Viking Books for Young Readers
October 03, 2013
10.0 X 10.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author
Ame Dyckman writes picture books, hula hoops, and puts coins in people's parking meters. She lives in New Jersey with her family and pets: black cats, hermit crabs, fish, and a demanding-but-adorable squirrel named Willie. She is the author of Boy and Bot, about which The New York Times wrote, It's simply impossible to imagine . . . not wanting to be friends with this book, as well as Tea Party Rules, winner of the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. Follow Ame on Twitter @AmeDyckman.
* "Strong storytelling, pacing, emotive illustrations that match the deceptive plot and an exuberant sense of fun make this little gem a winner."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Dyckman's (Boy and Bot) and Campbell's (Flora and Ulysses) story is like a pretty petit four with an unexpectedly zingy filling."--Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Dyckman (Boy and Bot, 2012) and Campbell (Flora and Ulysses, 2013) are a winning pair, using their comedic chops to pace the story beautifully. . . . This battle of wills between two charmers hits just the right note."--Booklist, starred review, A Junior Library Guild Selection