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WELCOME to the second season of Amicus Ink, a retail imprint
from Minnesota-based children’s publisher, Amicus. Since 2010,
we have published books that educate, engage, and inspire young
children. Amicus Ink brings that same mission to a wider audience with
charming board books and approachable series nonfiction paperbacks.
We hope you like what you see!

TABLE OF CONTENTS
PICTURE BOOKS

3

FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES
ANIMALS

4

ON THE GO

5

AMICUS INK BOARD BOOKS

6

1, 2, 3 COUNT WITH ME

8

LET’S RACE

9

DO YOU REALLY WANT TO MEET…?

10

FAVORITE CAT BREEDS

11

SHARKS 11
GREAT OUTDOORS

12

NATURAL DISASTERS

12

PRO SPORTS SUPERSTARS

13

DIGGING FOR DINOSAURS

14

WILD BEARS

14

POISONOUS ANIMALS

14

FREAKY NATURE

15

UNEXPLAINED: WHAT’S THE EVIDENCE?

15

GROW YOUR FOOD

15

ORDERING INFORMATION

16

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DADDY CUDDLE

NEW

Young Bunny rises early, eager to start the day, but will
Daddy ever wake up? The brief text lets the watercolor
illustrations carry the story in this picture book that
beautifully captures the joys and trials of an energetic child
and a tired father. Perfect to read for Father’s Day with little
ones on your lap.

TITLE © 2017
Daddy Cuddle

978-1-68152-193-0

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Kate Mayes
Illustrator: Sara Acton
Price: $17.99 (hardcover)
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 8-3/4” x 8-3/4”
Age: 4–8
Color illustrations

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the spreads and cover as well. Poor
resolution on all 3.

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FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES:
ANIMALS NEW
From rain forest and Safari animals to farm animals and
pets, this board book is ideal for very young readers. The
delightful artwork and simple labels are designed to help
infants embark on a lifetime of reading, introducing them
to basic concepts of literacy, the alphabet, mechanics and
the natural world.

TITLE © 2017
Animals

978-1-68152-200-5

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Margot Channing
Illustrator: Jean Claude
Price: $9.99 (board book)
Page Count: 14
Trim Size: 10-1/2” x 10-1/2”
Age: 0–3

4

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FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES:
ON THE GO NEW
From trains and planes to traveling around a city and
visiting a construction site, this oversize board book is ideal
for sharing with very young readers. The delightful artwork
and simple labels are designed to help infants embark on a
lifetime of reading, introducing them to basic concepts of
literacy, the alphabet, mechanics and the natural world.

TITLE © 2017
On the Go

978-1-68152-201-2

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Margot Channing
Illustrator: Jean Claude
Price: $9.99 (board book)
Page Count: 14
Trim Size: 10-1/2” x 10-1/2”
Age: 0–3

5

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

VEHICLES BOARD BOOKS

FARM ANIMALS BOARD BOOKS

Beep beep. Rumble rumble. Vrroom, vrroom! Repeated
words encourage toddlers to engage with each book as
they mimic an array of sounds and motions. Be prepared
for little ones to jump off your lap as they pull, soar, and
zoom along with these favorite vehicles.

Be prepared for little ones to jump off your lap while they
oink, roll, waddle, quack, moo, and “clop clop clop” along
with these friendly farm animals.

TITLES © 2016
Cows Moo
Horses Neigh
Ducks Quack
Pigs Oink

TITLES © 2016
Cars Zoom
Planes Soar
Tractors Pull
Trucks Haul

978-1-68152-121-3
978-1-68152-122-0
978-1-68152-123-7
978-1-68152-124-4

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Rebecca Glaser
Price: $7.99 (board book)
Page Count: 14
Trim Size: 7” x 7”
Age: 1–3
Color photographs
Color photographs

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Rebecca Glaser
Price: $7.99 (board book)
Page Count: 14
Trim Size: 7” x 7”
Age: 1–3
Color photographs

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978-1-68152-125-1
978-1-68152-126-8
978-1-68152-127-5
978-1-68152-128-2

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

WILD ANIMALS BOARD BOOKS
Endearing photos show animals in their natural habitats
and repeated words introduce animal behaviors. Little ones
will want to waddle, jump, spin, and pounce along with
these adorable wild animals.

