National Geographic Kids

Natumi Takes the Lead: The True Story of an Orphan Elephant Who Finds Family by Gerry Ellis and Amy Novesky (Nov. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2561-8). After losing her mother, Natumi is rescued and brought to a Kenyan orphanage for baby elephants. Ages 4–8.

Mars: The Red Planet by Elizabeth Carney (Sept. 27, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2754-4) explores this planet. Ages 6–9.

Dining with Dinosaurs: A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching by Hannah Bonner (Sept. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2339-3) explains what various dinosaurs ate. Ages 7–10.

Abe vs. Jeff by Rosalyn Schanzer (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2661-5). This follow-up to George vs. George provides insight into the Civil War. Ages 8–12.

The Book of Heroes: Tales of History’s Most Daring Guys by Crispin Boyer (Nov. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2553-3) and The Book of Heroines: Tales of History’s Gutsiest Gals by Stephanie Warren Drimmer (Nov. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2557-1) compile stories of individuals who changed the world. Ages 8–12.

By the Numbers 2.0 (Sept. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2528-1) collects data and stats illustrated by photos, graphs, and charts. Ages 8–12.

Extreme Wildfire: Smoke Jumpers, High-Tech Gear, Survival Tactics, and the Extraordinary Science of Fire by Mark Thiessen (Aug. 30, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2530-4). Photos illustrate this look at the ecological impact of wildfires, fire science, and technology. Ages 8–12.

5,000 Awesome Facts 3 (About Everything!) (Aug. 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2452-9). A compendium of information on hundreds of topics. Ages 8–12.

Famous Fails! Mighty Mistakes, Mega Mishaps, & How a Mess Can Lead to Success! by Crispin Boyer (Oct. 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2548-9). Quirky failures and famous flops underscore the importance of messing up in order to get it right. Ages 8–12.

Rise of the Lioness: Restoring a Habitat and its Pride on the Liuwa Plains by Bradley Hague (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2532-8) spotlights a lioness’s struggle to survive in the wilderness in West Zambia. Ages 8–12.

Science Encyclopedia: Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More! (Oct. 11, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2542-7) is a reference to physical and life sciences. Ages 8–12.

Shackles from the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy by Michael Cottman (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2663-9) is the story of the many people forced to travel to the New World on slave ships. Ages 8–12.

Our Country’s Presidents: A Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency by Ann Bausum (Jan. 10, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2685-1) is an illustrated compendium of U.S. presidents. Ages 10–up.

The March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power by Ann Bausum (Jan. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2665-3) offers an account of the 1966 walk led by James Meredith in Mississippi. Ages 12–up.


Look & Learn offers Look Up! (Aug. 9, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2454-3) and Peek-a-boo (Aug. 9, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2455-0), ages 2–5. National Geographic Readers has seven additions, including Elephants by Avery Elizabeth Hurt (Sept. 13, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2618-9), ages 2–5; Pyramids by Laura Marsh (Jan. 17, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2690-5), ages 4–6; and Skyscrapers by Libby Romero (Jan. 17, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2681-3), ages 6–9. Creativity Books presents Stuck Inside Creativity Book (Oct. 11, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2552-6), ages 6–9. NGK Readers Bios greets Helen Keller by Kitson Jazynka (Jan. 17, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2669-1) and Albert Einstein by Libby Romero (Sept. 13, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2536-6), ages 6–9. How Things Work debuts with Check It Out! by T.J. Resler (Oct. 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2555-7), ages 7–10. And Ultimate O-pedia issues Oceanopedia by Christina Wilsdon (Nov. 15, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2550-2), ages 7–10.

Joining NGK Chapters are Danger on the Mountain: And More True Stories of Extreme Adventures by Gregg Treinish and Kitson Jazynka (Dec. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2565-6) and Living with Wolves! True Stories of Adventures with Animals by Jim Dutcher and Jamie Dutcher (Dec. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2563-2), ages 7–10. The Treasury series picks up Tales from the Arabian Nights: Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal by Donna Jo Napoli, illus. by Christina Balit (Oct. 11, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2540-3), ages 8–12. Ultimate Explorer Field Guides continues with Reptiles and Amphibians by Catherine Herbert Howell (Oct. 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2544-1) and Night Sky by Howard Schneider (Oct. 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2546-5), ages 8–12. New NGK Everything titles by Blake Hoena are Predators (Sept. 13, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2534-2) and Reptiles (Sept. 13, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2526-7), ages 8–12. And Weird but True continues with Weird but True 8: 300 Outrageous Facts (Nov. 8, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2559-5), ages 8–12.

New York Review Books

Catlantis by Anna Starobinets, trans. by Jane Bugaeva, illus. by Andrzej Klimowski (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68137-000-2). A cat descended from a magical bloodline travels into the past to retrieve flowers that grant all cats nine lives. Ages 8–12.

The Complete Polly and the Wolf by Catherine Storr, illus. by Marjorie Ann Watts and Jill Bennett (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68137-001-9), compiles bedtime tales about a girl who repeatedly outwits a hungry wolf. Ages 8–12.


Go South to Freedom by Frye Gaillard, illus. by Anne K. Rush (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-58838-316-7), is a novel inspired by the true story of a runaway Georgia slave family who sought sanctuary with Florida’s Seminole Indians. Ages 10–up.

No Starch

Scratch Programming Playground: Learn to Program by Making Cool Games by Al Sweigart (Aug. 30, paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-59327-762-8) is a guide to this drag-and-drop programming language. Ages 8–up.

Coding iPhone Apps for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Swift by Gloria Winquist and Matt McCarthy (Oct. 30, paper, $34.95, ISBN 978-1-59327-756-7) is a primer on Apple’s popular iOS programming language. Ages 10–up.


Archie Snufflekins Oliver Valentine Cupcake Tiberius Cat by Katie Harnett (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-37-6). A cat changes a lonely woman’s life and brings together a community. Ages 3–5.

The Journey by Francesca Sanna (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-99-4). A family makes the wrenching decision to leave their home to escape the turmoil and tragedy of war. Ages 3–7.

Neffy and the Feathered Dinosaurs by Joe Lillington (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-89-5). A dinosaur embarks on her first solo flight. Ages 3–7.

The Lines on Nana’s Face by Simona Ciraolo (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-98-7). A girl learns about the precious moments and memories in her grandma’s life. Ages 5–up.

Marcel by Eda Akaltun (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-75-8). A dog djusts to a new addition to his human family. Ages 5–up.

Ancient Warriors by editors of Flying Eye Books, illus. by Mackenzie Schubert (Dec. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-61-1), views battlefield history from the Stone Age to the Crusades. Ages 8–12.


Katja Spitzer’s Little Books for Little Hands gains At The Beach: First Words (Sept. 13, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-93-2 and Shapes Are Fun! (Sept. 13, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-92-5), ages 2–5. And Leporello releases Locomotion by Golden Cosmos (Dec. 13, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-1-910620-11-3), ages 5–up.


Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon by Torben Kuhlmann (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4262-5) is a follow-up to Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse. Ages 4–8.

The Bear Who Couldn’t Sleep by Caroline Nastro, illus. by Vanya Nastanlieva (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4268-7). When Bear can’t sleep, he explores the city that never sleeps. Ages 4–8.

Crossing the Gotthard: The Longest Tunnel in the World by Yvonne Rogenmoser (Aug. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4257-1) examines this Switzerland tunnel and tunnel engineering. Ages 4–8.

Little Night Cat by Sonja Danowski (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4266-3). A boy offers his favorite stuffed cat to an animal shelter to raise money. Ages 4–8.

Mr. Matisse and His Cutouts by Annemarie van Haeringen (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4263-2). Awakening in a white hospital room, this artist misses his colors. Ages 4–8.

The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4270-0) fleshes out the story depicted in the ballet. Ages 4–8.

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, illus. by Silke Leffler (Nov. 1, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-7358-4259-5), gives this classic new art. Ages 4–8.

Pug Man’s 3 Wishes by Sebastian Meschenmoser (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4261-8). What will grumpy Mr. Pug request when a fairy offers to grant him three wishes? Ages 4–8.



Egalité presents That´s Not Normal! by Mar Pavon, illus. by Laure Du Fäy (Sept. 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-944318-8-3), ages 3–up; and Candy Pink by Adela Turin, illus. by Nella Bosnia (Nov. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-944318-9-0), ages 5–up. And joining Somos8 are Bang Bang I Hurt the Moon by Luis Amavisca, illus. by Esther G. Madrid (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-944446-7-8); Bogo, the Fox Who Wanted Everything by Susanna Isern, illus. by Sonja Wimmer (Oct. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-944446-6-1); and I Wasn´t Invited to the Birthday by Susanna Isern, illus. by Adolfo Serra (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-944446-4-7), ages 4–up.


A Parade of Puppies by Charles Ghigna, illus. by Kristi Bridgeman (Aug. 23, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0963-5). Readers guess who’s hiding in this follow-up to A Carnival of Cats. Ages up to 3.

We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp, illus. by Julie Flett (Oct. 18, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1178-2), celebrates welcoming a newborn. Ages up to 3.

In the Red Canoe by Leslie A. Davidson, illus. by Laura Bifano (Oct. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0973-4). A girl and her grandfather view the natural world. Ages 4–8.

What Matters by Alison Hughes, illus. by Holly Hatam (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0910-9), reveals the consequences of a child’s good deed. Ages 4–8.

Pandas on the Eastside by Gabrielle Prendergast (Oct. 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1143-0). A girl rallies her community to help two Chinese pandas being held in a warehouse. Ages 9–12.

At the Edge of the World by Kari Jones (Oct. 11, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1062-4). Maddie wonders if she should reveal the family secret that is tormenting her best friend. Ages 12–up.

Dancing in the Rain by Shelley Hrdlitschka (Sept. 6, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1065-5). Brenna reconnects with her biological family in this sequel to Dancing Naked. Ages 12–up.


Just Enough adds What Makes Us Unique? by Jillian Roberts, illus. by Cindy Revell (Sept. 27, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0948-2), ages 3–6. New Orca Echoes titles are Batcat and the Seven Squirrels by Eric Walters, illus. by Kasia Charko (Oct. 4, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1255-0); Blackberry Juice by Sara Cassidy, illus. by Helen Flook (Sept. 6, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1228-4); and Lark Holds the Key by Natasha Deen, illus. by Marcus Cutler (Oct. 18, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0727-3), ages 7–9. Orca Footprints picks up Pocket Change: Pitching In for a Better World by Michelle Mulder (Sept. 13, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0966-6), ages 8–12. Orca Origins continues with Diwali: Festival of Lights by Rina Singh (Sept. 27, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1007-5), ages 9–12. And The Seven Prequels offers eight books, including Barracuda by Sigmund Brouwer (Sept. 20, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1152-2), Separated by Shane Peacock (Sept. 20, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1164-5), and The Seven Prequels Boxed Set (Sept. 20, paper, $59.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1170-6), ages 9–12.

Joining Orca Currents are Bungee Jump by Pam Withers (Aug. 30, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1216-1), Death Drop by Melanie Jackson (Oct. 25, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1192-8), Shatterproof by Jocelyn Shipley (Oct. 11, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1361-8), and Taz’s Recipe by Diane Tullson (Sept. 13, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1035-8), ages 10–14. Orca Limelights issues Across the Floor by Natasha Deen (Aug. 30, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0920-8), Billboard Express by Sigmund Brouwer and Cindy Morgan (Oct. 18, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1108-9), and High Note by Jeff Ross (Sept. 13, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1111-9), ages 11–14. Gang Tackle by Eric Howling (Aug. 30, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1225-3) joins Orca Sports, ages 11–15. Orca Soundings offers Another Miserable Love Song by Brooke Carter (Aug. 30, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1312-0), A Dark Truth by Jeff Ross (Oct. 25, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1327-4), Enough by Mary Payne (Oct. 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1330-4), and River Traffic by Martha Martin (Oct. 18, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1336-6), ages 12–18. And Riley Donovan stars in From Above by Norah McClintock (Oct. 25, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0933-8), ages 12–up.


Waiting for Still Water by Susan White (Oct. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-927502-57-0) tells of four teens living on a farm for teens struggling with their demons. Ages 12–16.

Orca/Dancing Cat

Lightning Lou by Lori Weber (Sept. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-77086-462-7). Lou hides the fact that he’s a boy to compete for a spot on an all-girls’ hockey team during WWI. Ages 8–11.

The Turing Machinists by M.E. Reid (Sept. 15, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-77086-466-5). A boy with Asperger’s forms a rock band in hopes of saving his parents’ troubled marriage. Ages 12–up.

Orca/Heritage House


New Kids’ Own Nature Books are Baby Barnyard Animals (Sept. 15, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-145-4); More Baby Birds in the Wild (Sept. 15, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-119-5); and More Baby Wild Animals (Sept. 15, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-138-6), ages 3–6.


Sea Glass Summer by Heidi Jardine Stoddart (Nov. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-299-0). After her grandmother moves, Molly longs for another summer at her oceanside cottage. Ages 3–7.

Be a Pond Detective: Solving the Mysteries of Lakes, Swamps, and Pools by Peggy Kochanoff (Nov. 15, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-394-2) tours freshwater pond life. Ages 4–9.

A Change of Heart by Alice Walsh, illus. by Erin Bennett Banks (Nov. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-371-3), tells of Lanier Phillips, an African-American who joined the Navy during WWII to escape the racism of his Georgia town, and survived a shipwreck off Newfoundland. Ages 4–9.

If I Were a Zombie by Kate Inglis, illus. by Eric Orchard (Oct. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-356-0). Two kids imagine what they could do if they were a zombie, a ninja, or a robot. Ages 4–9.

