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WELCOME
SPRING • 2017
to another season from Amicus Ink, a retail imprint from CONNECT WITH AMICUS
Minnesota-based children’s publisher, Amicus. The mission of Amicus Ink is to Facebook/AmicusPublishing
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the world. Don’t miss our new nonfiction picture book I’ve Got Feet!, our new www.amicuspublishing.us

board book It’s Not the Baby, and our new series nonfiction paperbacks.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES 3 NATURAL DISASTERS 13
DADDY CUDDLE 3 UNEXPLAINED: WHAT’S THE EVIDENCE? 13
PETS BOARD BOOKS 4 FAVORITE CAT BREEDS 14
AMICUS INK BOARD BOOKS 5 WILD BEARS 14
IT’S NOT THE BABY 6–7 SHARKS 14
I’VE GOT FEET! 8–9 POISONOUS ANIMALS 15
DO YOU REALLY WANT TO MEET...? 10 FREAKY NATURE 15
PRO SPORTS BIOGRAPHIES 11 DIGGING FOR DINOSAURS 15
WINTER OLYMPIC SPORTS 11 1, 2, 3…COUNT WITH ME 16
SUMMER OLYMPIC SPORTS 12 LET’S RACE 16
PRO SPORTS SUPERSTARS 12 GROW YOUR FOOD 16
PRO SPORTS SUPERSTARS - NFL 12 ORDERING INFORMATION 17
GREAT OUTDOORS 13

Amicus Ink is an imprint of Amicus, distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Chronicle Books and fulfilled by The Hachette Book Group
RECENTLY PUBLISHED

FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES DADDY CUDDLE

These two oversize board books are ideal for Young Bunny rises early, eager to start the day, but
very young readers who are just learning to name will Daddy ever wake up? The brief text lets the
objects. The delightful artwork and simple labels watercolor illustrations carry the story in this picture
are designed to help infants embark on a lifetime book that beautifully captures the joys and trials of
of reading, introducing them to basic concepts of an energetic child and a tired father. Perfect to read
literacy. for Father’s Day with little ones on your lap.

TITLES © 2017 TITLE © 2017
Animals 978-1-68152-200-5 Daddy Cuddle 978-1-68152-193-0
On the Go 978-1-68152-201-2
TITLE INFORMATION
TITLE INFORMATION Author: Kate Mayes
Author: Margot Channing Illustrator: Sara Acton
Illustrator: Jean Claude Price: $17.99 (hardcover)
Price: $9.99 each (board book) Page Count: 32
Page Count: 14 Trim Size: 8.75” x 8.75”
Trim Size: 9.8” x 9.8” Age: 2–5
Age: 0–3 Color illustrations
Color illustrations

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PETS BOARD BOOKS NEW

Visit popular pets as they go about their day. Repeated
words introduce their sounds and behaviors, encouraging
toddlers to engage with each book as they mimic animal
noises and movements. Endearing photos show dogs, cats,
fish, and bunnies in idyllic family pet settings. Be prepared
for little ones to jump off your lap while they chase,
pounce, wiggle, and hop along with these friendly pets.

TITLES © 2017
Bunnies Hop 978-1-68152-199-2
Fish Swim 978-1-68152-198-5
Kittens Pounce 978-1-68152-197-8
Puppies Chase 978-1-68152-196-1

SERIES INFORMATION
Author: Rebecca Glaser
Price: $7.99 each
Page Count: 14
Trim Size: 7” x 7”
Format: Board Book
Age: 0–3
Color Photographs

