Author & Illustrator

Amy June Bates

Amy June Bates has illustrated books including the Sam the Man series, Sweet Dreams and That’s What I’d Do, both by singer-songwriter Jewel; and Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan. She lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, with her husband and three children.

Most Recent Book
Sam the Man & the Cell Phone Plan book

"About" from the Simon and Schuster Fall 2018 Catalog

chapter Books

problem solving · technology
Sam the Man & the Cell Phone Plan
friendship · detectives · mystery · mischief
Sam the Man & the Secret Detective Club Plan
nature · school · friendship · chickens · vegetables
Sam the Man & the Rutabaga Plan
mischief · vehicles · dragons · trucks
Sam the Man & the Dragon Van Plan
Sam the Man & The Chicken Plan book
animals · jobs · trying new things · dads · fact filled · money · chickens
Sam the Man & The Chicken Plan

picture Books

immigration · families
Gittel's Journey
Rock-a-Bye Room book
picture book
Rock-a-Bye Room
Sweet Dreams book
love · parents · new baby · dreams
Sweet Dreams


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