National Geographic

Hey, Baby! A Collection of Pictures, Poems, and Stories from Nature’s Nursery by Stephanie Drimmer (Nov. 14, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2931-9) pairs photos of baby animals with stories, folktales, and poems. Ages 4–8.

Penguins vs. Puffins by Julie Beer (Sept. 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2869-5). Penguins and puffins “face off” to determine who is most photogenic, most graceful, etc. Ages 6–9.

How Things Work: Inside Out: Discover Secrets and Science Behind Trick Candles, 3D Printers, Penguin Propulsions, and Everything in Between by T.J. Resler (Oct. 10, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2877-0) introduces the basic science and engineering behind the inner workings of various things. Ages 7–10.

National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia (second edition) by Don Lessem, illus. by Franco Tempesta (Oct. 10, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2905-0), includes updated insights from paleontologists and 10 new dinosaur profiles. Ages 7–10.

1,000 Facts About the White House by Sarah Wassner Flynn (Sept. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2873-2). Published in partnership with the White House Historical Association, this volume explores the people, grounds, interior, and history of the White House. Ages 8–12.

Animal Jam Official Insider’s Guide (second edition) by Katherine Noll (Oct. 31, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2875-6) is a guide to the online virtual world of Animal Guide. Ages 8–12.

Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact by Jennifer Swanson (Jan. 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2867-1). This exploration of the extremes of the ocean and space includes information on pressure, temperature, climate, and survival in these environments. Ages 8–12.

Bet You Didn’t Know: Fascinating, Far-out, Fun-tastic Facts! (Aug. 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2837-4) offers facts on a range of subjects, inlcuding astronomy, dinosaurs, and geography. Ages 8–12.

By the Numbers 3.14: 110.01 Cool Infographics Packed with Stats and Figures (Sept. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2865-7) explains quantities, rankings, and measurements that are key to math and engineering concepts. Ages 8–12.

Don’t Read This Book Before Bed: Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories by Anna Claybourne (Aug. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2841-1) compiles tales from around the globe. Ages 10–up.


National Geographic Kids Look and Learn offers In My Garden (Aug. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2844-2), ages 2–5. New National Geographic Kids Readers are Real Dragons by Jennifer Szymanski (Jan. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3046-9), Cats by Joan Galat (Sept. 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2883-1), City/Country by Jody Jensen Shaffer (Sept. 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2886-2), and Hello, Penguin! by Kathryn Williams (Dec. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2895-4), ages 2–5; Animal Armor by Laura Marsh (Jan. 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3034-6), ages 4–6; and Alexander Hamilton by Libby Romero (Jan. 16, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3038-4), Ancient Egypt by Stephanie Warren Drimmer (Jan. 9, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3042-1), Erupt! 100 Fun Facts About Volcanoes by Galat (Nov. 14, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2910-4), and Woof! 100 Fun Facts About Dogs by Elizabeth Carney (Nov. 14, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2907-4), ages 6–9. National Geographic Readers Bios welcomes Walt Disney by Barbara Kramer (Dec. 5, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2673-8), ages 6–9. And Just Joking giggles on with Jumbo: 1,000 Giant Jokes & 1,000 Funny Photos Add Up to Big Laughs (Oct. 17, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2879-4) and Just Joking LOL (Aug. 8, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2845-9), ages 7–10.

History’s Mysteries offers Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles from the Past by Kitson Jazynka (Oct. 17, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2871-8), ages 8–12. New NGK Chapters are My Best Friend Is a Dolphin! And More True Dolphin Stories by Moira Rose Donohue (Dec. 5, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2902-9) and Terrier Trouble! And More True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly by Candice Ransom (Dec. 5, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2899-2), ages 7–10. Weird but True adds Weird but True 9 (Nov. 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2893-0) and Weird but True Christmas: 300 Festive Facts to Light Up the Holidays (Sept. 12, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2889-3), ages 8–12. Science Superhero continues with Dr. E’s Super Stellar Solar System: Massive Mountains, Supersize Storms, Alien Atmospheres, and Other Out-of-This-World Space Science by Bethany Ehlmann and Jennifer Swanson (Jan. 16, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2798-8), ages 8–12. Trees by Patricia Daniels (Oct. 10, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2891-6) is a new Ultimate Explorer Field Guide, ages 8–12. And Try This presents Try This Extreme: 50 Fun & Safe Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You by Karen Romano Young (Sept. 26, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2863-3), ages 10–up.

Natural History Museum, London


The Queen & Mr Brown venture on in Meet the Rats by James Francis Wilkins (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-565-09438-6), ages 5–7.

New World Library

School of Awake: A Girl’s Guide to the Universe by Kidada Jones, illus. by Koa Jones (Oct. 2, paper, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-60868-458-8). This guide to staying true to oneself includes craft activities, recipes, and affirmations. Ages 14–18.

New York Review Books

Jim at the Corner by Eleanor Farjeon, illus. by Edward Ardizzone (Nov. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68137-164-1), collects loosely related seafaring stories. Ages 7–9.

The Night of Wishes: or The Satanarchaeolidealcohellish Notion Potion by Michael Ende, trans. by Heike Schwarzbauer and Rick Takvorian, illus. by Regina Kehn (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68137-188-7), is a tale of sorcery and suspense set on New Year’s Eve. Ages 8–12.

Secret of the Ron Mor Skerry by Rosalie K. Fry (Oct. 31, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68137-166-5) brings back this long out-of-print novel about a girl from Scotland’s Western Isles. Ages 8–12.


Atlantic Animal ABC by Angela Doak (Nov. 1, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-463-5) is an alphabet book featuring animals of the Atlantic. Ages up to 2.

Be a Night Detective: Solving the Mysteries of Twilight, Dusk, and Nightfall by Peggy Kochanoff (Nov. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-464-2) spotlights Atlantic Canada’s night creatures. Ages 4–9.

Land Beyond the Wall: An Immigration Story by Veronika Martenova Charles (Dec. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-465-9). This allegory of an aspiring artist who emigrates to Canada is based on the author’s own experience. Ages 4–9.

Cammie Takes Flight by Laura Best (Nov. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-467-3). A girl navigates life at her new school for the blind and attempts to track down her estranged mother. Ages 8–12.

Goth Girl by Melanie Mosher (Nov. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-468-0) introduces a teenage girl who enjoys three things: English class, her goth look, and spray-painting. Ages 12–up.

Nobrow/Flying Eye

Just Like Me by Joshua Seigal, illus. by Amélie Falière (Oct. 31, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-911171-11-9). This poem encourages readers to mimic the movements of dancing animals. Ages up to 3.

Crazy About Cats by Owen Davey (Sept. 12, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-911171-16-4). Felines are the focus of this companion to Mad About Monkeys and Smart About Sharks. Ages up to 5.

Hugo Makes a Change by Scott Emmons (Sept. 12, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-911171-21-8). Feeling sluggish and bored, a meat-craving vampire learns to love fruits and vegetables. Ages 3–5.

Leaf by Sandra Dieckmann (Oct. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-911171-31-7). When a polar bear lands in the wrong part of the world, his habit of collecting leaves makes birds nervous—until they discover why. Ages 3–5.

Morris Wants More... for Christmas by Joshua Seigal, illus. by Amélie Falière (Oct. 10, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-911171-06-5). A greedy prince discovers that sometimes, when you get exactly what you ask for, you might not like it. Ages 3–5.

The Amazing Animal Atlas by Nick Crumpton, illus. by Gaia Bordicchia (Oct. 10, hardcover, $28.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-11-6), introduces the world’s animals. Ages 6–up.



Explore Your World releases Explore Makerspace! With 25 Great Projects by Alicia Z. Klepeis, illus. by Matt Aucoin (Sept. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-562-5), ages 7–10. Build It Yourself adds Evolution: How Life Adapts to a Changing Environment with 25 Projects by Carla Mooney, illus. by Alexis Cornell (Nov. 15, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-597-7), ages 9–12; and Extinction: What Happened to the Dinosaurs, Mastodons, and Dodo Birds? With 25 Projects by Laura Perdew, illus. by Tom Casteel (Sept. 15, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-557-1), ages 9–13. And Girls in Science gains Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms by Karen Bush Gibson, illus. by Lena Chandhok (Aug. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-537-3), ages 9–13.