Cyrus Eaton: Champion for Peace by Richard Rudnicki (Oct. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-396-6) profiles this industrious Nova Scotian pacifist. Ages 7–12.

Chasing the Phantom Ship by Deborah Toogood (Oct. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-382-9). Four kids set out to find a mysterious burning ship on the Northumberland Strait. Ages 8–12.

Prisoner of Warren by Andreas Oertel (Oct. 15, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-375-1). During WWII, Warren’s father brings home a German prisoner of war to work on their rural farm. Ages 8–12.


Baby Steps moves on with Let’s Read by Carol McDougall and Shanda LaRamee-Jones (Nov. 15, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-368-3), ages up to 2.

Orca/7th Generation


PathFinders gains The Long Run by Joseph Bruchac (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-939053-09-1), ages 12–16.

Orca/Second Story

The Mask That Sang by Susan Currie (Sept. 6, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-013-1). With the help of a magical mask, Cass learns about her Native Cayuga heritage. Ages 7–10.

Don’t Tell, Don’t Tell, Don’t Tell by Liane Shaw (Sept. 6, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-927583-95-1). A boy with Asperger’s has trouble negotiating friendships and knowing when to tell the truth. Ages 12–16.

My Demon’s Name Is Ed by Danah Khalil (Oct. 4, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-927583-96-8). This teenage author uses her own diary entries to tell the story of her eating disorder. Ages 12–up.

Susanna Moodie: Roughing It in the Bush by Carol Shields and Patrick Crowe, illus. by Selena Goulding (Sept. 6, paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-003-2), is a graphic-novel adaptation of this 19th-century writer’s memoir about her life as a pioneer in the backwoods of Canada. Ages 13–up.


Holocaust Remembrance adds The Ship to Nowhere: On Board the Exodus by Rona Arato (Oct. 4, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-018-6), ages 9–13.

Orca/Sono Nis

Kah-Lan: The Adventurous Sea Otter by Karen Autio, illus. by Sheena Lott (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-55039-244-9), is a tale about sea otters and human activities that threaten them. Ages 7–11.


The Riddlemaster by Kevin Crossley-Holland, illus. by Stéphane Jorisch (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-926890-11-1). Three children must solve riddles before looking for buried treasure. Ages 4–8.

Seeking Refuge by Irene N. Watts, illus. by Kathryn E. Shoemaker (Oct. 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-926890-02-9). In this follow-up to Goodbye Marianne, a girl flees Nazi-occupied Austria alone. Ages 8–12.

Orca/Wandering Fox

The Silver Lining by Amanda Spottiswoode, illus. by Molly March (Sept. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-132-4). The kids from Brother XII’s Treasure embark on a cattle drive in the West. Ages 9–12.


Linda DeMeulemeester’s Grim Hill presents The Forgotten Secret (Sept. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-100-3), The Family Secret (Sept. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-103-4), Forest of Secrets (Oct. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-139-3), and Carnival of Secrets (Oct. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-142-3), ages 9–12.


One Cheetah, One Cherry: A Book of Beautiful Numbers by Jackie Morris (Oct. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-28-2) incorporates animals into images of numbers. Ages 1–up.

Wings! by Paul Stewart, illus. by Jane Porter (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-43-5). A penguin tries to fly in this tale about friendship and recognizing one’s own unique skills. Ages 3–up.

Dreamer: Saving Our Wild World by Brian Moses and Bee Willey (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-59-6) aims to inspire kids to seek a more environmentally friendly world. Ages 4–up.

Adder, Bluebell, Lobster: Wild Poems by Chrissie Gittins, illus. by Paul Bommer (Aug. 9, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-55-8). Forty poems spotlight animals and their names. Ages 7–up.

Page Street

Awesome Lego Creations with Bricks You Already Have: 50 New Robots, Dragons, Race Cars, Planes, Wild Animals and Other Exciting Projects to Build Imaginative Worlds by Sarah Dees (Oct. 11, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-281-9). Photos accompany instructions for Lego building projects. Ages 3–up.


Little Fox, Lost by Nicole Snitselaar, trans. by Erin Woods, illus. by Alicia Padrón (Oct. 14, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-004-8). Animal friends help a lost fox find his way home. Ages 3–6.

French Toast by Kari-Lynn Winters, illus. by François Thisdale (Nov. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-006-2). A girl who is half Jamaican and half French-Canadian learns to embrace her school nickname of “French Toast.” Ages 4–7.

Sky Pig by Jan L. Coates, illus. by Suzanne Del Rizzo (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-927485-98-9). A pig who longs to fly and his human friend build wings, kites, and other contraptions. Ages 4–7.

All the World a Poem by Gilles Tibo, trans. by Erin Woods, illus. by Manon Gauthier (Nov. 18, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-009-3), presents an ode to poetry. Ages 5–12.

Adrift at Sea: A Vietnamese Boy’s Story of Survival by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch with Tuan Ho, illus. by Brian Deines (Nov. 11, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-005-5), relays the story of Tuan Ho’s 1981 escape from Vietnam by boat. Ages 6–9.

Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles by Shari Green (Oct. 12, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-007-9). While her parents cope with their troubled marriage, Bailey feels cast away until she finds a stranded dolphin in need of help. Ages 8–12.

The Hill by Karen Bass (Aug. 15, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-002-4). Inspired by the true story of a plane crash and by Cree legend, this tells of two boys’ adventures in remote Alberta. Ages 12–18.

Pan Macmillan

The Christmas Bear: A Christmas Pop-up Book by Ian Whybrow, illus. by Axel Scheffler (Oct. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0696-6). On Christmas Eve, poor Bear is left behind in Father Christmas’s workshop. Ages 3–7.

Funny Stories for 5 Year Olds, ed. by Helen Paiba (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0493-1), compiles stories by Dick King-Smith, Tony Ross, Malorie Blackman, and others. Ages 5–7.

The Box of Demons by Daniel Whelan (Sept. 28, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7373-8). Will Ben find a way to get rid of a box containing three mischief-making demons? Ages 12–up.


Charlie Chick stars in Charlie Chick Learns to Fly by Nick Denchfield, illus. by Ant Parker (Nov. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0712-3), ages 3–5. Princess Mirror-Belle returns in Princess Mirror-Belle and the Sea Monster’s Cave by Julia Donaldson, illus. by Lydia Monks (Sept. 28, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-8566-3), ages 7–9. Goth Girl adds Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse by Chris Riddell (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-230-75980-0), ages 7–11. The Macmillan Alice welcomes Alice Poetry, ed. by Michaela Morgan (Dec. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-1884-6), ages 9–11. And Scavenger releases Zoid by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell (Sept. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-9995-0), ages 9–12.



New Barbie titles are Barbie Starlight #1, illus. by Tini Howard and Marie Condenzio (Oct. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-611-8; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-610-1), ages 6–10; and Barbie #1: Fashion Superstar by Sarah Kuhn, illus. by Alitha Martinez (Sept. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-588-3; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-587-6), ages 6–10. Barbie Puppies Graphic Novels debuts with Puppy Party by Danica Davidson (Sept. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-609-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-608-8), ages 6–10. Trolls kicks off with Bad Hair Day by Dave Scheidt and Tini Howard, illus. by Kathryn Hudson (Sept. 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-584-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-583-8), ages 6–10. The Lunch Witch dishes out Knee-deep in Niceness by Deb Lucke (Sept. 20, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-503-6), ages 7–10. And The Only Living Boy offers Once Upon a Time by David Gallaher, illus. by Steve Ellis (Oct. 18, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-590-6; paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-589-0), ages 7–10.

Nickelodeon Pandemonium Graphic Novels debuts with Nickelodeon Pandemonium #1 by Eric Esquivel and Stefan Petrucha, illus. by Andreas Schuster, Allison Strejlau, and Ryan Jampole (Oct. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-613-2; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-612-5), ages 7–11. The Sisters welcomes Doing It Our Way! by Christophe Cazenove, illus. by William Maury (Nov. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-594-4; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-595-1), ages 7–11. Pig Goat Banana Cricket issues Totally Goatally! by Eric Esquivel, illus. by Andreas Schuster and Jen Lee (Dec. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-586-9; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-585-2), ages 8–12. The Zodiac Legacy plugs in Power Line by Stuart Moore, created by Stan Lee (Nov. 29, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-445-9; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-444-2), ages 8–12. Hardy Boys Graphic Novels starts up with The Hardy Boys Adventures #1 by Scott Lobdell, illus. by Paulo Henrique and Tim Smith (Nov. 8, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-607-1), ages 10–18. And the following series each adds a new title: Ariol Graphic Novels, Disney Graphic Novels, Disney Fairies, Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels, The Smurfs Anthologies, The Smurfs Graphic Novels, Dance Class Graphic Novels, and Nancy Drew Diaries.


The Little Angels Christmas Story by Julia Stone, illus. by Dubravka Kolanovic (Sept. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61261-852-4). Young angels star in this Nativity tale. Ages 2–5.


Max and Tallulah (Nov. 18, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6248-6). A zebra in love discovers that being himself is the best way to impress. Ages up to 3.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Sept. 23, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6056-7) is an interactive tale featuring 10 sounds. Ages 2–4.

The Little Bunnies by Margaret Wise Brown (Dec. 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-4658-5). Mischievous bunnies enjoy a day with their parents. Ages 3–6.

Once Upon Online (Aug. 5, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4723-9235-0). Fairytale characters acquire a laptop in this tale about online safety. Ages 3–6.

A Treasury of Christmas Stories and Songs (Sept. 16, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6719-1) compiles illustrated holiday tales. Ages 3–6.

Tickly Spider by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Linda Bleck (Dec. 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4723-9221-3). A boy and a spider discover the natural world. Ages 3–7.

1001 Questions & Answers by (Nov. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6720-7). Photos illustrate this compendium of facts on animals and different cultures. Ages 7–11.


Little Baby Bum offers three interactive books (Sept. 16, board books, $9.99 each), ages up to 1. Little Learners adds Little Learners Daddy and Me (Dec. 16, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-4520-5), Little Learners Mommy and Me (Dec. 16, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-4597-7), Peek-a-Boo Nose (Dec. 16, board book, SRP: $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6580-7), and Peek-a-Boo Thank You (Dec. 16, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6582-1), ages up to 2. Peppa Pig returns in Peppa’s First Colors (Nov. 25, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-5699-7), ages up to 3. New Disney titles are Jungle Book (Oct. 28, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-5423-8) and Lion King Magical Story (Oct. 28, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-5424-5), ages 2–6. And Nickelodeon PAW Patrol adds Marshall Saves the Day! (Oct. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-4502-1), ages 3–6.

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The Adventures of Wilder Good continues with The Green Colt by S.J. Dahlstrom (Nov. 15, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-58988-114-3), ages 8–12.


The Journey Home by Frann Preston-Gannon (Sept. 28, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-209-0). The ice is melting, so Polar Bear sets off in search of a new home. Ages 3–6.

Patch’s Grand Dogshow: Best in Show by Sally Muir, illus. by Joanna Osborne (Nov. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-298-4). An ordinary dog enters himself in a dog show. Ages 3–6.

The Amazing Human Body Detectives: Facts, Myths and Quirks of the Body by Maggie Li (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-297-7) explains the workings of our bodies. Ages 5–8.

Cool Mythology by Malcolm Croft (Dec. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-910232-84-2) explores ancient myths and their relevance today. Ages 10–up.

How to Remember (Almost) Everything, Ever: Tips, Tricks and Fun to Turbo-Charge Your Memory by Rob Eastaway (Sept. 28, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-910232-24-8) is an updated edition of this book of tricks and exercises to hone memory skills. Ages 12–up.


Madeline Finn and the Library Dog by Lisa Papp (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-910-0). Can Bonnie the Library Dog help Madeline learn to love reading? Ages 4–8.

Never Follow a Dinosaur by Alex Latimer (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-704-5). Sally and Joe are convinced that the mysterious footprints they discover belong to a dinosaur. Ages 4–8.

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel by Janet Nolan, illus. by Thomas Gonzalez (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-912-4), explains how a steel beam from the World Trade Center became a Navy ship’s bow after 9/11. Ages 6–10.


William Bee’s Stanley returns in Stanley’s Colors (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-948-3) and Stanley’s Shapes (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-949-0), ages 2–6. About... gains About Marine Mammals: A Guide for Children by Cathryn Sill, illus. by John Sill (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-906-3), ages 3–8. And Charlie Bumpers reappears in Charlie Bumpers vs. the Puny Pirates by Bill Harley, illus. by Adam Gustavson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-939-1), ages 7–10.


Double Trouble on Halloween by Don Hoffman, illus. by Katy Batz (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-943154-55-5). Twins’ Halloween costumes create chaos in their household. Ages 3–5.

Happy Thanksgiving Hammy! by Don Hoffman and Priscilla Palmer, illus. by Lorraine Dey (Oct. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-943154-50-0). A boy finds his lost hamster in time for the holiday. Ages 3–5.

A Very Special Snowflake by Don Hoffman, illus. by Todd Dakins (Aug. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-943154-01-2), follows a search for a missing puppy on a snowy day. Ages 3–5.


Cemetery Jamboree by Deborah Kadiar Thomas (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2239-9). This Halloween tale revives such New Orleans heroes as Louis Armstrong and Jean Lafitte. Ages up to 5.

Down in Mississippi by Johnette Downing, illus. by Katherine Zecca (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2098-2). Adapted from a song, this story tours the Mississippi woodlands. Ages up to 8.

Green Dinosaur Pancakes by Kat Pigott, illus. by Mason Sibley (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2177-4). Made in Nana’s magic mixing bowl, dino-shaped pancakes come to life. Ages 3–8.

