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TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE AMICUS BOOK OF. . . 3 I’VE GOT FEET! 11

RIDDLE DIDDLE DUMPLINGS 4 LITTLE ANIMAL FRIENDS 11

NO HUGS! 5 FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES 11

THE MIGHTY STEAM ENGINE 6–7 IT’S NOT THE PUPPY 11

A TINY BROWN MONKEY IT’S NOT THE BABY 11

ON THE BIG BLUE EARTH 8–9 AMICUS INK BOARD BOOKS 12

CRANE & CRANE 10


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TWINKLE, TWINKLE, LITTLE LAMB 10 orders@amicuspublishing.us
507.388.9357
JUST MY STYLE 10

I’VE GOT EYES! 11

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THE AMICUS BOOK


OF ABC & 123
2 NEW

Unique collage art using recycled maps and


marbled papers illustrates these alphabet and
number board books for toddlers. The large letters
and numbers and simple descriptions of familiar
objects help foster letter and number recognition,
while whole descriptive language and repeated
words create a fun story time read.
TITLES
The Amicus Book of ABC 978-1-68152-568-6
The Amicus Book of 123 978-1-68152-569-3

Author and Illustrator: Isobel Lundie


Price: $8.99
Page Counts:
ABC: 26 123: 10
Trim Size: 5.9” x 5.9”
Format: Cased Board Book
Age: 0–3

ABOUT THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR


Isobel Lundie graduated from Kingston University
in London where she studied illustration and
animation. She has always been interested in
how to make books interactive so children can
immerse themselves in the narrative.

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RIDDLE DIDDLE
DUMPLINGS
2 NEW

A dumpling-sized portion of rhyming animal riddles, just


right for curious toddlers andpreschoolers. Read the riddles,
guess the answers, and then lift the flaps of these sweetly
illustrated board books to see the animals underneath.

TITLES
Riddle Diddle Ocean 978-1-68152-499-3
Riddle Diddle Rainforest 978-1-68152-500-6
BACKLIST
Riddle Diddle Farm 978-1-68152-406-1
Riddle Diddle Safari 978-1-68152-407-8

Authors: Diane Z. Shore and Deanna Calvert


Illustrator: Stephanie Bauer
Price: $9.99
Page Count: 10
Trim Size: 7” x 7”
Format: Board book with flaps
Age: 2–4

ABOUT THE AUTHORS


Diane Z. Shore and Deanna Calvert both love writing in rhyme.
Diane is from Atlanta, GA, and says her favorite part about being
an author is visiting schools. Deanna, from Birmingham, AL, fell in
love with children’s books when her daughter was young.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR


Stephanie Bauer was six years old when her parents gave her
an “art box” and she has not stopped painting since. Stephanie
lives with her husband and three daughters in Oregon. She has
illustrated more than two dozen books for kids.

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NO HUGS!
NEW

Zara loves hugs, so she is confused and upset


when her friend Alice doesn’t want a hug.
When the tables are turned, she appreciates
her friend’s perspective and realizes that a
hug takes two willing individuals.

ISBN: 978-1-68152-415-3
Author: Deirdre A. Prischmann
Illustrator: Sarah Jennings
Price: $16.99
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 9” x 9”
Format: HC with jacket
Age: 4–8

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


No Hugs! is Deirdre A. Prischmann’s debut
fiction picture book. She lives in the upper
Midwest with her husband, two girls, one
extremely smelly dog, and an assortment of fish.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR


Sarah Jennings discovered a love of drawing at
a very young age and has been scribbling in a
sketchbook ever since. She works from her home
studio in London, in the company of her three-
legged cat, Calvin.

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THE MIGHTY
STEAM ENGINE
NEW

Using the rhyming poetic structure of


This is the House that Jack Built, author
Yvonne Ng takes young readers on
a cumulative path through the inner
workings of a steam engine, from the big
wheels rolling on the tracks all the way to
the engineer driving the train.
ISBN: 978-1-68152-237-1
Author: Yvonne Ng
Illustrator: Richard Smythe
Format: HC with jacket
Price: $17.99
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 11” x 9”
Age: 4–8

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Yvonne Ng has been curious about how
things work throughout her career, which
includes a Master’s degree in mechanical
engineering and years of working as an
automation engineer. In addition to writing
children’s books, she develops STEM-related
toys. She lives with her husband and son in
Minneapolis, MN.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR


Richard Smythe has been drawing since he
was a child–first on his bedroom walls, then
on his sister’s homework! After honing his
skills with an art degree, he has illustrated
several picture books including Watersong,
which was named a 2018 Notable Poetry
Book by the NCTE.

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A TINY BROWN
MONKEY ON THE
BIG BLUE EARTH
NEW
Starting with a tiny brown monkey in
the middle of a jungle, this unique
geography perspective shows ever-
widening views from mountain to
village to city, to country, continent,
ocean, and planet. Maps included
on the end sheets highlight the
geography of South America.
Author: Tory Christie
Illustrator: Luciana Navarro Powell
Price: $17.99 HC w/jacket
ISBN: 978-1-68152-498-6
Age: 4–8
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 10” x 9.5”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Tory Christie is a scientist who enjoys
exploring the big blue Earth. She has
collected pebbles on rocky shores, climbed
misty mountain trails, and felt earthquakes
on more than one continent. Tory lives with
her family in North Dakota.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR


Luciana Navarro Powell grew up in Brazil,
but now lives in the Pacific Northwest
with her husband and two sons. She goes
back to Brazil once a year so her sons can
try to spot little brown monkeys in their
grandparents’ backyard.