Mystery & Mayhem picks up Great Escapes: Real Tales of Harrowing Getaways (Aug. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-612-7) and Rebels & Revolutions: Real Tales of Radical Change in America (Aug. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-547-2) by Judy Dodge Cummings, ages 9–13. And Inquire & Investigate releases The Civil War: The Conflict Between the States by Judy Dodge Cummings (Dec. 15, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-602-8) and Planetary Science: Explore New Frontiers by Matthew Brenden Wood (Sept. 15, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-567-0), both illus. by Samuel Carbaugh; and Terrorism: Violence, Intimidation, and Solutions for Peace by Carla Mooney, illus. by Tom Casteel (Nov. 15, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-592-2), ages 12–15.

North Star/Flux

All the Wrong Chords by Christine Hurley Deriso (Dec. 12, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-63583-010-1). Still reeling from her brother’s overdose death, Scarlett hopes a gig playing guitar in a band will help. Ages 12–18.

Fix Me by Lisa M. Cronkhite (Nov. 28, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-63583-008-8). A girl whose life was upended by her sister’s suicide becomes hooked on an illegal drug that causes hallucinations. Ages 12–18.

The Town Built on Sorrow by David Oppegaard (Sept. 26, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-63583-006-4). A teen’s obsession with an 1860s pioneer girl’s diary unknowingly leads her into the path of a serial killer. Ages 12–18.

Welcome Home by Eric Smith (Sept. 5, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-63583-004-0) collects 29 adoption-themed short stories by YA authors. Ages 12–18.

North Star/Jolly Fish


Long Lost Secret Diary by Tim Collins, illus. by Sarah Horne, finds The Long Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Knight (Sept. 19, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-137-5) and The Long Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Pirate (Sept. 19, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-141-2), ages 8–12. Monster or Die releases Into the Shadowlands by Cynthia Reeg (Oct. 10, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-134-4), ages 8–12. And Tokens and Omens issues Curses and Warfare by Jeri Baird (Sept. 12, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-126-9), ages 12–18.


Sleep Tight, Little Bear by Britta Teckentrup (Oct. 3, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4293-9). After they say good night to their friends in the woods, a mother bear helps her cub hibernate. Ages up to 3.

The Christmas Star by Marcus Pfister (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4299-1). The Christmas star guides shepherds, kings, and forest animals to the stable to welcome the Holy Child. Ages 4–8.

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos by Monica Brown, illus. by John Parra (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4269-4), illuminates how this Mexican artist’s pets inspired her art and life. Ages 4–8.

Hans in Luck: Seven Stories by the Brothers Grimm, illus. by Felix Hoffmann (Sept. 5, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-0-7358-4281-6), collects classic tales, including “Rapunzel” and “Sleeping Beauty.” Ages 4–8.

Santa Claus and the Dormouse by Eleonore Schmid (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4298-4). A dormouse is determined to stay awake to see Santa. Ages 4–8.

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, illus. by Sebastian Meschenmoser (Nov. 7, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-0-7358-4295-3), features the unabridged text and 100 watercolor and oil paintings. Ages 4–8.

Title in Spanish

Frida Kahlo y Sus Animalitos (Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos) by Monica Brown, illus. by John Parra (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4292-2), ages 4–8.

Michael O’Mara

Who’s New at the Zoo? by Janik Coat (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78055-455-6). Readers spot the new arrivals at a busy zoo. Ages up to 5.

The Vlogger Diaries: Confessions of an Internet Sensation by T. Collins (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78243-617-1). Olivia’s vlog is a huge success, but she has a secret: she’s not the girl on the vlog. Ages 9–12.


Buster Reference issues Where on Earth? Geography Without the Boring Bits by James Doyle (Sept. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78055-468-6), ages 8–12.


Goodnight, Boy by Nikki Sheehan (Aug. 8, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-78607-210-8). This tale of two different worlds, both shattered by the loss of loved ones, features a boy, a dog, and their journey to freedom. Ages 12–18.


Bedtime 123 by Eric Walters, illus. by Josee Bisaillon (Sept. 12, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1073-0). In this counting book, baby animals settle down for the night. Ages up to 3.

One Piece of String (Sept. 5, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1318-2) and One Red Button (Sept. 5, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1315-1) by Marthe Jocelyn. In these wordless tales, a strand of string and a button transform into objects of various shapes and colors. Ages up to 3.

First Times by Charles Ghigna, illus. by Lori Joy Smith (Oct. 31, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1198-0), celebrates the first adventures of childhood. Ages 4–8.

My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet, trans. by Sophie Watson, illus. by Marion Arbona (Aug. 29, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1565-0). A girl’s family becomes climate refugees as their island is engulfed by rising sea levels. Ages 4–8.

You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith, illus. by Danielle Daniel (Oct. 31, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1447-9), encourages children to show love and support for each other in their everyday actions. Ages 4–8.

Miriam’s Secret by Debby Waldman (Oct. 17, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1425-7). In 1930, Miriam bonds with a girl she finds hiding in her grandparents’ barn during Passover. Ages 8–12.

Fault Lines: Understanding the Power of Earthquakes by Johanna Wagstaffe (Oct. 24, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1243-7) examines the science behind earthquakes, as well as their effects. Ages 9–12.

Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation by Monique Gray Smith (Sept. 19, hardcover, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1583-4) discusses how Canadians can reconcile with Indigenous residents. Ages 9–13.

90 Days of Different by Eric Walters (Aug. 29, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1673-2). After Sophie’s boyfriend breaks up with her for being too boring, her friend challenges her to try 90 new things. Ages 12–up.

Hit the Ground Running by Alison Hughes (Aug. 29, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1544-5). After their father vanishes into the Arizona desert, two siblings embark on a road trip to their native Canada. Ages 12–up.

Munro vs. the Coyote by Darren Groth (Oct. 17, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1409-7). Dealing with anger management issues since his sister’s death, a teen tries to move beyond his troubled past. Ages 12–up.

Plank’s Law by Lesley Choyce (Sept. 12, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1249-9). A teen who has Huntington’s disease connects with an elderly man who helps him live his life more fully. Ages 12–up.


My Great Bear Rainforest adds A Bear’s Life by Nicholas Read, photos by Ian McAllister (Aug. 22, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1270-3), ages 5–8. Joining Orca Echoes are Bats in Trouble by Pamela McDowell, illus. by Kasia Charko (Oct. 17, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1403-5); Black Gold by Sara Cassidy, illus. by Helen Flook (Nov. 7, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1422-6); and Lark and the Diamond Caper by Natasha Deen, illus. by Marcus Cutler (Sept. 19, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1400-4), ages 7–9. Orca Footprints picks up A Fair Deal: Shopping for Social Justice by Kari Jones (Oct. 3, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1043-3), ages 8–12. Orca Origins adds Chinese New Year: A Celebration for Everyone by Jen Sookfong Lee (Oct. 3, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1126-3), ages 9–12. And Orca Currents issues Camped Out by Daphne Greer (Oct. 10, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1541-4), Gold by John Wilson (Oct. 24, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1481-3), Medusa’s Scream by Melanie Jackson (Nov. 7, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1441-7), and Payback by Deb Loughead (Sept. 26, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1469-1), ages 10–14.

Orca Limelights continues with Getting the Brush Off by Mere Joyce (Nov. 14, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1358-8), Pop Quiz by Tom Ryan (Sept. 12, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1222-2), and POV by Ted Staunton (Oct. 10, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1237-6), ages 11–14. Orca Sports adds Plunge by Eric Howling (Aug. 22, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1419-6), ages 11–15. Can Your Smartphone Change the World? by Erinne Paisley (Sept. 12, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1303-8) joins PopActivism, ages 12–16. Orca Soundings releases Caged by Norah McClintock (Nov. 7, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1499-8), Firewall by Sean Rodman (Oct. 3, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1453-0), Heavy Freight by Sigmund Brouwer (Nov. 14, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1475-2), and Up North by Jeff Ross (Sept. 19, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1456-1), ages 12–up. Retribution offers Infiltrate by Judith Graves (Oct. 17, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0723-5), ages 12–up. And Out of Tune is a new Riley Donovan Mystery by Norah McClintock (Oct. 24, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1465-3), ages 12–up.