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RECENTLY PUBLISHED

VEHICLES FARM ANIMALS WILD ANIMALS
BOARD BOOKS BOARD BOOKS BOARD BOOKS
TITLES © 2016 TITLES © 2016 TITLES © 2016
Cars Zoom 978-1-68152-121-3 Cows Moo 978-1-68152-125-1 Dolphins Play 978-1-68152-067-4
Planes Soar 978-1-68152-122-0 Horses Neigh 978-1-68152-126-8 Elephants Spray 978-1-68152-068-1
Tractors Pull 978-1-68152-123-7 Ducks Quack 978-1-68152-127-5 Giraffes Stretch 978-1-68152-069-8
Trucks Haul 978-1-68152-124-4 Pigs Oink 978-1-68152-128-2 Lions Roar 978-1-68152-071-1
Monkeys Swing 978-1-68152-072-8
SERIES INFORMATION SERIES INFORMATION Penguins Waddle 978-1-68152-070-4
Author: Rebecca Glaser Author: Rebecca Glaser
Price: $7.99 each (board book) Price: $7.99 each (board book) SERIES INFORMATION
Page Count: 14 Page Count: 14 Author: Rebecca Glaser
Trim Size: 7” x 7” Trim Size: 7” x 7” Price: $7.99 each (board book)
Age: 1–3 Age: 1–3 Page Count: 14
Color photographs Color photographs Trim Size: 7” x 7”
Age: 1–3
Color photographs

“Ideal for a baby or toddler storytime.”
—School Library Journal

“A wonderful giraffe filled bookish
experience that will charm them and
make them smile, or even laugh.”
—Through the Looking Glass

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IT’S NOT THE BABY NEW

Who is making all the mischief in this house? It’s not
the baby! Short rhyming lines in this board book pose a
toddler-appropriate whodunit and expressive art shows
the true culprits. Little ones will chime on the repeated title
refrain and will delight in the surprise ending—when of
course—it finally IS the baby.

TITLE © 2017
It’s Not the Baby 978-1-68152-194-7

TITLE INFORMATION
Authors: J. Patrick Lewis and Leigh Lewis
Illustrator: Maddie Frost
Price: $9.99
Page Count: 14
Trim Size: 8” x 8”
Format: Board Book
Age: 0–3
Color Illustrations

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
It’s Not the Baby is the brainchild of dynamic father/daughter duo J. Patrick
Lewis and Leigh Lewis. Pat has published 100 children’s picture/poetry
books. This is Leigh’s first. Aside from their obsession with libraries, they
share a love of Leigh’s three daughters, s’mores, and the Oxford comma.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
Maddie Frost creates rich textures and patterns with paint, crayons, and
pastels, then scans them into the computer to cut and paste into shapes.
She has illustrated books for publishers in both the US and the UK. She lives
with her supportive husband and distractive dog in New Hampshire.

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I’VE GOT FEET!: FANTASTICAL FEET
OF THE ANIMAL WORLD NEW
Animals around the world show off their feet and their
unique adaptations to their habitats in this well-researched
picture book by zoologist and children’s writer Julie Murphy.
Playfully captured by Hannah Tolson’s bold colors, the
animals take center stage in this tribute to the diversity of
the animal world. Downloadable teacher’s guide available.

TITLES © 2017
I’ve Got Feet! 978-1-68152-195-4

TITLE INFORMATION
Author: Julie Murphy
Illustrator: Hannah Tolson
Price: $17.99
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 10” x 9.5”
Format: Hardcover
Age: 4–8
Color Illustrations

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Julie Murphy has been fascinated with animals and the environment
throughout her career, which includes a master’s degree in zoology and
previous jobs as a conservation biologist, zookeeper, and education
officer at an urban farm. Now a children’s writer, Julie has won awards for
her educational books in Australia, where she lives with her husband and
daughter in Melbourne.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
Hannah Tolson uses bold colors, playful compositions, and a sense of
naiveté in her inspired art style. Originally from a small town in northern
England, Hannah moved the long, long way down to southwest England
to study illustration by the sea. After graduating in 2013, she now still lives
and continues to illustrate there.

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DO YOU REALLY WANT DO YOU REALLY WANT TO MEET...
TO MEET A DINOSAUR? NEW WILD ANIMALS?

