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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Ebooks

    AMICUS EBOOKS

    Amicus ebooks offer digital options for some of our series. Click on the ebooks icon to learn more.

Careers

Senior Graphic Designer/Art Director

Amicus has an opening for a full time senior graphic designer/art director in our North Mankato office. This person will design a variety of projects including photographic children's books, illustrated picture books, board books, and marketing materials. As art director, this person will provide feedback to other designers on the team, approve covers, and ensure that brand consistency and high quality standards are met.

Must have exceptional artistic eye for quality photographs and art, along with technical skills for Adobe Creative Suite and preparing print-ready PDFs for press, and the ability to manage multiple projects with attention to deadlines. Prefer candidates with seven or more years experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and design portfolio via email, with the subject heading Senior Graphic Designer/Art Director, to Rebecca Glaser at rglaser (at) amicuspublishing (dot) us. If you prefer to send a hard copy portfolio, applications may be sent to Rebecca Glaser, Amicus, P.O. Box 1329, Mankato, MN 56002.

Publishing Intern

Amicus regularly provides internships to local college students, preferably senior English (or related) majors interested in learning the ins and outs of publishing for the school library market. Duties will include editing, proofreading, and general project management tasks related to publishing nonfiction children's books. (Projects will vary with publishing cycle.) 10-12 hours per week, stipend, college credit available. Must live close enough to come to our North Mankato, Minn., office twice per week, but hours are flexible. The next available internship is Fall 2017; applications are accepted until filled. To apply, please send hard copy cover letter, resume, and editorial/writing samples to Rebecca Glaser, Amicus Publishing, P.O. Box 1329, Mankato, MN 56002. Editing test required.