Sam McBratney

Sam McBratney- Guess how much I love youSam McBratney, author of more than one hundred books and scripts, is known the world over for his best-selling family classic GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU.

Sam spent his postwar childhood “in short trousers and Fair Isle jumpers.” He remembers studying for his 11-plus exam, before going to grammar school, and then on to study History and Political Science at Trinity College in Dublin.

Sam became a teacher and taught at a further education college, a grammar school and a primary school. He took early retirement from the teaching profession to concentrate on his career as a writer. Sam is married with three grown-up children and a tortoise, and lives in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.