World Soccer Legends adds Leicester City (Apr. 25, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1291-7) and Stars of All Time (Apr. 25, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1295-5) by Illugi Jökulsson, ages 7–up.


Rhino in the House: The Story of Saving Samia by Daniel Kirk (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2316-2). Kirk’s nonfiction debut introduces Anna Merz, who devoted her life to protecting the wildlife of East Africa, and the rhinoceros she saved. Ages 4–8.

Skyfishing: A Grand Tale with Grandpa by Gideon Sterer, illus. by Poly Bernatene (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1911-0). A girl invents a fantastical fishing game to help her angler grandfather adjust to his new urban home. Ages 4–8.

T. Veg: The Story of a Carrot-Crunching Dinosaur by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illus. by Katherina Manolessou (May 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2494-7). This ode to vegetarianism centers on a T. rex who’d rather eat carrot cake than steak. Ages 4–8.

Brobot Bedtime by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, illus. by Scott Campbell (May 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2290-5). After a busy day, three robot brothers settle into sleep mode to recharge. Ages 5–7.

My Kicks: A Sneaker Story! by Susan Verde, illus. by Katie Kath (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2309-4). A boy reminisces about the good times he’s had with the sneakers he has outgrown. Ages 5–7.

The Prince and the Porker by Peter Bently, illus. by David Roberts (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2312-4). Greedy Pignatius stars in this reimagining of Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper. Ages 5–7.

The Road Home by Katie Cotton, illus. by Sarah Jacoby (Mar. 7, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2374-2). Animal parents and their offspring find the comfort of home in each other. Ages 5–7.

South by Daniel Duncan (May 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2299-8). A fisherman and an injured bird forge an unlikely friendship. Ages 5–7.

Bees: A Honeyed History by Piotr Socha (Apr. 11, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2615-6) spotlights the key role bees have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages. Ages 6–9.

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend by Susan Goldman Rubin (June 13, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2131-1) is a photo-essay about the celebrated quilters of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Ages 8–12.

Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender by S.D. Nelson (Mar. 14, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2313-1) offers a biography of this controversial Lakota leader. Ages 8–12.

Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America by Teri Kanefield (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2578-4) profiles this Founding Father. Ages 10–14.

Come on in, America: The United States in World War I by Linda Barrett Osborne (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2378-0) examines the U.S.’s involvement in the Great War. Ages 10–up.


Babar stars in Babar’s Guide to Paris by Laurent de Brunhoff (Mar. 14, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2289-9), ages 5–7.

Abrams Appleseed

Making Faces: A First Book of Emotions (Mar. 14, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2383-4). This interactive book of faces includes a mirror for babies to mimic facial expressions. Ages up to 3.

So Many Feet by Nichole Mara, illus. by Alexander Vidal Santillanes (May 2, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2318-6), reveals the amazing things animal feet can do. Ages up to 3.

Fruits in Suits by Jared Chapman (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2298-1). Fruits enjoy a swim in this follow-up to Vegetables in Underwear. Ages 2–5.

Barnyard Boogie! by Tim McCanna, illus. by Allison Black (May 9, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2346-9). Animal musicians perform in this read-aloud introducing musical sounds. Ages 3–5.

Charlie Rides: Planes, Trains, Bikes, and More! by Bob Bianchini (Apr. 4, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2292-9) debuts a board-book series about a boy’s love for transportation and being with his father. Ages 3–5.

Deep in the Forest: A Seek-and-Find Adventure by Josef Antòn, illus. by Lucie Brunellière (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2351-3). Forest animals hide under flaps. Ages 3–5.

A Good Day for a Hat by T. Nat Fuller, illus. by Rob Hodgson (Mar. 14, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2300-1). Mr. Brown can’t leave his house without wearing just the right one. Ages 3–5.

I Lost My Sock! A Matching Mystery by P.J. Roberts, illus. by Chris Eliopolous (Mar. 14, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2301-8). This tale about friendship and misunderstanding introduces color, shape, and pattern recognition. Ages 3–5.

Stack the Cats by Susie Ghahremani (May 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2349-0). Three cats star in this story about counting, grouping, and organizing items. Ages 3–5.

Today I Feel...: An Alphabet of Emotions by Madalena Moniz (Feb. 28, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2324-7) follows a child through a range of emotions. Ages 3–5.


Tinyville Town introduces I’m a Librarian by Brian Biggs (Mar. 7, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2322-3), ages up to 3.


Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World by Bill Nye and Gregory Mone, illus. by Nicholas Iluzada (Apr. 4, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2303-2), launches a scientific adventure-mystery series coauthored by Bill Nye the Science Guy. Ages 8–12.

One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale (Mar. 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2128-1). In this graphic novel set on a future earth, a robot pony helps defeat invading aliens. Ages 8–12.

Finding Mighty by Sheela Chari (May 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2296-7) is a mystery featuring family secrets, graffiti clues, and two protagonists from diverse backgrounds. Ages 10–14.

A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge (May 9, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2484-8). In an underground city with a sinister past, families vie for power and an out-of-place girl longs to escape. Ages 12–up.

The Inconceivable Life of Quinn by Marianna Baer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2302-5). Drama, mystery, and magical realism meet in this story of a girl whose pregnancy shocks everyone. Ages 13–up.

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate (May 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2373-5). A teen disguises herself as a boy to join an all-male a cappella group. Ages 13–up.

The Last Thing You Said by Sara Biren (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2304-9). A year after the drowning death of Trixie, Lucy’s best friend and Ben’s sister, Lucy and Ben come closer to healing. Ages 14–up.


Poptropica continues with The Secret Society by Mitch Krpata, illus. by Kory Merritt, based on an idea by Jeff Kinney (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2311-7), ages 6–9. Camp Rolling Hills gains Breakout! by Stacy Davidowitz (May 9, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2291-2), ages 8–12. Dr. Critchlore’s School for Minions enrolls Polar Distress by Sheila Grau, illus. by Joe Sutphin (Mar. 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2294-3), ages 8–12. Frank Einstein returns in Frank Einstein and the Bio-Action Gizmo by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Brian Biggs (May 2, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2297-4), ages 8–12.

SpongeBob Comics by Stephen Hillenburg debuts with Silly Sea Stories (May 2, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2319-3) and Aquatic Adventurers, Unite! (May 2, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2320-9), ages 8–12. And The Odds are back in Against the Odds by Amy Ignatow (May 30, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2308-7), ages 10–14.

Adventure Publications


Wildlife Picture Books welcomes Jump, Little Wood Ducks by Marion Dane Bauer, photos by Stan Tekiela (May 16, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-59193-585-8), ages 4–8.



Denene Millner Books: Early Sunday Morning by Denene Millner, illus. by Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-57284-211-3). In this series launch, inspiring words from family and friends help a girl overcome stage jitters and find her voice. Ages 4–9.

Albert Whitman

Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Sarah Green (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1699-7), is a biography of this Depression-era photographer. Ages 4–8.

Please Please the Bees by Gerald Kelley (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-5183-7). When the honeybees go on strike, a bear discovers how to get them to make honey again. Ages 4–8.

The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg by Gemma Merino (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7338-9). Lola the sheep gets a surprise when a lost baby bird uses her wooly head for a nest. Ages 4–8.


The Boxcar Children Great Adventures debuts with Journey on a Runaway Train, created by Gertrude Chandler Warner, illus. by Anthony VanArsdale (Feb. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0695-0), ages 7–10. Secrets of the X-Point issues Pursued by Gary Urey (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6684-8), ages 9–12. And Future Threat by Elizabeth Briggs (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2684-2) joins Future Shock, ages 13–18.

Algonquin Young Readers

Love, Ish by Karen Rivers (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-570-6). As Ish fights cancer, she dreams about the adventures on Mars she’s always imagined—and learns about love and fate. Ages 8–12.

The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts: Being an Absolutely Accurate Autobiographical Account of My Follies, Fortune, and Fate by Avi (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-564-5). In 1724 England, a boy contends with cruel orphan masters, corrupt magistrates, and thieves. Ages 8–12.

Carmer and Grit, Book One: The Wingsnatchers by Sarah Jean Horwitz (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-663-5). In this series launch, a magician’s apprentice and a one-winged princess vanquish mechanical monsters. Ages 10–14.

Be True to Me by Adele Griffin (June 13, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-675-8). Two girls compete in this romantic drama about the gilded lives of the super-rich and the high price of fitting in. Ages 14–up.

Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World by Kelly Jensen (Feb. 28, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-586-7) compiles essays, poems, photos, lists, comics, and illustrations about modern feminism. Ages 14–up.

Just Fly Away by Andrew McCarthy (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-629-1). A girl discovers family secrets, first love, and the limits of forgiveness as she finds her way in the world. Ages 14–up.

Allen & Unwin

Old Pig by Margaret Wild, illus. by Ron Brooks (July 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-76029-389-5). Old Pig and Granddaughter, who have shared everything for a long time, find a way to say goodbye. Ages 4–6.


Mr Chicken returns in Mr Chicken Arriva a Roma by Leigh Hobbs (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925266-77-1), ages 4–8. Tashi is back in Tashi and the Wicked Magician by Anna Fienberg and Barbara Fienberg, illus. by Kim Gamble and Geoff Kelly (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76029-050-4), ages 5–8. Cruise Control by Samantha Turnbull (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76029-188-4) joins The Anti-Princess Club, ages 7–9.

Diary of a... gains Collected Diaries of a Sporting Superhero by Shamini Flint, illus. by Sally Heinrich (May 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-76029-345-1), ages 7–10. And Freddy Tangles stars in Champ or Chicken (July 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-76011-035-2) and Legend or Loser (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-76011-034-5) by Jack Brand, illus. by Tom Jellett, ages 14–up.


The Gold-Son by Carrie Anne Noble (June 20, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-1967-8). Tommin just wants to make beautiful shoes and take care of his granny, but a leprechaun’s curse gives him an insatiable need to steal. Ages 14–up.

The Breaking Light by Heather Hansen (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4268-4). In a stratified society where contact with the sun is a luxury reserved for the elite, those kept prisoner in the darkness will do anything to find the light. Ages 14–up.

180 Seconds by Jessica Park (Apr. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4336-0). After a life of foster care, Allison is finally adopted at 16, but her inability to trust others affects her college life. Ages 16–up.


The Hundredth Queen series launches with the debut fantasy, The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King (May 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4365-0) in which an orphan girl blossoms into a warrior, ages 14–up. The Romeo Catchers by Alys Arden (May 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4000-0) is new to the Casquette Girls, ages 14–up.

Amazon/Two Lions

Anna and the Tooth Fairy by Maureen Wright, illus. by Anna Chernyshova (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4664-4). Anna has a loose tooth-and her baby sister is training to be the Tooth Fairy. Ages 3–7.

Benny Shark Goes to Friend School by Lynn Rowe Reed, illus. by Rhode Montijo (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-2803-8). A bully heads to Friend School to learn what it takes to be a true friend. Ages 3–7.

Brobarians by Lindsay Ward (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4167-0) is a tale of the mighty Brobarian brothers, two warriors once at peace but now need to reconcile. Ages 3–7.

I Am Not Scared by Anna Kang, illus. by Christopher Weyant (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-3745-1) features two fuzzy friends who go to an amusement park to try to persuade each other that there are much scarier things than the roller coaster. Ages 3–7.

Mr. Fuzzbuster Knows He’s the Favorite by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Edward Hemingway (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4838-9). Mr. Fuzzbuster thought he was Lily’s favorite, until four more animals move in with them. Ages 3–7.

Share, Big Bear, Share! by Maureen Wright, illus. by Will Hillenbrand (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-5100-6). Big Bear learns the importance of sharing his berries with his forest friends. Ages 3–7.

Splatypus by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, illus. by Jackie Urbanovic (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-3920-2). In this rhyming tale, lonely Platypus wants to play, but needs to find a place where he belongs. Ages 3–7.


Duck and Hippo in the Rainstorm by Jonathan London, illus. by Andrew Joyner (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-3723-9) inaugurates the Duck and Hippo series, ages 3–7. Puppy and Bear continues with The First Day of School by Larry Dane Brimner, illus. by John Bendall-Brunello (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-5096-2), ages 3–7. And Dr. Wonderful and Her Dog presents Blast Off to the Moon! by Lauren Gunderson, illus. by Valerio Fabbretti (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4837-2), ages 4–8. The Blood Guard trilogy by Carter Roy concludes with The Blazing Bridge (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-2717-8), ages 9–14.

American Girl


New WellieWishers titles by Valerie Tripp, illus. by Thu Thai, are Camille’s Mermaid Tale (Feb. 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-875-5), The Mystery of Mr. E (Apr. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-877-9), and The Rainstorm Brainstorm (Apr. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-876-2), ages 5–up. And American Girl BeForever adds The Lady’s Slipper: A Melody Mystery by Emma Carlson Berne (Feb. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-860-1); Love and Loyalty, A Felicity Classic, Vol. 1 (Feb. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-861-8) and A Stand for Independence: A Felicity Classic, Vol. 2 (Feb. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-862-5) by Valerie Tripp; Gunpowder and Tea Cakes: My Journey with Felicity (Feb. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-869-4) by Kathleen Ernst; Message in a Bottle: A Julie Mystery by Kathryn Reiss (Feb. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-859-5); and The Runaway: A Maryellen Mystery by Alison Hart (Feb. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-858-8), ages 8–up.

Joining American Girl Advice and Activity Books are School Rules! Projects: Planning and Polishing Pointers to Make You a Project Pro by Emma MacLaren Henke, illus. by Nikki Upsher (Apr. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68337-001-7); School Rules! Writing: Ideas, How-To’s, and Tips to Make You a Whiz with Words by Emma MacLaren Henke, illus. by Stacy Peterson (Apr. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68337-000-0), ages 8–up; and A Smart Girl’s Guide: Getting It Together: How to Organize Your Space, Your Stuff, Your Time—and Your Life by Erin Falligant, illus. by Brenna Vaughan (Apr. 27, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-888-5), ages 10–up.



Counting in... by Gloria Fowler, illus. by Min Heo, debuts with Counting in London (Mar. 15, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62326-099-6), Counting in New York (Mar. 15, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62326-098-9), and Counting in Paris (Mar. 15, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62326-097-2), ages up to 3. And Come with Me to London by Fowler, illus. by Heo (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62326-044-6), joins the City Series, ages 2–up.

Andersen Press

Two Can Toucan by David McKee (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-480-9). Reissued to celebrate the publisher’s 40th anniversary, McKee’s first picture book explains how the toucan got its name. Ages up to 5.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Tony Ross (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-469-4) is a new edition of Ross’s debut picture book, published four decades ago. Ages 3–5.

Andersen Press USA


Andersen Press Picture Books releases Elmer and Aunt Zelda by David McKee (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3945-8); The Hole Story by Paul Bright, illus. by Bruce Ingman (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3950-2); I Want a Friend! by Tony Ross (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0555-2); I’m Big Now! by Anthea Simmons, illus. by Georgie Birkett (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3947-2); Jamal’s Journey by Michael Foreman (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3949-6); and Troll Stinks by Jeanne Willis, illus. by Tony Ross (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3948-9), ages 4–9.