TITLES © 2016
Dolphins Play 978-1-68152-067-4
Elephants Spray 978-1-68152-068-1
Giraffes Stretch 978-1-68152-069-8
Lions Roar 978-1-68152-071-1
Monkeys Swing 978-1-68152-072-8
Penguins Waddle 978-1-68152-070-4

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Rebecca Glaser
Price: $7.99 (board book)
Page Count: 14
Trim Size: 7” x 7”
Age: 1–3
Color photographs
“Ideal for a baby or toddler storytime.”
-School Library Journal

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1, 2, 3,…COUNT WITH ME

NEW

Six new books in this colorful series introduce beginning
math concepts. Count by 2s, 5s, 10s, and even all the
way up to 100! Each book increases number familiarity,
counting, and math skills, while also introducing fun facts
about popular early childhood topics.

TITLES © 2017
100 Snowflakes:

A Winter Counting Book

978-1-68152-109-1

Across the Country 18, 19, 20:

A Transportation Counting Book

Chicks 2, 4, 6: A Baby Animals
Counting by Twos Book

978-1-68152-110-7
978-1-68152-111-4

Down the Field 10, 20, 30:

A Football Counting by Tens Book

978-1-68152-112-1

On a Safari 5, 10, 15:

A Counting by Fives Book

978-1-68152-113-8

One More Bug:

An Insect Addition Book

978-1-68152-114-5

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Martha E.H. Rustad and Tracey E. Dils
Price: $8.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 24
Trim Size: 7-3/4” x 8-3/4”
Age: 5 and up
Color photographs

ALSO AVAILABLE
Around the Moon 1,2,3 978-1-68152-000-1
Down in the Jungle 1,2,3 978-1-68152-001-8
Down on the Farm 1,2,3 978-1-68152-002-5
Falling Leaves 1,2,3 978-1-68152-003-2
My Pets and Me 1,2,3 978-1-68152-004-9
Under the Sea 1,2,3 978-1-68152-005-6

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LET’S RACE

NEW

A perfectly age-appropriate introduction to reading
informational text, the Let’s Race series brings the
excitement of vehicles and racing to kids just learning to
read. Up-close action photographs, carefully leveled text,
and controlled vocabulary provide reading practice about
“real stuff” for emergent readers.

TITLES © 2017
The Bike Race
The Boat Race
The Car Race
The Go-Kart Race
The Hot Air Balloon Race
The Monster Truck Race
The Motorcycle Race
The Tractor Race

978-1-68152-129-9
978-1-68152-130-5
978-1-68152-131-2
978-1-68152-132-9
978-1-68152-133-6
978-1-68152-134-3
978-1-68152-135-0
978-1-68152-136-7

SERIES INFORMATION
Authors: Rachel Bach, Mari Schuh
Price: $7.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 16
Trim Size: 7-3/4” x 8-3/4”
Age: 5 and up
Color photographs

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DO YOU REALLY WANT
TO MEET...WILD ANIMALS?

NEW

Six new titles in our popular animal series feature animals
from North America and across the globe. In each book, a
child explorer meets these species in person and shares his
or her observations with the reader.

TITLES © 2017
Badger
Camel
Hippo
Orca
Owl
Wolf

978-1-68152-115-2
978-1-68152-116-9
978-1-68152-117-6
978-1-68152-118-3
978-1-68152-119-0
978-1-68152-120-6

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Bridget Heos
Illustrator: Daniele Fabbri
Price: $8.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 24
Trim Size: 9-1/4” x 8-1/4”
Age: 6 and up
Color artwork

ALSO AVAILABLE
Buffalo 978-1-68152-006-3
Elephant 978-1-68152-007-0
Kangaroo 978-1-68152-008-7
Lion 978-1-68152-009-4
Moose
978-1-68152-010-0
Shark 978-1-68152-011-7

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FAVORITE CAT BREEDS

SHARKS

NEW

A cat is a cat—but not all cats are created equally! Each
breed has characteristics that make it unique. For cat
lovers and potential pet owners alike, these books will
provide young readers with excellent reading practice.

