About Amadee

Amadee is a librarian who loves reading, writing, and storytime.  She lives near Bisbee, Arizona, with her husband Jim and a cat named Junior Bonner. She has written lots of stories, but Gentle Hands is her first book of songs.

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So far, Amadee has published two books.  Technically that might be one and a half, since one is yet to be released. The new book is called Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning, coming in May 2018.  You can read more about it here!

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Gentle Hands

Gentle Hands, and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning, is coming in May 2018 from Free Spirit Publishing. This beautifully illustrated songbook features a dozen sing-along songs that teach important social-emotional skills for everyday life. Favorite songs like “Frère Jacques” and “B-I-N-G-O” get turned on their heads with new, easy-to-remember lyrics offering lessons on how […]

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Whether you are interested in an author visit or a storytime, or you just want to say hello, Amadee would love to hear from you! Mail:  PO Box 44, Hereford, AZ 85615 Email: amadee.ricketts@outlook.com Phone: 520-732-0826

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