Andrews McMeel

Sherlock Sam and the Sinister Letters in Bras Basah by A.J. Low (Feb. 14, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7975-6) launches a series about a young sleuth in Singapore and his robot companion. Ages 7–12.

Kid Beowulf: The Song of Roland by Alexis Fajardo (Feb. 28, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7590-1) debuts a series about twin brothers who travel to distant lands and meet fellow epic heroes. Ages 7–14.

Tucker Grizzwell’s Worst Week Ever by Bill Schorr and Ralph Smith (Apr. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-6910-8). This graphic novel introduces a bear dealing with the trials of middle school. Ages 9–11.


Amp! Comics for Kids greets The Knights of Boo’Gar: A Funny, Fantasy Adventure by Art Roche (Apr. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7987-9), ages 7–12. Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior adds Path of the Diamond: An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure by Cube Kid (Apr. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-8009-7), ages 7–12; and Suit Your Selfie is a new Pearls Before Swine Kids Collection by Stephan Pastis (July 18, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-8375-3), ages 7–12.

Unicorn Crossing joins Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson (Mar. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-8357-9), ages 7–12. Big Nate reappears in What’s a Little Noogie Between Friends? by Lincoln Peirce (Feb. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-6229-1), ages 8–12. And Peanuts Kids offers Snoopy to the Rescue by Charles M. Schulz (Mar. 14, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-8206-0), ages 8–12.

Annick Press

Don’t Move! and Hurry Up! by Anne-Sophie Tilly, illus. by Julien Chung (March 14, hardcover, $7.99 each, ISBN 978-1-55451-893-7 and 978-1-55451-891-3). Two board books introduce the names of animals in English, French and Spanish. Ages 2–4.

The Dance of the Violin by Kathy Stinson, illus. by Dušan Petričić (Young Joshua Bell enters a violin competition where his experience highlights how it takes perseverance to become successful. Ages 5–8.

Go for Liftoff!: How to Train Like an Astronaut by Dr. Dave Williams and Loredana Cunti, illus. by Theo Krynauw (April 11, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-915-6; paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-914-9). A former astronaut outlines the physical, educational, and psychological training prospective astronauts must undergo. Ages 7–11.

The Golem of Prague by Irène Cohen-Janca, illus. by Maurizio A.C. Quarello (March 14, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-888-3). The Jewish legend is retold through the eyes of a boy in medieval Prague. Ages 9–12.

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale, illus. by Eleanor Shakespeare (April 11, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-896-8; paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-895-1). Five true stories document the experiences of young people who set sail on the open seas to escape war and/or poverty. Ages 10–14.

Apex Legends

The Spectacle: Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 by Chris Workman (Mar. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-9962869-5-4) is an illustrated history of this renowned race. Ages 4–11.

Apples & Honey

Journey Through Jerusalem by Amanda Benjamin, illus. by Tamar Blumenfeld (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-531-9). Three curious kittens explore Jerusalem with their mother. Ages 4–7.


Bat Count: A Citizen Science Story by Anna Forrester, illus. by Susan Detwiler (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-894-4). A family counts the bats on their farm to share the numbers with scientists who study bats’ dwindling population. Ages 5–8.

Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal by Jeanne Walker Harvey, illus. by Shennen Bersani (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-921-7). In this true story, scientists and vets work to save an endangered Hawaiian monk seal after she is injured by a fishhook. Ages 5–8.

Moonlight Crab Count by Neeti Bathala and Jennifer Keats Curtis, illus. by Veronica Jones (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-930-9). Leena and her mother survey horseshoe crabs that come on shore to mate and lay eggs. Ages 5–8.

Otis the Owl by Mary Holland (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-939-2). Photos illustrate this chronicle of a baby owl’s first months of life. Ages 5–8.

A True Princess of Hawai’i by Beth Greenway, illus. by Tammy Yee (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-948-4). Based on a real event, this tells of a princess who helps a town threatened by a volcano. Ages 5–8.

Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos by Terry Catasús Jennings, illus. by Phyllis Saroff (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-957-6). When Vivian is disrespectful to the trees and the land, her grandmother reminds her of an ancient legend and the importance of nature. Ages 5–8.

Arte Público/Piñata

Esteban de Luna, Baby Rescuer/Esteban de Luna, ¡rescatador de bebés! by Larissa M. Mercado-López, trans. by Gabriela Baeza Ventura, illus. by Alex Pardo Delange (May 31, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-847-3).

As a storm descends, a compassionate boy rescues a doll abandoned in the park. Ages 4–8.

The Little Doctor/El doctorcito by Juan J. Guerra, trans. by Gabriela Baeza Ventura, illus. by Victoria Castillo (May 31, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-846-6). In this bilingual story, Salvador interprets for his Spanish-speaking abuela at the doctor’s office and dreams of becoming a bilingual physician. Ages 4–8.

Evangelina Takes Flight by Diana Noble (May 31, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-848-0). As revolution brews in 1911 Mexico, a family moves to Texas to avoid the violence and adjusts to a new life. Ages 11–14.


Dream House: A Novel by CutiePieMarzia by Marzia Bisognin (Apr. 4, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5011-3527-9). YouTube star Bisognin introduces a girl whose dream house becomes a terrifying nightmare. Ages 12–up.


Benjamin Is an Unusual Duckling by Yann Walcker, illus. by Julie Mercier (Apr. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-4613-1), relays the adventures of a duck who barks. Ages 3–7.

The Wolf Who Wanted to Be an Artist by Orianne Lallemand, illus. by Eléonore Thuillier (May 16, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-4822-7). A wolf who wants to be famous discovers his true talent when he auditions for the role of the Big Bad Wolf. Ages 3–7.

The Strongest Man in the World: The Legend of Louis Cyr by Lucie Papineau, illus. by Caroline Hamel (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-4614-8), profiles this man, born in the late 19th century, whose strength earned him international fame. Ages 8–up.


My Little Sound Books presents Pets (June 6, hardcover, $11.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-4611-7) and Baby Animals (June 6, hardcover, $11.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-4612-4), ages 3–5.


The Manual to Middle School: The “Do This, Not That” Survival Guide for Guys by Jonathan Catherman (July 4, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-8007-2847-2) compiles advice for middle-school boys. Ages 11–13.

Recruits by Thomas Locke (Feb. 14, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8007-2789-5). In this series launch, twin brothers who dream of a mysterious alternate world are recruited to be inter-planetary travelers. Ages 14–17.

Barbour/Shiloh Run


Thirteen continues with The Paper Boat by Trisha Priebe and Jerry B. Jenkins (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68322-178-4), ages 10–15.


Baby’s First Words by Stella Blackstone and Sunny Scribens, illus. by Christiane Engel (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-321-3). A baby learns words during a busy day with her two dads. Ages up to 3.

Will You Help Doug Find His Dog? by Jane Caston, illus. by Carmen Saldaña (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-320-6). Readers follow clues to help a boy find his dog. Ages 3–5.

Dr. Potts, My Pets Have Spots! by Rod Hull, illus. by Miriam Latimer (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-319-0). When a vet cures a man’s pets of spots, the animals end up with stripes instead. Ages 3–7.

Title in Spanish

Mis primeras palabras (Baby’s First Words) by Stella Blackstone and Sunny Scribens, illus. by Christiane Engel, (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-325-1), ages up to 3.


Nick the Knight and the Dragon! (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0983-4) and Princess Penny and Her Dancing Sister! (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0984-1) by Rachel Ackland, designed by Nick Ackland. In these stories, the smallest knight in the land confronts a roaring dragon; and two sisters, one a graceful dancer and the other not, save a woman trapped on her roof. Ages 3–6.

Tick Tock Tell the Time: Follow Liam Through His Busy Day by Kate Davies (Mar. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6874-1). This time-telling tale features a clock with moving hands. Ages 3–6.

Little Whale in Deep Trouble: A Story Inspired by a True Event by Hans Wilhelm (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6851-2). A lost humpback calf becomes stuck in a fishing net. Ages 4–7.


Emma Dodd’s Sprinkle with Kisses offers A Spoonful for Bunny: A Book to Melt Your Heart (Mar. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6884-0) and Sweet Dreams, Baby: A Book to Melt Your Heart (Mar. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6885-7), ages up to 3. Busy Baby introduces Animals (Apr. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6892-5) and Out and About by Nick Ackland, illus. by Jennie Bradley (Apr. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6893-2), ages 1–4. Little Explorers by Ackland, illus. by Sam Walshaw, issues Little Giraffe at the Beach (Apr. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6894-9) and Little Lion in the Garden (Apr. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6895-6), ages 1–4.

Laura Rigo’s Mini Look at Me Books welcomes Little Chimp (Feb. 1, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6878-9), Little Elephant (Feb. 1, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6879-6), Little Polar Bear (Feb. 1, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6880-2), and Little Tiger (Feb. 1, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6881-9), ages 1–4. And Clare Fennell’s Push & Pull rolls along with Farm Families (Mar. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6888-8), Forest Homes (Mar. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6891-8), Noisy Jungle (Mar. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6889-5), and Playtime Pond (Mar. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6890-1), ages 1–4.

Joining Who’s Hiding are In the Jungle (Mar. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6876-5) and On the Farm (Mar. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6875-8) by Nick Ackland, illus. by Jake McDonald, ages 1–4. New Born Free... Books from the Born Free Foundation, with introductions by Virginia McKenna, cover chimpanzee, dolphin, elephant, and lion rescues (Apr. 1, paper $6.99 each, ages 7–12. And Real Lives introduces Fearless Women: Courageous Females Who Refused to be Denied (Apr. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6886-4) and Unsung Heroes: Fearless Men and Women Who Changed the World (Apr. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6887-1) by Toby Reynolds and Paul Calver, ages 10–16.


Man’s Search for Meaning: A Young Adult Edition by Viktor E. Frankl (Apr. 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-8070-6799-4) is a YA edition of this story of the Holocaust and finding meaning in suffering. Ages 12–up.

Bedazzled Ink

Ghosters by Diana Corbitt (May 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-943837-95-3). When mysterious things happen in her family’s old mansion, Theresa enters her paranormal recordings in a contest. Ages 9–12.

Kingstone by Katherine Hetzel (June 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-945805-24-0). Katia, an aspiring priest in the Temple of the Triple Gods, embarks on a dangerous journey to deliver a missive to the king’s heir. Ages 9–12.

John Blake

Sergio Aguero: The Little Genius (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78606-218-5), Steven Gerrard: Captain Fantastic (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78606-219-2), and Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Red Devil (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78606-217-8) by Tom Oldfield and Matt Oldfield are biographies of these professional soccer players. Ages 9–12.

Bloomsbury USA

Mosquitoes Can’t Bite Ninjas by Jordan P. Novak (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-215-4) introduces a young ninja who won’t

let a hungry mosquito snack on him. Ages 2–5.

Imagine That! by Yasmeen Ismail (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-362-5). Lila and Grandpa play together in this celebration of imagination and creativity. Ages 3–6.

A Place to Read by Leigh Hodgkinson (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-323-6). A child searches for the perfect place to read in this tale underscoring the value of sharing stories. Ages 3–6.

We’re Going on an Egg Hunt by Laura Hughes (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-314-4) takes readers on a lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. Ages 3–6.

What George Forgot by Kathy Wolff, illus. by Richard Byrne (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-871-6). Getting ready for school, George remembers to do everything—except put on his pants. Ages 3–6.

What Will Grow? by Jennifer Ward, illus. by Susie Ghahremani (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-030-3). This companion to What Will Hatch? features gatefolds revealing plants sprouting from seeds. Ages 3–6.

Captain Pug by Laura James, illus. by Églantine Ceulemans (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-380-9). Pug and his best friend, Lady Miranda, have a seafaring adventure in this series debut. Ages 6–9.

Stand Up and Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to Justice by Susanna Reich, illus. by Adam Gustavson (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8027-3812-7), pays tribute to the life, music, and activism of this folk singer. Ages 6–9.

Magic Animal Rescue: Maggie and the Flying Horse (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-312-0) and Maggie and the Wish Fish (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-313-7) by E.D. Baker, illus. by Lisa Manuzak, debut a chapter-book series about a spirited girl and magical creatures she befriends. Ages 7–10.

The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-343-4). The star of this chocolate-filled fantasy learns to be a strong, fearsome girl—and dragon. Ages 8–12.

The Girl with the Ghost Machine by Lauren DeStefano (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-444-8). A girl’s father builds a ghost machine to bring back her late mother in this novel of loss and hope. Ages 8–12.

Pennybaker School Is Headed for Disaster by Jennifer Brown (July 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-174-4) launches an illustrated series about a wacky group of uniquely gifted sixth graders. Ages 8–12.

Prisoner of Ice and Snow by Ruth Lauren (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-131-7). In this fantasy, Valor is determined to break her sister out of prison. Ages 8–12.

The Song From Somewhere Else by A.F. Harrold, illus. by Levi Pinfold (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-401-1). This tale of unlikely friendship and strange magic stars a girl who discovers she isn’t the only one keeping secrets—or the only one who needs help. Ages 8–12.

Breaking by Danielle Rollins (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-740-5). Charlotte discovers a dangerous secret about her prestigious prep school after her two best friends commit suicide. Ages 13–up.

Crossing Ebenezer Creek by Tonya Bolden (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59990-319-4). This novel of hope and freedom sheds light on a tragic moment of the Civil War. Ages 13–up.

The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-958-4). Working at a Bible camp, Lucy finds the promise of new love and friendship despite big challenges. Ages 13–up.

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-105-8). A teenage girl from a poor neighborhood strives to succeed in this story of friendship, race, privilege, and identity. Ages 13–up.

The Possible by Tara Altebrando (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-805-1). Kaylee, whose mother is in prison for killing her son, explores her family’s dark past. Ages 13–up.

Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-297-0). In this fantasy, a girl is caught in a web of politics and lies after embarking on a perilous mission to save her father. Ages 13–up.

What Goes Up by Katie Kennedy (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-912-6). This near-future sci-fi novel features three teens on an inter-dimensional mission to save the world. Ages 13–up.

Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy, ed. by Ameriie (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-364-9). YA authors team up with BookTubers to give fairy tales fractured spins. Ages 14–up.

Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-008-2). When Declan finds a letter that Juliet wrote to her late mother, he writes back to Juliet, and love ensues. Ages 14–up.

Nowhere Near You by Leah Thomas (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-178-2). This follow-up to Because You’ll Never Meet Me takes Ollie and Moritz’s unusual friendship in new directions. Ages 14–up.

We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-275-8). Two troubled teens star in this novel-in-verse about friendship, love, and overcoming odds. Ages 14–up.


Zombelina returns in School Days by Kristyn Crow, illus. by Molly Idle (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-641-5), ages 4–8. Super Fly soars on in Rise of the Evil Army by Todd H. Doodler (Feb. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-388-9), ages 5–7.