In each book, a child explorer travels back in time to meet Our popular illustrated animal series features animals from
these incredible dinosaurs and prehistoric reptiles and North America and across the globe. In each book, a child
shares his or her experiences, which are based on fossil explorer meets these species in person and shares his or
finds. Delightful illustrations and carefully crafted text her observations with the reader.
help the stories come alive, making these books both
educational and entertaining. TITLES © 2016- 2017
Badger 978-1-68152-115-2
TITLES © 2018 Camel 978-1-68152-116-9
Apatosaurus 978-1-68152-137-4 Cape Buffalo 978-1-68152-006-3
Pterosaur 978-1-68152-138-1 Elephant 978-1-68152-007-0
Stegosaurus 978-1-68152-139-8 Hippopotamus 978-1-68152-117-6
Triceratops 978-1-68152-140-4 Kangaroo 978-1-68152-008-7
Tyrannosaurus Rex 978-1-68152-141-1 Lion 978-1-68152-009-4
Velociraptor 978-1-68152-142-8 Moose 978-1-68152-010-0
Orca 978-1-68152-118-3
SERIES INFORMATION Owl 978-1-68152-119-0
Author: Annette Bay Pimentel Shark 978-1-68152-011-7
Illustrator: Daniele Fabbri Wolf 978-1-68152-120-6
Price: $8.99 each
Page Count: 24 SERIES INFORMATION
Trim Size: 9.25” x 8.25” Authors: Bridget Heos and Cari Meister
Format: Paperback Illustrator: Daniele Fabbri
Age: 6 and up Price: $8.99 each (paperback)
Color illustrations Page Count: 24
Trim Size: 9.25” x 8.25”
Age: 6 and up
Color illustrations

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PRO SPORTS BIOGRAPHIES NEW WINTER OLYMPIC SPORTS NEW

From snowboarder Chloe Kim to basketball superstar Just in time for the next Winter Olympics, this series
Lebron James, read about the accomplishments of male showcases top athletes and explains basic rules of the
and female athletes in popular sports. sports to young readers. Q&As create a dynamic reading
experience.
TITLES © 2018
Bryce Harper 978-1-68152-166-4 TITLES © 2018
Cam Newton 978-1-68152-168-8 Bobsled and Luge 978-1-68152-181-7
Carli Lloyd 978-1-68152-163-3 Figure Skating 978-1-68152-179-4
Chloe Kim 978-1-68152-165-7 Ice Hockey and Curling 978-1-68152-180-0
J.J. Watt 978-1-68152-167-1 Skiing 978-1-68152-182-4
LeBron James 978-1-68152-169-5 Snowboarding 978-1-68152-183-1
Maya Moore 978-1-68152-164-0 Speed Skating 978-1-68152-184-8
Serena Williams 978-1-68152-170-1
SERIES INFORMATION
SERIES INFORMATION Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman
Author: Elizabeth Raum Price: $9.99 each
Price: $8.99 each Page Count: 32
Page Count: 24 Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5” Format: Paperback
Format: Paperback Age: 7 and up
Age: 6 and up Color Photographs
Color Photographs

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SUMMER PRO SPORTS PRO SPORTS
OLYMPIC SPORTS SUPERSTARS SUPERSTARS – NFL
TITLES © 2017 TITLES © 2017 TITLES © 2016
Basketball 978-1-68152-047-6 NASCAR 978-1-68152-105-3 Chicago Bears 978-1-68152-059-9
Combat Sports 978-1-68152-048-3 NHL 978-1-68152-103-9 Dallas Cowboys 978-1-68152-060-5
Gymnastics 978-1-68152-049-0 Pro Tennis 978-1-68152-106-0 Denver Broncos 978-1-68152-061-2
Swimming UFC 978-1-68152-104-6 Green Bay Packers 978-1-68152-062-9
and Diving 978-1-68152-050-6 World Soccer 978-1-68152-107-7 Indianapolis Colts 978-1-68152-063-6
Track and Field 978-1-68152-051-3 WWE 978-1-68152-108-4 New England
Volleyball 978-1-68152-052-0 Patriots 978-1-68152-064-3
SERIES INFORMATION New York Giants 978-1-68152-065-0
SERIES INFORMATION Author: Todd Kortemeier Pittsburgh Steelers 978-1-68152-066-7
Authors: Matt Doeden and Allan Morey Price: $8.99 each (paperback)
Price: $9.99 each (paperback) Page Count: 24 SERIES INFORMATION
Page Count: 32 Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5” Authors: Matt Scheff and M.J. Cosson
Trim Size: 6.5” X 9.5” Age: 5 and up Price: $8.99 each (paperback)
Age: 8 and up Color photographs Page Count: 24
Color photographs Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Age: 5 and up
“Provides equal coverage of athletes of Color photographs
both sexes . . . A colorful, high-impact
introduction to these Olympic sports.”
—Booklist

