Among this week’s newest releases are the latest from an award-winning author, a debut fantasy novel, and a picture book survey of homes – magic and otherwise.

The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury. Scholastic Press, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-81062-3. Salisbury’s debut kicks off a fantasy trilogy that has the book blogosphere buzzing already, in which twists, turns, and intricate world-building abound. See PW’s review here.

Home by Carson Ellis. Candlewick, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-7636-6529-6. Illustrator Carson Ellis, known for her covers of the Wildwood series and illustrations in Lemony Snicket’s The Composer Is Dead, releases her first solo picture book, an evocation of homes both folkloric and familiar. See PW’s review here.

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan. Scholastic Press, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-439-87402-1, the latest from the Esperanza Rising author features a trio of interconnected stories that spans generations. See PW’s review here.

Both Muñoz Ryan and Ellis were among the featured authors at this year’s Winter Institute in Asheville, N.C., see photos of them at the event here.

For more children's titles on sale throughout the month of February, check out PW's full On Sale Calendar.