Little Red Cuttlefish by Henry Herz, illus. by Kate Gotfredson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2146-0). Delivering crab cakes to Grandma, Little Red bests a hungry shark. Ages 3–8.

An Orangutan’s Night Before Christmas by Laura Bolden-Foumier, illus. by Stan Jaskiel (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2154-5). Oranga-Claus delivers gifts to the zoo for Santa. Ages 3–8.

Petit Pierre and the Floating Marsh by Johnette Downing, illus. by Heather Stanley (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2279-5). A Louisiana pelican learns about the environment. Ages 3–8.

Battle for the Knotty List by Michael G. Lewis, illus. by Stan Jaskiel (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2133-0) is a sequel to The Great Pirate Christmas Battle. Ages 3–up.

Cody and Grandpa by Gary Metivier, illus. by Traci Van Wagoner (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2170-5). On Christmas Eve, Cody helps Grandpa find a star to honor the men who served with him in Vietnam. Ages 3–up.

Anansi’s Narrow Waist: A Tale from Ghana by H.J. Arrington, illus. by Nicole Allin (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2216-0), retells a folktale about a lazy but crafty spider. Ages 5–8.

A Dog Steals Home by Kathleen Schrenk (Aug. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2228-3). Faced with changes at the start of sixth grade, Zach must make decisions about what is important. Ages 8–12.

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Graeme Base’s Little Bug Books offers Pigs Have Piglets (Oct. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-670-07762-5) and Starfish Are Pointy (Oct. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-670-07856-1), ages up to 5.

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Meg and Mog reappear in Meg in the Jungle by David Walser, illus. by Jan Pienkowski (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-136740-8), ages 7–10.

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The Amazing World of Gumball welcomes Gumball’s Guide to Science by Kiel Phegley (Oct. 25, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99514-3), ages 8–12. Clarence is back in The Clarence Uh-Oh-Eek-Oops-Yikes Book by Brian Elling, illus. by Ryan Matias (Oct. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99517-4), ages 8–12. And Steven Universe adds The Answer by Rebecca Sugar, illus. by Tiffany Ford and Elle Michalka (Sept. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54170-4), ages 8–12.


Trouble Makes a Comeback by Stephanie Tromly (Nov. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42841-1). Philip searches for his missing sister in this sequel to Trouble Is a Friend of Mine, ages 12–up.


Chicken Story Time by Sandy Asher, illus. by Mark Fearing (Dec. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3944-4). Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to story time at the library. Ages 3–5.

Little Big Girl by Claire Keane (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3912-3) reveals a sister’s love for the new baby brother. Ages 3–5.

The Monster Next Door by David Soman (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42783-4). Can a boy still be friends with his silly monster neighbor after their water-balloon fight? Ages 3–5.

A Perfect Mess by Steve Breen (Aug. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4156-0). A white rhino tries to stay clean on school picture day in this tale about being oneself. Ages 3–5.

The Christmas Boot by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Jerry Pinkney (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4134-8). A poor, lonely woman discovers that Santa has left her mittens and boots, inside one of which is a puppy. Ages 4–8.

Every Color by Erin Eitter Kono (Nov. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4132-4). A girl takes a polar bear who longs to see color on an adventure to find colors throughout the world. Ages 4–8.

My Friend Maggie by Hannah E. Harrison (Aug. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42916-6). A beaver and an elephant star in this story about friendship and fitting in. Ages 4–8.

Teacup by Rebecca Young, illus. by Matt Ottley (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2777-4). A boy in a rowboat searches for a new home, bearing a teacup full of earth from his old home. Ages 4–8.

The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas, illus. by Erin E. Stead (Aug. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3868-3). The title character, who makes sure that all messages sent in bottles are delivered, finds an auspicious message addressed to him. Ages 4–8.

Jason and the Argonauts by Robert Byrd (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4118-8) is an illustrated retelling of this Greek myth. Ages 6–9.

Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Jan. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18621-9). A short girl playing a munchkin in The Wizard of Oz gains confidence in this novel of self-discovery. Ages 8–12.

The Devlin Quick Mysteries: Into the Lion’s Den by Linda Fairstein (Nov. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18643-1). Devlin cracks her first case in this series launch. Ages 8–12.

The Best Man by Richard Peck (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3839-3). Archer’s beloved uncle marries another man—Archer’s favorite teacher. Ages 9–12.

Dreidels on the Brain by Joel Ben Izzy (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4097-6). In this novel of growing up Jewish, Joel tries to survive Hanukkah 1971 in the suburbs of Los Angeles. Ages 10–up.

Talking Leaves by Joseph Bruchac (Aug. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3508-8) tells the story of Sequoyah, a master craftsman, and the creation of the Cherokee alphabet. Ages 10–up.

Thornghost by Tone Almhjell (Aug. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3897-3). A boy and his lynx battle evil forces to save both their endangered world and an animal-filled realm. Ages 10–up.

Thieving Weasels by Billy Taylor (Aug. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42924-1). His con-artist family drags Princeton-bound Skip into one last con—and it ends up being one on him. Ages 12–up.


Ladybug Girl stars in Ladybug Girl Gives Thanks by Jacky Davis, illus. by David Soman (Oct. 18, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4034-1), ages 2–5. Ordinary People Change the World adds three titles by Brad Meltzer, illus. by Christopher Eliopoulos: I Am George Washington (Sept. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42848-0), I Am Jane Goodall (Sept. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42849-7), and I Am Jim Henson (Jan. 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42850-3), ages 5–8. Dory Fantasmagory returns in Dory Dory Black Sheep by Abby Hanlon (Sept. 20, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99426-9), ages 6–8. Gods and Warriors concludes with Warrior Bronze by Michelle Paver (Jan. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3884-3), ages 8–12. Hamster Princess continues with Ratpunzel by Ursula Vernon (Oct. 18, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3985-7), ages 8–12. Troll Overboard by Rob Harrell (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4105-8) joins Life of Zarf, ages 8–12. And Ms. Rapscott’s Girls issues Making Mistakes on Purpose by Elise Primavera (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3824-9), ages 8–12.


The Best Bear in All the World by Jeanne Willis, Kate Saunders, and Brian Sibley, illus. by Mark Burgess (Oct. 25, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18747-6) offers new Winnie-the-Pooh tales. Ages 8–12.

Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99476-4). Searching for her missing father, Alice must first find herself—and navigate a dangerous, mythical land. Ages 9–12.

The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz, illus. by Hatem Aly (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42616-5). Set in medieval France, this adventure involves class, history, religion—and farting dragons. Ages 10–up.

Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs, illus. by Andrew Davidson (Sept. 3, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53853-7), collects stories set in the world of the Miss Peregrine series. Ages 12–up.

The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu (Jan. 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18673-8). In a Brooklyn neighborhood, history since 9/11 has followed a different path. Ages 14–up.

The Smaller Evil by Stephanie Kuehn (Aug. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99470-2). A teen crippled by anxiety and chronic illness attends a self-help retreat with an enigmatic leader. Ages 14–up.

Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42974-6). This novel about teen life explores friendship, goodbyes—and spontaneous combustion. Ages 14–up.

Still Life with Tornado by A.S. King (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99488-7). A teenage artist awakens to the her family’s brokenness. Ages 14–up.

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Coat of Many Colors by Dolly Parton, illus. by Brooke Boynton Hughes (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53237-4), illustrates the lyrics of Parton’s song of the same title. All ages.

North Pole Ninjas: Mission: Christmas! by Tyler Knott Gregson, Sarah Linden, and illus. by Piper Thibodeau (Oct. 18, $29.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53944-2). Included in this picture book story in which Santa's special team of elves, selected for their ability to help carry out top-secret missions that are all about helping, giving, caring, and listening is plush “sensei.” All ages.

The Crayons’ Book of Colors (Oct. 18, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53404-0) and The Crayons’ Book of Numbers (Oct. 18, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53405-7) by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Oliver Jeffers, are concept books starring the feisty Crayons. Ages 2–5.

Clangers: Looking for a Lullaby by Janet Lawler, read by William Shatner (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54144-5). Creatures from a distant planet search for a lullaby in this book with an audio recording. Ages 3–5.

Goblin Hood by Sue Fliess, illus. by Piper Thibodeau (Aug. 16, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48933-9). The Halloween hero of Scarewood Forest steals from the witch and gives to the poor. Ages 3–5.

P Is for President by Wendy Cheyette Lewison, illus. by Valerio Fabbretti (Aug. 16, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99611-9), outlines the process of running for President—and running the country. Ages 3–5.

The Sun: Our Amazing Star by Patricia Brennan Demuth (Oct. 11, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48828-8) explores the center of our solar system. Ages 4–6.


Ella the Elephant celebrates in Ella’s Holiday Magic (Oct. 18, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54164-3), ages 3–5. G&D Vintage welcomes The Playful Little Dog by Jean Horton Berg, illus. by Maurice Robertson (Sept. 13, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48218-7), ages 3–5. The Night Before gains The Night Before the Snow Day by Natasha Wing, illus. by Amy Wummer (Oct. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53942-8), ages 3–5. Kate and Mim-Mim star in Christmas with Kate and Mim-Mim by Lexi Ryals (Oct. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54140-7) and Kate and the Mitty Kats by Lana Jacobs (Oct. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54141-4), ages 3–5. The World of Eric Carle introduces The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Easter Colors by Eric Carle (Jan. 17, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53347-0), ages 3–5. And Magic Bone adds Super Special: Two Tales, One Dog by Nancy Krulik, illus. by Sebastien Braun (Oct. 18, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48877-6), ages 6–8.

The Fantastic Frame gains Beware! Shadows in the Night by Lin Oliver, illus. by Samantha Kallis (Oct. 25, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48091-6), ages 7–9. The Whodunit Detective Agency investigates The Gold Mystery by Martin Widmark, illus. by Helena Willis (Aug. 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48080-0), ages 7–9. Jack & Louisa star in Act 3 by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead, illus. by Kyle Webster (Jan. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-448-47841-8), ages 8–12. The Kat Sinclair Files offers Graveyard Slot by Michelle Schusterman, illus. by Stephanie Olesh (Sept. 6, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-448-47981-1), ages 8–12. And new Smithsonian titles are Curious About the White House by Kate Waters (Sept. 13, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54145-2), ages 6–8; and No Way... Way! Stinky, Sticky, Sneaky Stuff by Tracey West, illus. by Luke Flowers (Aug. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48690-1); and Hail to the Chief! Fun Facts and Activities About the US Presidents by West (Sept. 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54146-9), ages 8–12.

What Was...? has two additions, and Where Is...? adds four volumes ($5.99 each), ages 8-12. Who Was...? offers seven new titles, among them Who Is Hillary Clinton? by Heather Alexander, illus. by Dede Putra and Nancy Harrison (Aug. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49015-1); Who Was Jacqueline Kennedy? by Bonnie Bader, illus. by Joseph J.M. Qiu (Dec. 6, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48698-7); and Who Were the Three Stooges? by Pam Pollack, illus. by Meg Belviso (Oct. 18, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48866-0), ages 8–12. Been There, Done That continues with School Dazed by Mike Winchell, illus. by Eglantine Ceulemans (Aug. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48674-1), ages 10–up. And the following series have new additions: The Haunted Library, Here’s Hank, Undead Pets, Beasts of Olympus, George Brown, Class Clown, and Gustav Gloom.


Maple & Willow’s Christmas Tree by Lori Nichols (Oct. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16756-0). Ingenuity saves the day when Maple turns out to be allergic to the Christmas tree. Ages 3–5.

Plenty of Love to Go Around by Emma Chichester Clark (Nov. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54666-2). Plumdog learns a lesson in this companion to Love Is My Favorite Thing. Ages 3–5.

This Is Our Baby, Born Today by Varsha Bajaj, illus. by Eliza Wheeler (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16684-6), focuses on the joyful arrival of a baby elephant in India. Ages 3–5.

Preaching to the Chickens by Jabari Asim, illus. by E.B. Lewis (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16856-7), offers a glimpse into the boyhood of civil rights leader John Lewis. Ages 5–8.

Zoe in Wonderland by Brenda Woods (Aug. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17097-3). Will Zoe’s real life ever be as exciting as her imaginary one? Ages 8–12.

Maxi’s Secrets (Or What You Can Learn from a Dog) by Lynn Plourde (Aug. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54567-2). A deaf dog comes to the aid of a boy having trouble at school and at home. Ages 10–up.


Peanut Butter’s Tasty Opposites (Sept. 6, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54664-8) and Peanut Butter’s Yummy Numbers (Sept. 6, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54665-5) by Terry Border are concept books starring Peanut Butter & Cupcake. Ages up to 3.

Victor and Hugo by Robert J. Blake (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-24324-0). This tale celebrating music, friendship, and puppies is set in Paris. Ages 3–7.

The Bill the Cat Story: A Bloom County Epic by Berkeley Breathed (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54662-4) is the first picture book featuring this Bloom County feline. Ages 4–8.

The Cat from Hunger Mountain by Ed Young (Nov. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17278-6). A greedy cat stars in this tale about humility and appreciating what one has in life. Ages 4–8.

What’s the Big Deal About First Ladies? by Ruby Shamir, illus. by Matt Faulkner (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54724-9). This series debut compiles facts about First Ladies. Ages 4–8.

Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas by Jonathan W. Stokes (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17377-6) debuts a series about a history and archaeology whiz. Ages 8–12.

Last Man Out by Mike Lupica (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17279-3). The son of a Boston firefighter is at the center of this novel about heroes, family, and football. Ages 10–up.

Strong Inside by Andrew Maraniss (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54834-5) adapts this adult biography of Perry Wallace, an African-American athlete turned civil rights activist. Ages 10–up.

Fire Color One by Jenny Valentine (Jan. 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54692-1). A father and daughter reconnect after years apart and find they share more than a love of art. Ages 12–up.


