New Release Books by Ame Dyckman

Ame Dyckman is the author of How Dinosaurs Went Extinct (2023), You Don't Want a Dragon! (2020), The New Kid Has Fleas (2021), That's Life! (2020) and other 14 books.

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How Dinosaurs Went Extinct

release date: Jan 01, 2023
How Dinosaurs Went Extinct
From author Ame Dyckman and illustrator Jenn Harney comes a hilarious faux-cautionary tale featuring dad jokes and tantrum-throwing dinosaurs! In this outrageous "safety guide", a child in a museum asks their parents how the dinosaurs all became extinct. Well, their father has some theories. Gallimimus? Ran with scissors. Ankylosaurus? Tipped in their chair. Spinosaurus? Swam after eating. Tyrannosaurus rex? Didn''t change their underwear. By the end of the story, the child vows to never do any of these "dangerous" things again. Those dinosaurs should have been more careful! This off-the-wall picture book written by New York Times bestselling author Ame Dyckman with uproarious illustrations by Jenn Harney will have kids laughing out loud as they see dinosaurs getting into some all-too-familiar hijinks.

You Don't Want a Dragon!

release date: Jun 09, 2020
You Don't Want a Dragon!
Be careful what you wish for -- again! This follow-up to You Don''t Want a Unicorn points out the hilarious mishaps that come with adopting a dragon. Our protagonist wishes (much to the narrator''s continued chagrin) for a pet dragon. Though initially thrilled, the kid quickly discovers that dragons aren''t quite as awesome as they originally thought. From the scooting to the digging to the fire-breathing, our Kid is dismayed that they still haven''t found their perfect pet. Little do they know, that pet might just be right around the corner . . .

The New Kid Has Fleas

release date: Jun 15, 2021
The New Kid Has Fleas
From bestselling author Ame Dyckman and illustrator Eda Kaban, The New Kid Has Fleas is a hilarious picture book about a new kid in school who appears to have been raised by wolves. There''s a new kid in class, and they''re . . . different. They dress different. Talk different. Eat different. And the word on the playground is: they have fleas. But, one of their classmates wonders, what if we got to know the new kid? Visited their home (wolves'' den)? Met their parents (wolves)? Shared a snack (squirrels)? Maybe then the new kid wouldn''t be so bad after all. School’s in session for a howlingly fun “lesson” in preconceptions, differences, rumors, karma, and not just being the new kid, but befriending them.

That's Life!

release date: Mar 31, 2020
That's Life!
From the New York Times bestselling author of Wolfie the Bunny comes a witty send-up of inspirational greeting card wisdom that reminds readers of life''s unpredictability and messiness--and beauty. After Life literally knocks on their door, one kid discovers that Life is truly what you make it. It''s weird and may not always cooperate, but Life''s beauty becomes apparent when it''s embraced for all of its quirks. This story is filled with tongue-in-cheek idioms that will appeal to readers of all ages and will impart deeper wisdoms about the many milestones and stages of life.

Tiny Barbarian

release date: Jan 01, 2021
Tiny Barbarian
Tiny fantasizes he is a mighty Barbarian who can conqure anything, but even he has trouble conquring the dark.

Dandy

release date: Apr 23, 2019
Dandy
From popular author Ame Dyckman and rising star Charles Santoso comes the laugh-out-loud story of a father desperate to destroy the dandelion marring his perfectly manicured lawn, and his daughter''s fierce attempts to save it. When Daddy spots a solitary weed in his lawn, he''s appalled (along with all of his neighborhood friends). But his daughter Sweetie has fallen in love with the beautiful flower, even going so far as to name it Charlotte. Racing against time and the mockery of his friends, Daddy has to find a way to get rid of the errant dandelion without breaking his little girl''s heart.

Touchy the Octopus Touches Everything

release date: Mar 19, 2019
Touchy the Octopus Touches Everything
Help little ones learn to look but not touch in this third story in the adorable Wee Beasties series from New York Times bestselling author Ame Dyckman. Touchy the Octopus LOVES to touch the things he loves. But sometimes, he touches everything. WAIT! Can you show Touchy how to look but not touch? Wee Beasties is a board book series from New York Times bestselling author, Ame Dyckman, featuring silly animals doing the things they love just a little TOO much.

Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don't Eat Friends

release date: Jan 29, 2019
Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don't Eat Friends
In this new Misunderstood Shark story from New York Times bestselling duo Ame Dyckman and Scott Magoon, Shark dares to ask the question: Can friends eat friends (and get away with it)? Last time on Underwater World with Bob Jellyfish..."SHARK ATE ME! Now get me OUT, Shark!""That''s strange! I can hear Bob, but I can''t see Bob!"This hilarious follow-up to Misunderstood Shark by New York Times bestselling duo Ame Dyckman and Scott Magoon tackles what it really means to be a good friend. Bob is already irate that Shark has eaten him, but when Shark doesn''t admit to eating him, Bob is so mad he declares that the ocean isn''t big enough for both of them! Friends Don''t Eat Friends is exploding with over-the-top humor and awesome marine facts! For example, when Shark overdoses on Finilla Ice Cream after fighting with Bob, we learn that shark teeth are coated with fluoride. Lucky for Shark, he can''t get cavities! Join Shark and the gang for another story and find out if Shark learns his lesson about friendship, or if he really is just misunderstood -- again!

You Don't Want a Unicorn!

release date: Jan 01, 2020
You Don't Want a Unicorn!
A child wishes for a unicorn without knowing how unruly they are as pets.

Horrible Bear!

release date: Jan 01, 2020
Horrible Bear!
When Bear breaks a little girl''s kite, she thinks he is a "HORRIBLE BEAR!"--Until she makes a mistake of her own and learns the power of saying "I''m sorry."

The Wee Beasties Collection

release date: Dec 10, 2019
The Wee Beasties Collection
All three Wee Beasties board books from New York Times bestselling author Ame Dyckman are now available in a hilarious boxed set! Huggy the Python loves to hug. Roary the Lion loves to roar. Touchy the Octopus loves to touch everything. But sometimes, they all do the things they love a little TOO much… But wait! Can you help them? The Wee Beasties board book series from bestselling author Ame Dyckman features silly animals doing the things they love just a little too much. Now available in a rollicking collection, these relatable stories teach little ones how to give a big, gentle hug; use their quiet inside voice; and to look, but not touch, everything in front of them. This silly collection includes: Huggy the Python Hugs Too Hard Roary the Lion Roars Too Loud Touchy the Octopus Touches Everything

Roary the Lion Roars Too Loud

release date: May 29, 2018
Roary the Lion Roars Too Loud
Help little ones learn how to use their inside voices with this second story in the brand-new Wee Beasties series from New York Times bestselling author Ame Dyckman. Roary the Lion loves to roar. The only problem is, he roars WAY too loud. WAIT! Can you show Roary how to be quiet? Wee Beasties is a new board book series from New York Times bestselling author, Ame Dyckman, featuring silly animals doing the things they love just a little TOO much. In this second book in the series about Roary the Lion and his big outside roar, little ones will learn how to use their quiet inside voices.

Wolfie the Bunny

release date: Jan 01, 2019
Wolfie the Bunny
When her parents find a baby wolf on their doorstep and decide to raise him as their own, Dot is certain he will eat them all up until a surprising encounter with a bear brings them closer together.

Read the Book, Lemmings!

release date: Nov 07, 2017
Read the Book, Lemmings!
The team behind the New York Times bestselling Wolfie the Bunny and Horrible Bear! is back with new Arctic characters in this hilarious learning-to-read adventure! Aboard the S.S. Cliff, First Mate Foxy reads an interesting fact: "Lemmings don''t jump off cliffs." But Foxy can''t get the lemmings on the Cliff to read his book, too. They''re too busy jumping off. After a chilly third rescue, exasperated Foxy and grumbly polar bear Captain PB realize their naughty nautical crew isn''t being stubborn: The lemmings (Jumper, Me Too, and Ditto) can''t read. And until Foxy patiently teaches his lemmings to read the book, he can''t return to reading it, either!

Tea Party Rules

release date: Oct 03, 2013
Tea Party Rules
An award-winning book by a New York Times bestselling author! When he follows his nose through the woods, Cub discovers a backyard tea party…with cookies! He is just about to dig in when the hostess of the tea party shows up. And she has several strong opinions on how Tea Party must be played. Cub tries to follow her rules . . . but just how much can one bear take, even for cookies? A laugh-out-loud funny look at the required give-and-take of playtime, Tea Party Rules is an eventual friendship story that will delight grubby cubs, fancy girls, and cookie lovers everywhere.

Boy and Bot

release date: Apr 10, 2012
Boy and Bot
One day, a boy and a robot meet in the woods. They play. They have fun. But when Bot gets switched off, Boy thinks he''s sick. The usual remedies—applesauce, reading a story—don''t help, so Boy tucks the sick Bot in, then falls asleep. Bot is worried when he powers on and finds his friend powered off. He takes Boy home with him and tries all his remedies: oil, reading an instruction manual. Nothing revives the malfunctioning Boy! Can the Inventor help fix him? Using the perfect blend of sweetness and humor, this story of an adorable duo will win the hearts of the very youngest readers.

Girl + Bot

release date: Jan 01, 2017
Girl + Bot
A girl and a robot strike up a friendship despite their differences.

Boy + Bot

release date: Apr 01, 2012
Boy + Bot
A boy and a robot strike up a friendship despite their differences.
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