Read & Bloom presents Stinky Spike and the Royal Rescue (Mar. 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-883-9) and Stinky Spike the Pirate Dog (Mar. 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-778-8) by Peter Meisel, and Wallace and Grace and the Cupcake Caper (May 23, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-010-5) and Wallace and Grace Take the Case (May 23, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-988-1) by Heather Alexander, illus. by Laura Zarrin, ages 5–7. Girl vs. Boy Band plays on in The High Note by Harmony Jones (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-949-2), ages 8–12. And Genius Factor adds How to Outsmart a Billion Robot Bees by Paul Tobin, illus. by Thierry Lafontaine and Katie Abey (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-897-6), ages 8–12.

Secrets of the Seven adds The Eagle’s Quill by Sarah L. Thomson (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-733-7), ages 8–12. Simon Thorn returns in Simon Thorn and the Viper’s Pit by Aimée Carter (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-715-3), ages 8–12. Huw Powell’s Spacejackers wraps up with The Pirate King (Feb. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-074-7), ages 8–12. Tales of the Frog Princess gains The Frog Princess Returns by E.D. Baker (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-137-9), ages 8–12. Time Stoppers continues with Quest for the Golden Arrow by Carrie Jones (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-863-1), ages 8–12. Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George concludes with Saturdays at Sea (Feb. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-957-7), ages 8–12. The Wide-Awake Princess returns in The Princess and the Pearl by E.D. Baker (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-135-5), ages 8–12. Witch Wars ushers in Witch Switch by Sibéal Pounder, illus. by Laura Ellen Anderson (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-984-3), ages 8–12.

Throne of Glass offers Throne of Glass Novella #1 by Sarah J. Maas (June 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-577-3), ages 14–up. And A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas issues A Court of Wings and Ruin (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-448-0), ages 17–up.

Blue Manatee

Allie’s Garden by Sabra Chebby, illus. by Marla Osborn (Apr. 4, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-936669-53-0). Picking vegetables in the garden, Allie finds such critters as an eggplant crow and a potato rabbit. Ages up to 3.

Dogs! by John Hutton, illus. by Doug Cenko (Apr. 4, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-936669-54-7). This look at a variety of dogs includes questions to encourage young listeners to expand on the story. Ages up to 3.

I Want to Be a Reader! by Mark Powers, illus. by Maria Montag (Apr. 4, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-936669-55-4), showcases a major milestone: learning to read. Ages up to 3.

In Spring/En Primavera by Susana Madinabeitia Manso, illus. by Emily Hanako Momohara (Apr. 4, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-936669-56-1). A boy celebrates his favorite things about spring. Ages up to 3.

Bonnier Zaffre


The Fincredible Diary of Fin Spencer greets Prom King by Ciaran Murtagh (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-84812-558-2), ages 9–12. And A Pig Called Heather by Harry Oulton presents Heather’s Piglets (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-84812-479-0) and The Return of a Pig Called Heather by Harry Oulton (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-84812-473-8), ages 9–12.



Funny Faces by Grace Jones, illus. by Drue Rintoul, offers six titles, including In the Garden (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-911419-00-6), In the Jungle (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-911419-01-3), and My Family (June 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-911419-03-7), ages 3–5. Materials by Harriet Brundle discovers Rock (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-036-5) and Water (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-037-2), ages 4–7. Festivals Around the World by Jones celebrates The Birthday of Guru Nanak (May 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-031-0), Eid al-Adha (May 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-030-3), and Passover (May 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-910512-96-8), ages 5–7. And Buddhism by Brundle (Apr. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-034-1) joins Your Faith, ages 5–7.

Discover & Learn issues Festivals Around the World (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-043-3) and Life Cycles (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-042-6) by Grace Jones; Healthy Eating (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-072-3) and Plants (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-060-0) by Gemma McMullen; and Materials by Harriet Brundle (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-074-7), ages 7–10. Discovering the United Kingdom picks up All About England (June 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-910512-75-3), All About Northern Ireland (June 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-910512-78-4), All About Scotland (June 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-910512-77-7), and All About Wales by Susan Harrison (June 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-910512-76-0), ages 7–10. And Brundle’s Infographics releases Animals Infographics (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-082-2), Human Body Infographics (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-081-5), Space Infographics (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-080-8), and Weather Infographics (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-083-9), ages 7–10.

Boxer Books

How Long Is a Whale? by Alison Limentani (Apr. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-21-2). This companion to How Much Does a Ladybug Weigh? focuses on the size of underwater creatures. Ages 3–5.

Chugga Chugga Choo Choo by Emma Garcia (Apr. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-23-6). In this counting tale, noisy birds hop aboard a train traveling through various landscapes. Ages 3–6.

The Elephant’s Garden by Jane Ray (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-22-9). In an Indian village, the thief who is consuming the fruit in Jasmine’s garden leads her on a magical journey. Ages 3–6.

Boyds Mills

Puppy, Puppy, Puppy by Julie Sternberg, illus. by Fred Koehler (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-466-2), follows inseparable Baby and Puppy throughout a day. Ages 2–5.

Rabbit Stew by Wendy Wahman (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-583-6). In this search-and-find tale, a rabbit family tries to stay out of sight as two fox brothers gather vegetables for a stew. Ages 3–7.

Cy Makes a Friend by Ann Marie Stephens (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-578-2). A Cyclops and a phoenix become friends in this story celebrating being yourself and following your dreams. Ages 4–8.

The Fleatastics by Lisa Desimini (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-303-0). A flea is determined to have her own act after her family joins a traveling acrobatic flea troupe. Ages 4–8.

I Want to Grow by Ged Adamson (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-585-0). What can a dinosaur do when he realizes that his friend is growing taller—but he is not? Ages 4–8.

Percy, Dog of Destiny by Alison McGhee (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59078-984-1). Percy is playing with his pals at the park when a jeering squirrel causes him to drop his beloved ball. Ages 4–8.

The Secret Life of the Red Fox by Laurence Pringle, illus. by Kate Garchinsky (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-260-6). Over a year, a fox hunts, avoids danger, finds a mate, and raises her kits. Ages 6–9.

The Exo Project by Andrew DeYoung (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-610-9). Searching the galaxy for an alternative habitat to ravaged Earth, a teen falls for a girl from another planet. Ages 12–18.


The Top-Secret Diary of Celie Valentine signs on Everything’s Changed by Julie Sternberg (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-672-7), ages 8–11.

Boyds Mills/Calkins Creek

The Great American Foot Race: Ballyhoo for the Bunion Derby! by Andrew Speno (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-602-4) spotlights the 1928 Transcontinental Foot Race, in which more than 100 men raced cross-country. Ages 9–18.

The Enemy: Detroit, 1954 by Sara Holbrook (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-498-3). In the aftermath of WWII, a girl struggles to do what’s right when a German girl transfers to her school. Ages 10–14.

Girl with a Camera: Margaret Bourke-White, Photographer: A Novel by Carolyn Meyer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-584-3) is a novel based on the life of this WWII photojournalist. Ages 10–14.

Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights: From the Vote to the Equal Rights Amendment by Deborah Kops (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-323-8). Archival photos illustrate this profile of a determined leader in the fight for women’s suffrage and equal rights. Ages 11–18.

Boyds Mills/WordSong

Keep a Pocket in Your Poem: Classic Poems and Playful Parodies by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by Johanna Wright (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59078-921-6), pairs 13 classic poems with parodies that honor the originals. Ages 5–10.

Thunder Underground by Jane Yolen, illus. by Josée Masse (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59078-936-0), offers poems about underground places, including animal burrows, ancient cities, and caves. Ages 5–10.

Boys Town


Executive Function moves along with Of Course It’s a Big Deal! by Bryan Smith, illus. by Lisa Griffen (Mar. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-11-2), ages 5–11. Responsible Me! introduces The Procrastinator by Julia Cook, illus. by Anita DuFalla (Feb. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-09-9), ages 5–11. And Misadventures of Michael McMichaels continues with The Creepy Campers by Tony Penn, illus. by Brian Martin (Feb. 15, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-10-5), ages 7–13.

British Library


Revolutions presents Moments in History That Changed the World by Clare Hibbert (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7123-5670-1), ages 8–11.

Brown Books

Little Worm: A Story About Worry by Laura Elpers Pierce, illus. by Armando Loredo (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-938-5). When things don’t work out as he expects, a worm learns to readjust his plans and work through his anxiety. Ages 3–7.

The Little Copper Penny by Stephenie Barker, illus. by Cynthia Meadows (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-943-9). A penny’s Grandpa helps him realize that he has value—no matter what his worth. Ages 3–8.

A Perfect Puddle: The Adventures of Willie and Arnold by Barbara Perry, illus. by Autumn Brook (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-925-5). Two friends who want to be the best raindrops they can be journey from the clouds to the ground and back again. Ages 3–8.

Sweet Child Born in Texas by Whitney Strauss, with Susan Giles and Kathleen Cooter, illus. by Holly Weinstein (Mar. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-837-1), celebrates all things Texan. Ages 3–8.

Emojis Everywhere: A Bilingual Search and Find by J.T. Torres (May 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-953-8) explains the Spanish names for emojis and the feelings they represent. Ages 4–8.

Potatoland and the Fable of Thunder and Lightning by Nell Taylor, illus. by Holly Weinstein (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-944-6), is a fable about thunder, lightning, and uses for potatoes. Ages 4–8.

Ginger and Moe and the Incredible Coincidence by Linda DeFruscio-Robinson, illus. by Derita Finchum (Mar. 7, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-935-4). When Linda develops an allergy to her beloved cats, she uses creative problem solving to find them a new, loving home. Ages 6–10.


Sage Alexander stars in Sage Alexander and the Hall of Nightmares by Steve Copling (Apr. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-942-2), ages 12–18.

Cameron + Company

Play? by Linda Olafsdottir (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-06-0). Two toddlers contemplate playing with each other and their stuffed companions. Ages 1–5.

Kiki & Coco’s Guide to Paris: A Travel Journal for a Girl and Her Doll by Nina Gruener, photos by Stephanie Rausser (May 16, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-07-7), compiles facts and activities. Ages 4–8.

Smarty Marty Steps Up Her Game by Amy Gutierrez, illus. by Ariana Killoran (Mar. 14, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-08-4). Baseball enthusiast Marty and her brother star in this chapter-book launch. Ages 7–10.



Campfire Graphic Novels feature Buddha: An Enlightened Life by Keiron Moore, illus. by Rajesh Nagulakonda (July 11, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-29-1); and The Industrial Revolution by Lewis Helfand, illus. by Naresh Kumar (June 6, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-28-4), ages 12–up; and The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays by Jason Quinn, illus. by Lalit Kumar Sharma (Feb. 7, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-22-2), ages 14–up.


Anywhere Farm by Phyllis Root, illus. by G. Brian Karas (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7499-1), reveals that soil and sunshine, water, and a seed are all one needs to plant a garden—anywhere. Ages 2–5.

Bee & Me by Alison Jay (Mar. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9010-6). A girl befriends a bee in this wordless, hopeful book about the plight of the honeybee. Ages 2–5.

Out of Wonder by Kwame Alexander, illus. by Ekua Holmes (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8094-7 A Newbery winner and Caldecott Honor artist present original poems that pay homage to 20 celebrated poets. Ages 8-12.

Counting with Tiny Cat by Viviane Schwarz (July 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9462-3). A feline accumulates red balls in this counting tale. Ages 2–5.

Have You Seen My Lunch Box? by Steve Light (June 13, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9068-7). A boy needs help collecting his missing belongings before he hops on the school bus. Ages 2–5.

Hooray for Birds! by Lucy Cousins (Mar. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9265-0). Art and rhyming text invite children to imagine themselves as brilliant birds. Ages 2–5.

I Want to Be in a Scary Story by Sean Taylor, illus. by Jean Jullien (July 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8953-7). Monster wants to be a character in a scary rather than a funny story—until the author puts him in one involving creepy witches and spooky houses. Ages 2–5.

The Tree: An Environmental Fable by Neal Layton (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8952-0) explores what happens when a family wants to cut down a tree that’s home to animals to build a house. Ages 2–5.

Tucker Digs Easter! by Leslie McGuirk (Feb. 14, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8536-2). A terrier helping the Easter Bunny hide eggs might be too good at the task. Ages 2–5.

Green Pants by Kenneth Kraegel (Mar. 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8840-0). A boy who insists on wearing only green pants faces a dilemma in this story celebrating individualism. Ages 3–7.

Home in the Rain by Bob Graham (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9269-8). A pregnant mother and daughter waiting out a storm in their car find inspiration for a name for the unborn child. Ages 3–7.

Ice Boy by David Ezra Stein (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8203-3). An ice cube in search of adventure stars in this tale of transformation and daring to venture into the unknown. Ages 3–7.

Little Wolf’s First Howling by Laura McGee Kvasnosky, illus. by Kvasnosky and Kate Harvey McGee (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8971-1). In this story about being true to your heart, something unexpected happens when a wolf tries howling at the moon for the first time. Ages 3–7.

Migloo’s Weekend by William Bee (May 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8991-9). The canine star of Migloo’s Day has a busy weekend in this interactive sequel. Ages 3–7.

Owl Bat Bat Owl by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick (June 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9161-5). Can an owl and a bat family share a tree home together? Ages 3–7.

Poor Louie by Tony Fucile (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5828-1). Life is perfect for a pup until his human mom’s belly starts to grow bigger—and other signs of change appear. Ages 3–7.

Raymond by Yann Le Bec and Gwendal Le Bec (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8950-6). Following Raymond’s lead, all the dogs in town shed their canine ways and begin leading busy human lives. Ages 3–7.

There Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi, illus. by Laurel Molk (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7542-4). At the beach, a timid pup’s anxiety gives way to bravery when someone smaller is in need. Ages 3–7.

Tide Pool Secrets by Narelle Oliver (Apr. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9159-2). Readers lift flaps to discover hidden tide pool creatures. Ages 3–7.

Time Now to Dream by Timothy Knapman, illus. by Helen Oxenbury (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9078-6). Siblings have a nighttime escapade in this story about the excitement of adventuring into the unknown and the comfort of returning home. Ages 3–7.

Wake Up! by Helen Frost, photos by Rick Lieder (Mar. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8149-4), examines new creatures being born just outside children’s doors. Ages 3–7.

Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell, illus. by Helen Oxenbury (Mar. 14, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9306-0; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9561-3).

When an overworked duck collapses from exhaustion, farmyard animals come to the rescue. Ages 3–up.

And Then Comes Summer by Tom Brenner, illus. by Jaime Kim (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6071-0), offers an ode to summers spent outdoors. Ages 4–8.

Great, Now We’ve Got Barbarians! by Jason Carter Eaton, illus. by Mark Fearing (Feb. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6827-3), is a cautionary tale about the perils of messy habits. Ages 4–8.

Hattie & Hudson by Chris Van Dusen (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6545-6). Hattie befriends a giant lake creature in this tale of acceptance and friendship. Ages 4–8.