The Creature by Helen Bate (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-14-5). In this tale about tolerance and acceptance, a creature moves into a family’s home and outstays her welcome. Ages up to 3.

A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, illus. by Michael Foreman (Nov. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-10-7). Alexander McCall Smith contributes a foreward to this poetry anthology, first published in 1885. Ages up to 5.

Pirate Baby by Mary Hoffman, illus. by Ros Asquith (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-95-4). What happens when female pirates find a baby girl adrift on the high seas? Ages 4–up.

The Dictionary of Dads by Justin Coe, illus. by Steve Wells (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-16-9). Poems about various types of fathers include themes of gender roles and family values. Ages 7–up.

Overheard in a Tower Block by Joseph Coehlo, illus. by Kate Milner (Sept. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-58-9), compiles poetic narratives about growing up in the city. Ages 9–up.


Letters to a Prisoner by Jacques Goldstyn, trans. by Karen Li (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-251-7). A nearly wordless tale about a political prisoner and the freeing power of letters he receives. Ages up to 5.

Jump, Leap, Count Sheep! A Canadian Wildlife 123 by Geraldo Valério (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-289-0) is a counting book featuring Canadian wildlife. Ages 2–5.

Jammie Day! by Carrie Snyder, illus. by Brooke Kerrigan (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-200-5). When a middle child who’s often overlooked wears pajamas to school, his distracted parents and teacher don’t even notice. Ages 3–7.

Tricky by Kari Rust (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-252-4). The Duke and his dog Tricky are troublemakers, until Tricky reforms and attempts to put things right. Ages 3–7.

Where Are You, Wilbert? by Bárdur Oskarsson, illus. by Marita Thomsen (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-301-9). This hide-and-seek story shows how we all see things differently. Ages 4–7.

The Man Who Loved Libraries: The Story of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Larsen, illus. by Katty Maurey (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-267-8), profiles this Scottish immigrant, who built more than 2,500 public libraries around the world. Ages 4–8.

When Planet Earth Was New by James Gladstone, illus. by Katherine Diemert (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-203-6), chronicles Earth’s evolution, covering 4.5 billion years in 40 pages. Ages 4–up.

Biometrics: Your Body and the Science of Security by Maria Birmingham, illus. by Ian Turner (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-193-0), explains how the body is used to identify a person. Ages 8–12.


Baby Animals launches with Baby Animals Playing by Suzi Eszterhas (Oct. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-297-5), ages 3–6. Ira Crumb debuts in Ira Crumb Makes a Pretty Good Friend by Naseem Hrab, illus. by Josh Holinaty (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-171-8), ages 5–8. And Clara Humble returns in Quiz Whiz by Anna Humphrey, illus. by Lisa Cinar (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-215-9), ages 8–12.

Page Street

Epic Lego Adventures with Bricks You Already Have by Sarah Dees (Oct. 10, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-386-1) presents Lego projects to build and ideas for stories to act out. Ages 6–12.

Pajama Press

Baby Cakes by Theo Heras, illus. by Renné Benoit (Oct. 27, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-030-7). The sibling duo from Hat On, Hat Off are helping with the baking—and kitty wants to join in. Ages 1–3.

Not Friends by Rebecca Bender (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-026-0). Giraffe and Bird can’t get along, but when they separate and a scary storm strikes, might they be better off together? Ages 3–5.

Best Pirate by Kari-Lynn Winters, illus. by Dean Griffiths (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-019-2). A pirate tries to make amends after her clumsiness destroys a treasure map and injures the first mate. Ages 5–8.

Timo’s Party by Victoria Allenby, illus. by Dean Griffiths (Sept. 4, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-008-6). A rabbit learns about his strengths when he helps a friend make his culinary dreams come true. Ages 5–8.

Slug Days by Sara Leach, illus. by Rebecca Bender (Oct. 27, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-022-2). A girl with Asperger’s syndrome discovers she is exactly the friend a brand-new classmate needs. Ages 7–10.

The Theory of Hummingbirds by Michelle Kadarusman (Oct. 16, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-027-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-035-2). After a final surgery to correct her congenital clubfoot, Alba is determined to run in a school race, but her best friend Levi scoffs at her plan. Ages 8–12.

Two Times a Traitor by Karen Bass (Aug. 21, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-031-4; paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-024-6). Stumbling through a time tunnel to a 1745 war zone, a boy is captured by American sailors who want him to spy on the French. Ages 9–12.

Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr (Oct. 27, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-037-6). In this mythical imagining of Crete during the Bronze Age, a girl with a secret identity struggles to survive. Ages 10–14.


Princess Pistachio is back in Princess Pistachio and Maurice the Magnificent by Marie-Louise Gay (Sept. 4, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-021-5), ages 5–8.

Pan Macmillan

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Mabel Lucie Attwell (Oct. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-5098-3033-6). This gift edition features new full-color plates and line artwork. Ages 7–9.

Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-4047-2). In Syria, life changes for an apolitical boy when his older brother beomes involved with political activists. Ages 9–14.

Dracula Marries Frankenstein by Susan Schade and Jon Buller (Oct. 3, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-815-0). In this sequel to Anne of Green Bagels, kids make a horror movie about a monster marriage. Ages 8–13.

Ghost Friends Forever by Kata Kane and Monica Gallagher (Sept. 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-803-7; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-802-0) launches a series featuring a teenage ghostbuster who investigates the paranormal with her divorced dad. Ages 9–12.


The Macmillan Alice presents A Is for Alice: An Alphabet Book (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-2054-2) and One White Rabbit: A Counting Book (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-2055-9) by Lewis Carroll, ages up to 4. Goth Girl returns in Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony by Chris Riddell (Jan. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7794-1), ages 7–11. And The Queen of Dreams issues A Voyage Through Air by Peter F. Hamilton (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-9116-9), ages 9–12.



Barbie stars in Barbie #4 by Sarah Kuhn (Oct. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-812-9; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-811-2), ages 4–8; Barbie Video Game Hero #2 by Danica Davidson (Oct. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-771-9; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-770-2), ages 6–10; and Fashion Friends #3 by Sarah Kuhn (Oct. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-751-1; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-750-4), ages 6–10. Disney Graphic Novels adds Disney Great Parodies: Planetary Wars by Guido Martina, illus. by Giovan Battista Carpi (Nov. 28, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-805-1; paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-804-4); and X-Mickey: The Thirteenth Piano by Francesco Artibani, illus. by Silvio Camboni (Oct. 31, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-819-8), ages 6–10. Minnie and Daisy return in Don’t Send That Text (Oct. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-801-3; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-800-6), ages 6–10. New Trolls Graphic Novels by Dave Scheidt, illus. by Kathryn Hudson, are Party with the Bergens (Aug. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-795-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-794-8) and Critters’ Appreciation Day (Dec. 12, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-830-3), ages 6–10. The Garfield Show spotlights Desperately Seeking Pooky by Jim Davis (Sept. 5, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-745-0), ages 6–11.

Manosaurs steps out with Walk Like a Manosaur by Stefan Petrucha, illus. by Yellowhale Studios (Nov. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-814-3; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-813-6), ages 6–11. Gumby stars in Gumby Graphic Novel Vol. 1 by Jeff Whitman, illus. by Kyle Baker and Rick Geary (Nov. 14, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-822-8; paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-821-1), ages 6–12. Nickelodeon Pandemonium Graphic Novels continues with #3 by Eric Esquivel, Shane Houghton, Kevin Kramer, Stefan Petrucha, and Carson Montgomery, illus. by Andreas Schuster and Brandon Baker (Aug. 8, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-756-6; paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-755-9), ages 7–10. Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels offers Lost in Translation by Geronimo Stilton, illus. by Ryan Jampole (Aug. 29, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-758-0), ages 7–11. Hotel Transylvania Graphic Novels starts up with Kakieland Catastrophe by Stefan Petrucha and James Silvani (Sept. 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-809-9; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-808-2), ages 7–11. The Sisters welcomes Honestly, I Love My Sister by William Murray, illus. by Christophe Cazenove (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-646-0; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-645-3), ages 7–11.