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GREAT OUTDOORS NATURAL DISASTERS UNEXPLAINED:
WHAT’S THE
TITLES © 2017 TITLES © 2017
EVIDENCE?
Camping 978-1-68152-075-9 Blizzard! 978-1-68152-081-0
Canoeing 978-1-68152-076-6 Earthquake! 978-1-68152-082-7
TITLES © 2016
Duck Hunting 978-1-68152-077-3 Flood! 978-1-68152-083-4
Is Atlantis Real? 978-1-68152-043-8
Freshwater Fishing 978-1-68152-078-0 Hurricane! 978-1-68152-084-1
Is the Bermuda
Hiking 978-1-68152-079-7 Tornado! 978-1-68152-085-8
Triangle Real? 978-1-68152-044-5
Rock Climbing 978-1-68152-080-3 Wildfire! 978-1-68152-086-5
Are Crop

SERIES INFORMATION SERIES INFORMATION Circles Real? 978-1-68152-045-2
Is the Loch Ness
Authors: Allan Morey, Matt Doeden Author: Elizabeth Raum
Monster Real? 978-1-68152-046-9
Price: $9.99 each (paperback) Price: $9.99 each (paperback)
Page Count: 32 Page Count: 32
SERIES INFORMATION
Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5” Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Author: Allison Lassieur
Age: 7 and up Age: 7 and up
Price: $9.99 each (paperback)
Color photographs Color photographs
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
“With its emphasis on enjoyment, this “Will appeal to reluctant readers and
Age: 7 and up
book [Hiking] makes sure readers set out supplement collection resources.”
Color photographs
on the right foot.”—Booklist —School Library Journal

“Subject and design make this series
good for high/low readers.”—Booklist

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FAVORITE CAT BREEDS WILD BEARS SHARKS

TITLES © 2017 TITLES © 2016 TITLES © 2017
Abyssinian Cats 978-1-68152-095-7 Black Bears 978-1-68152-024-7 Basking Sharks 978-1-68152-087-2
American Giant Pandas 978-1-68152-025-4 Blacktip Reef Sharks 978-1-68152-088-9
Shorthair Cats 978-1-68152-096-4 Grizzly Bears 978-1-68152-026-1 Bull Sharks 978-1-68152-089-6
Birman Cats 978-1-68152-097-1 Polar Bears 978-1-68152-027-8 Great White Sharks 978-1-68152-090-2
Maine Coon Cats 978-1-68152-098-8 Sloth Bears 978-1-68152-028-5 Hammerhead Sharks 978-1-68152-091-9
Persian Cats 978-1-68152-099-5 Spectacled Bears 978-1-68152-029-2 Mako Sharks 978-1-68152-092-6
Ragdoll Cats 978-1-68152-100-8 Sun Bears 978-1-68152-030-8 Tiger Sharks 978-1-68152-093-3
Siamese Cats 978-1-68152-101-5 Whale Sharks 978-1-68152-094-0
Sphynx Cats 978-1-68152-102-2 SERIES INFORMATION
Authors: Tammy Gagne, Trudy Strain Trueit
SERIES INFORMATION
SERIES INFORMATION Price: $8.99 each (paperback) Authors: Allan Morey,
Author: Mari Schuh Page Count: 24 Laura Hamilton Waxman
Price: $8.99 each (paperback) Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5” Price: $9.99 each (paperback)
Page Count: 24 Age: 5 and up Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5” Color photographs Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Age: 6 and up Age: 7 and up
Color photographs Color photographs

