Mr Pusskins, Sam's first hilarious book for Orchard, won the Booktrust Early Years Award for Best Pre-School Book, was a New York Times Bestseller and was shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Award and Sheffield Book Prize. The hilarious Mr Pusskins and Little Whiskers followed, introducing the super-pesky Little Whiskers character and the wickedly funny Mr Pusskins Best in Show is the latest picture book. Look out for the four new Mr Pusskins board books where Mr P learns all about Colours, Numbers, Opposites and Feelings. Sam is also the creator of the brilliant Whoops-a-Daisy World series of books for Orchard, which started with Doctor Miaow's Big Emergency and followed with the heroic Chief Rhino to the Rescue. Sam has written and illustrated a number of novelty books including What Colour Are Your Knickers for Gullane, and the Sainsbury's Books for Babies Award winner, Happy Dog, Sad Dog for Little Tiger Press. Sam lives in Brighton.
The further adventures of Mr Pusskins are eagerly awaited in our household. He's got our top prize for the most characterful cat on the block! - Mariella FrostrupMy daughter was instantly captivated by Sam Lloyd's bold, funny illustrations when i brought this book home. She couldn't waitfor bedtime to have the uproarious story about a perfect pussy read to her. - Katherine Jennings - Waterstones - Books QuaterlyVividly illustrated and not above the occasional rude joke, it is bound to be popular - Independent on SundayBound to be popular. - IndependentHow Sam Lloyd manages to cram so many emotions and expressions into a single picture book is a welcome mystery. - Daily MailThis popular and entertaining book reassures young readers there is more than one way to succeed. - York Press