Michael Sampson

Michael Sampson

The author of seventeen children's books, as well as three books for teachers and parents, Michael Sampson is the director of the Programs in Reading Education at Texas A&M University. With fellow literacy expert Bill Martin Jr, he coauthored the Candlewick titles ADAM, ADAM, WHAT DO YOU SEE? and I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE.

"I have a deep love for this country and the Pledge--I get goose bumps every time I recite it," Michael Sampson says of I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE. "This book makes the Pledge come alive for kids with language they can understand."


Michael Sampson lives in Commerce, Texas.

Books by Michael Sampson