling authors of George's Amazing Adventures and the illustrator of the award-winning Mr Pusskins! ONE banana, TWO bananas, THREE bananas, FOUR . . . Join in the simple, catchy rhyme in this madcap counting adventure. Featuring bananas in pyjamas, a llama panorama, an inflatable banana boat and lots of other nonsense that children will love. With a catchy counting rhythm, this is a great way to help children learn to count in a fun, accessible way.

Midnight Ninja

Midnight Ninja

Author: Sam Lloyd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Meet this little boy and his pussycat called Ginger. He's got a bedtime secret. He's the mighty MIDNIGHT NINJA! Everyone is tucked up in bed, except for Midnight Ninja and his sidekick Ginger. The ninja emergency bell has rung and they're off on a secret mission. There's no time for these heroes to sleep until they've solved the mystery of the missing socks. Even reluctant sleepers will enjoy bedtime with this action-packed adventure showing that heroes need their sleep too. Bedtime reading fun from the bestselling author/illustrator of Calm Down, Boris, Mr Pusskins and First Day at Bug School.

Captain Sparklebeard

Captain Sparklebeard

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

FOR REBEL GIRLS WITH BIG DREAMS! ARRRRR you ready for this unmissable girl power adventure? Perfect for fans of the chart-smashing Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World and tapping into the huge demand for stories featuring strong female characters, this is a pirate story like no other. Smashing gender stereotypes and with an inclusive cast of characters, this is the must-have book to empower young children to have the courage to be themselves. Peg dreams of adventure and has big ambitions, but when she asks to join the pirates crew they won't let her join because she's too small and she doesn't even have a beard! But can Peg prove, against all odds, that she's the greatest pirate there ever was? Peg's determination, ambition and courage to be herself will inspire a whole new generation of rebel girls. Join Captain Sparklebeard as she sets sail against the seas and dares to be different! So, buckle up, grab your sparkliest beard and get ready to join the best crew that ever sailed the seven seas! Tim Knapman writes plays, musicals, songs and children's books and has been published by Simon & Schuster, Puffin, Macmillan, Scholastic, Hachette, Egmont UK and many more. His previous books include the bestselling Dinosaurs in the Supermarket, Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes and Superhero Dad. His books have been translated into 20 languages and several have been read on CBeebies bedtime stories. Tim has done more than 100 events and readings in schools, colleges, bookshops, fairs, libraries and festivals. He lives in Sussex and his hobbies include swashbuckling. Sam Lloyd is the illustrator behind the bestselling Mr Pusskins series which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Booktrust Pre-School Award and was shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Award. Her novelty books include the Richard and Judy prize-winning Calm Down, Boris and Hello Dudley. Sam's books have been translated into over 15 languages. Sam lives in Brighton with her son Ozzy and their ginormous ginger cat.

Happy Birthday, Boris!

Happy Birthday, Boris!

Author: Sam Lloyd Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Boris - the orange, hairy and over-enthusiastic little monster - has a birthday! Use the puppet to help Boris blow out the candles on his cake, open his presents and sing Happy Birthday. Another brilliant sequel to the best-selling Calm Down, Boris!

I Love You Dino-Mummy

I Love You Dino-Mummy

Author: Mark Sperring Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/01/2018

It's not easy being a dino-mummy - especially when you have two roaring little dinos to take care of. But somehow Dino-Mummy makes everything look so easy ... Do you know a secret? I'm sure you dino-do! It's something rather special about a certain 'you know who'! From the moment that you wake up, she's a sing-song superstar, Singing out 'Good morning!' with a dino 'Tra la la!' Dino-Mummy is AMAZING, and whether it's morning, noon or night, she's always on hand. After all, life in the dino family is just as fun (and chaotic) as ever. Tell your dino-mummy just how much you love her with his special gift edition, perfect for Mother's Day!

First Day at Skeleton School

First Day at Skeleton School

Author: Sam Lloyd Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/08/2017

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.