Otis chugs along in Otis and the Kittens by Loren Long (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16398-2), ages 4–8. The Wild Ones are back in Moonlight Brigade by C. Alexander London (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17100-0), ages 8–12. T.A. Barron’s Atlantis Saga wraps up with Atlantis Lost (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16805-5), ages 10–up. Ranger’s Apprentice Early Years adds The Battle of Hackham Heath by John A. Flanagan (Nov. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16362-3), ages 10–up. And The Turncoat’s Gambit by Andrea Cremer (Nov. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16425-5) concludes The Inventor’s Secret, ages 12–up.

Title in Spanish

Amigos (Friends) by Eric Carle (Sept. 13, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54506-1), ages up to 3.

Penguin/Price Stern Sloan

ABC: The Alphabet from the Sky by Benedikt Gross and Joey Lee (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99581-5) features aerial photos from around the U.S. Ages 3–5.

A Season to Bee by Carlos Aponte (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99570-9). Fashion bugs flutter down the runway and discover nature’s colors. Ages 3–5.


Adam Hargreaves’s Mr. Men and Little Miss adds three titles ($4.99 each), ages 3–7. And Mad Libs presents Outkast Mad Libs by Sarah Fabiny (Sept. 13, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54136-0), ages 12–up.


The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present by Harriet Muncaster (Oct. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16432-3). A tiny girl finds a way to show Santa who she really is. Ages 3–5.

Gingerbread Christmas by Jan Brett (Oct. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17071-3). Fresh from the oven, Gingerbread Baby leads a chase to a holiday hiding place. Ages 3–5.

Play with Me! by Michelle Lee (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54601-3). Two friends with different interests find the perfect way to play together. Ages 3–5.

The Great Spruce by John Duvall, illus. by Rebecca Gibbon (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16084-4). Alec and his grandfather find how to save a beloved tree in this Christmas tale. Ages 5–8.

The Mermaid’s Purse by Patricia Polacco (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16692-1). After a tornado destroys a girl’s library, the community rallies to rebuild it. Ages 5–8.

The Water Princess by Susan Verde and Georgie Badiel, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17258-8). Based on supermodel Badiel’s childhood, this tells of a girl who dreams of bringing clean drinking water to her African village. Ages 5–8.

Fenway and Hattie and the Evil Bunny Gang by Victoria J. Coe (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99633-1). The canine star of Fenway and Hattie contends with bunnies. Ages 8–12.

Journey’s End by Rachel Hawkins (Oct. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16960-1). In the first of two fantasy adventures, Nolie and her scientist father spend a summer in a Scottish village. Ages 8–12.

The Matchstick Castle by Keir Graff (Jan. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99622-5). Two cousins help save an odd-looking house—home to an eccentric family—from demolition. Ages 8–12.

Between Worlds by Skip Brittenham (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17689-0). Two lost kids enter an alternate universe and discover they have magical powers. Ages 12–up.

Nemesis by Brendan Reichs (Jan. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54493-4). In this first book of a duology, a group of teens are the only survivors after an asteroid hits earth. Ages 12–up.

Queen of Saints and Thieves by Natalie Anderson (Jan. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54758-4). Tina’s prowess as a thief proves useful when she avenges her mother’s murder. Ages 12–up.

Sea of Ink and Gold: The Reader by Traci Chee (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17677-7). This series debut meshes stories of swashbuckling pirates and merciless assassins. Ages 12–up.

Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee by Mary G. Thompson (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99680-5). In this story of loss and hope, Amy returns home after her kidnapping six years earlier. Ages 14–up.

Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54656-3). In this tale of first love, Henry wants to help Grace put herself back together. Ages 14–up.

Pasadena by Sherri L. Smith (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99625-6). When her best friend is found dead in a swimming pool, Jude sets out to discover the truth. Ages 14–up.

Ripple by Heather Smith Meloche (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17590-9). Two self-destructive teens gravitate toward each other and discover the best of themselves. Ages 14–up.


The Gingerbread Man is back in The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo by Laura Murray, illus. by Mike Lowery (Aug. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16867-3), ages 5–8. Humphrey’s Tiny Tales presents Humphrey’s Mixed-Up Magic Trick by Betty G. Birney, illus. by Priscilla Burris (Aug. 23, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17230-4), ages 5–8. Summer on East End continues with Double Eclipse by Melissa de la Cruz (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17356-1), ages 12–up. And The Midnight Star by Marie Lu (Oct. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16785-0) concludes Young Elites, ages 12–up.


The Emotionary: A Dictionary of Words That Don’t Exist for Feelings That Do by Eden Sher, illus. by Julia Wertz (Oct. 18, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-59514-838-4). A girl who can’t articulate her feelings through existing words makes up her own. Ages 12–up.

Iceling by Sasha Stephenson (Dec. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-769-1). Lorna’s adopted sister is an Iceling, born on a remote Arctic island. Ages 12–up.

A Million Junes by Emily Henry (Jan. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49396-1). The sequel to The Love That Split the World explores a curse plaguing the families of two teens in love. Ages 12–up.

What Light by Jay Asher (Oct. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-551-2). In this love story, Sierra sees beyond Caleb’s past and is determined to help him find forgiveness and redemption. Ages 12–up.

You in Five Acts by Una LaMarche (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99893-9). Friends at a performing arts school look back on a tragic event that upended their lives. Ages 12–up.


Crystal Storm by Morgan Rhodes (Dec. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-822-3) joins Falling Kingdoms, ages 12–up. Zodiac offers Black Moon by Romina Russell (Dec. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-745-5), ages 12–up. And An Ember in the Ashes continues with A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir (Aug. 30, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-101-99887-8), ages 14–up.


Aberdeen by Stacey Previn (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47148-2) introduces a mischievous mouse explorer. Ages 2–5.

I Am the Mountain Mouse by Gianna Marino (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46955-7). What his three timid companions see and what an intrepid mouse sees is never the same. Ages 3–5.

Nope by Drew Sheneman (Jan. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99731-4) tells of a nurturing mama bird, a fearful baby bird, and his near-failure to launch. Ages 3–5.

Shy by Deborah Freedman (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47496-4). When he sees a bird, Shy is afraid to leave the gutter of the book and venture out onto the page. Ages 3–5.

The Lost House by B.B. Cronin (Sept. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99921-9). Siblings can’t go to the playground with their grandfather until they find his missing possessions. Ages 3–7.

Mitford at the Hollywood Zoo by Donald Robertson (Jan. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47543-5). Mitford the giraffe covers the red carpet for a magazine at the Academy Zoowards. Ages 3–7.

Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale by Josh Funk, illus. by Rodolfo Montalvo (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47230-4), is a story about looking past external differences to befriend the person (or dragon) underneath. Ages 4–8.

A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28768-2), celebrates the life and work of Keats on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Ages 7–10.

Caveboy Dave: More Scrawny Than Brawny by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Phil McAndrew (Nov. 1, hardcover, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47547-3), launches a graphic novel series about the misadventures of a young caveman. Ages 8–12.

The Metropolitans by Carol Goodman (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99766-6). After a museum curator asks kids to find a book of Arthurian legends, they develop magical powers. Ages 8–12.

Ugly by Robert Hoge (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28775-0) tells how Hoge persevered and lead a normal life while dealing with physical deformities and tough choices. Ages 8–12.

Fanny in France: With French Adventures and French Recipes by Alice Waters, illus. by Ann Arnold (Oct. 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01666-2). Chef Alice Waters’s daughter narrates this culinary tour of France. Ages 10–up.

My Future Ex-Girlfriend by Jake Gerhardt (Jan. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47541-1). The characters from Me and Miranda Mullaly land their perfect matches in this follow-up. Ages 10–up.

Wildings by Eleanor Glewwe (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46885-7) is a fantasy about the bond between twins and standing up for what’s right. Ages 10–up.

Wirewalker by Mary Hall (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01646-4) is a novel about inner-city horrors and one boy’s journey to overcome them. Ages 12–up.

Kids of Appetite by David Arnold (Sept. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47078-2). Vic sets off on a journey after finding a message in the urn holding his father’s ashes. Ages 14–up.

Transcendent by Katelyn Detweiler (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46963-2). When terrorists bomb Disney World, a girl is called upon to heal a broken world. Ages 14–up.


Suzy Kline’s Horrible Harry reappears in Horrible Harry and the Battle of the Bugs (Jan. 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28820-7), ages 7–10. The Witches of Benevento by John Bemelmans Marciano, illus. by Sophie Blackall, adds Beware the Clopper! (Sept. 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47182-6) and Respect Your Ghosts (Jan. 31, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47183-3), ages 7–10. Mabel Jones returns in Mabel Jones and the Doomsday Book by Will Mabbitt (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99962-2), ages 8–12. The Last Kids on Earth return in The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade by Max Brallier, illus. by Douglas Holgate (Sept. 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01662-4), ages 8–12. The Seelie King’s War by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01436-1) is the final book of The Seelie Wars, ages 8–12. Max Helsing: Monster Hunter returns in Max Helsing and the Beast of Bone Creek by Curtis Jobling (Nov. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47480-3), ages 10–up. New Smithsonian titles are How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture by Tonya Bolden (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47637-1) and When the Sky Breaks: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and the Worst Weather in the World by Simon Winchester (Jan. 31, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47635-7), ages 10–up. The Edge of Nowhere concludes with The Edge of the Light by Elizabeth George (Aug. 16, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01299-2), ages 12–up.

And joining Lady Helen Novels is The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman (Jan. 31, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-670-78548-3), ages 14–up.


A Celebration of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter (Nov. 1, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-241-24943-7). Marking Potter’s 150th birthday, this book features images of her characters as interpreted by other illustrators. Ages 3–7.

The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots by Beatrix Potter, illus. by Quentin Blake (Sept. 6, hardcover, $20, ISBN 978-0-241-24944-4). Written in 1914 but never illustrated, this story of a cat’s adventure is packaged with a story CD. Ages 3–7.


Peter Rabbit appears in Sweet Dreams, Peter by Beatrix Potter (Jan. 24, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-241-27599-3), ages up to 2. And Eric Hill’s Spot is back in Happy New Year, Spot! (Oct. 18, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-14-137009-5) and Get Well Soon, Spot (Jan. 24, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-14-137242-6), ages 3–5.

Penguin Young Readers

A Pig, a Fox, and Stinky Socks by Jonathan Fenske (Jan. 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15781-9) is a sequel to A Pig, a Fox, and a Box. Ages 6–7.


Kate and Mim-Mim star in Kate’s Wish by Lana Jacobs (Oct. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54142-1), ages 6–8. And No Bones! by Karen Romano Young (Oct. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54132-2) is a new Smithsonian title, ages 6–8.



The Revelation Saga concludes with The Evolution of Gabriel Adam by S.L. Duncan (Aug. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60542-609-9), ages 12–up.


Swan Boy by Nikki Sheehan (Oct. 11, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-78074-924-2). When a dancer turns his fear of being different into a strength, he discovers the magical power of change. Ages 9–13.

The Island by Olivia Levez (Sept. 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78074-859-7). A girl marooned on a desert island with only her memories to keep her company finds another survivor. Ages 13–up.


Moose, Goose, Animals on the Loose! A Canadian Wildlife ABC by Geraldo Valério (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-174-9). Paper collage art illustrates this animal alphabet. Ages 2–5.

What Noise Do I Make? by Brian McLachlan (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-150-3) introduces a range of animals and the sounds they make. Ages 2–5.

Margo Thinks Twice by Monica Arnaldo (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-162-6). A new pet dog helps ease a girl’s anxiety. Ages 3–7.

Maxwell the Monkey Barber by Cale Atkinson (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-103-9). A monkey who operates a barbershop has a knack for making animals feel their best. Ages 3–7.

I Am Josephine (and I Am a Living Thing) by Jan Thornhill, illus. by Jacqui Lee (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-156-5). Josephine explores her identities as various living things, including a curious girl, a big sister, and an animal. Ages 4–8.

Abigail the Whale by Davide Cali, illus. by Sonja Bougaeva (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-198-5). A girl who dreads swimming lessons uses creative thinking and self-esteem to embrace who she is. Ages 5–8.

Clara Humble and the Not-So-Super Powers by Anna Humphrey, illus. by Lisa Cinar (Sept. 13, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-147-3), kicks off a series about a girl who’s convinced she has superpowers. Ages 8–12.

Making Canada Home: How Immigrants Shaped This Country by Susan Hughes (Nov. 15, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-202-9) explores Canada’s history and identity. Ages 8–12.

Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-160-2). This look at being a female professional athlete includes interviews with women who play various sports. Ages 10–14.


You Are continues with You Are Two by Sara O’Leary, illus. by Karen Klassen (Sept. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-073-5), ages up to 3. Chirp stars in four titles adapted by J. Torres (Aug. 9, paper, $4.95 each), ages 3–7. Dojo returns in Dojo Surprise by Chris Tougas (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.95,

ISBN 978-1-77147-143-5), ages 3–7. West Meadows Detectives sleuth on

in The Case of Maker Mischief by Liam O’Donnell, illus. by Aurélie Grand (Oct. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-070-4), ages 7–10. And Wildlife Rescue adds Sea Otter Rescue by Suzi Eszterhas (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-175-6), ages 7–10.


The Island of Grump by Kenny Lamb, illus. by Jon Buckner (Aug. 9, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-943978-00-7). When Gilbert can’t shed his grumpiness, he finds himself alone on an island. Ages 3–7.

Does a Fiddler Crab Fiddle? by Corinne Demas and Artemis Roehrig, illus. by John Sandford (Sept. 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-943978-03-8), examines the world of fiddler crabs. Ages 4–8.

