Sam Lloyd is the bestselling author and illustrator of many successful picture books for children. Her picture books include Happy Day, Sad Dog which won the Sainsbury's Baby Book Award in 2003, Mr. Pusskins which won the Booktrust Pre-School Award in 2006 and the V & A Illustration Award. Calm Down, Boris! was chosen by Richard and Judy for their Christmas Picks in the UK. She lives in Brighton, UK.