Sharks. Mysterious, dangerous, and often feared, these
predators of the sea are fascinating creatures that capture
the interest of all ages. Each shark species has unique
adaptations that help it survive in the ocean.

TITLES © 2017
Abyssinian Cats
American Shorthair Cats
Birman Cats
Maine Coon Cats
Persian Cats
Ragdoll Cats
Siamese Cats
Sphynx Cats

NEW

TITLES © 2017
Basking Sharks
Blacktip Reef Sharks
Bull Sharks
Great White Sharks
Hammerhead Sharks
Mako Sharks
Tiger Sharks
Whale Sharks

978-1-68152-095-7
978-1-68152-096-4
978-1-68152-097-1
978-1-68152-098-8
978-1-68152-099-5
978-1-68152-100-8
978-1-68152-101-5
978-1-68152-102-2

SERIES INFORMATION

978-1-68152-087-2
978-1-68152-088-9
978-1-68152-089-6
978-1-68152-090-2
978-1-68152-091-9
978-1-68152-092-6
978-1-68152-093-3
978-1-68152-094-0

SERIES INFORMATION

Author: Mari Schuh
Price: $8.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 24
Trim Size: 6-1/2” x 9-1/2”
Age: 6 and up
Color photographs

Authors: Allan Morey, Laura Hamilton Waxman
Price: $9.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 6-1/2” x 9-1/2”
Age: 8 and up
Color photographs

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GREAT OUTDOORS

NATURAL DISASTERS

NEW

Nature is calling. The outdoors is full of adventure. These
books will help foster a love of the outdoors and give kids
inspiration and ideas for successful and safe trips enjoying
these outdoor sports.

How do weather forecasters predict storms? When does a
snowstorm turn into a real blizzard? Get answers to these
questions and more in the Natural Disasters series, which
features clear explanations and tips for being prepared for
extreme natural events.

TITLES © 2017
Camping
Canoeing
Duck Hunting
Freshwater Fishing
Hiking
Rock Climbing

NEW

TITLES © 2017

978-1-68152-075-9
978-1-68152-076-6
978-1-68152-077-3
978-1-68152-078-0
978-1-68152-079-7
978-1-68152-080-3

Blizzard!
Earthquake!
Flood!
Hurricane!
Tornado!
Wildfire!

SERIES INFORMATION

SERIES INFORMATION

Authors: Allan Morey, Matt Doeden
Price: $9.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 6-1/2” x 9-1/2”
Age: 7 and up
Color photographs

Author: Elizabeth Raum
Price: $9.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 6-1/2” x 9-1/2”
Age: 7 and up
Color photographs

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978-1-68152-081-0
978-1-68152-082-7
978-1-68152-083-4
978-1-68152-084-1
978-1-68152-085-8
978-1-68152-086-5

PRO SPORTS SUPERSTARS

PRO SPORTS SUPERSTARS – NFL

NEW

For the first time in paperback, this best-selling series
gives young sports fans easy-to-read books. School Library
Journal says “Football fans...will relish these accessible,
well-crafted books on a perennially popular topic.”

Young sports fans will love reading about the best players
in their favorite leagues. Accessible text and action photos
highlight the skills and accomplishments of past and
present stars of pro hockey, soccer, NASCAR, and other
sports.