Little Frog and the Scary Autumn Thing by Jane Yolen, illus. by Ellen Shi (Sept. 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-943978-01-4). A frog doesn’t like the changes her first autumn brings. Ages 4–8.

DEX by Sheri Lynn Fishbach (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-943978-04-5). A gawky, lovesick amateur chef opens a gourmet lunch stand on his lawn. Ages 8–up.

Peter Pauper

The Highest Mountain of Books in the World by Rocio Bonilla (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-1999-9). A boy is able to explore his creative imagination through books. Ages 4–8.

Stripes the Cat Tiger by Jean Leroy, illus. by Bérengère Delaporte (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-2184-8). A domestic tabby cat aspires to be a ferocious tiger. Ages 4–8.


Hug This Book!, illus. by Fred Benaglia, designed by Barney Saltzberg (Oct. 24, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7284-1), offers an ode to the love of books. Ages 2–5.

Toto’s Apple by Mathieu Lavoie (Aug. 29, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7251-3). Creativity and perseverance reward a worm trying to reach an apple in a tree. Ages 2–5.

Undercover: One of These Things Is Almost Like the Others, illus. by Bastien Contraire, designed by Meagan Bennett (Sept. 5, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7250-6), introduces categorization and the art of disguise. Ages 3–6.

Tomi Ungerer: A Treasury of 8 Books by Tomi Ungerer (Oct. 24, hardcover, $49.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7285-8) rounds up eight Ungerer picture books in a slipcase volume. Ages 5–8.


First Concepts with Fine Artists introduces Squares & Other Shapes by Josef Albers (Sept. 26, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7256-8), ages 1–3. And Cook in a Book debuts with Pancakes! An Interactive Recipe Book, illus. by Lotta Nieminen, designed by Meagan Bennett (Oct. 24, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7283-4), ages 2–4.



Daisy and Daddy Story Books serves up Daisy Darling, Let’s Have Lunch! by Markus Majaluoma (Dec. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-9928050-9-8), ages 5–7. And Elizabeth Clark Story Books issues The Farmer and the Fairy: And Other Stories by Clark (Dec. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-9934884-2-9), ages 8–10.



Prince Noah Books picks up Prince Noah and the School Pirates by Silke Schnee, illus. by Heike Sistig (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-87486-765-7), ages 4–9.

Pomegranate Kids

The Colors of Ancient Egypt by Amy Mullen (Sept. 15, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-7541-7) introduces colors and Egyptian history and culture. Ages up to 5.

Owls and Loons by Zoe Burke, illus. by Inuit artists and printmakers of Kinngait Studios, Cape Dorset (Sept. 15, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-7542-4) spotlights Arctic birds. Ages up to 5.

Bertram and His Fabulous Animals by Paul T. Gilbert, illus. by Minnie H. Rousseff and Barbara Maynard (Sept. 15, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-7539-4). Originally published in 1937, this collects 10 stories of a boy’s adventures with various creatures. Ages 5–10.


The Kraken’s Rules for Making Friends by Brittany R. Jacobs (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-57687-814-9). A shark offers a bad-tempered sea creature advice for making friends. Ages 3–7.


Mermaid and the Parakeet by Véronique Massenot, illus. by Vanessa Hié (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-3-7913-7265-5). Inspired by Henri Matisse’s vision of a mermaid stranded by a storm, this is a story of bravery and friendship. Ages 4–up.

Oskar Loves... by Britta Teckentrup (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-3-7913-7270-9). A raven invites readers to explore the natural world. Ages 4–up.


All My Animals by Dawid Ryski (Nov. 1, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-777-0). Pairs images of animals with items from the human world that convey their personalities. Ages 3–up.

The Illustrated Atlas of Architecture and Marvelous Monuments by Alexandre Verhille and Sarah Tavernier, trans. by Noelia Hobeika (Nov. 1, hardcover, $27.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-775-6), showcases some of the world’s most unique buildings. Ages 8–up.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin, adapted by Marine Tasso, trans. by Noelia Hobeika, illus. by Thomas Baas (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-767-1), features contemporary art. Ages 4–up.

Show & Tell Me the World by Tom Schamp (Dec. 1, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-779-4) offers a guide to the nuances of everyday life. Ages 4–up.

Friends Forever by Roald Kaldestad, trans. by Rosie Hedger, illus. by Björn Rune Lie (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-773-2). A boy makes new friends and cherishes the old. Ages 6–up.

Hightech Hack: Modern Technologies by Susanne Schädlich, illus. by Jörg Block (Dec. 1, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-769-5), is an illustrated guide to today’s technology. Ages 8–up.

Princeton Architectural Press

Listen! Listen! by Ann Rand, illus. by Paul Rand (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-494-8), encourages children to listen to and repeat noises they hear every day. Ages 3–6.

Pablo & His Chair by Delphine Perret (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-490-0). Initially angry that his birthday gift is a chair, Pablo uses it to become a chair acrobat. Ages 3–8.


Who Built That? issues Bridges: An Introduction to Ten Great Bridges and Their Designers by Didier Cornille, trans. by Yolanda Stern Broad (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-516-7), ages 7–12.

Puffin Canada

Once Upon a Golden Apple: 25th Anniversary Edition by Jean Little and Maggie de Vries, illus. by Phoebe Gilman (Oct. 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-670-07007-7), celebrates the anniversary of this fractured fairy tale. Ages up to 3.

Hurry Up, Henry by Jennifer Lanthier, illus. by Isabelle Malenfant (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-670-06837-1) touts the virtues of moving slowly in our hurried world. Ages 3–7.

Great by Lauri Holomis and Glen Gretzky, illus. by Kevin Sylvester (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-670-06990-3). A young hockey player stars in this story of the importance of teamwork. Ages 4–8.

Jay Versus the Saxophone of Doom by Kara Kootstra, illus. by Kim Smith (Jan. 3, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-670-06940-8). A boy deals with a bullying hockey teammate—and learning to play the saxophone. Ages 8–12.


Tow-Truck Pluck by Annie M.G. Schmidt, trans. by David Colmer, illus. by Fiep Westendorp (Jan. 10, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-112-9). Pluck drives his tow truck all over town looking for a place to live. Ages 3–7.

In Their Shoes: Fairy Tales and Folktales, selected by Julia Nicholson and Anne-Laure Mercier, illus. by Lucie Arnoux (Oct. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78269-101-3). Red shoes, golden slippers, and seven-league boots are featured in this look at the fairy-tale world of footwear. Ages 9–12.


Save the Story issues 10 volumes, including The Story of Antigone by Sophocles, retold by Ali Smith, illus. by Laura Paoletti (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-016-0); The Story of Gulliver by Jonathan Swift, retold by Jonathan Coe, illus. by Sara Oddi (Oct. 4, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-019-1); and The Story of King Lear by William Shakespeare, retold by Melania G. Mazzucco, trans. by Virginia Jewiss, illus. by Emanuela Orciari (Dec. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-020-7), ages 8–12. And Wildwitch launches with Wildfire (Sept. 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78269-083-2) and Oblivion (Dec. 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78269-084-9) by Lene Kaaberbol, trans. by Charlotte Barslund, illus. by Rohan Eason, ages 9–12.


Australia Illustrated by Tania McCartney (Nov. 1, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-21-7) showcases Australian flora, fauna, landmarks, and idiosyncrasies. Ages 4–8.

Patch and Ruby by Anouska Jones, illus. by Gwynneth Jones (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-22-4). In this friendship tale, a lonely pony’s life changes. Ages 4–8.


A Kids’ Year presents A Texas Year: Twelve Months in the Life of Texan Kids by Tania McCartney, illus. by Tina Snerling (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-06-4), ages 4–8.

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15 Things Not to Do with a Grandma by Margaret McAllister, illus. by Holly Sterling (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-854-7), is a follow-up to 15 Things Not to Do with a Baby. Ages 4–7.

The Star Tree by Catherine Hyde (Aug. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-672-7). Miranda takes a magical midnight journey with a great white owl, a little red hare, and others. Ages 4–8.

A Walk on the Wild Side by Louis Thomas (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-914-8) spotlights 65 animals from different habitats. Ages 5–8.

Giving Thanks by Ellen Surrey (Oct. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-879-0) showcases 100 ways to say thank you. Ages 6–9.

A Year Full of Stories by Angela McAllister, illus. by Christopher Corr (Oct. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-868-4), compiles 52 myths, fairy tales, and legends from around the world. Ages 6–9.

The Dragon’s Hoard: Stories from the Viking Sagas by Lari Don, illus. by Cate James (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-681-9), collects 11 tales of warriors, heroes, and heroines. Ages 8–12.


Great Big Books adds The Great Big Body Book by Mary Hoffman, illus. by Ros Asquith (Aug. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-872-1), ages 4–7. The Life and Soul Library acquires four titles by Chris McCurry and Emma Waddington, illus. by Louis Thomas, including Why Are People Different Colors? (Aug. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-864-6) and Why Don’t We All Live Together Anymore? (Aug. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-867-7), ages 4–8. Little People, Big Dreams greets Amelia Earhart by Ma Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illus. by Mariadiamantes (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-888-2); and Maya Angelou by Lisbeth Kaiser, illus. by Leire Salaberria (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-889-9), ages 5–8. And The Story Orchestra releases Four Seasons in One Day: Press the Note to Hear Vivaldi’s Music by Jessica Courtney Tickle (Oct. 4, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-877-6), ages 6–9.


Animal Babies Do the Strangest Things by Charles Fuge (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-120-8) illustrates what makes baby animals unique and what they have in common. Ages up to 5.

Footloose by Kenny Loggins, illus. by Tim Bowers (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-118-5), in which the song is rewritten for children to be about a zookeeper named Jack who joins the animals in an all-night dance party. Ages 2–6.

Bug Camp: Where Every Day’s an Adventure by Tim Forrest and Jen Hamel (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-116-1) offers insect-related facts, games, and experiments. Ages 8–12.

Fish Tricks: The Wild and Wacky World of Fish by Haude Levesque (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-114-7) reveals how fish communicate, protect themselves, and more. Ages 8–12.

Get the Scoop on Animal Snot, Spit & Slime! From Snake Venom to Fish Slime, 251 Cool Facts About Mucus, Saliva & More by Dawn Cusick (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-115-4) uncovers the science behind creatures’ goo. Ages 8–12.


New Modern Retellings are Alice in Wonderland: The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Eric Puybaret (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-110-9) and The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Adventures by Rudyard Kipling, illus. by Bob Dacey and Debra Bandelin (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-113-0), both narrated by Joe Rhatigan and Charles Nurnberg, ages 2–6. And Poetry for Kids issues Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson, ed. by Susan Snively, illus. by Christine Davenier (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-117-8), ages 8–12.



Wee Gallery offers four books by Suraya Sajani (Oct. 1, board books, $9,95-$12.95 each), ages 2-4. Busy Wheels rolls along with six titles by Peter Bently, illus. by Martha Lightfoot, among them Ambulance in Action! (Oct. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-040-9) and Tractor Saves the Day (Oct. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-045-4), ages 3–5. Storytime gains six storybooks, including Albert and Sarah Jane by Malachy Doyle, illus. by Jo Parry (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-013-3); and I’m the Happiest by Anan Shuttlewood (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-016-4), ages 4–8. New Topsy Turvy titles by Wes Magee, illus. by Tracey Tucker, are Ocean (Oct. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-999-2) and Animals (Oct. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-998-5), ages 4–8. Among the six new LifeCycles titles by Camilla de la Bedoyere are Caterpillar To Butterfly (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-028-7) and Seed To Sunflower (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-031-7), ages 4–8. And Monsters’ Nonsense offers four books by Peter Bently, illus. by Duncan Beedie (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95 each), ages 4–8.

Paul Boston’s Find Your Way picks up In The Jungle: Use Your Math and Mapping Skills to Swing Through the Jungle and Complete Your Mission (Oct. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-035-5) and Under The Sea: Use Your Math and Mapping Skills to Glide Through the Sea and Complete Your Mission (Oct. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-034-8), ages 5–8. Joining Art Quest are Modern Art Mayhem: Save the Day! Create Your Own Adventure and Save the Gallery From Disaster by Susie Hodge (Oct. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-038-6), ages 6–9; and Hodge’s Classic Art Counterfeit: Be a Hero! Create Your Own Adventure and Solve the Mystery of The Forged Paintings (Oct. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-039-3), ages 7–9. And joining What on Earth? are Water: Explore, Create and Investigate (Sept. 21, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-019-5) and Wind: Explore, Create and Investigate (Sept. 21, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-018-8) by Isabel Thomas, illus. by Pau Morgan, ages 6–12.

Science Crackers issues four books by Raman Prinja, illus. by Steve Parker, among them Awesome Astronomy (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-024-9) and Crackling Chemistry (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-026-3), ages 7–12. Math Quest has four additions by David Glover, illus. by Tim Hutchinson, including Cavern of Clues: Be a Hero! Create Your Own Adventure to Uncover Black Beard’s Gold (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-007-2) and The Museum Of Mysteries: Be a Hero! Create Your Own Adventure to Rescue an Ancient Treasure (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-009-6), ages 8–12. And 50 Things You Should Know About adds five titles, including 50 Things You Should Know About Space by Raman Prinja (Sept. 20, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-962-6), ages 8–12; and 50 Things You Should Know About the Environment by Jen Green (Sept. 21, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-021-8), ages 9–12.



Hands-On Family issues Astronomy Lab for Kids: 52 Family-Friendly Activities by Michelle Nichols (Oct. 1, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-134-1), ages 6–up; and Math Lab for Kids: Fun Projects for Learning About Shapes and Numbers by Rebecca Rapoport and J. Yoder (Jan. 1, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-252-2), ages 7–10.

