Read the Book, Lemmings!

Ame Dyckman (Author) Zachariah Ohora (Illustrator)

Product Details

$17.99  $16.55
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
November 07, 2017
10.2 X 0.5 X 10.0 inches | 1.01 pounds
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About the Author

Ame Dyckman is the award-winning author of That's Life!, Dandy, Read the Book, Lemmings!, You Don't Want a Unicorn!, Horrible Bear!, the New York Times Bestselling Wolfie the Bunny, and more. Ame lives in New Jersey with her family, pets, and hair bow collection. You can visit Ame on Twitter (@AmeDyckman). Zachariah OHora is the illustrator of a number of children's books, including Wolfie the Bunny and Read the Book, Lemmings! (both written by Ame Dyckman). His author-illustrator debut Stop Snoring, Bernard! was awarded the Society of Illustrators Founder's Award, and his book No Fits Nilson! was the Huffington Post Best Picture Book of the Year for 2013. He lives and works in Narberth, PA.


"Delightfully imparts the joy and discovery of reading-and many chuckles and guffaws."--Kirkus Reviews
"The charming illustrations and comedic plot will please young readers, and the lesson is clear, but not preachy: if you don't know, you can learn. This is a pleasant addition to any picture book collection."--SLC
*"OHora's scratchy, comically stiff figures and poker-faced humor beautifully embody the tale's essential absurdity. And the lemmings' final victory affirms that progress is possible even for the terminally silly."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
"[A] goofy picture book guaranteed to please.... Literacy, laughs, and a light touch."--Booklist
"This is one giggly delight after another."--BCCB
Winner of the 2019 North Carolina Children's Book Award
Praise for Read the Book, Lemmings!

* "OHora's charming illustrations with their primary color palette perfectly match Dyckman's playful text to produce a funny read-aloud that will hold up to multiple readings.... Children will enjoy this at storytime and again on their own at home. A first purchase for all libraries."--School Library Journal, starred review