Read the Book, Lemmings!

Author(s): Ame Dyckman; Zachariah OHora (Illustrator)

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"Lemmings don't jump off cliffs." It says so right here in Foxy's book. There's just one problem: the lemmings haven't read it. Welcome aboard the S.S. Cliff for a hilarious arctic adventure as first mate Foxy and Captain Polar Bear try to get these little guys to just READ THE BOOK!

'An off-the-wall lesson about the value of facts... Children will laugh, be encouraged to read and be glad to Know Better.' Sunday Times
'A new favourite in our house... full of wit and exuberance, perfect for visually sophisticated modern children.' Irish Independent


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"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 * "Delightfully imparts the joy and discovery of reading-and many chuckles and guffaws." * Kirkus * "A hilarious arctic adventure" * Askews & Holts Library Services *

Ame Dyckman (Author) Ame Dyckman always eats her carrots. (Especially her carrot cake.) She's the award-winning author of Boy + Bot and Tea Party Rules, and loves writing for children so she doesn't have to grow up. Ame lives in New Jersey with her family, pets, and hair-bow collection.Zachariah OHora (Illustrator) Zachariah OHora is an illustrator and author of a number of children's books. His debut, Stop Snoring, Bernard!, received the Society of Illustrators Founder's Award and was the Pennsylvania One Book, Every Young Child selection for 2012. His book No Fits, Nilson! was the Huffington Post Best Picture Book of the Year for 2013. He lives and works in Narberth, Pennsylvania. See more of his work at

General Fields

  • : 9781783446346
  • : Andersen Press
  • : Andersen Press
  • : 0.522
  • : March 2018
  • : 262mm X 262mm X 12mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Zachariah OHora
  • : 40