The Hawk of the Castle by Danna Smith, illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7992-7). A girl and her father, the falconer at a medieval castle, star in this ode to falconry. Ages 4–8.

Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall (May 9, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7838-8). This tale about overcoming fears centers on a boy taking his first jump off a diving board. Ages 4–8.

King of the Sky by Nicola Davies, illus. by Laura Carlin (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9568-2). An Italian boy who moves to Wales feels isolated until he befriends a man and his pigeon. Ages 4–8.

Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz, illus. by Brian Floca (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-4822-0). Thanks to her fairy godmother, an overprotected princess has an outdoor adventure, while a crocodile takes her place in the castle. Ages 4–8.

Things to Do with Dad by Sam Zuppardi (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8146-3). With imagination and a green crayon, a boy discovers how to salvage a day burdened by chores. Ages 4–8.

Barnaby Never Forgets by Pierre Collet-Derby (July 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8853-0). A bunny with a good memory learns a lesson when he forgets something important. Ages 5–8.

Boys Dancing: From School Gym to Theater Stage by George Ancona (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8202-6). Photos and text follow four boys as they train for and participate in a dance performance celebrating classic children’s books. Ages 5–8.

Fergus and Zeke by Kate Messner, illus. by Heather Ross (June 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7846-3) launches a series about a mouse who is a classroom pet and his streetwise buddy. Ages 5–8.

The Treasure Box by Margaret Wild, illus. by Freya Blackwood (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9084-7). When war forces them to leave their home, a father and son rescue something precious in this story about the resilience of the human spirit. Ages 5–8.

Triangle by Mac Barnett, illus. by Jon Klassen (Mar. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9603-0) launches a trilogy about some very sneaky shapes. Ages 5–9.

Double or Nothing with the Two and Only Kelly Twins by Johanna Hurwitz, illus. by Tuesday Mourning (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8808-0). This follow-up to The Two and Only Kelly Twins takes another look at the wonders—and puzzles—of being an identical twin. Ages 6–9.

Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot by Matthew Clark Smith, illus. by Matt Tavares (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7732-9), profiles this 18th-century French aviatrix. Ages 6–9.

Me, All Alone, at the End of the World by M.T. Anderson, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Mar. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8902-5). In this homage to simplicity and self-reliance, a boy’s peaceful life is threatened. Ages 6–9.

Patrick and the President by Ryan Tubridy, illus. by P.J. Lynch (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8949-0). A fictional boy is excited to meet J.F.K. on the president’s 1963 visit to his Irish hometown. Ages 6–9.

A Song About Myself by Chris Raschka (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5090-2). This Caldecott Medalist illustrates John Keats’s only work written for children. Ages 6–9.

Harry Miller’s Run by David Almond, illus. by Salvatore Rubbino (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8975-9). A British man tells an aspiring young runner about his memorable childhood run. Ages 7–9.

Cody and the Rules of Life by Tricia Springstubb, illus. by Eliza Wheeler (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7920-0). When prized items start to disappear, Cody learns that doing the right thing can be hard. Ages 7–10.

Martina & Chrissie: The Greatest Rivalry in the History of Sports by Phil Bildner, illus. by Brett Helquist (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7308-6), offers a dual biography of tennis champions Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert. Ages 7–10.

Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond by Martin Jenkins, illus. by Stephen Biesty (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8931-5), examines the past, present, and future of humans in space. Ages 8–12.

Matylda, Bright and Tender by Holly M. McGhee (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8951-3). This friendship story showcases a girl’s loss, grieving, and healing. Ages 8–12.

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets by Kwame Alexander, illus. by Ekua Holmes (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8094-7), offers original poems that pay tribute to 20 famed poets. Ages 8–12.

Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan, trans. by Helen Wang, illus. by Meilo So (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8816-5). Two Chinese children who have experienced tragedy become inseparable in this story of the trials of poverty and the power of love. Ages 9–12.

Double Cross: Deception Techniques in War by Paul B. Janeczko (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6042-0). This companion to The Dark Game examines strategic lies of war throughout history. Ages 10–14.

Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal’d by Mary Losure (Feb. 14, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7063-4) recounts Newton’s early life and traces his development as a thinker. Ages 10–up.

A Single Stone by Meg McKinlay (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8837-0). A girl in an isolated society makes a life-changing discovery in this story of belief, survival, and resilience. Ages 10–up.

The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found by Martin W. Sandler (Mar. 14, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8033-6) chronicles the true story of a ship that sank off Cape Cod in 1717. Ages 10–up.

Between Two Skies by Joanne O’Sullivan (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9034-2). A girl whose life is upended by Hurricane Katrina stars in this novel of love, class, exile, and belonging. Ages 12–up.

Haunt Me by Liz Kessler (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9162-2). Erin is caught between two brothers: a spirit who lived in her bedroom before he died, and his brother, who attends her school. Ages 12–up.

Hell and High Water by Tanya Landman (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8875-2). In 1750s England, a boy’s quest to clear his father’s name ensnares him in a net of deceit and conspiracy. Ages 12–up.

Maid of the King’s Court by Lucy Worsley (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8806-6). A willful girl directs her fate and follows her heart in this novel set in the volatile court of Henry VIII. Ages 12–up.

Sophie Someone by Hayley Long (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8995-7). This tale of betrayal and forgiveness centers on a teen who discovers the secret of who she really is. Ages 12–up.

Yvain: The Knight of the Lion by M.T. Anderson, illus. by Andrea Offermann (Mar. 14, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5939-4), is a graphic novel recounting the legend of this Arthurian knight. Ages 12–up.

The Book That Made Me: A Collection of 32 Personal Stories, edited by Judith Ridge (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9549-1; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9671-9). YA authors offer glimpses into the books that inspired them to be readers, writers, and who they’ve become. Ages 14–up.

MWD: Hell Is Coming Home by Brian David Johnson and Jan Egleson, illus. by Laila Milevski and Karl Stevens (Feb. 14, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5706-2). This graphic novel follows Liz’s return from war and her bond with two dogs: one saves her life in Iraq, and the other helps her reclaim it at home. Ages 14–up.

Revenge of the Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8828-8). Cynthia is hoping for a demon-free summer at theater camp in this sequel to Evil Librarian. Ages 14–up.

Who Killed Christopher Goodman? Based on a True Crime by Allan Wolf (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5613-3). Inspired by a tragic event in Wolf’s past, this examines a boy’s mysterious murder and the fateful summer leading up to it. Ages 14–up.

Beck by Mal Peet and Meg Rosoff (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7842-5). During the Depression, an orphan sent to work on a Canadian farm escapes and takes charge of his own destiny. Ages 16–up.


Lucy Cousins’s Maisy is back in Maisy’s Bus (Apr. 25, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9406-7) and Maisy’s Sailboat (Apr. 25, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9405-0), ages up to 3; and Maisy Goes to the Local Bookstore (Mar. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9255-1), ages 2–5. Minibombo offers The Cat Book by Silvia Borando (Apr. 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9472-2) and The Dog Book by Lorenzo Clerici (Apr. 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9487-6), ages 2–5.

Judy Moody and Friends are back in April Fools’, Mr. Todd! by Megan McDonald, illus. by Erwin Madrid (Mar. 14, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8200-2; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8201-9 ), ages 4–6. Annie and Simon reappear in Banana Muffins and Other Stories by Catharine O’Neill (May 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7498-4), ages 5–8. J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World introduces Magical Film Projections: Creatures (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9585-9), ages 7–10.

Timmy Failure returns in The Cat Stole My Pants by Stephan Pastis (Apr. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9733-4), ages 8–12. Ruby Redfort is back in Pick Your Poison by Lauren Child (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5471-9), ages 10–up. The Foretelling of Georgie Spider joins The Tribe Book by Ambelin Kwaymullina (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9210-0), ages 12–up. And Alison Croggon’s Pellinor continues with The Bone Queen: Cadvan’s Story (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8974-2), Ages 14–up.

Candlewick/Big Picture

The Butterfly Garden by Laura Weston (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9317-6). A monarch butterfly metamorphoses from egg to caterpillar to butterfly in this lift-the-flap book. Ages 2–5.

One Is Not a Pair by Britta Teckentrup (Mar. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9319-0). Readers spot the thing on each page that doesn’t match in this companion to The Odd One Out and Where’s the Pair? Ages 2–5.


Welcome to the Museum introduces Animalium Poster Book by Jenny Broom, illus. by Katie Scott (Mar. 14, paper, $22, ISBN 978-0-7636-9318-3), ages 7–9; and Botanicum by Katherine Willis, illus. by Scott (Mar. 14, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-0-7636-8923-0), ages 8–12.

Candlewick Entertainment


Peekaboo welcomes Peekaboo Barn Farm Day (Mar. 14, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7566-0), ages up to 3. Peppa Pig reappears in Peppa Pig and the Easter Rainbow (Mar. 14, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9438-8) and Peppa Pig and the Backyard Circus (Mar. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9437-1), ages 2–5. Peg + Cat star in The Lemonade Problem by Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson (Mar. 14, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9436-4), ages 3–7. And Tales from Mossy Bottom Farm welcomes Shaun the Sheep: Blast to the Past by Martin Howard, illus. by Andy Janes (May 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9093-9), ages 5–8.

Candlewick/Nosy Crow

Where’s the Giraffe? (Mar. 28, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9334-3) and Where’s the Ladybug? (Mar. 28, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9335-0), illus. by Ingela P. Arrhenius, feature these creatures hiding behind felt flaps. Ages up to 3.

A Lullaby for Little One by Dawn Casey, illus. by Charles Fuge (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8661-1). At the end of a busy day, a father rabbit knows that a lullaby is just what his offspring needs. Ages 2–5.

Old MacDonald’s Things That Go by Jane Clarke, illus. by Migy Blanco (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9326-8), showcases this farmer’s collection of vehicles. Ages 2–5.

Hush-a-Bye Bunny, illus. by Holly Surplice (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9459-3). When Bunny gets tearful at bedtime, his mother knows how to reassure him. Ages 3–5.

Big Bug Log, illus. by Sebastien Braun (Mar. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9322-0). Readers solve puzzles, follow mazes, and lift flaps to follow a bug’s path to his grandmother’s house in a log. Ages 3–7.

Warthog by Birdie Black, illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw (May 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9323-7).

A plucky warthog sets out on an adventure in this lift-the-flap counting tale. Ages 3–7.


Jannie Ho’s ABC celebrates Halloween ABC (July 18, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9527-9), ages up to 3. Bizzy Bear stars in Do-It-Yourself Day (Mar. 28, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9328-2) and Spooky House (July 11, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9327-5), illus. by Benji Davies, ages up to 3. Can You Say It, Too? issues Cheep! Cheep!, illus. by Sebastien Braun (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9329-9), ages up to 3. Farm Friends Sound Books gains Cuddly Cow (Apr. 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9325-1) and Higgly Hen (Apr. 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9324-4), illus. by Axel Scheffler, ages up to 3. Penny Dale’s Dinosaurs greets Dinosaur Pirates! (May 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9330-5), ages 2–5. And Pip and Posy meet The New Friend, illus. by Scheffler (June 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9339-8), ages 2–5. Sing Along with Me!, illus. by Yu-hsuan Huang, chimes in with Happy Birthday (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9505-7), Hey Diddle Diddle (Mar. 28, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9320-6), Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Feb. 14, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9240-7), and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Feb. 14, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9241-4), ages 2–5. Violet Rose returns in Violet Rose and the Summer Campout, illus. by Jannie Ho (Apr. 25, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9333-6), ages 4–8. And Hubble Bubble continues with The Great Granny Cake Contest! by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Joe Berger (June 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9503-3; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8849-3), ages 6–9.

Candlewick Studio

Trees by Lemniscates (Mar. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9001-4) reveals the importance of trees and their changes through the season. Ages 2–5.

Double Take! A New Look at Opposites by Susan Hood, illus. by Jay Fleck (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7291-1), views opposites from various perspectives. Ages 3–7.

Find the Dots by Andy Mansfield (Mar. 28, hardcover, $15, ISBN 978-0-7636-9558-3). Kids find and count the dots hiding throughout this book featuring paper engineering. Ages 3–7.


Gigantosaurus by Jonny Duddle (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9294-0). As four dinosaurs play, one volunteers to be on the lookout for a scary beast—with unexpected results. Ages 2–5.

Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9295-7). In this story of adventure, imagination, and friendship, George is determined to build a sand castle at night. Ages 3–7.

Midnight at the Zoo by Faye Hanson (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8908-7). Locked in the zoo after a school trip, Max and Mia discover that the animals dance and party at nightime. Ages 3–7.

One Hundred Sausages by Yuval Zommer (May 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9297-1). In this sequel to One Hundred Bones, Scruff sniffs out the thief who stole sausages from the butcher’s shop. Ages 3–7.

Rain by Sam Usher (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9296-4). Sam and Granddad have a magical adventure in the rain in this follow-up to Snow. Ages 3–7.

The Whopper by Rebecca Ashdown (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9291-9). After a boy tells a lie, his guilt follows him around in the form of a hungry, increasingly large monster. Ages 3–7.


Jonny Duddles’s Jolley-Rogers return in The Jolley-Rogers and the Monster’s Gold (Mar. 21, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9292-6), ages 6–9.


Dalmatian in a Digger by Rebecca Elliott (Feb. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-802-3). A small dog is determined to discover what big construction vehicles are building. Ages 3–5.

Monster Heroes by Blake Hoena, illus. by Dave Bardin (June 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-783-5). While other monsters try to hurt people, these four fight for good. Ages 6–8.

The Dog Encyclopedia for Kids by Tammy Gagne (Feb. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-694-4) compiles canine facts. Ages 9–12.

The Fearless Travelers’ Guide to Wicked Places by Pete Begler (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-799-6). After witches take her mother, Nell ventures into the realm of Nightmares to save her. Ages 9–12.

Gods and Thunder: A Graphic Novel of Old Norse Myths by Carl Bowen, Michael Dahl, and Louise Simonson, illus. by Eduardo Garcia, Tod Smith, and Rex Lokus (Mar. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-848-1), is a graphic novel based on Norse mythology. Ages 9–12.

How to Stage a Catastrophe by Rebecca Donnelly (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-807-8) spotlights a cast of kids who try to save a failing community theater from closing. Ages 9–12.

Superman Science: The Real-World Science Behind Superman’s Powers by Agnieszka Biskup and Tammy Enz (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-702-6) explains the science behind strength, speed, sight, and flight as it relates to this superhero’s powers. Ages 9–12.


Dear Molly, Dear Olive continues with Molly Discovers Magic (Then Wants to Un-discover It) (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-616-6) and Olive Finds Treasure (of the Most Precious Kind) (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-615-9) by Megan Atwood, illus. by Lucy Fleming, ages 6–8. Mind Benders offers Totally Amazing Facts About Military Vehicles by Cari Meister (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-4542-6), ages 6–8. Superfairies are back in Adventures in Peaseblossom Woods by Janey Louise Jones, illus. by Jennie Poh (Apr. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-819-1), ages 6–8. And Top Sports Tips acquires six titles, including Top Basketball Tips by Rebecca Rissman (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-4725-3), Top Dance Tips by Jennifer Jones (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-4730-7), and Top Soccer Tips by Danielle Hammelef (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-4728-4), ages 6–8.