“Enough detail to satisfy cat-enthusiasts, “Solid additions.”—School Library Journal
but plenty of introductory information for
the general browser.”
—School Library Journal

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POISONOUS ANIMALS FREAKY NATURE DIGGING FOR
DINOSAURS
TITLES © 2016 TITLES © 2016
Black Widow Mutants in Nature 978-1-68152-031-5 TITLES © 2016
Spiders 978-1-68152-035-3 Super Powers
Apatosaurus 978-1-68152-053-7
Blue-Ringed in Nature 978-1-68152-032-2
Pterodactyl 978-1-68152-054-4
Octopuses 978-1-68152-036-0 Vampires in Nature 978-1-68152-033-9
Stegosaurus 978-1-68152-055-1
Box Jellyfish 978-1-68152-037-7 Zombies in Nature 978-1-68152-034-6
Triceratops 978-1-68152-056-8
Poison Dart Frogs 978-1-68152-038-4 Tyrannosaurus Rex 978-1-68152-057-5
Scorpions 978-1-68152-039-1
SERIES INFORMATION
Velociraptor 978-1-68152-058-2
Stingrays 978-1-68152-040-7 Author: Kirsten W. Larson
Stonefish 978-1-68152-041-4 Price: $9.99 each (paperback) SERIES INFORMATION
Taipans 978-1-68152-042-1 Page Count: 32
Author: Barbara Alpert
Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Price: $9.99 each (paperback)
SERIES INFORMATION Age: 7 and up
Page Count: 32
Author: Elizabeth Raum Color photographs
Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Price: $9.99 each (paperback) Age: 7 and up
Page Count: 32 “[These] books should be part of your
Color photographs
Trim Size: 6.5” x 9.5” school or classroom library.”
Age: 7 and up —NSTA Recommends
Color photographs

“Students liking unusual details about
animals will enjoy these books.”
—School Library Connection

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1,2, 3 ...COUNT LET’S RACE GROW YOUR FOOD
WITH ME
TITLES © 2016 TITLES © 2016
TITLES © 2016 The Bike Race 129-9 So You Want to Grow a Pie? 012-4

100 Snowflakes 109-1 The Boat Race 130-5 So You Want to Grow a Pizza? 013-1

Across the Country 18, 19, 20 110-7 The Car Race 131-2 So You Want to Grow a Salad? 014-8

Around the Moon 1, 2, 3 000-1 The Go-Kart Race 132-9 So You Want to Grow a Taco? 015-5

Chicks 2, 4, 6 111-4 The Hot Air Balloon Race 133-6
The Monster Truck Race 134-3 SERIES INFORMATION
Down in the Jungle 1, 2, 3 001-8
Down on the Farm 1, 2, 3 002-5 The Motorcycle Race 135-0 Author: Bridget Heos
Down the Field 10, 20, 30 112-1 The Tractor Race 136-7 Illustrator: Daniele Fabbri
Falling Leaves 1, 2, 3 003-2 Price: $8.99 each (paperback)
SERIES INFORMATION Page Count: 24
My Pets and Me 1, 2, 3 004-9
On a Safari 5, 10, 15 113-8 Authors: Rachel Bach, Mari Schuh Trim Size: 9.25” x 8.25”
One More Bug 114-5 Price: $7.99 each (paperback) Age: 6 and up
Under the Sea 1, 2, 3 005-6 Page Count: 16 Color illustrations
Trim Size: 7.75” x 8.75”
SERIES INFORMATION Age: 5 and up

Author: Martha E.H. Rustad, Tracey E. Dils Color photographs

Price: $8.99 each (paperback)
Page Count: 24 “This series could easily bridge the gap

Trim Size: 7.75” x 8.75” between picture books and nonfiction.”

Age: 5 and up —School Library Journal

Color photographs

ISBN Prefix 978-1-68152

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