Books by Ame Dyckman

HUGGY THE PYTHON HUGS TOO HARD by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 2018

"Huggy is an adorable character, no mean feat for a python; here's hoping more of these tender life lessons in the Wee Beasties series are on the way. (Board book. 2-3)"
Readers teach Huggy the Python how to be gentle. Read full book review >
MISUNDERSTOOD SHARK by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2018

"Fun and playful…or so Shark would have us believe. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A maligned shark steals the show to explain just how wrong his fellow fish are about him in Dyckman and Magoon's debut collaboration. Read full book review >
READ THE BOOK, LEMMINGS! by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Delightfully imparts the joy and discovery of reading—and many chuckles and guffaws. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lemmings don't jump off cliffs; someone just needs to tell the lemmings. Read full book review >
YOU DON'T WANT A UNICORN! by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"Best seen as a joke gift for a unicorn lover. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A child ignores the advice of an unknown narrator and learns by experience why a pet unicorn is a bad idea. Read full book review >
HORRIBLE BEAR! by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"A charmingly loud and lighthearted friendship story. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A freckle-faced white child with a mass of red curls piled three times the height of her head is flying her kite near a snowcapped mountaintop when—"snap!"—the string breaks, and the toy is blown into a sleeping bear's cave, coming to rest on his belly. Read full book review >
WOLFIE THE BUNNY by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Add to the growing collection of sibling stories, adoptive and otherwise, that delight and instruct. (artist's note, author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
A tongue-in-cheek tale of a wolf in Bunny clothing. Read full book review >
TEA PARTY RULES by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2013

"Strong storytelling, pacing, emotive illustrations that match the deceptive plot and an exuberant sense of fun make this little gem a winner. (Picture book. 3-7)"
What stops a bear cub from gobbling down a plateful of delicious cookies? Tea Party rules, of course! Read full book review >
BOY + BOT by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"Perhaps these closing scenes anticipate more stories to come about these friends, since, as Boy and Bot would say, it's 'affirmative' that this book will be a hit. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dyckman's debut offers pitch-perfect pacing and gentle humor in a sweet story about a friendship that prevails over confusion. Read full book review >