Four books join You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths, among them Hades and the Underworld: An Interactive Mythological Adventure by Blake Hoena, illus. by Nadine Takvorian (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-4828-1); and Olympians vs. Titans: An Interactive Mythological Adventure by Jessica Gunderson, illus. by Carolyn Arcabascio (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-4825-0), ages 8–11. Allergy Aware Cookbooks serves up Fearless Food: Allergy-Free Recipes for Kids by Katrina Jorgensen (Apr. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-608-1), ages 9–12. New Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories are Escape from Alcatraz: The Mystery of the Three Men Who Escaped From The Rock by Eric Braun (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-4552-5) and Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Emma Bernay (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-4546-4), ages 9–12. Sports Illustrated Kids adds All-Star Goofball Trivia: Weird and Wild Sports Trivia by Matthew Chandler, Shane Frederick, and Megan Cooley Peterson (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-778-1), ages 9–12. And Ultimate Fan Books welcomes Cristiano Ronaldo by Iain Spragg (Apr. 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78097-920-5), Lionel Messi by Mike Perez (Apr. 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78097-921-2), and Zlatan Ibrahimovic by Adrian Besley (Apr. 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78097-934-2), ages 10–up.

Capstone/Picture Window


Little Boost greets Miles McHale, Tattletale by Christianne Jones, illus. by Elina Ellis (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-0753-7), ages 4–8. Ashley Small and Ashlee Tall by Michele Jakubowski, illus. by Hédi Fekete, picks up Best Friends Forever? (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-0013-2), Brushes and Basketballs (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-0014-9), The Grass Is Always Greener (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-0016-3), and The Sleepover (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-0015-6), ages 6–8. Fly on the Wall History by Thomas Troupe, illus. by Jomike Tejido, gains Harriet Tubman’s Escape (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-9792-5), Paul Revere’s Ride (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-9789-5), The Pilgrims’ Voyage to America (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-9790-1), and The Wright Brothers’ First Flight (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-9791-8), ages 6–8.

Sofia Martinez stars in My Fantástica Family by Jacqueline Jules, illus. by Kim Smith (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-0746-9), ages 6–8. And joining Unicorn Riders by Aleesah Darlison, illus. by Jill Brailsford, are Ellabeth’s Test (Apr. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6555-9), Krystal’s Choice (Apr. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6554-2), Quinn’s Riddles (Apr. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6552-8), and Willow’s Challenge (Apr. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6553-5), ages 8–10.

Capstone/Stone Arch


Ellie Ultra by Gina Bellisario, illus. by Jessika von Innerebner, introduces Super Fluffy to the Rescue (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-3146-9) and Team Earth Takeover (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-3147-6), ages 6–8. Michele Jakubowski’s The Sleuths of Somerville, illus. by Amerigo Pinelli, ushers in The Professor’s Discovery (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-3181-0) and Tour of Trouble (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-3180-3), ages 9–12.

Joining Sports Illustrated Kids Starting Line Readers by CC Joven are Baseball Buzz (Feb. 1, paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-4259-5) and Gymnastics Jump (Feb. 1, paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-4257-1), illus. by Ed Shems; and Soccer Score, illus. by Alex Lopez (Feb. 1, paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-4258-8), ages 4–6. You Choose Stories: Scooby-Doo continues with The Salem Witch Showdown by Matthew Manning, illus. by Scott Neely (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-4336-3), ages 7–12. And Michele Jakubowski’s


Botanical Beauty: 80 Essential Recipes for Natural Spa Products by Aubre Andrus (Mar. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-075-2) rounds up organic recipes and crafts to replicate a spa experience. Ages 14–18.

Sucktown, Alaska by Craig Dirkes (May 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-055-4). After flunking out of college, will Eddie work hard and straighten up in small-town Alaska or take a different, risky path? Ages 14–18.

Waking in Time by Angie Stanton (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-070-7). Communicating across time through a buried time capsule, Abbi and a boy from an earlier era fall in love. Ages 14–18.


Lois Lane reappears in Triple Threat by Gwenda Bond (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-082-0), ages 14–18.

Cardinal Rule

The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World by Maria Dismondy, illus. by P.S. Brooks (Apr. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-9976085-0-2). Two siblings who don’t always get along discover the power of kindness and generosity. Ages 3–10.


Eddie Inventor by John Chambers (Feb. 15, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-910742-70-9). A young inventor and his friend set out to catch the thief who is stealing garden gnomes in their British town. Ages 12–up.


The Old Man and His Donkey by Julia Johnson, illus. by Charlene Kasdorf (Feb. 19, hardcover, $12, ISBN 978-1-909339-94-1). Will a shiny new truck replace a hardworking donkey who carries water, rice, and firewood to a mountain village? Ages 5–up.



Broken Worlds releases Broken Promises by Anitha Robinson (May 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-944821-12-8), ages 12–up. And Fairy Tale Villains Reimagined welcomes Dragons and Witches, edited by Madeline Smoot (June 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-933767-61-1), ages 12–up.

Central Avenue

From Ant to Eagle by Alex Lyttle (Apr. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77168-111-7). This novel of family love and loss centers on Cal, who’s bored and friendless after moving to a new town, and his younger brother. Ages 9–12.


Baby Animals Take a Bath (Feb. 7, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-538-5) and Baby Animals Take a Nap (Feb. 7, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-539-2) by Marsha Diane Arnold, illus. by Phyllis Limbacher Tildes, reveal how animals get clean; and fall asleep. Ages up to 3.

Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants by Sandra Markle, illus. by Fabricio VandenBroeck (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-634-4). During a drought in Tanzania, Grandma Elephant searches for water for her herd. Ages 3–7.

Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market by Michelle Schaub, illus. by Amy Huntington (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-547-7), collects poems set at an urban farmers’ market. Ages 4–8.

The Hidden Life of a Toad by Doug Wechsler (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-738-9). Photos track the life cycle of the American toad from egg to tadpole to adult. Ages 4–8.

Pig & Goose and the First Day of Spring by Rebecca Bond (Mar. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-594-1). Two very different friends welcome springtime. Ages 5–8.

Princess and the Peas by Rachel Himes (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-718-1). This adaptation of a familiar tale is set in Charleston, S. C. Ages 5–8.

Waiting for Pumpsie by Barry Wittenstein, illus. by London Ladd (Feb. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-545-3). In 1959 the Boston Red Sox was the last team in the Major Leagues to integrate, and a young fan is overjoyed to see a black player on his beloved home team. Ages 5–8.

The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew by Richard Michelson, illus. by Karla Gudeon (Feb. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-636-8). Set in 1885 Palestine, this reveals how Ben Zion helped modernize ancient Hebrew, bringing the language back into common usage. Ages 5–9.

Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education by Raphaële Frier, illus. by Aurélia Fronty (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-785-3) profiles Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. Ages 6–9.

Karl, Get Out of the Garden! Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything by Anita Sanchez, illus. by Catherine Stock (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-606-1), spotlights this Swedish creator of the Linnaean system, the basis for the classification system used by biologists worldwide. Ages 7–10.

Insects: The Most Fun Bug Book Ever by Sneed B. Collard III (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-642-9). Photos illustrate this examination of the habitats and habits of various insects. Ages 9–12.

Lola reappears in Lola Gets a Cat by Anna McQuinn, illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw (Feb. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-736-5), ages 2–5. And Sir Cumference stars in Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire by Cindy Neuschwander, illus. by Wayne Geehan (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-57091-771-4; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-57091-772-1), ages 7–10.

Chicago Review

Alexandra the Great: The Story of the Record-Breaking Filly Who Ruled the Racetrack by Deb Aronson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-645-6) showcases this racehorse, winner of the 2009 Preakness, and the world of Thoroughbred training and racing. Ages 9–13.


New Flashes of Genius titles by Luca Novelli are Darwin and the True Story of the Dinosaurs (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-873-3), Einstein and the Time Machine (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-865-8), Leonardo da Vinci and the Pen That Drew the Future (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-869-6), and Newton and the Antigravity Formula (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-861-0), ages 7–up. For Kids issues Marine Science for Kids: Exploring and Protecting Our Watery World, Includes Cool Careers and 21 Activities by Josh Hestermann and Bethanie Hestermann (June 1, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-536-7), ages 9–up. Junk Drawer Science opens up to Junk Drawer Engineering: 25 Construction Challenges That Don’t Cost a Thing by Bobby Mercer (May 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-716-3), ages 9–up. And joining Women of Action is Seized by the Sun: The Life and Disappearance of World War II Pilot Gertrude Tompkins by James Ure (July 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-587-9), ages 12–up.

Child’s Play


Tactile Books introduces Getting Ready, illus. by Cocoretto (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-886-8), ages up to 5. Classic Books with Holes offers El Viejo MacDonald, trans. by Teresa Mlawer, illus. by Pam Adams (May 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-967-4; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-964-3), ages 2–6; and Itsy Bitsy Spider with CD, illus. by Nora Hilb (May 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-079-4; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-974-2), ages 3–6. And Child’s Play Library acquires Baking with Dad by Aurora Cacciapuoti (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-755-7; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-754-0), Home and Dry by Sarah Smith (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-756-4), Mayday Mouse by Sebastien Braun (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-759-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-758-8), and That’s Not How You Do It! by Ariane Hofmann-Maniyar (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-929-2), ages 3–7; and Ossiri and the Bala Mengro by Richard O’Neill and Katharine Quarmby, illus. by Hannah Tolson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-925-4); paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-924-7); and Yokki and the Parno Gry by O’Neill and Quarmby, illus. by Marieke Nelissen (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-927-8; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-84643-926-1), ages 4–9.



Choose Your Own Adventure Lost Archives uncovers The Magic of the Unicorn by Deborah Lerme Goodman, illus. by Marco Cannella and Suzanne Nugent (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-25-2); and Surf Monkeys by Jay Leibold, illus. by Cannella and Gabhor Utomo (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-24-5), ages 7–12.


My Name Is Chouette/Caillou by Christine L’Heureux, illus. by Kary (May 16, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-2-89718-369-1), describes the genesis of this book character. Ages 3–up.


New Read with Chouette/Caillou titles, adapted by Anne Paradis, illus. by Eric Sévigny, are The Bike Lesson: Level 1 (July 11, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-366-0); and The Carrot Patch: Level 2 (July 11, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-367-7), ages 3–6. And Playtime welcomes Caillou: The Road Trip, travel bingo game included, adapted by Carine Laforest, illus. by Mario Allard (Apr. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-363-9); and Caillou: The New Soccer Coach, matching game included, adapted by Anne Paradis, illus. by Mario Allard (Apr. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-361-5), ages 3–up.

Chouette/City Monsters

Search-and-Find Books adds Chicago Monsters by Carine Laforest (May 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-924734-01-8) and New York Monsters by Anne Paradis (May 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-924734-02-5), both illus. by Lucile Danis Drouot; and San Francisco Monsters by Laforest, illus. by Stephanie Mackay (May 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-924734-03-2), ages 3–up.


Princess Lila Builds a Tower by Anne Paradis, illus. by Karina Dupuis (May 16, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-2-9815807-5-7). A plucky princess builds a tower to see what lies past the forest. Ages 3–up.


Daddy Dreams (May 9, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5823-5) and Mommy Snuggles (Apr. 4, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5822-8) by Anne Gutman and Georg Hallensleben. Animals star in these celebrations of parental love. Ages up to 3.

Flora and the Chicks: A Counting Book by Molly Idle (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4657-7) launches a series starring the heroine of Flora and the Flamingo. Ages up to 3.

Heads & Tails by Carli Davidson (May 16, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5137-3). Photos of dogs and puppies introduce parts of the body. Ages up to 3.

Masha and Her Sisters by Suzy Ultman (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5159-5) is a diecut storybook inspired by Russian nesting dolls. Ages up to 3.

Shake, Wiggle & Roll by Carli Davidson (May 16, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5136-6) features photos of playful pups. Ages up to 3.

What Do You Wear? by Taro Gomi (Mar. 7, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5028-4) spotlights animals in stylish garb. Ages up to 3.

Mighty, Mighty Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5216-5). Vehicles learn teamwork in this companion to Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. Ages 2–4.

The Fox Wish by Kimiko Aman, illus. by Komako Sakai (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5188-5). Two children who go looking for their jump rope discover that a group of foxes have claimed it. Ages 3–5.

I Wrote You a Note by Lizi Boyd (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5957-7). On its journey, a note encounters various characters in this tribute to nature, curiosity, imagination, and friendship. Ages 3–5.

Mine! by Jeff Mack (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5234-9). This tale using just one word starts out with a single rock—and two mice. Ages 3–5.

Papasaurus by Stephan Lomp (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4425-2). What happens when Babysaurus can’t find Papasaurus while they’re playing hide-and-seek? Ages 3–5.

Pete with No Pants by Rowboat Watkins (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4401-6). A character who’s gray, round, and pant-less is at the center of this story about being true to oneself. Ages 3–5.

A River by Marc Martin (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5423-7) traces the imaginary journey of a child inspired by the view outside her window: a river winding through a city. Ages 3–5.

Under the Silver Moon: Lullabies, Night Songs & Poems, illus. by Pamela Dalton (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-1673-0) collects lullabies and poems illustrated with cut-paper art. Ages 3–5.

Welcome to My House: A Collection of First Words by Gaia Stella (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5792-4) introduces the names of an array of household items. Ages 3–5.

You and Me, Me and You by Miguel Tanco (Apr. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4486-3). Vignettes honor the special bond between a father and son. Ages 3–5.

Balderdash! John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books by Michelle Markel, illus. by Nancy Carpenter (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8118-7922-4), illuminates the life and legacy of this imaginative author and publisher, for whom the Newbery Medal is named. Ages 5–8.

Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner, illus. by Christopher Silas Neal (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4542-6). This companion to Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt explores the underwater world. Ages 5–8.

This Is How We Do It by Matt Lamothe (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5018-5) follows a day in the life of seven real kids who hail from Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia. Ages 5–8.

Barkus by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Marc Boutavant (June 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-1182-7), debuts a series centering on an exuberant dog and his young owner. Ages 6–9.

Charlie & Mouse by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Emily Hughes (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3153-5), rounds up four stories about two inventive brothers. Ages 6–9.

A Funny Thing Happened at the Museum... by Davide Cali and Benjamin Chaud (Mar. 14, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5593-7). Henry encounters the unexpected in this follow-up to A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School.... Ages 6–9.

Curious Constructions: A Peculiar Portfolio of Fifty Fascinating Structures by Michael Hearst, illus. by Matt Johnstone (Apr. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4484-9), showcases unusual structures—both functional and fanciful. Ages 8–12.

Get It Together, Delilah! by Erin Gough (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5187-8) introduces a high-school senior who tries to juggle various parts of her life while managing her family’s café. Ages 14–up.