Peyo’s Smurfs & Friends are back in The Smurfs & Friends, Vol. 3 (Nov. 7, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-810-5), ages 7–11. The Thea Sisters and the Big Storm by Thea Stilton, illus. by Ryan Jampole (Dec. 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-836-5), is a new Thea Stilton Graphic Novel, ages 7–11. The Loud House issues There Will Be MORE Chaos by Chris Savino (Nov. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-825-9; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-824-2), ages 8–12. Sea Creatures adds Shell Life by Christophe Cazanove and Thierry Jytery (Oct. 10, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-818-1), ages 9–12. New Hardy Boys Adventures Graphic Novels by Scott Lobdell are the Hardy Boys Adventures #3, illus. by Paulo Henrique (Aug. 1, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-754-2); and #4 (Nov. 14, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-823-5), illus. by P.M. Marcondes, Daniel Rendon, and Lea Hernandez, ages 10–18. Joining Nancy Drew Diaries is High School Musical Mystery by Stefan Petrucha and Carolyn Keene, illus. by Sho Murase and Carlos Guzman (Dec. 12, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-832-7), ages 10–18. Chloe is back in The New Girl by Greg Tessier and Amandine (Nov. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-834-1; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-833-4), ages 13–16.


Scarlet Rose by Patricia Lyfoung (Nov. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-827-3; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-826-6). In this series launch, a young sword fighter wants to avenge her father’s murder. Ages 10–14.


Sweeties continues with Summer/Coco by Cathy Cassidy and Veronique Grisseaux, illus. by Anna Merli (Dec. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-838-9; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-837-2), ages 10–14.


Cool Coding: Filled with Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages by Rob Hansen, illus. by Damien Weighill (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-323-3), explores the basics of binary code and introduces the worlds of artificial intelligence, robots, and cloud computing. Ages 10–up.

Cool Physics: Filled with Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages by Sarah Hutton, illus. by Damien Weighill (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-324-0), explains such complex ideas as Newton’s theory of relativity, quantum physics, nuclear fission and fusion, and quarks. Ages 10–up.


Rapunzel by Bethan Woollvin (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-003-7) puts an empowering twist on this tale. Ages 5–9.

Dangerous Jane by Suzanne Slade, illus. by Alice Ratterree (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-913-1), profiles Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Jane Addams. Ages 6–10.

Miguel’s Brave Knight: Young Miguel de Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote by Margarita Engle, illus. by Raúl Colón (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-856-1), is a fictionalized first-person biography in verse of the boy who grew up to pen Don Quixote. Ages 8–12.

Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws That Affect Us Today by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-945-2) proposes that many political issues Americans struggle with today have their roots in the U.S. Constitution. Ages 10–14.


About Habitats visits Seashores by Cathryn Sill, illus. by John Sill (Aug. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-968-1), ages 3–7. About... offers About Fish/Sobre los peces: A Guide for Children/Una guía para niños by Cathryn Sill, illus. by John Sill (Aug. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-989-6), ages 3–7. Claude stars in Claude on the Big Screen by Alex T. Smith (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-009-9), ages 7–9. King & Kayla solve a mystery in King & Kayla and the Case of the Mysterious Mouse by Dori Hillestad Butler, illus. by Nancy Meyers (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-879-0), ages 7–9. And Charlie Bumpers exaggerates in Charlie Bumpers vs. His Big Blabby Mouth by Bill Harley, illus. by Adam Gustavson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-940-7), ages 8–12.

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In the Weather offers In the Snow by Elizabeth Spurr, illus. by Manelle Oliphant (Oct. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-855-4), ages 1–3. Stanley introduces Stanley’s Numbers (Aug. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-

1-56145-976-6) and Stanley’s Opposites (Aug. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-977-3) by William Bee, ages 2–6.


Artist’s Night Before Christmas by Joan Waites (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2205-4). Santa encourages Henri, a French mouse who’s painting a gift for a friend. Ages 3–8.

North Carolina, the First Golden State by Tricia Martineau Wagner, illus. by Candace Camling (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2273-3), explains how North Carolina became the site of the U.S.’s first gold rush, 50 years before the discovery of gold in California. Ages 3–8.

Sippi Sue and the Cool Cat Blues by Beth Greenway, illus. by Jamie Tablason (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2267-2). A blues-loving Delta cat finds music in every sound she hears. Ages 3–8.

Make a Change by Rhonda Lynn Rucker, illus. by Brock Nicol (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2275-7). In 1960 Knoxville, a boy doesn’t understand why, because of their skin color, he and his mother can’t sit at the lunch counter like white customers. Ages 3–9.

Great Thanksgiving Food Fight by Michael G. Lewis, illus. by Stan Jaskiel (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2285-6), is a holiday adventure starring Cap’n McNasty and his crew of rapscallions. Ages 3–10.


Starlight Stables trots on with Pony Detectives by Soraya Nicholas (Sept. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-14-330861-4), ages 7–9.

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The Dreadful Fluff by Aaron Blabey (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-350700-0) is a story about what might be lurking just inside your belly button. Ages 3–5.


Sporty Kids shoots on with Basketball by Felice Arena, illus. by Tom Jellett (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-14-330889-8), ages 6–8. Juliet, Nearly a Vet offers The Big Flood by Rebecca Johnson, illus. by Kyla May (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-350703-1), ages 8–10. Diamond Jack by Mark Greenwood (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-330926-0) joins History Mysteries, ages 8–12. My Life and Other Stuff... adds My Life & Other Weaponised Muffins by Tristan Bancks, illus. by Gus Gordon (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-378106-6), ages 9–12. And the Obernewtyn Chronicles concludes with The Red Queen by Isobelle Carmody (Jan. 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-14-357419-4), ages 14–up.


The Mad Wolf’s Daughter by Diane Magras (Jan. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2926-6). A girl attempts to rescue her family from a castle prison with the help of an injured enemy knight. Ages 9–12.

Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore (Sept. 19, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4149-2). Jane attends a gala at an island mansion in this novel about grief, adventure, and seemingly infinite choices. Ages 14–up.

Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle (Aug. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42949-4). After two friends begin to lose items like hairclips and jewelry, it becomes clear that one has lost something much bigger—something she won’t talk about. Ages 14–up.


The Forbidden Library concludes with The Fall of the Readers by Django Wexler (Dec. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53920-6), ages 10–up.


How to Grow a Dinosaur by Jill Esbaum, illus. by Mike Boldt (Jan. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53910-7). Big brother dinosaur can’t wait to teach the new baby everything he knows. Ages 2–5.

Cancer Hates Kisses by Jessica Reid Sliwerski, illus. by Mika Song (Sept. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2781-1). How does a parent talk to a child about coping with the stages of cancer treatment while going through them? Ages 3–5.

Elvis Presley’s Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (Nov. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-3122-1), offers an ode to the bond between children and those who love them. Ages 3–5.

Meditate with Me: A Step-by-Step Mindfulness Journey by Mariam Gates, illus. by Margarita Surnaite (Aug. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18661-5), introduces meditation and mindfulness. Ages 4–8.

Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow by Michelle Cuevas, illus. by Sydney Smith (Sept. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42969-2). In search of the life he dreams about, a shadow breaks free from his timid boy. Ages 4–8.

The Alphabet Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak (Sept. 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4172-0). This follow-up to The Book with No Pictures celebrates words and reading. Ages 5–8.

Sarabella’s Thinking Cap by Judy Schachner (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42918-0). This tale of a girl who constantly thinks outside the box underscores the value of creativity and imagination. Ages 5–8.

The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53913-8). A girl’s friendship with a lonely, hungry black hole leads her to face her sadness. Ages 8–12.

Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley (Aug. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42844-2). Determined to fix their ancestors’ mistakes, two cursed kids encounter a golden gator in the Okefenokee swamp. Ages 8–12.

All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson (Sept. 5, hardcover, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42998-2). A previously homeschooled girl stars in this graphic novel about starting middle school, surviving an embarrassing family, and living at a Renaissance Faire. Ages 9–12.

