He became known as an author/illustrator with Philbert, his first picture book for children (Didier Jeunesse, 2003). Since then, he has released works with numerous publishing houses, such as Milan (The Mitten, Grandpa and His Very Little Granddaughter), Hongfei (Yllavu, Pi, Po, Pierrot, It’s not very complicated) or Seuil Jeunesse (The Creature in my Garden).
He is also a volume production designer for animated cinema at Folimage studio (Léon’s Winter, Mélie’s Spring, Boniface’s Summer, Pougne and Neige’s Autumn). With Éditions Corridor, he realised his first short animated film, A Beautiful Trip.
Samuel also illustrates the picture books of the singer Amélie-les-crayons.
Today, he shares his time between cinema and publications for youth.