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Sam Usher

Biography

Sam Usher

Sam Usher lives in London. His debut picture book Can You See Sassoon? (Little Tiger Press) earned many accolades in England: It was long-listed for the Greenaway Medal, and short-listed for the “Read it Again!” award, the Red House Children's Book Award, and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Sam has recently relocated from Chew Magna, near Bristol, to Windsor, near the Queen. A Dozen Cousins is his second picture book. Visit Sam online at samusher.com

Sam Usher

Books by Sam Usher

Written by Anne Booth and illustrated by Sam Usher - Children's 4-8, Picture

Everyone knows the story of how Jesus was humbly born in a manger when was no room at the inn. But here is a lyrical depiction of what came next: the new family's travels through the desert, fleeing Herod's soldiers in order to find a safe place to welcome their son into the world.

by Lori Haskins Houran and Sam Usher - Picture

What's life like for one little girl with TWELVE male cousins? Not easy! "They read her secret diary. They used up all her paint. They put a lizard in her hat to see if she would faint." Loaded with infectious humor, this rollicking, rhyming picture book features a happy heroine who adores her big, boisterous boy family.