The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42920-3). In the sequel to The War That Saved My Life, Ada must discover who she really is now that she’s free. Ages 9–12.

Saving Marty by Paul Griffin (Sept. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53907-7) is a story about the friendship between a boy and a pig who thinks he’s a dog. Ages 10–14.

The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes (Aug. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4071-6) relays the stories of an arsonist’s daughter, a Kuwaiti immigrant with epilepsy, and an East German resistance fighter. Ages 12–up.

A Map for Wrecked Girls by Jessica Taylor (Aug. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2811-5). In this tale of loyalty, betrayal, and survival, two sisters and a boy with secrets are stranded after a shipwreck. Ages 14–up.

Things I’m Seeing Without You by Peter Bognanni (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2804-7). After the suicide of a boy she often texted and emailed, Tess deals with her grief and confusion. Ages 14–up.

We Now Return to Regular Life by Martin Wilson (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2782-8). Missing for three years, Sam returns home and confides in Josh, who’s developing feelings for Sam. Ages 14–up.


Bumblebee Boy is back in Bumblebee Loves... by Jacky Davis, illus. by David Soman (Dec. 26, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2869-6), ages 2–5. Cat subs in the classroom in Here Comes Teacher Cat by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Claudia Rueda (Aug. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53905-3), ages 3–5. Hoot and Peep return in A Song for Snow by Lita Judge (Nov. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99451-1), ages 3–5. Ordinary People Change the World welcomes I Am Gandhi (Oct. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2870-2), I Am Harriet Tubman (Jan. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2871-9), and I Am Sacagawea (Oct. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42853-4) by Brad Meltzer, illus. by Christopher Eliopoulos, ages 5–8. Voices continues with Voices from the Underground Railroad by Kay Winters, illus. by Larry Day (Jan. 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4092-1), ages 7–9. Digging for Trouble by Linda Fairstein (Nov. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18646-2) is a new Devlin Quick Mystery, ages 8–12. And Hamster Princess introduces Whiskerella by Ursula Vernon (Jan. 23, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18655-4), ages 8–12.


HelloFlo: The Guide, Period. by Naama Bloom (Oct. 17, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18731-5) is a girls’ guide to puberty. Ages 10–up.

Whichwood by Tahereh Mafi (Nov. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99479-5). In this companion to Furthermore, Laylee is fated to wash the bodies of the dead, until two strangers help her rediscover color, magic, and the healing power of friendship. Ages 10–up.

Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, Book 4 by Ransom Riggs (Oct. 10, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-3214-3). Jacob’s adventure continues in this tale set against the backdrop of American history. Ages 12–up.

That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99497-9). In a world where the British Empire never fell and the U.S. never rose, friends share an unsual bond. Ages 12–up.

A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2742-2). This story of friendship, love, loyalty, and murder centers on a girl who nobody notices, yet who sees everything. Ages 14–up.

There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins (Sept. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42601-1). As students die in a series of increasingly gruesome murders, the hunt for the killer intensifies and dark secrets emerge. Ages 14–up.

When I Am Through with You by Stephanie Kuehn (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99473-3). When a school camping trip goes terribly wrong, Ben must come to grips with all that happened. Ages 14–up.

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Thanks from the Very Hungry Caterpillar (Aug. 15, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15806-9) and Merry Christmas from the Very Hungry Caterpillar (Oct. 17, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8424-9) by Eric Carle are holiday tales starring this iconic character. Ages 3–5.

Trick or Treat on My Street by J.L. Coppage, illus. by Melanie Matthews (Aug. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15975-2), introduces a variety of creatures in search of candy. Ages 3–5.


The World of Eric Carle presents All About the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Jan. 16, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8588-8), ages 3–5. The Night Before celebrates The Night Before My First Communion by Natasha Wing, illus. by Amy Wummer (Jan. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8619-9), ages 3–5. New Tiny Bible Tales by W.C. Bauers, illus. by Marta Costa, are David and the Lost Lamb (Jan. 23, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8590-1) and Jonah and the Whale (Jan. 23, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8592-5), ages 3–5. The Haunted Library issues The Underground Ghosts #10: A Super Special by Dori Hillestad Butler, illus. by Aurore Damant (Aug. 15, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15711-6), ages 6–8. Here’s Hank adds Hooray! My Butt Left the Bench! by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver, illus. by Scott Garrett (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99587-7), ages 6–8. Beasts of Olympus continues with Gods of the North by Lucy Coats, illus. by Brett Bean (Aug. 22, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53433-0), ages 7–9. The Hardy Boys are back in Hunting for Hidden Gold by Franklin W. Dixon (Oct. 17, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15907-3), ages 8–12. And What Was? picks up What Is Rock and Roll? by Jim O’Connor, illus. by Gregory Copeland (Aug. 22, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53381-4), ages 8–12.


One Leaf, Two Leaves, Count with Me! by John Micklos Jr., illus. by Clive McFarland (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54471-2), is a rhyming counting tale celebrating the seasons. Ages 1–3.

Honey by David Ezra Stein (Jan. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3786-3). In this companion to Leaves, Bear craves honey after waking up in the spring, but must wait for honey season. Ages 2–5.

Penguins Don’t Wear Sweaters! by Marikka Tamura, illus. by Daniel Rieley (Jan. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99696-6). What happens when well-meaning humans knit sweaters for penguins who’ve encountered an oil spill? Ages 2–5.

Earn It! by Cinders McLeod (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54444-6). In this story about money concepts, a bunny who wants instant fame and fortune learns she must earn her way to stardom. Ages 3–5.

Les & Ronnie Step Out by Andrew Kolb (Sept. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54619-8) tells of a pair of feet who are exact opposites: Les is straight-laced while Ronnie doesn’t even care about laces. Ages 5–8.


These Words I Shaped for You by Megan Merchant, illus. by Basak Agaoglu (Jan. 16, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17253-3), pays tribute to the mother-child bond. Ages up to 3.

The Very Eric Carle Treasury by Eric Carle (Oct. 17, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-1-5247-3992-8). This anthology of Carle’s “Very” stories includes recipes, activities, and family projects. Ages 2–5.

Edie Is Ever So Helpful by Sophy Henn (Jan. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54806-2). In this celebration of good intentions gone wrong, Edie must be reminded not to be quite so helpful. Ages 3–7.

Merry Christmas, Peanut! by Terry Border (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17621-0). Peanut plays the role of the Merry Christmas Nut in this tale by the creator of Peanut Butter & Cupcake. Ages 3–7.

Lone Stars by Mike Lupica (Sept. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17280-9) brings together a young wide receiver, a pro football hero battling post-concussion syndrome, and the Dallas Cowboys. Ages 10–up.

Hope Nation, edited by Rose Brock (Jan. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-4167-9). YA authors offer essays, poems, and letters of hope for teens struggling to understand the world and themselves. Ages 12–up.

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi (Jan. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54683-9). When bombs fall on his Syrian hometown, a teen embarks on a journey that takes him to Raqqa, Istanbul, and finally Greece. Ages 12–up.

Rise of the Empress: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao (Oct. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3829-7). Set in the mystical Far East, this fantasy launches a series reimagining the “evil queen” legend. Ages 14–up.


Otis celebrates Thanksgiving in Otis Gives Thanks by Loren Long (Aug. 15, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-4115-0), ages 1–3. Addison Cooke returns in Addison Cooke and the Tomb of the Khan by Jonathan W. Stokes (Nov. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17378-3), ages 8–12. The Wild Ones continues with Great Escape by C. Alexander London (Aug. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17101-7), ages 8–12. Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider is back in action in Never Say Die (Oct. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3930-0), ages 10–up. Chris Bradford’s Bodyguard issues Ambush (Oct. 24, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3705-4), Survival (Oct. 24, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3707-8), Target (Jan. 2, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3935-5), and Traitor (Jan. 2, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3937-9), ages 10–up. And the Brotherband Chronicles by John Flanagan picks up The Caldera (Nov. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16358-6), ages 10–up.


Danny the Champion of the World (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29008-8) and George’s Marvelous Medicine (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29010-1) by Roald Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake, are jacketed hardcover editions of these classics. Ages 8–12.

