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Amy Is Famous (Hardcover)

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By Barbara Bottner, Yuyi Chen (Illustrator)
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Description


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 she loves getting gold stars in class.

But when a new girl comes to school, suddenly she’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 in Amy is Famous, a picture book from renowned children’s author Barbara Bottner.


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

About the Author


Barbara Bottner, a New York Times bestselling author, has written (and sometimes illustrated) more than forty 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 Famous are 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, a book-a-saurus and an art-a-saurus. They live in Seattle with her, dino-loving husband and their pet rabbit. Her books include Doris the Bookasaurus and Going to Grandma's House.

Praise For…


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


Product Details
ISBN: 9781250134905
ISBN-10: 1250134900
Publisher: Imprint
Publication Date: February 19th, 2019
Pages: 40
Language: English

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Staff Picks

A beautifully illustrated non-fiction book that is perfect for those kids who always ask "why?". A perfect book for teachers but also sweet enough to read every night as a bedtime story. The more often you read it, the better you will be at reading large numbers! Has a wonderfully accessible back matter page. - Jessica