TITLES © 2016

TITLES © 2017
Superstars of NASCAR
Superstars of the NHL
Superstars of Pro Tennis
Superstars of the UFC
Superstars of World Soccer
Superstars of WWE

Chicago Bears 978-1-68152-059-9
Dallas Cowboys 978-1-68152-060-5
Denver Broncos 978-1-68152-061-2
Green Bay Packers 978-1-68152-062-9
Indianapolis Colts 978-1-68152-063-6
New England Patriots 978-1-68152-064-3
New York Giants 978-1-68152-065-0
Pittsburgh Steelers 978-1-68152-066-7

978-1-68152-105-3
978-1-68152-103-9
978-1-68152-106-0
978-1-68152-104-6
978-1-68152-107-7
978-1-68152-108-4

SERIES INFORMATION

SERIES INFORMATION

Author: Todd Kortemeier
Price: $8.99 (paperbacks)
Page Count: 24
Trim Size: 6-1/2” x 9-1/2”
Age: 5 and up
Color photographs

Authors: Matt Scheff and M.J. Cosson
Price: $8.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 24
Trim Size: 6-1/2” X 9-1/2”
Age: 6 and up
Color photographs

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DIGGING FOR
DINOSAURS
TITLES © 2016
Apatosaurus 978-1-68152-053-7
Pterodactyl 978-1-68152-054-4
Stegosaurus 978-1-68152-055-1
Triceratops 978-1-68152-056-8
Tyrannosaurus Rex 978-1-68152-057-5
Velociraptor 978-1-68152-058-2

SERIES INFORMATION

WILD BEARS

POISONOUS ANIMALS
TITLES © 2016

TITLES © 2016

Black Widow

Black Bears

978-1-68152-024-7

Giant Pandas

978-1-68152-025-4

Grizzly Bears

978-1-68152-026-1

Polar Bears

978-1-68152-027-8

Octopuses 978-1-68152-036-0

Sloth Bears

978-1-68152-028-5

Box Jellyfish 978-1-68152-037-7

Spectacled Bears

978-1-68152-029-2

Poison Dart Frogs 978-1-68152-038-4

Sun Bears

978-1-68152-030-8

Scorpions 978-1-68152-039-1

SERIES INFORMATION

Spiders 978-1-68152-035-3
Blue-Ringed

Stingrays 978-1-68152-040-7
Stonefish 978-1-68152-041-4
Taipans 978-1-68152-042-1

Author: Barbara Alpert

Authors: Tammy Gagne

Price: $9.99 (paperback)

and Trudy Strain Trueit

Page Count: 32

Price: $8.99 (paperback)

Trim Size: 6-1/2” X 9-1/2”

Page Count: 24

Author: Elizabeth Raum

Age: 8 and up

Trim Size: 6-1/2” x 9-1/2”

Price: $9.99 (paperback)

Color photographs

Age: 6 and up

Page Count: 32

Color photographs

Trim Size: 6-1/2” X 9-1/2”

SERIES INFORMATION

Age: 8 and up
Color photographs
“Students liking unusual details about
animals will enjoy these books.”
—School Library Connection

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FREAKY NATURE
TITLES © 2016
Mutants in Nature 978-1-68152-031-5
Super Powers
in Nature 978-1-68152-032-2
Vampires in Nature 978-1-68152-033-9
Zombies in Nature 978-1-68152-034-6

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Kirsten W. Larson
Price: $9.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 6-1/2” X 9-1/2”
Age: 8 and up
Color photographs
“[These] books should be part of your
school or classroom library.”
—NSTA Recommends

UNEXPLAINED:
WHAT’S THE
EVIDENCE?
TITLES © 2016
Is Atlantis Real? 978-1-68152-043-8
Is the Bermuda
Triangle Real? 978-1-68152-044-5
Are Crop
Circles Real? 978-1-68152-045-2
Is the Loch Ness
Monster Real? 978-1-68152-046-9

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Allison Lassieur
Price: $9.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 6-1/2” X 9-1/2”
Age: 8 and up
Color photographs
“Subject and design make this series
good for high/low readers.”—Booklist

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GROW YOUR FOOD
TITLES © 2016
So You Want to
Grow a Pie? 978-1-68152-012-4
So You Want to
Grow a Pizza? 978-1-68152-013-1
So You Want to
Grow a Salad? 978-1-68152-014-8
So You Want to
Grow a Taco? 978-1-68152-015-5

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Bridget Heos
Illustrator: Daniele Fabbri
Price: $8.99 (paperback)
Page Count: 24
Trim Size: 9-1/4” x 8-1/4”
Age: 6 and up
Color illustrations

SPRING • 2017

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