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BACKLIST

CRANE & CRANE DADDY CUDDLE GROW


Two cranes work through difficult Young Bunny rises early, eager to start Can one little girl transform a
obstacles to build a home, while the day, but will Daddy ever wake up? neighborhood? With a seed and an idea,
demonstrating how the mechanical a girl’s dream grows into something
ISBN: 978-1-68152-193-0
world mirrors the natural world. much larger.
Author: Kate Mayes
ISBN: 978-1-68152-408-5 Illustrator: Sara Acton ISBN: 978-1-68152-239-5
Author: Linda Joy Singleton $17.99 HC with jacket, 32 pp, 8.75” x 8.75” Author: Cynthia Platt
Illustrator: Richard Smythe Age: 2–5 Illustrator: Olivia Holden
$17.99 HC with jacket, 32 pp, 9” x 9” $17.99 HC with jacket, 32 pp, 9.25” x 8.25”
Age: 3–7 Age: 4–8

TWINKLE, TWINKLE, JUST MY STYLE


LITTLE LAMB Anna is off to get a haircut. But what
When Mary sings her nursery rhymes style will she get? And who will she be?
wrong, the main characters, Star and ISBN: 978-1-68152-202-9
Lamb, argue about who belongs in Authors: Diane Z. Shore and Jessica
which song. Alexander
Illustrator: Kelly Canby
ISBN: 978-1-68152-405-4
$17.99 HC with jacket, 32 pp, 9” x 10”
Author: Bridget Heos
Age: 4–8
Illustrator: Sarah Jennings
$17.99 HC with jacket, 32 pp, 9” x 9”
Age: 4–8

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BACKLIST

FIRST
WORDS &
PICTURES
These oversized
board books
show words
and pictures
together,
encouraging
kids to name
objects, begin
to recognize categories, and embark on a
lifetime of reading and learning.
I’VE GOT EYES!: I’VE GOT FEET!: TITLES
EXCEPTIONAL EYES OF THE FANTASTICAL FEET OF THE Animals 978-1-68152-200-5
ANIMAL WORLD ANIMAL WORLD Around Town 978-1-68152-410-8
Animals from around the world Animals from around the world At Home 978-1-68152-411-5
describe their eyes and how they describe their feet and how they On the Go 978-1-68152-201-2
use them. are key to their survival.
Author: Margot Channing
ISBN: 978-1-68152-404-7 ISBN: 978-1-68152-195-4 Illustrators: Jean Claude; various
Author: Julie Murphy Author: Julie Murphy Price: $9.99 each, Board Book
Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Page Count: 14
$17.99 HC w/jacket, 32 pp, 10” x 9.5” $17.99 HC w/jacket, 32 pp, 10” x 9.5” Trim Size: 9.8” x 9.8”
Age: 4–8 Age: 4–8 Age: 0–3

LITTLE
ANIMAL
FRIENDS
Follow these
young animals
as they venture
out on their
own, with
mama not far
behind.

TITLES
Little Panda 978-1-68152-414-6
IT’S NOT THE PUPPY IT’S NOT THE BABY Little Tiger 978-1-68152-413-9
Who is making all this mischief? Who is creating all this chaos? It
It couldn’t be the puppy! Brief couldn’t be the baby! Vivid artwork Author: Julie Abery
rhythmic lines along with expressive paired with a rhyming text present Illustrators: Suzie Mason
art pose a charming whodunit and an engaging mystery that will Price: $8.99 each, Board Book
show the true culprits in this toddler- delight little ones. Page Count: 20
appropriate board book. Trim Size: 6” x 6”
ISBN: 978-1-68152-194-7
Age: 0–3
ISBN: 978-1-68152-409-2 Authors: J. Patrick Lewis
Authors: J. Patrick Lewis and Leigh Lewis
and Leigh Lewis Illustrator: Maddie Frost
Illustrator: Maddie Frost $9.99 Board Book, 14 pp, 8” x 8”
$9.99 Board Book, 14 pp, 8” x 8” Age: 0–3
Age: 0–3

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BACKLIST

AMICUS INK
BOARD BOOKS
Author: Rebecca Glaser Trim size: 7” x 7”
Price: $7.99 each Format: Board Books
Page count: 14 Age: 0–3

PETS
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

VEHICLES
Boats Float 978-1-68152-243-2
Cars Zoom 978-1-68152-121-3
Fire Trucks Rescue 978-1-68152-240-1
Planes Soar 978-1-68152-122-0
Tractors Pull 978-1-68152-123-7
Trains Chug 978-1-68152-242-5
Trucks Haul 978-1-68152-124-4

FARM ANIMALS
Cows Moo 978-1-68152-125-1
Ducks Quack 978-1-68152-127-5
Horses Neigh 978-1-68152-126-8
Pigs Oink 978-1-68152-128-2

WILD ANIMALS
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

“These durable books are eye-catching, engaging,


and quick and painless to repeat upon request.”
—Kirkus

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