Samson, the Mighty Flea!
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.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Andersen Press USA|
|Imprint||Andersen Press USA|
|Number of Pages||40|
School Library Journal
“A fun read-aloud for a circus-themed storytime.”—School Library Journal
“Humorous juxtapositions of Samson’s accomplishments and aspirations with the enormity of the world will keep the laughs coming throughout this bighearted story.”—Booklist
Author: Angela McAllister
Angela McAllister has written more than 50 picture books. She studied philosophy and has worked as a nanny. It was her work with children that first inspired her to begin writing children's books. Angela lives with her husband in Hampshire, UK.
Illustrator: Nathan Reed
Nathan Reed is a printmaker from South East London. His limited edition prints have been featured in the Guardian and on greeting cards. This is the first time Nathan has used this illustration style in a picture book.