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Knickerbocker Classics picks up six novels, among them Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, illus. by M.A. Claus and W.J.A. Claus (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63106-247-6); and The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, illus. by Paul Bransom (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63106-251-3), ages 9–12.


The Snow Angels’ Christmas: A First First Christmas Story by MJ Michaels, illus. by Kathy Nausley (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-124-6), is a Nativity story featuring angels. Ages 3–6.



There are seven new Young Voyageur biographies, including Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People by Clara Ingram Judson (Oct. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5225-0) and Path to the Pacific: The Story of Sacagawea by Neta Lohnes Frazier (Oct. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5227-4), ages 9–14.

Quarto/Walter Foster Jr.

ABC Yoga by Christiane Engel (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-146-8) pairs simplified yoga poses with alphabetized animals and objects. Ages 3–6.

The Curious Guide to Things That Aren’t by John Fixx, illus. by Abby Carter (Nov. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-176-5), offers a riddle for each alphabet letter, with clues to questions about intangible items such as air, breath, and jokes. Ages 6–8.


Technical Tales releases How to Build a House by Saskia Lacey, illus. by Martin Sodomka (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-141-3), ages 6–8. Up Close focuses on Fur & Feathers (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-167-3) and Reptiles & Amphibians (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-166-6) by Heidi Fiedler, ages 6–8. New Playmobil titles by Richard Unglik are Adventures in History (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-185-7) and Animals of the World (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-184-0), ages 6–12. Jurassic Classics adds The Prehistoric Masters of Art: Discover Art History with a Prehistoric Twist! by Saskia Lacey (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-180-2), ages 7–11. Ancient Earth Journal offers The Late Jurassic: Notes, Drawings, and Observations from Prehistory by Juan Carlos Alonso and Gregory S. Paul (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-108-6), ages 8–12. 101 Series for Kids continues with 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up by Bianca Schulze (Oct. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-169-7) and 101 Ways to Gross Out Your Friends by Julie Huffman (Oct. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-168-0), ages 8–12. And 30 Second Series issues four books, including Inventions in 30 Seconds by Mike Goldsmith, illus. by Chris Andersen (Dec. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-186-4); and Weather in 30 Seconds by Jen Green with Adam Scaife, illus. by Tom Woolley (Dec. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-189-5), ages 8–12.

Quarto/Wide Eyed Editions

The 50 States: Fun Facts by Gabrielle Balkan, illus. by Sol Linero (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-869-1). This guide to each state’s wildlife, people, and landmarks includes a puzzle map of the U.S. Ages 4–7.

Atlas of Animal Adventures by Rachel Williams and Emily Hawkins, illus. by Lucy Letherland (Sept. 9, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-84780-841-7). This follow-up to Atlas of Adventures contains info on animal migrations, behaviors, and habits. Ages 6–9.

The Hello Atlas: Listen to 133 Different Languages! by Ben Handicott, illus. by Kenard Pak (Oct. 4, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-863-9), is a celebration of written and verbal language, with a downloadable app feauring recordings of the book’s phrases. Ages 6–9.

Destination: Space by Christoph Englert, illus. by Tom Clohosy Cole (Sept. 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-840-0), explains the science behind the stars, planets, meteors, and comets. Ages 8–12.

Illuminature by Rachel Williams, illus. by Carnovsky (Oct. 4, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-84780-887-5). A three-colored lens illuminates the fauna and flora of 10 of the world’s habitats. Ages 8–12.


Science x 10 introduces Day of the Dinosaurs by Steve Brusatte, illus. by Daniel Chester (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-845-5), ages 6–9.

Quarto/Words & Pictures

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlof, adapted by Kochka, illus. by Olivier Latyk (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-910277-19-5). A boy journeys among wild geese in this die-cut version of a Swedish classic. Ages 8–12.


She’s So Boss by Stacey Kravetz (Oct. 18, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-416-1) aims to give girls the confidence and skills they need to transform their passions into thriving businesses. Ages 14–up.


Wilf the Mighty Worrier returns inWilf the Mighty Worrier Battles a Pirate by Georgia Pritchett (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-320-1), ages 7–11. And The Australia Trilogy launches with Way Down Dark by J.P. Smythe (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-385-0), ages 12–18.

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Skyscraper Throne adds The Glass Republic by Tom Pollock (Oct. 4, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-348-5), ages 12–18. And The True Trilogy concludes with True Power by Gary Meehan (Dec. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-397-3), ages 12–18.


Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies by Tanya Anderson (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-9669258-7-6) chronicles three devastating explosions at arsenals where women and girls made ammunition. Ages 14–up.



Kid Legends continues with Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends by David Stabler, illus. by Doogie Horner (Aug. 9, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-59474-896-7), ages 9–12. And Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children issues Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Movie Tie-In Edition by Ransom Riggs (Aug. 2, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-59474-902-5), ages 14–up.

Random House

Blabla Books: Night-Night, Wooly (Oct. 25, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52051-4) and Peekaboo, Pierre (Oct. 25, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51347-9) by Florence Wetterwald are photographic board books featuring knitted animal characters. Ages up to 3.

Day Dreamers: A Journey of Imagination by Emily Winfield Martin (Aug. 2, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93522-4). This companion to Dream Animals celebrates daydreamers. Ages 2–5.

Rescue Squad No. 9 by Mike Austin (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93662-7). In this companion to Fire Engine No. 9, a rescue squad saves a stranded sailor and her dog. Ages 3–7.

Buddy’s Bedtime Battery by Christina Geist, illus. by Tim Bowers (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51339-4). At bedtime, a boy decides he’s a robot and must “power down.” Ages 3–7.

Charlotte’s Very Own Dress by Trisha Krauss (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52095-8). A girl who is tired of wearing her older sisters’ hand-me-downs gets a surprise. Ages 3–7.

Imagine That! How Dr. Seuss Wrote The Cat in the Hat by Judy Sierra, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51097-3), profiles Dr. Seuss. Ages 3–7.

Little Babymouse and the Christmas Cupcakes by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93743-3) is this graphic-novel heroine’s picture book debut. Ages 3–7.

The Littlest Family’s Big Day by Emily Winfield Martin (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51101-7). A family moves to the forest in this tale of friendship, adventure, and belonging. Ages 3–7.

123 Dream by Kim Krans (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53932-5). This companion to ABC Dream features drawings of animals and natural scenes. Ages 3–7.

Penguin Problems by Jory John, illus. by Lane Smith (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51337-0). A penguin grumps that penguin life isn’t all fun and games. Ages 3–7.

Quit Calling Me a Monster! by Jory John, illus. by Bob Shea (Aug. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38990-7), is a tale about eschewing stereotypes and learning empathy. Ages 3–7.

Runaway Egg by Katy Hudson (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52319-5). Waiting for his new brother to hatch, Chick watches the egg crack, sprout legs, and sprint away. Ages 3–7.

That’s Me Loving You by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Teagan White (Dec. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93238-4), highlights signs of affection in the natural world. Ages 3–7.

100 Dresses: If the Magic Fits by Susan Maupin Schmid (Oct. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53366-8) debuts a series about a castle servant who finds a closet full of magical dresses. Ages 8–12.

The Library Book: Curse of the Boggin by D.J. MacHale (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93253-7) launches a series set a place where no one knows how stories end, and stories you can’t finish might finish you. Ages 8–12.

Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51036-2). Beans, cousin of Turtle in Paradise’s protagonist, stars in this story set in Depression-era Key West. Ages 8–12.

Welcome to Wonderland: Home Sweet Motel by Chris Grabenstein (Oct. 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53602-7; paper, $13.50, ISBN 978-1-5247-0143-7) launches a series about wacky happenings at the motel that’s home to a boy who is fond of storytelling and schemes. Ages 8–12.

Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Dave Rudden (Aug. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52297-6). In this trilogy launch, an orphan joins an order of knights that keeps monsters at bay. Ages 10–up.

Kingdom on Fire: A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53590-7). This series launch introduces a sorceress in a Victorian London filled with magic, romance, and betrayal. Ages 12–up.

The Serpent’s Promise: Poison’s Kiss by Breeana Shields (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93782-2) debuts a series, based in Indian folklore, starring a teen assassin whose kiss kills. Ages 12–up.

Glitter by Aprilynne Pike (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93370-1). In a future world where Versailles residents live like it’s the 18th century, a soon-to-be queen strugglea for her life. Ages 14–up.


Joining Big Bright & Early Board Books is Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins, illus. by Eric Gurney (Sept. 6, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53901-1), ages up to 3. The Brave Little Puppy by Lori Evert, illus. by Per Breiehagen (Sept. 13, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54945-8), is a new Wish title, ages 2–5. Peter Cottontail stars in Hooray for Easter! by Linda Karl (Jan. 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55787-3), ages 2–5. Belle & Boo return in Hop Along Boo, Time for Bed by Mandy Sutcliffe (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54947-2), ages 3–7. Among the new Berenstain Bears titles are The Big Book of Berenstain Bears Stories (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55597-8) and First Time Books: The Berenstain Bears Meet Santa Bear, Deluxe Edition (Sept. 13, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55767-5) by Stan and Jan Berenstain, ages 3–7. New Richard Scarry titles include Richard Scarry’s Busytown Treasury (Sept. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53899-1) and Richard Scarry’s Busiest People Ever! (Jan. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-394-83293-7), ages 3–7.

Among the forthcoming Thomas & Friends titles are Thomas & Friends 5-Minute Stories: The Sleepytime Collection (Aug. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55207-6), ages 3–7. New Pictureback titles include Just Me and My Buddies by Mercer Mayer (Jan. 10, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55376-9) and Richard Scarry’s Vrooming, Zooming Stories by Richard Scarry (Jan. 10, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55592-3), ages 3–7. New Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat releases by Tish Rabe, illus. by Tom Brannon, are Super Rover’s Space Adventure (Sept. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55204-5), ages 3–7; and Have No Fear! Halloween is Here! (Aug. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93492-0), ages 4–6. Step into Reading Science Readers gains Polar Bear Babies by Susan Ring, illus. by Lisa McCue (Sept. 13, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54954-0), ages 4–6. Among the additions to Step into Reading are Tooth Fairy’s Night by Candice Ransom (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55364-6), ages 4–6; and The Mystery of the Riverboat Robber by Geoffrey Hayes (Sept. 13, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52053-8), ages 5–8. Sky High: George Ferris’s Big Wheel by Monica Kulling, illus. by Gene Barretta (Oct. 11, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93452-4), is a new Step into Reading History Reader, ages 5–8. The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library acquires Who Hatches the Egg? All About Eggs by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu (Jan. 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-449-81498-7), ages 5–8.

Forthcoming Beginner Books include Come Over to My House by Dr. Seuss, illus. by Katie Kath (Sept. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53665-2), ages 5–9. New Stepping Stone Books include Louise Trapeze Can SO Save the Day by Micol Ostow, illus. by Brigette Barrager (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49747-2; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49750-2), ages 6–9; and The Dino Files: It’s Not a Dinosaur! by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Mike Boldt (Oct. 11, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52197-9), ages 7–10. Dog Diaries welcomes Rolf by Kate Klimo, illus. by Tim Jessell (Jan. 10, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55128-4), ages 7–10. The School of Dragons starts up with Volcano Escape! by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld (Sept. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93337-4), Greatest Inventions by Nancy Castaldo (Sept. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93340-4), and Storm Approaching! by Zoehfeld (Jan. 3, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93343-5), ages 7–10. Squish returns in Pod vs. Pod by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (Aug. 23, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-307-98308-4), ages 7–10.

The Enchanted Files adds Hatched by Bruce Coville (Oct. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39255-6), ages 8–12. DC Super Hero Girls debuts with Super Hero High Yearbook! by Shea Fontana (Sept. 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0106-2) and Batgirl at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee (Jan. 3, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94065-5), ages 8–12. OMG Classics! presents Darcy Swipes Left by Jane Austen and Courtney Carbone (Sept. 27, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94052-5) and Scrooge #worstgiftever by Charles Dickens and Brett Wright (Sept. 27, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55064-5), ages 14–up. And also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Horse Diaries, DC Super Friends, Sesame Street, Barbie, PAW Patrol, SpongeBob SquarePants, Shimmer and Shine, Disney Palace Pets, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Blaze and the Monster Machines, DreamWorks Trolls, and The Secret Life of Pets.

Random House Australia

The Lost Sapphire by Belinda Murrell (Oct. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-925324-11-2). When an abandoned mansion is returned to her family after decades, Marli discovers clues to the past. Ages 9–12.


Clementine Rose jets off in Clementine Rose and the Paris Puzzle by Jacqueline Harvey (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-788-4), ages 6–8. Lulu Bell stars in Lulu Bell’s Amazing Animal Adventures: 4 Books in 1 by Belinda Murrell, illus. by Serena Geddes (Sept. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-925324-35-8), ages 6–8. Aim for the Top by Aleesah Darlison (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-14-378114-1) joins Netball Gems, ages 8–11. Alice-Miranda is back in Alice-Miranda in China by Jacqueline Harvey (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-520-0), ages 8–12. Leo da Vinci returns in Leo Da Vinci vs the Furniture Overlord by Michael Pryor, illus. by Jules Faber (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-839-3), ages 9–11. And My Life and Other Stuff? issues My Life & Other Exploding Chickens by Tristan Bancks, illus. by Gus Gordon (Sept. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-531-6), ages 9–12.

Random/Clarkson Potter

An Incomplete Book of Awesome Things by Wee Society (Aug. 23, hardcover, $10, ISBN 978-0-553-45980-7). Hula hoops, lava, flashlights, wind, and s’mores make this list of awesome items. Ages 2–5.