First Day at Bug School

First Day at Bug School

Author: Sam Lloyd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

At the bottom of the garden where no one really sees, a secret school is hidden amongst the grass and weeds. Welcome to Bug School! Don't be nervous on your first day - it's lots of fun. Learn creeping with the spiders, singing with the crickets, count spots with the ladybirds and hop, skip and jump in P.E. with the fleas! A rhythmic, bright celebration of school, starring some very cute bugs indeed! Sure to allay first-day-at-school fears.

Boris Babysits Cased Board Book with Puppet

Boris Babysits Cased Board Book with Puppet

Author: Sam Lloyd Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Monster Mummy is going shopping, so Boris is babysitting for Monster Baby. The thing is, Boris isn't very good at it. He plonks Monster Baby in the dog basket, forgets to feed him and falls fast asleep when he should be putting Baby to bed. Can you help Boris babysit before things get really out of hand? There's a lot of looking after to do! With a cute, furry baby monster on ribbon to play with and attach to each page. A hilarious follow-up to the bestselling Calm Down, Boris! by the super-talented Sam Lloyd.

Yikes, Ticklysaurus!

Yikes, Ticklysaurus!

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2015

Sometimes it can get a little boring being a dinosaur and hanging out around the swamp all day, but not when Ticklysaurus is around . . . UP jumped Ticklysaurus, and gave his arms a wiggle. Quick run, it's time for TICKLE CHASE - I'll make you dinos giggle. Join Tickly and his friends as they dash, crash, splish, splash, wiggle and giggle in this prehistoric side-splitter of a picture book. But there's someone that doesn't like being tickled at all - is Tickly brave enough to tickle a T-Rex?

Dino-Daddy

Dino-Daddy

Author: Mark Sperring Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2015

It's not easy being a Dino-Daddy, but it's definitely a lot of fun! And whether it's a trip to the park or playing games at home, Dino-Daddy always has time for his two roaring dinos . . . The park would never be such fun without him standing by. No one can spin you faster - weeeeeeee! - or swing you quite so high! And though he has a list of jobs he has to dino-do, He always seems to have the time to play a game . . . or two! Morning, noon and night, Dino-Daddy is the best, and life in the dino family is just as fun (and chaotic) as ever. The perfect present for Father's Day!

Yikes, Santa-CLAWS!

Yikes, Santa-CLAWS!

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

It was Christmas Eve and the dino-tots were tucked up in bed dreaming of Christmas magic . . . But where were the jolly jingle bells? The hearty Ho! Ho! Ho! ? And who was this green scaly creature stomping through the snow? YIKES, It's Santa-CLAWS and he's causing chaos. Can ANYONE stop him and save the day? Find out in this crazy Christmas caper.

Yikes, Stinkysaurus!

Yikes, Stinkysaurus!

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Stinkysaurus is the smelliest dinosaur in the whole wide world, and don't the other dinosaurs know it! The dinos rushed for cover, When Stinkysaurus was about! He smelled so bad that just one whiff, Could knock a T-Rex out! He never ever brushed his teeth, So his breath was super-grotty. And, poo! You won't believe the smells, That parped out from his botty! Yikes, Stinkysaurus! Finally, however, the other dinosaurs decide that the time has come for Stinkysaurus to take a bath. But will Stinkysaurus agree? Find out in this pong-fest of a picture book.

Boris and Friends

Boris and Friends

Author: Sam Lloyd Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/11/2011

This fabulous book and toy pack is a wonderful introduction to Boris and his monster mates. Each monster mate features on a spread in the user friendly board book - just right for small hands to manage - while gently introducing the reader to colours. Packaged together in an attractive PVC wallet this is a perfect gift for little ones.

Super Sid

Super Sid

Author: Sam Lloyd Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2009

Sid is a sausage dog without an owner. He longs for someone to love and care for him. Maybe if he shows everyone how very clever he is they'll want to give him a home. But things don't go quite as Sid plans.

Calm Down Boris

Calm Down Boris

Author: Sam Lloyd Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2006

Boris is a very affectionate monster. He likes nothing better than showering everyone with kisses and, though endearing, it can also be very ticklish. 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 is so loud and boisterous.

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