Piper Perish by Kayla Cagan, illus. by Maria Ines Gul (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5583-8). A teenage girl who’s an aspiring artist questions the meaning of love, friendship, family, and home. Ages 14–up.


New Cozy Classics by Jack Wang and Holman Wang are Jane Eyre (May 9, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4521-5253-0), Oliver Twist (May 9, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4521-5254-7), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (May 9, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4521-5250-9), and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (May 9, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4521-5252-3), all ages. Junzo Terada’s Animal Friends star in Barnyard Jamboree! (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5189-2) and Swimming Hole Party! (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4983-7), ages up to 3. TouchThinkLearn offers Fly! by Xavier Deneux (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5922-5), ages 2–4. My Little Cities by Jennifer Adams, illus. by Greg Pizzoli, visits London (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5387-2), and New York (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5388-9), ages 3–5. And the Falconer Trilogy concludes with The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May (June 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-2883-2), ages 14–up.

Cinco Puntos

Ahgottahandleonit by Donovan Mixon (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-941026-46-5); paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-941026-47-2). A dyslexic black teen from Newark who wants to do what’s right despite his inner rage kills a peer in a street fight. Ages 12–18.


First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art

by Cynthia Weill issues ABeCedarios: Mexican Folk Art ABCs in English and Spanish, photos by K.B. Basseches, illus. by Armando Jiménez and Moisés Jiménez (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-941026-66-3); Animal Talk: Mexican Folk Art Animal Sounds in English and Spanish, illus. by Rubi Fuentes and Efrain Broa (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-941026-69-4); Colores de la Vida: Mexican Folk Art Colors in English and Spanish (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-941026-67-0); Count Me In! A Parade of Mexican Folk Art Numbers in English and Spanish (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-941026-70-0); and Opuestos: Mexican Folk Art Opposites in English and Spanish (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-941026-68-7), ages up to 3.

Circle C Stepping Stones


Circle C Stepping Stones by Susan K. Marlow releases Andi Saddles Up (Mar. 27, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-8254-4430-2) and Andi Under the Big Top (Mar. 27, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-8254-4431-9). Ages 7–10.


Do You See My Tail? by Anita Bijsterbosch (Mar. 14, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-320-1). Flaps lift to reveal forest animals in this guessing-game book. Ages 1–up.

How Many Baby Animals? by Guido van Genechten (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-324-9). In this book with split pages, animal mothers bring new babies into the world. Ages 2–up.

When I Grow Up by Anita Bijsterbosch (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-334-8). Young animals dream about the things they can do when they’re grown up. Ages 2–up.

I’ve Got to Go by Guido van Genechten (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-337-9). In this potty story, a dog finds his way to the big toilet by accident. Ages 3–up.

Little Kangaroo by Guido van Genechten (June 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-338-6). A mother kangaroo shows her reluctant young one that there is much to life beyond her warm pouch. Ages 4–up.

My Good Morning by Kim Crockett-Corson, illus. by Jelena Brezovec (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-342-3). An energetic and independent girl is determined to get ready for school all by herself. Ages 4–up.

The Only Way I Can by Bonnie Grubman, illus. by Carolien Westermann (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-339-3). A rabbit who longs to fly like a bird discovers his own strengths. Ages 4–up.

Prawn Crackers and Satay by Liselotte Schippers, illus. by Monique van den Hout (June 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-328-7). After moving from China, Chan explores his new neighborhood and meets new friends from various cultures. Ages 4–up.

What Can Your Grandma Do? by Anne Sawan, illus. by Sernur Isik (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-332-4). Grandparents display a range of skills at a special school talent show. Ages 4–up.

A Wish Come True by Kolet Janssen and Emy Geyskens, illus. by Emilie Timmermans (June 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-335-5). The Make-A-Wish fairies arrange for an ill boy to visit the fire and police stations. Ages 4–up.

Pirate John-Wolf by Natalie Quintart, illus. by Philippe Goossens (July 11, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-330-0). A boy who dreams that pirates take him to their ship learns to overcome his fears. Ages 5–up.


Me and the Wild Animals by Liesbet Slegers (Apr. 11, hardcover, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-341-6) joins Me and the World, ages 1–up. Take a Look takes in See How I Sleep by Liesbet Slegers (Mar. 14, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-333-1), ages 1–up. Lily and Milo star in Looking for Colors with Lily and Milo by Pauline Oud (July 11, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-336-2), ages 2–up. Little White Fish by Guido van Genechten swims on in Little White Fish Is So Happy (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-326-3) and Well Done, Little White Fish (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-327-0), ages 2–up. Ian and Sarah by Pauline Oud gains Ian Is Sick (July 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-325-6) and Sarah at the Wedding (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-331-7), ages 3–up. What They Do by Liesbet Slegers welcomes Doctors and What They Do (July 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-322-5) and Race Car Drivers and What They Do (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-321-8), ages 4–up. Animals in the Wild introduces The Wolf by Renée Rahir (July 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-323-2), ages 5–up. And Want to Know moves along with Traveling by Train by Pierre Winters, illus. by Tineke Meirink (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-340-9), ages 4–up; and The Romans by Suzan Boshouwers, illus. by Veronica Nahmias (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-319-5), ages 5–up.

Cornell Lab


On Bird Hill and Beyond continues with On Duck Pond by Jane Yolen, illus. by Bob Marstall (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-943645-22-0), ages 3–5.


Stay by Katherine Lawrence (May 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-55050-681-5). Told through an 11-year-old girl’s diary entries, this novel-in-verse offers a portrait of a family in crisis. Ages 9–12.

Adele’s Garden by Linda Amyot, trans. by Norman Cornett (May 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-55050-901-4). This story translated from the French spotlights the friendship between a teenage girl and an elderly woman, both searching for love and truth. Ages 13–15.

Cottage Door

Series Babies Love: Lift-a-Flap offers Babies in the Forest by Ginger Swift, illus. by Olivia Chin Mueller (Apr. 15, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-188-7); Babies Love Valentines by Holly Berry-Byrd, illus. by Martina Hogan (Feb. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-149-8); Babies on the Farm by Swift, illus. by Chie Y Boyd (Feb. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-150-4); and Swift’s Happy Little School, illus. by Joshua Heinz (Apr. 15, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-187-0), ages up to 3. Love You Always gains All the Love in the World by Rose Bunting, illus. by Olivia Chen Mueller (Feb. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-154-2); and Little Blessings for Children by Bunting, illus. by Katya Longhi (Apr. 15, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-186-3), ages up to 5.

There are seven new Early Bird Sound Books, including Happy Little Elephant by Robin Rose, illus. by Gina Lorena Maldonado (Feb. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-160-3); Let’s Rock ‘n’ Roll! by Carmen Crowe, illus. by James Loram (Feb. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-133-0); Sweet Little Unicorn by Rose, illus. by Kat Uno (Feb. 15, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-158-0), ages 1–5; and ABC and 123 Learning Songs, illus. by Beatrice Costamagna (Feb. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-147-0), ages 3–5. Flip-a-Flap picks up Whiskers & Tails by Rose Partridge, illus. by Steve Mack (Feb. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-161-0), ages 2–5. And Joining Little Bird Stories are Easter Bunny School by R.I. Redd, illus. by Genie Espinosa (Feb. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-151-1); and Jack & the Beanstalk by Carmen Crowe, illus. by Zoe Persico (Feb. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-152-8), ages 2–5.



Be a Document Detective by Kelly Spence offers four titles, including Be a Photograph Detective (Mar. 31, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3066-8; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3093-4) and Be a Speech Detective (Mar. 31, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3079-8; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3094-1), ages 5–8. Celebrations in My World commemorates Canada’s 150th Birthday by Kathy Middleton (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4108-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4124-4), ages 5–8. Remarkable Lives Revealed adds four titles, including Craig Kielburger: Champion for Children’s Rights and Youth Activism (Feb. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3420-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3424-6) and Jazz Jennings: Voice for LGBTQ Youth by Ellen Rodger (Feb. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3419-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3423-9), ages 7–10.

Among the 12 additions to Our Values are My Family: Level 1 (Feb. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3245-7; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3288-4) by Grace Jones, ages 5–8; Making Good Choices: Level 2 (Feb. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3262-4; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3328-7) by Steffi Cavell-Clarke, ages 8–11; and Equality and Diversity: Level 3 (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3265-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3348-5). Ancient Worlds Inside Out explores Ancient China Inside Out by Kelly Spence (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2868-9; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2875-7); Ancient Egypt Inside Out (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2874-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2888-7) and Ancient Mesopotamia Inside Out (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2880-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2894-8) by Ellen Rodger; Ancient Greece Inside Out (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2876-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2890-0) and Ancient Rome Inside Out (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2882-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2896-2) by John Malam; and Ancient Maya Inside Out by Rachel Stuckey (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2878-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2892-4), ages 8–11. And new Get-into-It Guides are Get into Claymation by Kelly Spence (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3400-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3404-8), Get into Magic by Vic Kovacs (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3401-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3405-5), Get into Mixed Media by Janice Dyer (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3402-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3406-2), and Get into Smoothies by Jaime Winters (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3403-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3407-9), ages 8–11.

Leaving My Homeland issues A Refugee’s Journey from Afghanistan (Feb. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3125-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3129-0) and A Refugee’s Journey from Syria (Feb. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3128-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3184-9) by Helen Mason; and A Refugee’s Journey from Iraq (Feb. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3127-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3157-3) and A Refugee’s Journey from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Feb. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3126-9; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3156-6) by Ellen Rodger, ages 8–11. Simple Machines in My Makerspace by Tim Miller offers six titles, including Levers in My Makerspace (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3371-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3377-5) and Wheels and Axles in My Makerspace (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3375-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3383-6), ages 8–11. And Be a Maker! introduces four titles, including Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Greening Up Spaces (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2881-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2895-5) by Megan Kopp and Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Sports by Sarah Levete (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2877-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2891-7), ages 10–14.

Destination: Middle Ages adds six titles, including Your Guide to Castles and Medieval Warfare by James Bow (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2994-5) and Your Guide to Knights and the Age of Chivalry by Cynthia O’Brien (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2992-1), ages 10–14. And Gill Arbuthnott’s Your Guide to Electricity and Magnetism (Feb. 1, hardcover, $31.93, ISBN 978-0-7787-3398-0) joins Drawn to Science: Illustrated Guides to Key Science Concepts, ages 10–14.

New Financial Literacy for Life books by Diane Dakers are The Bottom Line: Money Basics (Mar. 15, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-3095-8), Getting Your Money’s Worth: Making Smart Financial Choices (Mar. 15, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-3097-2; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3106-1), It Doesn’t Grow on Trees: Sources of Income (Mar. 15, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-3096-5; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3105-4), and Money for Your Life: Invest in Your Financial Future (Mar. 15, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-3098-9; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3107-8), ages 10–14. There are six new Mapping in the Modern World titles, including The Changing Face of Maps by Tim Cooke (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3221-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3239-6) and Mapping in a Digital World (Mar. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3223-5) by Enzo George, ages 10–14. And Technology in Motion moves on with How to Build Aircraft (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3384-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3395-9) and How to Build Cars (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3393-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3396-6) by Rita Storey; and How to Build Robots by Louise Derrington (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-3394-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-3397-3), ages 10–14.



Be an Engineer! Designing to Solve Problems offers A Bridge Goes Over (Mar. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2907-5; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2942-6) and A Skyscraper Reaches Up (Mar. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2904-4; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2939-6) by Kylie Burns; and A Dam Holds Back (Mar. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2905-1; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2940-2) and A Tunnel Runs Through (Mar. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2903-7; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2938-9) by Crystal Sikkens, ages 5–8. And Catch a Wave releases The Science of Light Waves (Mar. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2944-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2968-6) and The Science of Sound Waves (Mar. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2941-9; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2966-2) by Robin Johnson; and Waves and Information Transfer (Mar. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2962-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2970-9) and What Are Waves? (Mar. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2964-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2972-3) by Heather Hudak, ages 8–11.

Creative Company/Amicus Ink

Daddy Cuddle by Kate Mayes, illus. by Sara Acton (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-193-0), is a tale starring an energetic bunny who rises early—and his tired father. Ages 4–8.


First Words and Pictures welcomes Animals (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-200-5) and On the Go (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-201-2) by Margot Channing, illus. by Jean Claude, ages up to 3.

Creative Company/Creative Editions

Colors of Nature by Kate Riggs, illus. by Domeniconi Paolo (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-299-8), introduces colors as emblematic of the seasons of the year. Ages 2–4.

Counting on Birds by Kate Riggs, illus. by Jori van der Linde (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-300-1) is a counting tale focusing on a family of birds. Ages 2–4.

Crowds of Creatures by Kate Riggs, illus. by Dogi Fiammetta (Mar. 7, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-301-8), spotlights family groups of six species of animals. Ages 2–4.

Under the Sea by Kate Riggs, illus. by Leonard Tom (Mar. 7, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-302-5), presents an introduction to sea life and directional words. Ages 2–4.

Make the Earth Your Companion by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by Anna and Elena Balbusso (Mar. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-269-1), reminds readers to respect and the care for the earth. Ages 6–8.


Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective by Marissa Moss, illus. by April Chu (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-33-0), reveals the accomplishments of America’s first woman detective. Ages 5–up.

Sweet Dreams, Sarah: From Slavery to Inventor by Vivian Kirkfield, illus. by Chris Ewald (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-31-6), tells the story of this former slave and inventor, one of the first African-American women to obtain a U.S. patent. Ages 5–up.

Rumors by Denys Cazet (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-32-3). To get his name off the naughty list, Russell strikes a deal with his school principal, who is rumored to be a mud-wrestling champ. Ages 7–12.


Wilcox and Griswold Mysteries continues with The Case of the Poached Egg by Robin Newman, illus. by Deborah Zemke (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-939547-30-9), ages 4–8.

Cuento de Luz

The Lonely Mailman by Susanna Isern, trans. by Jon Brokenbrow, illus. by Daniel Montero Galán (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-98-4). In this tale of friendship and love, a mailman who delivers letters to forest animals receives a happy surprise. Ages 3–up.

The Map of Good Memories by Fran Nuño, trans. by Jon Brokenbrow, illus. by Zuzanna Celej (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-82-3). A refugee girl recalls happy moments and places in the town she was forced to flee during wartime. Ages 7–up.

Ten Tears and One Embrace by Marta Sanmamed, trans. by Jon Brokenbrow, illus. by Mar Azabal (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-90-8). This exploration of emotions focuses on tears. Ages 7–up.

Titles in Spanish

Cartas en el Bosque (The Lonely Mailman) by Susanna Isern, illus. by Daniel Montero Galán (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-94-6), ages 3–up; and Diez Lágrimas y un Abrazo (Ten Tears and One Embrace) by Marta Sanmamed, illus. by Mar. Azabal (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-86-1), and El Mapa de los uenos momentos (The Map of Good Memories) by Fran Nuño, illus. by Zuzanna Celej (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-78-6), ages 7–up.