Mr. Moon by Michael Paraskevas (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54992-2). This bedtime tale addresses the question, “What does Mr. Moon do when you’re fast asleep?” Ages 3–7.

Dog on Board: The True Story of Eclipse, the Bus-Riding Dog by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and Jeffrey Young, illus. by William Muñoz (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54988-5). Photos accompany this story of a Seattle dog that can ride the bus all by herself. Ages 4–8.

Everything Is Awkward by Mike Bender and Doug Chernack (Sept. 20, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54984-7) takes a photographic look at childhood moments that didn’t go as planned. Ages 5–9.

Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom by David Neilsen (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93578-1). Three kids must uncover the secret power of a mysterious doctor who lures kids to his extravagant playground, where they fall under his spell. Ages 8–12.

Flying Lessons & Other Stories by We Need Diverse Books, ed. by Ellen Oh (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93459-3) collects tales saluting uniqueness and universality by Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Grace Lin, Walter Dean Myers, Jacqueline Woodson, and others. Ages 8–12.

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal by Jeffrey Brown (Aug. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38835-1). This graphic-novel series launch introduces two cave siblings living 40,000 years ago. Ages 8–12.

The Uncommoners: The Crooked Sixpence by Jennifer Bell (Jan. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49843-1) kicks off a fantasy trilogy about a magical city beneath London. Ages 8–12.

The Wizard’s Dog by Eric Kahn Gale (Jan. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53736-9) debuts a duology offering a spin on the Excalibur legend, told by a dog who wants to be a magician. Ages 8–12.

The Last Message Received by Emily Trunko (Jan. 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55776-7) collects text messages, social media posts, etc. adapted from this Tumblr project. Ages 13–up.

Dear My Blank: Secrets We Never Sent by Emily Trunko, illus. by Lisa Congdon (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55742-2). From the Tumblr of the same name comes a collection of anonymous, unsent letters. Ages 14–up.

The Lost and the Found by Cat Clarke (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93204-9). When an abducted teen returns home to her family, is she really who she claims to be? Ages 14–up.


Kate the Great is back in Winner Takes All by Suzy Becker (Nov. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38880-1), ages 8–12. And Thrones and Bones continues with Skyborn by Lou Anders (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39040-8), ages 8–12.

Random/Del Rey

Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress: An Official Mojang Book by Craig Jelley (Oct. 11, hardcover, $15, ISBN 978-0-399-59321-5) is a guide to help Minecraft players develop their own medieval kingdoms. Ages 8–12.

Minecraft: The Survivors’ Book of Secrets: An Official Mojang Book by Stephanie Milton (Aug. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-399-59320-8) offers players tips on how to survive and thrive in the Minecraft world. Ages 8–12.


The Last Panther by Todd Mitchell (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55558-9). After discovering panthers thought to be extinct, Emily embarks on a journey to save the species. Ages 8–12.

Mistakes That Worked by Charlotte Jones, illus. by John O’Brien (Oct. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55202-1) spotlights everyday items that were invented by accident. Ages 8–12.

School Ship Tobermory by Alexander McCall Smith (Oct. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55261-8). Twins at a shipboard school investigate curious happenings in this series debut. Ages 8–12.

Silo and the Rebel Raiders by Veronica Peyton (Dec. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55241-0). Silo, the last in a line of web-footed thieves, is envied for his ability to see into the future. Ages 8–12.

The Imagination Box by Martyn Ford (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93627-6). An orphan with a keen imagination activates a box designed to make imagined things real. Ages 9–12.

Legendtopia: The Battle for Urth by Lee Bacon (Nov. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53402-3). In this duology debut, Kara stumbles through a door into a magical world, where she and a prince team up to save both kids’ realms. Ages 9–12.

Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49793-9). Set in wartime, this story reveals family love’s ability to turn despair into hope. Ages 10–up.

Five Days of Famous by Alyson Noel (Dec. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53796-3). Desperate to find a way out of loserville, Nick takes the only option left: he makes a wish. Ages 10–up.

The Secret Horses of Briar Hill by Megan Shepherd (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93975-8). In the garden of a hospital where winged horses live in mirrors, a girl discovers a horse with broken wings that has left the mirror-world. Ages 10–up.

Trailblazers: 33 Women in Science Who Changed the World by Rachel Swaby (Sept. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55396-7) profiles some of history’s key female scientists. Ages 10–up.

Because of the Sun by Jenny Torres Sanchez (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55145-1). In this novel of family and friendship, Dani learns the importance of forgiving. Ages 12–up.

Dead Girls Society by Michelle Krys (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50802-4). A bored teen jumps at the chance to play a game of thrills and dares that may not be what it seems. Ages 12–up.

Die for You by Amy Fellner Dominy (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93619-1). After a move following her parents’ divorce, Emma finds the perfect boyfriend—or does she? Ages 12–up.

The Door That Led to Where by Sally Gardner (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54997-7). In this mystery set in London, a boy returns to the past to make sense of the present. Ages 12–up.

The Flame Never Dies by Rachel Vincent (Aug. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74419-5). The war against demons continues in this sequel to The Stars Never Rise. Ages 12–up.

The Girl in the Picture by Alexandra Monir (Nov. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74390-7). After a boy is murdered at a prep school, a photo found in his effects hints at the culprit. Ages 12–up.

Going Geek by Charlotte Huang (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53943-1). A boarding school girl forced out of her comfort zone learns the value of being true to herself. Ages 12–up.

The Murderer’s Ape by Jakob Wegelius (Jan. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93175-2). After her comrade is falsely convicted of murder, an ape struggles to survive and exonerate him. Ages 12–up.

My Unscripted Life by Lauren Morrill (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49801-1). A Southern teen expects a ho-hum summer until she falls for an international pop star. Ages 12–up.

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49668-0; paper, $11.50, ISBN 978-1-5247-1630-1). In this novel about destiny and fate, a girl falls in love with a boy she meets on a New York City street hours before her family is to be deported to Jamaica. Ages 12–up.

Antisocial by Jillian Blake (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93896-6). After her prep school is hacked, exposing lives, Anna tries to save those close to her and protect her own secrets. Ages 14–up.

Bound by Blood and Sand by Becky Allen (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93214-8). When a slave girl in a drought-plagued world discovers the magic that will replenish the well, will she opt to save the realm that shackles her? Ages 14–up.

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93471-5). Damaged after living on the streets, a teen undergoes a journey to put herself back together again. Ages 14–up.

The Weight of Zero by Karen Fortunati (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93889-8). This story of loss, grief, hope, and love reveals a suicidal girl’s struggle with bipolar disorder. Ages 14–up.


Nightmares! picks up The Lost Lullaby by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller, illus. by Karl Kwasny (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74429-4), ages 8–12. Dead Serious releases The Ungrateful Dead by Rose Cooper (Sept. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74392-1), ages 8–12. Ages 9–12. Maze Runner continues with The Fever Code: Prequel by James Dashner (Sept. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51309-7), ages 12–up. And Colleen Houck’s Reawakened ushers in Recreated (Aug. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-37660-0), ages 14–up.



Finding Dory by Andrea Posner-Sanchez (Sept. 13, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3553-6) is a new Friendship Box, ages up to 3. Lift-the-Flaps adds Can You Find Dory? (Aug. 2, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3561-1), ages up to 3. Joining Padded Board Books are Finding Dory (Sept. 13, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3558-1), ages up to 3; and Disney Princess: Flounder Loves Ariel (Dec. 27, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3707-3) and Gus Loves Cinderella (Dec. 27, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3706-6), ages 4–6. Nifty Lift-and-Look welcomes Frosty’s First Christmas, illus. by Vincenzo Cucca and Katrina Mae Hao (Sept. 13, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55012-6), ages 2–5. Deluxe Picturebacks issues two Disney Moana titles (Oct. 4, paper, $4.99 each), ages 3–7. And new Official Guides are Disney Princess: Dream Big, Princess (Sept. 13, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3709-7); and Finding Dory Guide to Life by Kristen L. Depken, ages 3–7.

Picturebacks gains Let’s Play, Dory! by Bonita Garr (Aug. 2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3708-0) and Disney Frozen: Northern Lights: Oaken’s Invention by Andrea Posner-Sanchez (Sept. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3632-8), ages 3–7; and Beauty and the Beast Pictureback with Stickers by Melissa Arps (Jan. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3592-5), Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales: The Critterzen Clue Contest (Jan. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3593-2), and Disney Frozen: Olaf Loves... Everything! (Dec. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3590-1), ages 4–6.

New Step into Reading titles are Beauty and the Beast Deluxe Step into Reading by Melissa Lagonegro (Jan. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3594-9), Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales: The Best Ball by Ruth Homberg (Jan. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3596-3), Disney Frozen: The Right Track by Apple Jordan (Jan. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3588-8), Finding Dory Deluxe Step into Reading (Sept. 13, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3704-2), two Moana Deluxe Step into Reading titles (Oct. 4, paper, $4.99 each), and five Disney Princess books (Aug. 23, paper, $4.99 each), ages 4–6.

Stepping Stone Books issues Disney Princess: Merida: The Ghostly Horse by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, illus. by Gurihiru (Sept. 13, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3515-4); and Merida: The Secret Spell by Bardhan-Quallen (Jan. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3616-8), ages 6–9. Never Girls tie-ins include Never Girls Super Edition Chapter Book #2 by Kiki Thorpe (Sept. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3556-7) and Never Girls: Books 1-3 (Sept. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3580-2) and Never Girls: Books 4-6 (Sept. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3581-9) by Kiki Thorpe, illus. by Jana Christy, ages 6–9. Disney Chapters picks up Disney Frozen: Anna & Elsa by Erica David (Jan. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3480-5), ages 6–9. Deluxe Junior Novels gains Disney Moana (Oct. 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3574-1), ages 7–10. And Disney Moana Guide Book by Bill Scollon (Oct. 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3673-1) is a new Essential Guide, ages 9–12.


I Don’t Want to Be Big by Dev Petty, illus. by Mike Boldt (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93920-8). Frog doesn’t want to grow up in this companion to I Don’t Want to Be a Frog. Ages 3–7.

Imagine a City by Elise Hurst (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93457-9) is a tale encouraging readers to open their minds and dream of magical places. Ages 3–7.

10 Busy Brooms by Carole Gerber, illus. by Michael Fleming (Aug. 9, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53341-5), is a Halloween counting book. Ages 3–7.

When You’re Feeling Sick by Coy Bowles (Jan. 10, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55286-1) offers rhyming advice on how to face sick days with a positive attitude. Ages 3–7.


Peek-Through Picture Books celebrates The Twelve Days of Christmas by Britta Teckentrup (Oct. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94087-7), ages 3–7.


Sesame Street: Elmo Loves You by Sarah Albee, illus. by Maggie Swanson (Dec. 27, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55218-2). Elmo delivers rap-like rhymes about love. Ages 2–5.

Pets for Peter Book and Puzzle by Jane Werner Watson, illus. by Aurelius Battaglia (Jan. 10, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55363-9). A boy searches for a pet in this book with puzzle. Ages 2–5.


Little Golden Books adds I’m Not Sleepy by Trish Holland, illus. by Anne Kennedy (Jan. 10, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55058-4); Margaret Wise Brown’s The Whispering Rabbit by Brown (Jan. 10, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55518-3); My Little Golden Book About Abraham Lincoln by Bonnie Bader, illus. by Viviana Garofoli (Nov. 1, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93971-0) and My Little Golden Book About George Washington by Lori Haskins Houran (Nov. 1, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93969-7), both illus. by Viviana Garofoli; Richard Scarry’s The Animals’ Merry Christmas by Kathryn Jackson, illus. by Richard Scarry (Oct. 18, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93842-3);The Secret Garden by Frances Gilbert, illus. by Brigette Barrager (Jan. 10, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55225-0); and Treasure Island by Dennis Shealy (Jan. 10, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93836-2), ages 2–5.

Little Golden Books and Big Golden Books (hardcover, $9.99 each) also add new titles in the following series: DC Super Friends, Barbie Dreamtopia, SpongeBob SquarePants, Ghostbusters, Peter Cottontail, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Disney Frozen: Northern Lights, PAW Patrol, Shimmer and Shine, DreamWorks Trolls, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Marvel: Doctor Strange, Marvel: Guardians of the Galaxy, Sesame Street, Thomas & Friends, and Grumpy Cat, ages 2–6.

Little Golden Book Favorites releases four collections (hardcover, $7.99 each, ISBN 978-0-399-55501-5), ages 2–5. Nine Nickelodeon Tales (Aug. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55350-9) is a new Little Golden Book Treasury, ages 2–5. Everything I Need to Know... continues with Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Star Wars Little Golden Book by Geof Smith (Sept. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3656-4), ages 5–up; and Everything I Need to Know About Family I Learned From a Little Golden Book by Diane Muldrow (Jan. 17, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53851-9), ages 12–up.

Series in Spanish:

Little Golden Books: Una casa para un conejito (Home for a Bunny) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Garth Williams (Jan. 10, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55516-9); and La Historia de la Navidad (The Story of Christmas) by Jane Werner Watson, illus. by Eloise Wilkin (Sept. 13, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55205-2), ages 2–5.



Joining Little Golden Books are Disney Junior: The Lion Guard: Baboons! by Apple Jordan (Jan. 3, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3563-5); Disney Junior: Doc McStuffins: Baby McStuffins by Jennifer Liberts, illus. by Alan Batson (Jan. 3, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3567-3); Disney Junior: Goldie and Bear (Jan. 3, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3653-3), Disney Princess: Merida Is Our Babysitter by Apple Jordan, illus. by Mario Cortes and Meritxell Andreau (Sept. 13, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3614-4); Mickey Mouse and His Spaceship by Jane Werner (Sept. 13, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3633-5); Disney Moana by Andrea Posner-Sanchez (Oct. 4, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3603-8); Disney Junior: Miles from Tomorrowland: Space Race by Lauren Forte (Jan. 3, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3569-7); and Disney Classic: The Ugly Duckling (Jan. 3, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3571-0), ages 2–5. And Big Golden Books offers Beauty and the Beast by Melissa Arps (Jan. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3575-8), Disney Junior: Elena of Avalor: Flight of the Jaquins (Jan. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3552-9), and Disney Moana (Oct. 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3602-1), ages 3–7.


