Samson: the Mighty Flea

Author(s): Angela McAllister

Picture Books

Samson is the star of Fleabag's Circus - this strong-flea can lift a match, he can lift a pea, he can lift lovely flea Amelie. But it's not enough - Samson wants to be the biggest star anywhere, so he sets off into the big, wide world. Discover what happens to the world's smallest strongman in this hilarious, touching tale.


Product Information

"Sly humor abounds, much of it in the brightly colored, retro-styled illustrations" * Kirkus * "Nathan Reed's illustrations make the flea circus a bright and glamorous place and his fleas are truly believable heroes." -- Andrea Reece * Lovereading4Kids * "A wonderful and heartwarming little tale, the story of Samson and Amelie is sure to delight little ones who will love the gentle rhymes and truly awesome artwork." * ReadItDaddy * "Thought provoking and funny... I loved the offbeat nature of the whole thing: its unlikely characters are portrayed with finesse by Nathan Reed, who provides visual delight at every turn of the page" * Red Reading Hub * "A book that bursts with colour, enthusiasm and humour" * MinervaReads *

Angela McAllister (Author) Angela McAllister is an established picture book author of over 50 books. She was born in Windsor but has lived all over the south of England. She studied philosophy and worked as a nanny in Holland, Portugal, Windsor and London. It was her work with children that first inspired her to begin writing children's books. Angela lives with her husband in Hampshire.Nathan Reed (Illustrator) Nathan Reed is a printmaker from South East London. His limited edition prints, sold through his company Rootytoot, have been featured in the Guardian and on greetings cards. This is the first time Nathan has used this illustration style in a picture book.

General Fields

  • : 9781783445660
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : September 2017
  • : 260mm X 251mm X 5mm
  • : November 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : Angela McAllister
  • : 1117
  • : Nathan Reed