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Poppy and Sam are back!

Join Poppy and Sam and the animals of Apple Tree Farm in delightful new novelty and activity books for a new generation.

Don’t forget to look for the Little Yellow Duck on every page!

Meet the characters

Poppy and Sam live on Apple Tree Farm with their mother, Mrs Boot. Scroll down to meet Poppy and Sam and some of their animal friends.

Poppy and Sam

Poppy and Sam love playing outside, splashing in puddles, making mud pies, collecting eggs from the hens, feeding the pigs and finger painting, magic painting and stickering too.

Poppy and Sam

Rusty the dog

Rusty helps look after the animals on Apple Tree Farm. Once, he rescued Woolly the sheep from a snowdrift.

Rusty the dog

Woolly the sheep

Woolly is a very adventurous sheep. Mrs Boot gets cross when Woolly eats the flowers in her garden, but everyone forgives Woolly when she wins first prize at the Farm Show.

Woolly the sheep

Curly the pig

There are six pigs on Apple Tree Farm. Curly is the smallest pig and he's always hungry!

Curly the pig

Who are Poppy and Sam?

Find out more about the children of Apple Tree Farm in this video.

On the blog: relaunching the Usborne Farmyard Tales Poppy and Sam series

Publishing Director Jenny Tyler and Managing Editor Sam Taplin tell us how the series began and their exciting plans for the future.

Where to buy

Usborne Poppy and Sam books are available in bookshops and toyshops, farm shops, garden centres and online retailers worldwide. You can also buy them on this website (see countries where we deliver) and via our direct sales division Usborne Books at Home in the UK and Europe.

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