What Really Matters welcomes Lopez Lomong: We’re All Destined to Use Our Talent to Change People’s Lives by Ana Eulate, illus. by Nívola Uyá (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-15-6); Pablo Pineda: Being Different Is a Value by Albert Bosch and María Sala, illus. by Silvia Álvarez (June 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-23-1); and Rafa Nadal: What Really Matters Is Being Happy Along the Way, Not Waiting Until You Reach the Finish Line by Marta Barroso, illus. by Mónica Carretero (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-07-1), all trans. by Jon Brokenbrow, ages 7–up.

Series in Spanish

Spanish editions of What Really Matters/Lo que de verdad importa are Lopez Lomong: Todos estamos destinados a utilizar nuestro talento para cambiar la vida de las personas (ISBN 978-84-16733-11-8); Pablo Pineda: Ser diferente es un valor (ISBN 978-84-16733-19-4); and Rafa Nadal: Lo que de verdad importa es ser feliz en el camino, no esperar a la meta (ISBN 978-84-16733-03-3), ages 7–up.

Disney ESPNW

Choose to Matter: Your Guide to Being Courageously and Fabulously You by Julie Foudy (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00338-4). This two-time Olympic Gold Medalist soccer star offers advice to help young women find the leader that exists inside them. Ages 12–18.


Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3233-5) is a tongue-in-cheek novel about a privileged L.A. teen who stars in her family’s reality TV show. Ages 14–up.

The Takedown by Corrie Wang (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-5742-0). A popular high-school senior deals with the fallout after an incriminating faux video of her goes viral. Ages 14–up

Disney Press


Puppy Dog Pals star in four new titles, including Puppy Dog Pals Hawaii Pug-O (June 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00419-0) and World of Reading: Puppy Dog Pals A.R.F. (June 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00417-6), ages 3–5. Cars 3 zooms on with Lead the Way by Ace Landers, illus. by Garrett Taylor (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8127-2), ages 6–8. 5-Minute Stories picks up 5-Minute Racing Stories (May 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00075-8), ages 6–8. Descendants 2 tie-ins are Evie’s Fashion Book (June 20, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00251-6), Mal’s Book (June 20, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00041-3), and Descendants 2 Junior Novel by Eric Geron (June 20, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-9970-3), ages 8–12. Disney Descendants releases School of Secrets, Book 4 by Jessica Brody (July 18, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-7867-8), ages 8–12.


Feminist Baby by Loryn Brantz (Apr. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-7858-6). A feminist baby isn’t afraid to do her own thing—and wants to make as much noise as possible along the way. Ages up to 2.

Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals by Mo Willems (June 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-6746-7) advises infants on such topics such as injustice, cats, friendship, and family. Ages up to 2.

Be Quiet! by Ryan T. Higgins (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3162-8). In this take on bookmaking, a mouse is determined to star in a wordless picture book. Ages 3–5.

Ellie in Concert by Mike Wu (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-1238-2). In this follow-up to Ellie, this elephant sets out to organize a zoo orchestra. Ages 3–5.

The Teacher’s Pet by Anica Mrose Rissi, illus. by Zachariah OHora (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-4364-5). What happens when the class tadpole turns into a giant, classroom-wrecking creature? Ages 3–5.

The Scariest Book Ever by Bob Shea (July 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3046-1). An alarmist ghost narrator warns against turning the pages of this book featuring—scary?—animals. Ages 6–8.

Heartwood Hotel: A True Home by Kallie George, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (July 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3161-1). A mouse works at a hotel in this series debut about friendship and courage. Ages 7–10.

The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-1716-5). In this prequel to Code Name Verity, Julie investigates the mystery of her injury and a missing family employee. Ages 12–18.

Kill All Happies by Rachel Cohn (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4231-5722-9). A high-school graduation party takes an unexpectedly wild turn. Ages 14–up.

Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts (June 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-6765-8). In this series launch, illigitimate offspring of the king try to prevent a civil war that will tear their kingdom apart. Ages 14–up.

Wildman by J.C. Geiger (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-4957-9). Driving home to his high school graduation party, Lance becomes stranded in an ominous motel in a strange town. Ages 14–up.


Vampirina returns in Vampirina at the Beach by Anne Marie Pace, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-7342-0), ages 3–5. The Good for Nothing Button by Mo Willems and Charise Mericle Harper joins Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! (May 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2646-4), ages 6–8. Serafina is back in Serafina and the Splintered Heart by Robert Beatty (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-7504-2), ages 8–12. Rick Riordan’s Trials of Apollo adds From Percy Jackson: Camp Half-Blood Confidential: Your Real Guide to the Demigod Training Camp (May 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8555-3), ages 8–12; and The Dark Prophecy (May 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-4642-4; special limited edition, $100, ISBN 978-1-4847-4695-0), ages 10–14. And The Descendants by Melissa de la Cruz continues with Isle of the Lost (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8128-9), ages 9–12.



Star Wars: A New Hope continues with The Rise of a Hero (May 2, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-9933-8), ages 6–8. And Star Wars Rogue One tie-ins are a Star Wars Rogue One: Middle Grade Novel (May 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8081-7), ages 10–14; and Star Wars Rogue One: Young Adult Novel by Beth Revis (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8083-1), ages 12–18.


100 First Words (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5700-4). Themed pages identify colors, shapes, animals, and other things familiar to babies. Ages up to 2.

My First Coding Book (July 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5973-2). This book with flaps, wheels, and sliders introduces basic concepts of computer coding. Ages 5–7.

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6258-9) offers tools to build confidence in reading, writing, and comprehension. Ages 5–8.

How to Be a Scientist by Steve Mould (May 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6121-6) encourages kids to discover science through 40-plus questions, games, and real-life scenarios. Ages 7–9.

My Amazing Body Machine: A Colorful Visual Guide to How Your Body Works by Robert Winston, illus. by Owen Gildersleeve (May 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6185-8), is a visual guide to the ways that parts of the body work together. Ages 7–9.

My Book of Rocks and Minerals (July 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6190-2). This graphic reference examines rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils—from deep caves to outer space. Ages 7–9.

Utterly Amazing Earth (Mar. 21, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5867-4). This compilation of facts about our planet includes pop-ups, flaps, and experiments. Ages 7–9.

Out of the Box by Jemma Westing (May 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5896-4) presents 25 interactive cardboard model projects involving science-based principles. Ages 7–10.

100 Women Who Made History (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5688-5) profiles woman who have shaped the world, including Marie Curie, Joan of Arc, Eleanor Roosevelt, and J.K. Rowling. Ages 8–12.

Children’s Illustrated World Atlas (July 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6238-1). This updated edition features modern mapping, pictures, facts, and stories. Ages 8–12.

Where on Earth? Atlas (Apr. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5864-3) views the world in 3-D through maps, artwork, and a visual explanation of Earth’s evolution. Ages 8–12.

Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus (June 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6237-4). This 4,000-entry volume features photos and illustrations. Ages 9–12.

Coding Projects in Python (June 6, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4654-6188-9) is a visual guide to building computer projects using Python. Ages 9–12.

The Elements Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Periodic Table (Apr. 4, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5660-1), The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5853-7), and Science Year by Year (Mar. 7, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5758-5) are illustrated references created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Ages 9–12.

I Can’t Believe It! (June 6, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6236-7) compiles facts from It Can’t Be True!, It Can’t Be True! 2, True or False?, and Strange but True. Ages 9–12.

Super Earth Encyclopedia (July 4, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6187-2). Photos and CGI artwork showcase 100 wonders of the planet. Ages 9–12.

This Book Is About You by Allison Singer and R.K. Barry (July 11, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5657-1) rounds up activities and information to help kids discover their true selves. Ages 13–17.


Follow the Trail releases At the Zoo (July 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6140-7), Baby Dinosaurs (Feb. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5669-4), and Bugs (Feb. 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5670-0), ages up to 2. Joining My First Hardcovers are My First Baby Animals (Feb. 7, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5678-6) and My First Playtime (Feb. 7, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5677-9); and My First Books issues My First Out and About (June 13, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6083-7) and My First Shapes (June 13, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6082-0), ages up to 2. Joining Spot the Difference are Things That Go (Feb. 7, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5620-5), ages up to 2; and Animals (Feb. 7, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5492-8), Building Site (July 11, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5493-5) and Out and About (July 11, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5599-4), ages 2–5. And Skills for Starting School issues Please and Thank You (Feb. 28, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5679-3) and Sharing Is Caring (Feb. 28, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5680-9), ages up to 2; and I Can Count (July 18, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5676-2), and Ready to Read (May 16, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6012-7), ages 2–5.

Practical Facts introduces Forest Life and Woodland Creatures (Mar. 21, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5659-5) and Sharks and Other Sea Creatures (Mar. 21, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5658-8), ages 2–5. Pick Me Up! debuts with Dinosaur (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5956-5) and Puppy (Apr. 11, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5955-8), ages 2–5. Launching DK’s Look are Look I’m a Cook (June 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5964-0) and Look I’m a Scientist (June 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5963-3), ages 3–7. And Nature Explorers showcases Birds (Apr. 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5757-8), Seashore (Apr. 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5756-1), Weather (Apr. 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5755-4), and Woodland and Forests (Apr. 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5754-7), ages 6–8.

Children Just Like Me serves up Food Like Mine (July 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6135-3), ages 6–9. Factivity Fun welcomes Pirates (Feb. 21, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5681-6), ages 6–9. DK Find Out! picks up Bugs (July 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6208-4), Coding (July 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6233-6), Engineering (July 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6234-3), and Forest by Cathriona Hickey (July 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6232-9), ages 6–9. Joining DK Eyewitness Books are Fossil (June 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6247-3), Insect (June 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6248-0), Mythology (June 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6246-6), Planets (June 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6250-3), Reptile (June 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6249-7), and Vietnam War (Apr. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5984-8), ages 8–12.

DK Readers L2 gains Stars and Galaxies (Apr. 11, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5863-6) and The Story of Coding (June 6, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6242-8), ages 5–7; DK Readers L3 greets Real-Life Heroes (June 6, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6244-2), ages 7–9; and DK Readers L4 ushers in Amazing Women (Feb. 7, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5768-4), ages 9–12.

Drawn & Quarterly

If Found... Please Return to Elise Gravel by Elise Gravel (June 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77046-278-6) offers a look at this cartoonist’s sketchbook, plus tips for aspiring illustrators. Ages 8–up.


Blood Brothers by Colleen Nelson (Apr. 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-3746-4). The lives of two graffiti artists diverge when one receives a private school scholarship and the other is lured into a gang. Ages 12–15.

If This Is Home by Kristine Scarrow (Apr. 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-3650-4). When her mother is diagnosed with cancer, Jayce searches for her estranged father, hoping he can fix everything. Ages 12–15.

The Secrets We Keep by Deb Loughead (Mar. 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-3729-7). After a friend dies at a party, Clementine first blamed herself, but now she doesn’t know who to trust. Ages 12–15.


The Great Mistake Mysteries presents The Best Mistake Mystery by Sylvia McNicoll (Mar. 28, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-3625-2), ages 9–12. Algonquin Sunset is a new Algonquin Quest Novel by Rick Revelle (July 11, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-3702-0), ages 12–15. And Daughters of Light adds Finding Jade by Mary Jennifer Payne (Mar. 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-3500-2), ages 12–15.


Colors of the Pacific Northwest by Amy Mullen (Apr. 4, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-938093-80-7) explores the colors, wildlife, and vegetation of this region. Ages up to 4.

Babies Around the World by Puck, illus. by Violet Lemay (Apr. 4, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-938093-87-6). Babies worldwide welcome readers to their cities. Ages up to 5.

Hello, Garden Bugs: A High-Contrast Book, illus. by Julissa Mora (Apr. 4, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-938093-84-5), is a companion to Hello, Ocean Friends and Hello, Baby Animals. Ages 4–up.

Totally Epic, True and Wacky Soccer Facts and Stories by Puck and Jon Stollberg (Apr. 4, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-938093-81-4) rounds up information about soccer players, records, and fans. Ages 8–12.


Awesome Minds spotlights The Creators of the iPhone by Marne Ventura and Drew Feynman (Apr. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-938093-77-7), ages 6–10.


The Blue Hour by Isabelle Simler (Feb. 20, hardcover, $19, ISBN 978-0-8028-5488-9) celebrates nature’s colors and tranquility at twilight. Ages 4–8.

I Like, I Don’t Like by Anna Baccelliere, illus. by Ale + Ale (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-8028-5480-3). Inspired by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child’s decree that every child has the right to play, this book shows how children in varying circumstances see the same object differently. Ages 4–9.

The Queen of the Frogs by Davide Cali, illus. by Marco Soma (Mar. 20, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-8028-5481-0). A frog finds a crown at the bottom of a pond in this fable about leadership and humility. Ages 4–9.

Mrs. White Rabbit by Gilles Bachelet (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5483-4). The diary of the White Rabbit’s wife reveals the background goings-on during Alice’s adventures in Wonderland. Ages 6–10.

Sam in Winter by Edward van de Vendel, illus. by Philip Hopman (Apr. 17, hardcover, $13, ISBN 978-0-8028-5487-2). In this sequel to A Dog Like Sam, Kix asks an old enemy for help when Sam disappears. Ages 8–12.


Trade Winds adds Grandfather Whisker’s Table by Eun-jeong Jo, illus. by Bimba Landmann (May 31, paper, $10, ISBN 978-0-8028-5474-2), and Lion, King, and Coin by Jeong-hee Nam, illus. by Lucia Sforza (May 31, paper, $10, ISBN 978-0-8028-5475-9), ages 6–10.

Egmont UK

The Babar Collection: Five Classic Stories by Jean de Brunhoff, introduction by A.A. Milne (Apr. 1, paper, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7989-5), compiles tales starring this iconic character. Ages 3–5.

Go, Go, Gorilla! by Lydia Monks (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7815-7) brings back into print this story about discovering what you’re good at, previously published as Ooo Ooo Ooo Gorilla! Ages 3–5.

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson, illus. by Paul Howard (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-8336-6). A baby barn owl’s mother helps him overcome his unusual fear. Ages 3–5.

The Sign of One by Eugene Lambert (May 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7735-8). Identical twins on Wrath, a dump world for human outcasts, face very different fates. Ages 12–up.


Bod stars in Bod in the Park (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-8059-4) and Bod on the Beach (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-8060-0), ages 4–6. Noggin the Nog returns in Nogbad and the Elephants (May 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-8142-3) and Noggin and the Moon Mouse (May 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-8141-6) by Oliver Postgate, illus. by Peter Firmin, ages 6–9. Future Ratboy debuts in Future Ratboy and the Attack of the Killer Robot Grannies (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-6913-1) and Future Ratboy and the Invasion of the Nom Noms (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-6915-5) by Jim Smith, ages 7–9. And Fangs for the Memories by Sienna Mercer (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7844-7) joins My Sister the Vampire, ages 9–11.



