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Picture Book Club: Ame Dyckman and Eda Kaban

Picture Book Club: Ame Dyckman and Eda Kaban

Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 10:30AM ET
Event Location: 
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Join us for a reading of The New Kids Has Fleas with picture book author Ame Dyckman and illustrator Eda Kaban, followed by a Q&A!

About Author Ame Dyckman and Illustrator Eda Kaban & the Book!

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.

Ame Dyckman is a New York Times bestselling, award-winning, internationally-translated children's author. Her books include Wolfie the Bunny, You Don't Want a Unicorn!, You Don't Want a Dragon!, and many others. Ame lives in New Jersey with her family, her crazy cat, crazier squirrels, and the characters from her books.

Eda Kaban has illustrated many popular books for children, including Pirates Don’t Go to Kindergarten and Even Superheroes Have Bad Days. Born and raised in Turkey, Eda now lives in Oakland, California, with her husband, small son, and two Siamese cats.

About Picture Book Club

Picture Book Club meets weekly to discuss the art and design elements of picture books. Our special monthly author-illustrator visits provide the unique opportunity to chat one-on-one with the people behind the books! Join us for a reading and Q&A with Ame Dyckman and Eda Kaban on Saturday, June 19th at 10:30AM as they discuss their creative process! Perfect for ages 3-8, but open to all lovers of picture books, writing, and illustration.