Roald Dahl Joke Book by Roald Dahl (Jan. 16, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47930-3) collects gags inspired by Dahl’s fictional world. Ages 8–12.


Mouse by Zebo Ludvicek (Nov. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99636-2). A hungry mouse discovers the alphabet—nibble by nibble. Ages 3–5.

When the Snow Falls by Linda Booth Sweeney, illus. by Jana Christy (Oct. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54720-1). Siblings spend a snow day with Grandma. Ages 3–5.

The Mermaid by Jan Brett (Aug. 22, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17072-0) presents an under-the-sea version of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” Ages 4–8.

Jan Brett’s Animal Treasury by Jan Brett (Oct. 3, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3802-0) compiles four of the author’s animal stories. Ages 4–8.

La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Juana Martinez-Neal (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25156-6), offers a bilingual telling of this fairy tale. Ages 4–8.

Love by Matt de la Peña, illus. by Loren Long (Jan. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-4091-7), depicts the many ways we experience this universal bond throughout our lives. Ages 4–8.

Twinderella: A Fractioned Fairy Tale by Corey Rosen Schwartz, illus. by Deborah Marcero (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17633-3), introduces Cinderella’s less-famous sister. Ages 4–8.

Come with Me by Holly M. McGhee, illus. by Pascal Lemaître (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3905-8). A girl learns the power of kindness, bravery, and friendship in the face of uncertainty. Ages 5–8.

Ruby and Olivia by Rachel Hawkins (Oct. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16961-8). Two girls discover the magic and mystery of an allegedly haunted mansion. Ages 8–12.

Monsterland by James Crowley (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17589-3). Dodging bullies on Halloween, Charlie gets lost in the woods—and finds himself in Monsterland. Ages 10–up.

Warcross by Marie Lu (Sept. 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54796-6). When a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, a girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths and uncovers a sinister plot. Ages 12–up.

A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54659-4). Esther, whose family members are doomed to suffer and die from one great fear, avoids almost everything, until Jonah convinces her to face her list of fears. Ages 14–up.


The Gingerbread Man returns in The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School by Laura Murray, illus. by Mike Lowery (Jan. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99694-2), ages 3–5. Humphrey’s Tiny Tales by Betty G. Birney, illus. by Priscilla Burris, picks up Humphrey’s Treasure Hunt Trouble (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17231-1) and Humphrey’s Pet Show Panic (Jan. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3717-7), ages 5–8. Fenway and Hattie issues Fenway and Hattie Up to New Tricks by Victoria J. Coe (Jan. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3783-2), ages 8–12. Pennyroyal Academy greets The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy by M.A. Larson (Aug. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54571-9), ages 10–up. And Sea of Ink and Gold continues with The Speaker by Traci Chee (Nov. 7, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17678-4), ages 12–up.


Gertie Milk and the Keeper of Lost Things by Simon Van Booy (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49458-6). A girl who travels through time to return lost things to famous historical figures tries to unravel the mystery of her true identity. Ages 8–12.

This Book Isn’t Safe by Colin Furze (Sept. 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47876-4) tells how to build 10 wacky inventions at home with a basic tool kit. Ages 8–12.

Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi (Oct. 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49390-9). In a world where sins are transferred from sinner to “sin-eater,” a young sin-eater must save the kingdom. Ages 12–up.

Piper by Jay Asher and Jessica Freeburg, illus. by Jeff Stokely (Oct. 31, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49366-4). A girl’s dream prince becomes her worst nightmare in a graphic-novel version of “The Pied Piper.” Ages 12–up.

Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh (Jan. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49439-5) debuts an LGBT fantasy duology about a necromancer and a nemesis who turns her magic into a weapon. Ages 12–up.

Us Kids Know by J.J. Strong (Oct. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49417-3). A storied delinquent leads siblings down a dangerous road of crime and passion they didn’t know existed. Ages 14–up.


Falling Kingdoms wraps up with Immortal Reign by Morgan Rhodes (Dec. 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-824-7), ages 12–up. Rookie offers Rookie on Love by Tavi Gevinson (Jan. 2, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-448-49399-2), ages 12–up. And Zodiac concludes with Thirteen Rising by Romina Russell (Aug. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49355-8), ages 12–up.


Claudia & Moth by Jennifer Hansen Rolli (Nov. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28833-7). A butterfly-loving girl befriends a moth who shows her the beauty of winter. Ages 4–6.

Philomena’s New Glasses by Brenna Maloney (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28814-6). Three guinea pig sisters learn what happens when you want more than you really need. Ages 4–6.

My Pillow Keeps Moving by Laura Gehl, illus. by Christopher Weyant (Jan. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28824-5). When a clever pup accidentally finds a cozy home, she’ll do anything to stay there. Ages 4–8.

Snappsy the Alligator and His Best Friend Forever (Probably) by Julie Falatko, illus. by Tim J. Miller (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28865-8). In this sequel to Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book), a pesky chicken insists he’s Snappsy’s new best friend. Ages 4–8.

The Little Book of Little Activists (Sept. 26, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47854-2). This introduction to political activism shows children exercising their First Amendment rights. Ages 5–9.

Look! What Do You See? An Art Puzzle Book of American and Chinese Songs by Bing Xu, illus. by Becca Stadtlander (Nov. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47377-6), presents American and Chinese songs written in “square word calligraphy,” a style Xu Bing invented that uses one-block words made of English letters. Ages 7–10.

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez (Aug. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29040-8). A Latina tween starts a punk rock band and embraces her heritage. Ages 9–12.

Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World by Reshma Saujani (Aug. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28753-8). The first book in a multi-format, cross-imprint partnership between Penguin and nonprofit organization Girls Who Code, this offers coding principles and inspirational stories. Ages 10–up.

The Magician and the Spirits by Deborah Noyes (Aug. 22, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4018-1) is a biography of Harry Houdini. Ages 10–up.

The Red Bandanna: Young Readers Adaptation by Tom Rinaldi (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28762-0) adapts this story of an unsung 9/11 hero for middle-grade readers. Ages 10–up.

Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor (Oct. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-670-78561-2). In this sequel to Akata Witch, Sunny is chosen to lead a dangerous mission to avert an apocalypse. Ages 12–up.

Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi (Jan. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28987-7). A directionless boy with strict Iranian parents meets a girl whose life ambition is to write crossword puzzles. Ages 12–up.


Llama Llama returns in Llama Llama Gives Thanks by Anna Dewdney (Aug. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99715-4), ages up to 3. Santa Rex is a new Rex title by Molly Idle (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29011-8), ages 3–5. Mo Jackson returns in Pass the Ball, Mo! by David A. Adler (Jan. 30, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28978-5), ages 6–7. Absolutely Alfie releases Absolutely Alfie and the Furry, Purry Secret (Aug. 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99986-8) and Absolutely Alfie and the First Week Friends (Aug. 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99989-9) by Sally Warner, illus. by Shearry Malone, ages 6–8. Horrible Harry reappears in Horrible Harry and the Field Day Revenge! by Suzy Weaver Kline (Nov. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29036-1), ages 7–10.

The Last Kids on Earth continues with The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King by Max Brallier (Sept. 26, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28871-9), ages 8–12. The Thrifty Time Traveler offers The Thrifty Time Traveler’s Guide to the American Revolution (Jan. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99811-3) and The Thrifty Time Traveler’s Guide to Ancient Rome (Jan. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99808-3) by Jonathan W. Stokes, ages 8–12. Smithsonian: Invention & Impact introduces From Here to There: The Story of How We Transport Ourselves and Everything Else by H.P. Newquist (Sept. 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47645-6), ages 10–up.



Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit returns in Love from Peter Rabbit (Dec. 26, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-241-30134-0) and A Christmas Wish: A Peter Rabbit Tale, illus. by Eleanor Taylor (Oct. 17, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-241-29334-8), ages 3–5. Spot stars in Spot Goes to the Fire Station by Eric Hill (Aug. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-14-137598-4), ages 3–5.

Penguin Workshop

What the World Needs Now Is Love by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, illus. by Mary Kate McDevitt (Dec. 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8598-7) illustrates the lyrics of this 1965 song. All ages.

