Michael Sampson, SAA

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Michael Sampson taught kindergarten through fourth grade before meeting fellow literacy expert Bill Martin Jr at a conference in Tucson, Arizona in 1978. They established a lifelong friendship and collaborated on many bestselling and award-winning books for children, including Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 and Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?

 

 

 

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Puppy Dog, Puppy Dog, Do You Want to Play? By Bill Martin, Michael Sampson, Marilyn Janovitz (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781612546421
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Published: Brown Books Kids - April 23rd, 2024

In this newest addition to the beloved collection of Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson, a puppy dog and his dad decide to tackle the day head on with their various favorite activities.

From hide and seek to dancing to tag, the duo decides to spend the day in each other's company and make the very most of it.


All Kinds of Kids By Bill Martin, Michael Sampson, Paul Meisel (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781612546414
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Published: Brown Books Kids - October 10th, 2023

From Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson comes the newest story about not only recognizing differences amongst one another but learning to embrace them. All Kinds of Kids teaches kindness, inclusivity, and acceptance to children around the world.


The Pig, the Elephant, and the Wise-Cracking Bird By Michael Sampson, Bonnie J. Johnson, Joshua Sampson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781612546018
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Published: Brown Books Kids - August 8th, 2023

Meet Ogden Oink, a fun-loving, adventurous, likeable piglet. He dresses and speaks as humans do, gets into more than his fair share of difficulties because he interprets figurative expressions literally, and he does not understand various meanings of polysemous (i.e., multiple-meaning) words.


Bing! Bang! Chugga! Beep! By Bill Martin, Michael Sampson, Nathalie Beauvois (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781612545998
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Published: Brown Books Kids - April 25th, 2023

Bing Bang Chugga Beep is the latest charming tale from rhyming pair Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson. This old car has been everywhere from the backyard to the sky, from the hills to the water.


The Story of Ukraine: An Anthem of Glory and Freedom By Olena Kharchenko, Michael Sampson, Polina Doroshenko (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781612546087
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Published: Brown Books Kids - December 13th, 2022

Ten Little Squirrels By Bill Martin, Michael Sampson, Nathalie Beauvois (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781612546001
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Published: Brown Books Kids - October 25th, 2022

Ten Little Squirrels brainstorm a way to evade their natural foe until one of them sneezes.

No need to get squirrely--practicing classic rhythm and rhyme while teaching children to count has never been more fun Ten Little Squirrels by New York Times bestselling authors Bill Martin Jr and Michael Samson follows the "tail" of these furry friends as they determine


Armadillo Antics By Bill Martin, Michael Sampson, Nathalie Beauvois (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781612545479
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Brown Books Kids - April 26th, 2022

2022 Gold Medal Recipient of the Moonbeam Award for Best Picture Book in the 4-8-Year-Old Category

"Armadillo Antics pays tribute to the night creatures that roamed the woods outside Martin's and Sampson's] houses in Commerce, Texas. It's this nocturnal aspect that the talented Argentine collagist Beauvois captures so beautifully."--The New York Times


Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 (Chicka Chicka Book, A) By Bill Martin, Jr., Michael Sampson, Lois Ehlert (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689858819
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2004

1 told 2
and 2 told 3,
"I'll race you to the top
of the apple tree."
One hundred and one numbers climb the apple tree in this bright, rollicking, joyous book for young children. As the numerals pile up and bumblebees threaten, what's the number that saves the day?