Canticos chimes in with Ratoncitos/Little Mice, illus. by Susie Jaramillo (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-9969959-2-4), ages up to 4.

Enchanted Lion

The Paper-Flower Tree by Jacqueline Ayer (May 9, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-224-4). In this tale set in Thailand, a girl’s faith is rewarded when a peddler gives her a “seed” to grow a paper flower tree. Ages 3–8.

The Jungle by Helen Borten (July 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-230-5) portrays animals and plants of a tropical rain forest during day and night. Ages 3–9.

Three Balls of Wool by Henriqueta Cristina, illus. by Yara Kono (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-220-6). With three balls of wool and much ingenuity, a mother adds color to a drab world and sparks a small revolution. Ages 3–9.

5 Cherries by Vittoria Facchini (Apr. 25, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-222-0). Using their imaginations and a handful of cherries, two siblings play a game of make-believe. Ages 4–8.

The Gold Leaf by Kirsten Hall, illus. by Matthew Forsythe (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-214-5). After a gold leaf appears in the forest, animals destroy it in their struggle to possess it. Ages 4–8.

Nu Dang and His Kite by Jacqueline Ayer (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-231-2). A boy in Thailand searches for his lost kite on a windy day. Ages 4–8.

Bertolt by Jacques Goldstyn (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-229-9) introduces an imaginative, introverted boy whose best friend is an old oak tree. Ages 4–9.

The Forest by Ricardo Bozzi, illus. by Violeta Lopiz and Valerio Vidali (Mar. 28, paper, $25.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-218-3). This book about the journey of life features paper engineering and die-cuts. Ages 4–up.

Blob: The Ugliest Creature in the World by Joy Sorman, illus. by Olivier Tallec (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-207-7). A fish who wins a longed-for title learns the downside of fame. Ages 6–9.

Feather by Rémi Courgeon (May 16, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-210-7). This story about a tenacious girl living in an all-male household delivers a message of acceptance, equality, and love. Ages 6–9.

Mallko & Dad by Gusti (May 16, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-211-4) is an illustrated journal revealing life with a Down syndrome son—and what it means to love. Ages 10–up.

A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader, edited by Maria Popova and Claudia Bedrick (May 16, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-59270-228-2). New Yorker editor David Remnick provides a preface to this ode to reading, whose contributors include celebrated children’s authors and illustrators. Ages 10–up.

Crocodile Tears by André François (Jul. 11, hardcover, $16.96, ISBN 978-1-59270-227-5) is a new boxed editon of the 1956 classic about capturing a crocodile and bringing it home. Ages 2-8.


Chirri & Chirra reappear in The Springtime Meadow by Kaya Doi (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-225-1), ages 2–8.


Juan Pablo and The Butterflies by J.J. Flowers (May 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5072-0214-2). When drug traffickers invade their Mexican town, Juan’s dying grandmother tells him to follow migrating butterflies to the U.S. Ages 13–up.

Silent by David Mellon (Mar. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5072-0168-8). Adi, daughter of British father and an Indian mother, disguises herself as a WWI soldier to find her kidnapped half-brothers. Ages 13–up.

Welcome to the Slipstream by Natalka Burian (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5072-0075-9). Van learns a family secret as she searches for her mother, who has been lured into the desert by a cult. Ages 13–up.

Fabled Films


The Nocturnals continues with The Fallen Star by Tracey Hecht, illus. by Kate Liebman (May 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-944020-05-7), ages 7–12.


A Is for Arizona: A Grand Canyon State ABC Primer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-944822-78-1) and T Is for Texas: A Lone Star State ABC Primer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-944822-75-0) by Trish Madson, illus. by David W. Miles, offer alphabetical tours of these states. Ages 1–3.

Color Blocked by Ashley Sorenson, illus. by David W. Miles (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-944822-82-8). After the color factory breaks, readers tap and turn this book to bring colors to each page. Ages 4–6.

Like a Shooting Star by Rino Alaimo (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-944822-80-4). When his father doesn’t return from war, a boy wishes upon a shooting star that turns out to be a courageous firefly. Ages 4–6.


Let’s Count adds Let’s Count Arizona: Numbers and Colors in the Grand Canyon State (Apr. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-944822-73-6) and Let’s Count Texas: Numbers and Colors in the Lone Star State (Apr. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-942934-79-0) by Trish Madson, illus. by David W. Miles, ages 1–3.

Feminist Press


Ordinary Terrible Things releases Tell Me About Sex, Grandma by Anastasia Higginbotham (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55861-419-2), ages 4–8.

Fine Feather

The Nature Explorer’s Scrapbook by Caz Buckingham and Andrea Pinnington (Apr. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-908489-26-5) encourages kids to explore and gather items from the natural world. Ages 8–12.

Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Smiley: The Blind Therapy Dog by Joanne George (Apr. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55455-412-6). The author tells of rescuing and training a blind canine to become a therapy dog. Ages 8–12.


The Day I Ran Away by Holly L. Niner, illus. by Isabella Ongaro (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-936261-89-5). At bedtime, Grace calmly recounts her anything-but-calm day. Ages 5–7.


Dear Reader: A Novel by Mary O’Connell (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07708-0). In this take on Wuthering Heights, a teen searches for her teacher and meets a Heathcliff-esque boy. Ages 12–18.

Songs About a Girl by Chris Russell (May 30, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09516-9). An aspiring photographer is thrown into a surreal world when she’s asked to take pictures of a hot boy-band. Ages 12–18.

Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09523-7). An outsider teen lives for jazz stars in this story celebrating individuality and the power of music. Ages 12–18.

Aftercare Instructions by Bonnie Pipkin (June 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11484-6). This story of friendship, love, and hope centers on a teen who decides to end an unwanted pregnancy. Ages 13–up.


Seeking Mansfield by Kate Watson (May 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-118-4). To win a boy’s heart, can an aspring teenage director find the courage to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight? Ages 12–up.

The Edge of the Abyss by Emily Skrutskie (Apr. 18, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-63583-000-2). Cas struggles with the murky morals of pirate life in this sequel to The Abyss Surrounds Us. Ages 12–up.

Free Spirit

The Survival Guide for Kids in Special Education (and Their Parents): Understanding What Special Ed Is & How It Can Help You by Wendy L. Moss and Denise M. Campbell (Mar. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-167-8) provides tools and inspiration for kids in special education programs. Ages 8–14.


Our Emotions and Behavior offers I Don’t Want to Be Nice! A Book About Showing Kindness (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-132-6) and I Want to Win! A Book About Being a Good Sport (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-131-9) by Sue Graves, illus. by Manuela Carletti and Desideria Guicciardini, ages 4–8. Zach Rules adds Zach Hangs in There by William Mulcahy, illus. by Darren McKee (May 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-162-3), ages 5–8.


The Lost Kitten by Lee, illus. by Komako Sakai (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-126-0). What happens when the stray kitten Hina and her mother take in goes missing? Ages 1–5.

My Pictures After the Storm by Eric Veillé (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-104-8). Rhymes and illustrations reveal the “before” and “after” scenarios of various events. Ages 1–5.

A Day with Dogs by Dorothée de Monfreid (Mar. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-098-0). This look at what playful dogs do all day pays homage to the work of Richard Scarry. Ages 2–5.

Gus’s Garage by Leo Timmers (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-092-8). Gus uses odds and ends in his workshop to fix his friends’ vehicles. Ages 3–6.

Bruno: Some of the More Interesting Days in My Life So Far by Catharina Valckx, illus. by Nicolas Hubesch (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-124-6) rounds up six tales about an easygoing cat. Ages 4–10.

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe by Megumi Iwasa, illus. by Jun Takabatake (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-927271-88-9). A giraffe comes face-to-face with his penguin pen-pal in this import from Japan. Ages 6–9.


Detective Gordon returns in A Case in Any Case by Ulf Nilsson, illus. by Gitte Spee (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-108-6), ages 6–10.

Gibbs Smith

The Carpenter by Bruna Barros (Mar. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4676-1) is a wordless book showing that the simplest, most common objects can lead to adventure. Ages 3–8.

I Spy with My Little Eye by Paula Vásquez (Mar. 21, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4687-7). Mouse and Little Bear play a variation on a familiar game in this tale teaching colors, shapes, and creative play. Ages 3–8.

Not What It Seems by Paula Vásquez (Mar. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4691-4) transforms such images as an elephant trunk and deer antlers into unexpected objects. Ages 3–8.

When I Grow Up... by Paula Vásquez (Mar. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4689-1) introduces unique families that have one thing in common: love. Ages 3–8.


New BabyLit titles are All Aboard! Pacific Northwest: A Recreation Primer by Haily Meyers (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4601-3); G Is for Go-Go: A Sixties Alphabet (Feb. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4667-9) and J Is for Jazz: A Roaring Twenties Alphabet (Feb. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4604-4) by Greg Paprocki; and Gotta Go, Buffalo: A Silly Book of Fun Goodbyes by Haily Meyers and Kevin Meyers (Mar. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4598-6), ages up to 3. BabyLit Friendship Primers welcomes A Little Princess by Jennifer Adams, illus. by Alison Oliver (Mar. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4595-5), ages up to 3. BabyLit: Pet Palooza issues Good Dog: A Dog Breed Primer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4702-7) and Here, Kitty, Kitty! A Cat Breed Primer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4704-1) by Dawn DeVries Sokol, ages up to 3. Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp by Adams, illus. by Oliver, is a new BabyLit Sounds Primer (Mar. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4592-4), ages up to 3. And BabyLit: Whispering Words by Jane Sanders offers Seashore Stroll (Mar. 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4712-6), Nighttime Slumber (Mar. 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4714-0), and Woodland Walk (Mar. 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4716-4), ages up to 3.

Global Book Sales

Oh, Freedom! by Francesco D’Adamo, trans. by Sian Williams (Apr. 11, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-85077-285-9). In this novel set in the antebellum South, a young slave escapes via the Underground Railroad. Ages 10–up.

Secret Scouts and The Lost Leonardo by Dennis Kind and Wendel Kind (Apr. 11, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-94-026-0147-3). Four kids’ investigation of a curious sketch sparks perilous European adventures. Ages 10–up.

You’re Not Proper by Tariq Mehmood (May 16, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-908446-30-5). A girl of mixed ethnicity searches for her true identity in this novel about religion, gender, and families. Ages 10–up.


Carl Pug returns in A New Adventure of Carl Pug: Who Falls in Love and Gets a Girlfriend by Fabiola Nonn, Lukas Weidenbach, and Joelle Tourlonias (Apr. 11, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-94-026-0138-1), ages 3–7.


Little Old Farm Folk by Andrea Wisnewski (May 25, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-56792-594-4). Vignettes and art spotlight the daily tasks of running a farm. Ages up to 4.

The Screaming Chef by Peter Ackerman, illus. by Max Dalton (May 25, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-56792-598-2). A boy with a quick temper finds his calling as a (very loud) chef at his parents’ restaurant. Ages 3–6.

Riptide by Frances Ward Weller, illus. by Robert J. Blake (Apr. 20, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-56792-597-5). After a summer storm on Cape Cod, a dog makes a heroic rescue in this story based on a real-life canine. Ages 4–8.



Celestine and the Hare by Karin Celestine introduces Catching Dreams (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-910862-40-7), Finding Your Place (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-910862-42-1), and A Small Song (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-910862-41-4), ages 5–7. And Shadows & Light presents Mother Cary’s Butter Knife (May 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-910862-47-6) and The White Hare (May 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-910862-48-3) by Nicola Davies, illus. by Anastasia Izlesou, ages 12–up.

Graphic Arts


New Brick Books by Jennifer Kemmeter are Build It! Things That Float: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite Lego Parts (May 9, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6055-6), Build It! Things That Fly: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite Lego Parts (May 9, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6052-5), and Build It! Things That Go: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite Lego Parts (May 9, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6058-7), ages 5–up.

Graphic Arts/Westwinds

Denni-Jo and Pinto by Buck Buchanan, illus. by Christina Wald (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-943328-46-8), relays a girl’s adventures on her first solo pony ride to visit her grandparents. Ages 4–8.

Jabber the Steller’s Jay by Sylvester Allred, illus. by Diane Iverson (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-943328-89-5), chronicles the first year in the life of a bird in the American Southwest. Ages 4–8.

Pup the Sea Otter by Jonathan London, illus. by Sean London (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-943328-87-1), tracks an otter from birth through his first dive, socialization, and encounter with a predator. Ages 4–8.


See My State visits F Is for Florida (July 11, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6049-5), ages 4–8.


Away by Emil Sher, illus. by Qin Leng (Apr. 11, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-483-1). Told through sticky notes between a mother and daughter, this tale shows how love is found even in scribbled messages. Ages 4–7.

A Cage Went in Search of a Bird by Cary Fagan and Banafsheh Erfanian (May 16, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-861-7). A lonely birdcage finally finds a bird in need of a cage. Ages 4–7.

Greetings, Leroy by Itah Sadu, illus. by Alix Delinois (May 16, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-760-3). On his first day of school in a new country, Roy is happy to find a piece of his Jamaican homeland. Ages 4–7.

Uncle Holland by JonArno Lawson, illus. by Natalie Nelson (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-929-4). This tale about making choices centers on a man who abandons his thieving ways to be an artist. Ages 4–7.

Walk with Me by Jairo Buitrago, illus. by Rafael Yockteng (Mar. 14, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-857-0). A girl with an absentee father conjures up a lion friend to walk home from school with her. Ages 4–7.

Along the River by Vanina Starkoff, trans. by Jane Springer (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-977-5). This book highlighting Brazil’s customs and culture depicts the joy of river travel. Ages 4–up.

Short Stories for Little Monsters by Marie-Louise Gay (Mar. 14, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-896-9). This collection of illustrated stories touches on things children often wonder about. Ages 5–8.

The Alphabet Thief by Bill Richardson, illus. by Roxanna Bikadoroff (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-877-8). A letter bandit creates a topsy-turvy world where bowls become owls, etc. Ages 5–9.

Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz, illus. by Sydney Smith (Apr. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-871-6). A boy enjoying a summer day thinks of his father, who is digging for coal deep under the sea. Ages 5–9.

A Trio of Tolerable Tales by Margaret Atwood, illus. by Dušan Petricic (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-933-1). Atwood’s adventure tales featuring wordplay are gathered together for the first time in this chapter book. Ages 7–10.

Mary Anning’s Curiosity by Monica Kulling, illus. by Melissa Castrillón (May 16, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-898-3), recreates the childhood of this renowned New England fossilist. Ages 7–12.

The Goat by Anne Fleming (Mar. 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-916-4). Could what looks like a tiny white cloud on top of a New York City apartment building actually be a goat? Ages 9–11.

Grandfather and the Moon by Stéphanie Lapointe (May 16, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-961-4). In this graphic novel, a girl whose beloved grandfather sinks into depression pursues her dream. Ages 10–13.

The Guy, the Girl, the Artist and His Ex by Gabrielle Williams (Mar. 14, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-941-6). When a famous paintings is stolen, four lives are changed for very different reasons. Ages 13–up.