My Little Book of Big Freedoms, illus. by Chris Riddell (Oct. 31, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8634-2). Published in partnership with Amnesty International, this book illustrates 16 basic human rights. Ages 4–8.

Eggsistential Thoughts by Gudetama the Lazy Egg by Francesco Sedita and Max Bisantz (Oct. 17, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8428-7). A lazy egg who likes soy sauce and being left alone shares his musings on life. Ages 10–up.


Bossy Flossie starts up with Biz Whiz (Sept. 19, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48885-1) and The Secret to Success (Sept. 19, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53430-9) by Sheila Greenwald, illus. by Pierre Collet-Derby, ages 6–8. Jada Jones debuts with Rock Star (Sept. 19, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48751-9) and Class Act (Sept. 19, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53427-9) by Kelly Starling Lyons, illus. by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, ages 6–8. Princess Pulverizer by Nancy Krulik, illus. by Ben Balistreri, launches with Grilled Cheese and Dragons (Jan. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15832-8) and Worse, Worser, Wurst (Jan. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15835-9), ages 6–8. And Girls Who Code novels debut with The Friendship Code (Aug. 22, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54251-0) and Team BFF: Race to the Finish! (Oct. 31, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54252-7) by Stacia Deutsch, ages 8–12.

What Was? gains What Are the Ten Commandments? by Yona Z. McDonough, illus. by Tim Foley (Oct. 10, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15723-9), and What Was the Ice Age? by Nico Medina, illus. by David Groff (Oct. 10, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54389-0), ages 8–12. And joining Where Is? are Where Is Easter Island? by Megan Stine, illus. by John Hinderliter (Sept. 12, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15948-6); Where Is Machu Picchu? by Stine, illus. by John O’Brien (Jan. 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15961-5); and Where Is Our Solar System? by Stephanie Sabol (Jan. 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15818-2) and Where Is the Mississippi River? by Dina Anastasio (Sept. 12, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15824-3), both illus. by Ted Hammond, ages 8–12.

New Who Was? titles are Knock! Knock! Who Was There? by Brian Elling (Jan. 16, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15932-5); Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? by James Buckley Jr., illus. by Andrew Thomson (Aug. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15803-8); Who Is Pope Francis? by Stephanie Spinner, illus. by Dede Putra (Aug. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53336-4); Who Is Ralph Lauren? by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Stephen Marchesi (Oct. 17, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8402-7); Who Was Alexander Hamilton? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso, illus. by Putra (Aug. 22, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54427-9); Who Was Lewis Carroll? by Pollack and Belviso, illus. by Joseph J.M. Qiu (Oct. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48867-7); Who Was Chuck Jones? by Jim Gigliotti, illus. by John Hinderliter (Dec. 5, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48857-8); Who Was Fidel Castro? by Sarah Fabiny, illus. by Ted Hammond (Aug. 22, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53333-3); and Who Was Jane Austen? by Fabiny, illus. by Jerry Hoare (Dec. 5, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48863-9), ages 8–12. And Project: Terra opens with Crash Course by Landry Q. Walker, illus. by Keith Zoo (Sept. 19, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15791-8), ages 10–up.

Penguin Young Readers


Puffin Rock presents Oona and Baba Adventures: Good Night, Beautiful Moon (Sept. 12, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15915-8), Hello, Little Egg! (Sept. 12, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15916-5), and Let’s Go Fishing! (Jan. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8421-8), ages 3–5. Doctor Who/Roger Hargreaves adds nine titles by Adam Hargreaves, including Dr. Second (Aug. 29, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15850-2), Dr. Seventh (Aug. 29, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15851-9), and Dr. Tenth: Christmas Surprise! (Oct. 17, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8623-6), ages 3–7. Hatchimals issues Adventure to Wishing Star Waterfall by Leigh Olsen (Jan. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8383-9), A Hatchy Birthday Party: Sticker Stories (Jan. 30, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8500-0), and The Search for the Oopsy-Daisy by Mickie Matheis (Jan. 30, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8499-7), ages 4–6; and The Official Colleggtor’s Guide by Jenne Simon (Oct. 31, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8384-6), ages 8–12. Llama Llama returns in Llama Llama and Friends by Anna Dewdney, illus. by J.J. Harrison (Oct. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8392-1), ages 4–6. And Tiny stars in Happy Easter, Tiny! by Cari Meister, illus. by Rich Davis (Jan. 23, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8386-0), ages 5–6.

Kate and Mim-Mim are back in Tack and the Beanstalk by Lana Jacobs (Oct. 3, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15911-0), ages 6–7. Max and Ruby reappear in Max at School by Rosemary Wells, illus. by Andrew Grey (Oct. 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15744-4), ages 6–7. New Penguin Young Readers, Level 2 titles by Jonathan Fenske, are We Need More Nuts! (Sept. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15914-1) and Please, No More Nuts! (Jan. 23, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15966-0), ages 6–7. Smithsonian continues with Curious About Orangutans (Oct. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15901-1) and Tick-Tock! Measuring Time (Jan. 30, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15904-2) by Gina Shaw; and Where the Buffalo Roam: Bison in America by Kate Waters (Oct. 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15900-4), ages 6–8. Animal Jam releases Mystery at Mt. Shiveer by Ellis Byrd (Oct. 24, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53449-1), ages 8–12. And Power Rangers picks up Fish in Troubled Water by Stefan Petrucha (Oct. 10, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8382-2) and Mayhem from Moon Palace by Alexander Irvine (Oct. 10, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8381-5), ages 8–12.

Peter Pauper

Mommy, Baby, and Me by Linda Elovitz Marshall, illus. by Ged Adamson (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-2238-8). A dog’s world gets turned upside-down when his owner brings home a new baby. Ages 3–8.


My First Book of Patterns by Bobby George and June George, illus. by Boyoun Kim (Sept. 4, board book, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7324-4), introduces 10 patterns, including stripes and polka dots. Ages 1–3.

Twinkle, Twinkle, ABC: A Mixed-up, Mashed-up Melody by Barney Saltzberg, illus. by Fred Benaglia (Oct. 2, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7507-1), features these songs with the same tune. Ages 1-3.

Vehicles Hide and Sneak by Bastien Contraire (Sept. 18, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7516-3). Kids spot the item on each page that doesn’t belong. Ages 1–3.

Something’s Fishy by Jean Gourounas (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7531-6) is a cumulative ice-fishing mystery starring a grumpy penguin and a chatty cast of characters. Ages 3-6.

What’s Cooking? by Joshua David Stein, illus. by Julia Rothman (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7508-8), answers questions about what can—and what can’t—be done in a kitchen. Ages 3–6.

Book of Bones by Gabrielle Balkan, illus. by Sam Brewster (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7512-5, offers a guessing-game introduction to 10 record-breaking animal bones. Ages 4–9.


First Concepts with Fine Artists presents One & Other Numbers with Alexander Calder (Oct. 2, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7510-1), ages 1–3.


If My Moon Was Your Sun: With CD Audiobook and Music by Andreas Steinhöfel, illus. by Nele Palmtag (Dec. 1, hardcover, $19, ISBN 978-0-87486-079-5). This story about dementia and the special relationship between grandparents and grandchildren includes a CD. Ages 8–12.



Jolene Hall returns in Shapeless by Leah Rhyne (Oct. 10, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-943818-74-7), ages 13–18.


The Funniest & Grossest Joke Book Ever! (Dec. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68412-128-1) compiles more than 900 Q&A gags. Ages 6–up.


Baby to Big by Rajiv Fernandez (Dec. 5, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-826-2) translates familiar objects and ideas from a baby’s world into that of their millennial counterparts. Ages up to 3.

Make a Face by Ricardo Alegria, illus. by Anya Kuvarzina (Oct. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-850-7). Animals are featured in this look at how facial expressions convey emotions. Ages 2–5.

Mokomaki: Let’s Count by Satu Kontinen and Benjamin Mott (Nov. 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-57687-805-7). In this counting tale, birds help a fox search for her lost baby. Ages 3–5.

But I Don’t Eat Ants by Dan Marvin (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-837-8). Picky eater Anteater will gobble up almost every food—except ants. Ages 3–7.

