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Ice Cream
Fine Storybooks


Ice Cream Fine Storybooks is a small publishing company founded to create and publish original stories for children of all ages, from 4 to 94.

Our books are written to entertain, stimulate imaginations, and to educate. Our introductory picture books from Kate Buss are all based on hand-painted pictures with entertaining stories and characters with subtle humor that a grownup child may appreciate too.

Meet Kate Buss Artist & Author

Kate Buss is an author and illustrator from Illinois. She has written and illustrated several of her own books and illustrated books for other authors.


Kate currently lives in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota with her husband and daughter.

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The Gobblerwobbly



A young boy befriends a furry sock-eating monster in this quiet tale of childhood and growing up.


Back of Book Description


Who do you blame when all your socks go missing? It couldn’t possibly be that a ferocious sock-eating monster has snuck into your closet... But if one has and you manage to catch him, if you give him food and shelter and treat him kindly, he may just be tamed.

The Book of Monsters from


Learn your ABCs and improve your mon-ster-ese with this remarkably illustrated collection of beautiful, bizarre, and downright hilarious monsters.

Back of Book Description 

Tiberius Q. Edelgeezer (professor of Monstrology, etc, etc) cordially invites you to explore the thrilling, chilling, sometimes bewildering, but always exhilarating world of monsters.


Assembled into one complete volume (unless there’s a sequel), this book will help you and your loved ones spot the many beasts, fiends, and ghouls that roam the earth – and a quite a few that lurk beneath it. Each monster is
not only richly illustrated but also poetically described by Professor Edelgeezer himself, so rest assured, you’re in good hands.


After all, what better guide to the field of monsters than a monster himself?


The Horners

Back of Book Description


In a misty barn on the outskirts of town, a family of unicorns are just beginning their day. Dad trots off to work with his hat and briefcase, Mom is still wrestling Baby into his highchair, while Brother and Sister are off inventing some fun new game to play.


It’s just another day in the life for this quirky family of unicorns!

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