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Macmillan Childrens Group Complete List Winter 2019

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Amy Is Famous
By (author): Barbara Bottner Illustrated by: Yuyi Chen
9781250134905 Hardcover, Picture book English Juvenile: Age (years) from 3 - 6 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship Feb 19, 2019 Print Run: 30000
$23.50 CAD
Active 8.88 x 11.15 x 0.38 in | 420 gr 40 pages Imprint

There’s nothing Amy likes more than being famous. It’s so fun to sign autographs for her bear, pose for photos with her parents, and sheloves getting gold stars in class.

But when a new girl comes to school, suddenlyshe’s the superstar, and Amy is just super jealous.

It's not until they spend time together that they discover something more meaningful than fame—friendship.

Themes of sharing the spotlight, overcoming jealousy, and finding great friends take center stage inAmy is Famous, a picture book from renowned children’s author Barbara Bottner.

An Imprint Book

"Sometimes being famous isn't all that great, but this story of friendship, self-reliance, and overcoming jealousy is." —Kirkus Reviews

Barbara Bottner, aNew York Timesbestselling author, has written (and sometimes illustrated) over forty-plus titles for children, from wordless picture books to young adult novels. Her work has been translated, animated, and adopted into short musicals.Bootsie Barker Bites, Wallace’s Lists (with Gerald Kruglik), Miss Brooks Loves Books, Priscilla Gorilla,and Amy is Famousare some of her favorites. Barbara formerly worked in children’s television and CBS prime time comedy, and has published short stories and essays in national newspapers and magazines. She walks her dog Petey and hangs with her husband, Gerald, in Los Angeles.

Yuyi Chen loves spending most of her time drawing, painting, and reading. She can also be found daydreaming or playing with her two boys. They live in Washington, with her husband, where they are all famous to each other. She is the illustrator of the picture booksAmy is Famous andDoris the Bookasaurus.

"Sometimes being famous isn't all that great, but this story of friendship, self-reliance, and overcoming jealousy is." —Kirkus Reviews

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