Eat, Sleep, Poop by Alexandra Penfold, illus. by Jane Massey (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75503-0), reveals life inside and outside of the crib from a baby’s-eye view. Ages 2–5.

10 Little Ninjas by Miranda Paul, illus. by Nate Wragg (Aug. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53497-9). This counting book centers on sneaky characters who are not ready to go to sleep. Ages 2–5.

And I Have You: A Book of Mothers and Babies by Maggie Smith (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51019-5) celebrates a mother’s love for her baby. Ages 3–7.

The Christmas Fox by Anik McGrory (Oct. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93500-2). Animals offer a special baby gifts in this Nativity story. Ages 3–7.

88 Instruments by Chris Barton, illus. by Louis Thomas (Aug. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53814-4). A boy who loves to make noise ponders which instrument to pick at a music store. Ages 3–7.

Monkey: Not Ready for the Baby by Marc Brown (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93327-5). Before the big arrival, Monkey learns what it means to be a big brother. Ages 3–7.

Ninja Bunny: Sister vs. Brother by Jennifer Gray Olson (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55074-4). A humongous carrot and sibling rivalry play into this follow-up to Ninja Bunny. Ages 3–7.

Panda Pants by Jacqueline Davies, illus. by Sydney Hanson (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53576-1). A battle of wills ensues when a panda insists on wearing pants. Ages 3–7.

This Is My Book! by Mark Pett (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93790-7). The author’s characters take over his book and tell a story of their own. Ages 3–7.

Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy by Richard Michelson, illus. by Edel Rodriguez (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93330-5), is a biography of this late actor. Ages 4–8.

Miss Paul and the President: The Creative Campaign for Women’s Right to Vote by Dean Robbins, illus. by Nancy Zhang (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93720-4), tells of suffragette Alice Paul, who persuaded Woodrow Wilson to back women’s right to vote. Ages 4–8.

Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant, illus. by Boris Kulikov (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-449-81337-9), is a biography of this blind man who was so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet. Ages 4–8.

Teddy & Co. by Cynthia Voigt, illus. by Paola Zakimi (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51160-4). The peaceful world of a group of lost toys is shaken up when new toys arrive. Ages 7–10.

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig, illus. by Chris Mould (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55265-6). Nikolas visits the North Pole to save his father—and the spirit of Christmas. Ages 8–12.

Horus and the Curse of Everlasting Regret by Hannah Voskuil (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93333-6). Two kids, a pet bat, and a mummy try to find a kidnapped girl and reverse an ancient Egyptian curse. Ages 8–12.

Molly & Pim and the Millions of Stars by Martine Murray (Jan. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55040-9). When her mom drinks a potion and turns into a tree, can Molly retrieve her? Ages 8–12.

The Most Frightening Story Ever Told by Philip Kerr (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52209-9). Billy enters a competition to survive a night in the Haunted House of Books. Ages 8–12.

A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51285-4). Two friends in Victorian England encounter wizards, witches, and a mysterious underworld. Ages 8–12.

The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones by Wendelin Van Draanen (Oct. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94040-2). A boy who takes refuge in his fiction writing finds the courage get to know the real characters in his life—and to let them know him. Ages 8–12.

The Trouble with Twins by Kathryn Siebel (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93273-5). Twins are separated in this tale of unlikely friendships the bond between sisters. Ages 8–12.

William and the Witch’s Riddle by Shutta Crum (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93269-8). In this Sleeping Beauty reimagining, a boy must solve a witch’s riddle in order to save his family. Ages 8–12.

Agents of the Glass: A New Recruit by Michael D. Beil (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75321-0). Tasked with shadowing a dangerous student at his new school, Andy has to identify his target before an evil organization catches on to him. Ages 9–12.

The Memory Wall by Lev AC Rosen (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93323-7). Nick escapes from his troubled real life into a video game, where he can face any problem. Ages 9–12.

The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-375-83199-7). A female inmate helps a prison warden’s daughter to break free of her past. Ages 9–12.

The Capybara Conspiracy: A Novel in Three Acts by Erica S. Perl (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55171-0). Two kids’ plan to kidnap their sports-obsessed school’s beloved mascot spirals out of control. Ages 10–up.

The Cartographer’s Daughter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53528-0). Inspired by Canary Islands folklore, this tells of a girl trying to map her own place in a world shaped by legends. Ages 10–up.

Beast by Brie Spangler (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93716-7). At group therapy for self-harmers, Dylan draws close to a girl who happens to be transgender. Ages 12–up.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Deluxe Illustrated Edition by John Boyne, illus. by Oliver Jeffers (Oct. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55931-0), offers an illustrated version of this novel set in Nazi Germany. Ages 12–up.

Everyone We’ve Been by Sarah Everett (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53844-1). After an accident, Addie discovers that she has had certain memories erased. Ages 12–up.

Lucy and Linh by Alice Pung (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55048-5). At her new private school, Lucy drifts away from her old life in this novel about growing into the person you want to be without leaving yourself behind. Ages 12–up.

A Song to Take the World Apart by Zan Romanoff (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93879-9). The women in Lorelei’s family never want to talk about the power their voices have—and she can’t seem to stop herself from singing. Ages 12–up.

The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55380-6). The stars of Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares return in this Christmas romance. Ages 12–up.

Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II by Albert Marrin (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50936-6) chronicles the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. Ages 12–up.

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75592-4). After pulling herself together following her mother’s death, Libby is ready to face high school in this novel about seeing and loving someone for who they truly are. Ages 14–up.

When They Fade by Jeyn Roberts (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75413-2; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53513-6). Two girls—one dead, one alive—must figure out how to help the other in order to save themselves. Ages 14–up.


Piper Green and the Fairy Tree issues The Sea Pony by Ellen Potter, illus. by Qin Leng (Aug. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49931-5), ages 7–9. The Nora Notebooks continues with The Trouble with Babies by Claudia Mills, illus. by Katie Kath (Aug. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39165-8), ages 7–10. The Secrets of the Pied Piper offers The Magician’s Key by Matthew Cody (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75526-9), ages 8–12. Wollstonecraft Detective Agency cracks open The Case of the Counterfeit Criminals by Jordan Stratford, illus. by Kelly Murphy (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75448-4), ages 8–12. Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials adds The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Volume 2 (Sept. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53512-9; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53513-6), ages 10–up. The DH joins The Triple Threat by John Feinstein (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53582-2), ages 10–up. And The Illuminae Files welcomes Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Oct. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49915-5), ages 14–up.


Beautiful Blue World by Suzanne LaFleur (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74300-6). In this reimagining of war, the army recruits children, who can to see what adults cannot. Ages 8–12.

Jubilee by Patricia Reilly Giff (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74486-7). A girl who stopped speaking when her mother left long ago finds her way back to her voice. Ages 8–12.

More Than Magic by Kathryn Lasky (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49891-2). The daughter of TV animators and a character in one of their cartoons team up to save the day in both of their worlds. Ages 8–12.

Perijee & Me by Ross Montgomery (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55397-4). When the tiny alien Caitlin befriends grows large, can she convince others that he is not a monster? Ages 8–12.

Watched by Marina Budhos (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53418-4). A boy who lives with his Bangladeshi parents in Queens stars in this story of living under constant surveillance. Ages 12–up.

Random/Schwartz & Wade

Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out! Games, Songs, and Stories from an African American Childhood by Patricia C. McKissack, illus. by Brian Pinkney (Jan. 10, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87088-0), is a combination songbook, storybook, and poetry collection. Ages 3–5.

A Greyhound, a Groundhog by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Chris Appelhans (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49805-9). When a greyhound and groundhog meet, wordplay and antics ensue. Ages 3–7.

Hank’s Big Day: The Story of a Bug by Evan Kuhlman, illus. by Chuck Groenink (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51150-5), stars a bug who likes playing with a girl. Ages 3–7.

Little Penguins by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Christian Robinson (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50770-6). Five penguins enjoy a snowy day. Ages 3–7.

Owl Sees Owl by Laura Godwin and Rob Dunlavey (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49782-3). A baby owl explores the starry world around him for the first time. Ages 3–7.

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love by Michelle Edwards, illus. by G. Brian Karas (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49710-6). Sophia makes a special hat for the woman who knits hats for everyone in the neighborhood. Ages 4–8.

The Lost Gift: A Christmas Story by Kallie George, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52481-9). Animals deliver a package for Santa. Ages 4–8.

Who’s the Grossest of Them All? by Susan McElroy Montanari, illus. by Jake Parker (Aug. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51190-1). Goblin and Troll argue about which of them is the most horrible creature in the forest. Ages 4–8.

My Name Is James Madison Hemings by Jonah Winter, illus. by Terry Widener (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38342-4), introduces the child of Thomas Jefferson and enslaved Sally Hemings. Ages 5–9.

Time Traveling with a Hamster by Ross Welford (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55149-9). A boy travels back to 1984 to try to prevent the go-kart accident that took his father’s life. Ages 8–12.

Not As We Know It by Tom Avery (Aug. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53509-9). When twin brothers find an apparent merman on the beach, one hopes the creature can cure the other. Ages 9–12.

Razorbill Canada

The Art of Picking Up Girls (and other dangerous things) by Eric Walters (Sept. 6, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-14-319497-2). Graham, wingman to a friend who’s a whiz at meeting girls, encounters someone who changes his perspective. Ages 12–up.

Red Chair


Scary Tales Retold releases six books by Wiley Blevins, illus. by Steve Cox, among them Cinderella and the Vampire Prince (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-091-6), Goldilocks and the Three Ghosts (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-094-7), and Jack and the Bloody Beanstalk (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-100-5), ages 6–9. And six books join On The Job by Jessica Cohn, illus. by Lauren Scheuer, including on On The Job at a Farm (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-118-0), On The Job at School, and (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-114-2), and On the Job in Construction (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-115-9), ages 7-11.

Red Chair/Rocking Chair Kids


Seasons by Jennifer Marino Walters, illus by John Nez, offers Amazing Autumn (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-045-9; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-120-3), Surprising Spring (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-047-3; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-122-7), Sweet Summer (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-048-0; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-123-4), and Wonderful Winter (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-046-6; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-121-0), ages 3–5.



Wisteria Jane is back in Bingo Did It! by Amber Harris, illus. by Ard Hoyt (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60554-491-5), ages 3–8.


This Is America: A National Treasury by Miroslav Sasek (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7893-3258-5) compiles selections from the author’s This Is… series of travel guides. Ages 10–12.

Rogue Bear


Chronicles of the Monster Detective Agency welcomes Will Allen and the Terrible Truth by Jason Edwards, illus. by Jeffrey Friedman (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-9789512-6-9), ages 8–12.

Rowman & Littlefield


It Happened to Me issues Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide by Francis Tabone (Aug. 15, hardcover, $45, ISBN 978-1-4422-6241-6), ages 12–18.

R&L/Down East

Baby Bear’s Not Hibernating by Lynn Plourde, illus. by Teri Weidner (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60893-622-9). A bear would rather stay with his friends than hibernate. Ages 3–8.

Ghost Hunter’s Handbook: Supernatural Explorations for Kids by Liza Gardner Walsh (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60893-570-3) rounds up stories and activities. Ages 6–12.

Running Press Kids

The ABCs of Christmas by Jill Howarth (Sept. 27, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6125-7) is a holiday alphabet book. Ages up to 3.

Race Car Dreams by Sharon Chriscoe, illus. by Dave Mottram (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5964-3). After a day at the track, a race car is tired and ready for bed. Ages 2–6.

Beautiful by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5781-6), encourages girls to embrace who they are and realize their potential. Ages 3–up.

It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown 50th Anniversary Edition by Charles M. Schulz (Aug. 9, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6105-9) marks this milestone. Ages 3–up.

Sesame Street: A Very Elmo Christmas (Sept. 6, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6140-0) combines two holiday tales in a slipcase. Ages 3–up.

A Moonlight Book: Christmas Hide-and-Seek by Elizabeth Golding and Dean Gray (Sept. 27, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5965-0) is an inter-active holiday book. Ages 4–8.

What a Beautiful Morning by Arthur Levine and Katie Kath (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5906-3). When Noah visits his grandparents, he finds that Grandpa has forgotten how to do the things they love to do together. Ages 4–8.

Look Past by Eric Devine (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5921-6). After murdering a pastor’s daughter, the culprit taunts a transgender boy. Ages 13–up.


Series: Tiny Blessings offers For a Merry Christmas (Sept. 27, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6095-3) and For Mealtime (Sept. 27, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6096-0), ages up to 3. And Inherit the Stars wraps up with Split the Sun by Tessa Elwood (Dec. 6, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5847-9), ages 13–up.

Ryland Peters & Small/CICO Kidz

Talulla Bear’s Bedtime Book: A Sleepytime Tale by Heather Roan Robbins (Aug. 11, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78249-379-2). A bear imagines other sleepy animals. Ages 3–up.


Tracey Radford’s Animal Fun presents Animal Fun 123 (Sept. 8, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78249-400-3), Animal Fun Touch and Feel (Sept. 8, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78249-401-0), Animal Fun What Sound Do I Make? (Sept. 8, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78249-398-3), and Animal Fun Where Do I Live? (Sept. 8, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78249-399-0), ages up to 5.