Princeton Architectural Press

The Quiet Crocodile by Natacha Andriamirado and Delphine Renon (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-610-2). A crocodile’s noisy friends come to play at naptime in this tale introducing symbols. Ages 2–4.

Night and Day by Julie Safirstein (Oct. 10, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-650-8). This oversized book of opposites features pop-ups, lift-the-flaps, and cut-outs. Ages 3–5.

Sleep Tight, Charlie by Michael Escoffier and Kris Di Giacomo (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-599-0). A tired rabbit is ready for bed—but other animals’ noises keep him awake. Ages 3–7.

Premio & Gozo

Muffy & Valor: A True Story by Karl Beckstrand, illus. by Brandon Rodriguez (Oct. 2, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-0-9853988-4-2). A dog learns about compassion after another dog is hit by a car. Ages 4–7.

Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn a Living by Karl Beckstrand, illus. by Yaniv Cahoua (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-0-9853988-1-1). A child with a knack for solving problems helps some hungry fish and finds a treasure. Ages 5–16.


The Adventures of Hermes, God of Thieves: 100 Journeys Through Greek Mythology by Murielle Szac, trans. by Mika Provata-Carlone (Sept. 5, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-130-3). Adventure-seeking Hermes journeys across the world of Greek mythology. Ages 8–12.

The Song of Seven by Tonke Dragt, trans. by Laura Watkinson (Jan. 16, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-110-5), tells of seven paths, seven friends, and an adventure involving magicians and hidden treasures. Ages 8–12.

Piglettes by Clementine Beauvais (Aug. 8, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-120-4). Three teens set off on a summer bike trip to Paris with the goal of attending a garden party with the French president. Ages 12–up.

Quarto/becker & mayer kids


Inside Out issues Human Body: Discover the Inner Workings of the Human Body! by Luann Columbo (Oct. 17, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5531-2), T. Rex: Uncover the King of Dinosaurs with Each Page! by Dennis Schatz (Oct. 17, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5533-6), ages 6–7, Egyptian Mummy: Unwrap an Egyptian Mummy Layer by Layer! by Lorraine Jean Hopping (Oct. 17, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5534-3) and Sharks: Look Inside a Great White in Three Dimensions! by David George Gordon (Oct. 17, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5532-9), ages 7–10. And Amazing World gains Sea Creatures: Encounter 20 Light-Up Animals by Lee Martin (Sept. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5536-7) and Stars and Planets: Discover 20 Incredible Objects from Space by Paul Beck (Sept. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5537-4), ages 8–10.

New Creature Files books by L.J. Tracosas are Dinosaurs: Look into the Jaws of 20 Ferocious Dinosaurs (Aug. 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5528-2), Dragons: Encounter 20 Mythical Monsters (Sept. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5529-9), Predators: Discover 20 of Nature’s Most Ferocious Hunters (Sept. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5527-5), and Reptiles: Come Face-to-Face with 20 Dangerous Reptiles (Sept. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5530-5), ages 8–10. Fierce Fighters greets Predators: Nature’s Toughest Go Head to Head by Lee Martin and Paul Beck (Sept. 5, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5535-0), ages 8–10. And joining Ultimate Expeditions are Dinosaur Hunter (Oct. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5541-1) and Rain Forest Explorer by Nancy Honovich (Oct. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5542-8), and Mythological Beasts by L.J. Tracosas (Oct. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-5543-5), ages 8–10.


Finn and Puss by Robert Vescio, illus. by Melissa Mackie (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-50-7). When a lonely boy finds a lost cat, will he do the right thing and return the pet to its owners? Ages 3–7.

Dandelions by Katrina McKelvey, illus. by Kirrili Lonergan (Sept. 5, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-56-9). A father and daughter star in this story about nature’s resilience, forgiveness, and parent-child love. Ages 4–8.

Grace and Katie by Susan Whelan, illus. by Liz Anelli (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-54-5). This tale of individuality, sisterhood, creativity, and acceptance centers on twins who love to draw. Ages 4–8.

Grandma Forgets by Paul Russell, illus. by Nicky Johnston (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-47-7). A family bound by love copes with their grandmother’s dementia. Ages 4–8.

Paddy O’Melon: The Irish Kangaroo by Julia Cooper, illus. by Daryl Dickson (Aug. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-63-7). A rainforest kangaroo long separated from his mother tries to find his way home. Ages 4–8.

Reena’s Rainbow by Dee White, illus. by Tracie Grimwood (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-49-1). A deaf girl and a homeless dog bond in this story of friendship, diversity, and acceptance. Ages 4–8.

Quarto/Frances Lincoln

Toad Has Talent by Richard Smythe (Sept. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-011-5). An iceskating toad proves that you never know what you can do unless you try. Ages 2–5.

The Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac by Christopher Corr (Jan. 4, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-065-8) reveals how animals earned spots in the Chinese zodiac by taking part in the Great Race. Ages 3–6.

Home from Home by Mia Cassany, illus. by Paula Blumen (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-113-6), examines homes around the world and what home means to different people. Ages 5–8.

A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Favourite Animal Folk Tales, Myths and Legends by Angela McAllister, illus. by Aitch (Oct. 5, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-045-0), collects animal-themed tales from around the world. Ages 6–9.

The Glassmaker’s Daughter by Dianne Hofmeyr, illus. by Jane Ray (Oct. 5, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-676-5). In 16th-century Venice, a glassmaker promises a glass palace to whomever can make his daughter laugh. Ages 7–10.


10 Reasons to Love a... by Catherine Barr, illus. by Hanako Clulow, debuts with 10 Reasons to Love a Turtle (Aug. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-941-4) and 10 Reasons to Love an Elephant (Aug. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-942-1), ages 3–6. Great Big Books adds The Great Big Body Book by Mary Hoffman, illus. by Ros Asquith (Aug. 3, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-687-1), ages 4–7. Little People, Big Dreams welcomes Audrey Hepburn by Amaia Arrazola, illus. by Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Sept. 7, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-053-5), Emmeline Pankhurst by Lisbeth Kaiser, illus. by Ana Sanfelippo (Sept. 7, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-020-7), and Rosa Parks by Kaiser, illus. by Marta Antelo (Sept. 7, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-018-4), ages 5–8. And The Story Orchestra plays on with The Nutcracker: Press the Note to Hear Tchaikovsky’s Music by Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Oct. 5, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-068-9), ages 6–9.

Quarto/Ivy Kids


Kids’ 30 Seconds ticks on with Dinosaurs in 30 Seconds by Sean Callery (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78240-529-0), Leonardo da Vinci in 30 Seconds by Paul Harrison (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78240-532-0), Math in 30 Seconds by Anne Rooney (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78240-530-6), and Vikings in 30 Seconds by Philip Steele (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78240-531-3), ages 8–11.


Everyone Toots by Joe Rhatigan, illus by Alejandro O’Kif (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-224-3), shows kids it’s okay to pass a little gas. Ages 1–6.

I Love a Book by Joe Rhatigan, illus. by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-226-7), celebrates books, reading, and imagination. Ages 2–5.

Read-Aloud Classics: Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, Charles Nurnberg, and Joe Rhatigan, illus. by Victoria Tentler-Krylov (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-222-9), is a picture book adaptation. Ages 2–6.

365 Weird & Wonderful Science Experiments by Elizabeth Snoke Harris (Nov. 1, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-225-0) features safety precautions, illustrated instructions, and fun facts. Ages 8–12.

Fooled Ya! How Your Brain Gets Tricked by Optical Illusions, Magicians, Hoaxes & More by Jordan D. Brown, illus. by Emily Bornoff (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-158-1). This guide to neuroscience and psychology includes activities demonstrating how the mind works. Ages 8–12.


Classic Nursery Rhymes Retold offers Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star by Joe Rhatigan, illus. by Carolina Farias (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-237-3), ages 1–5. Get the Scoop picks up Get the Scoop on Animal Blood: From Blood-Squirting Lizards to Blue-Blooded Crabs, 251 Cool Facts by Dawn Cusick (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-227-4), ages 7–13. And Poetry for Kids adds Robert Frost, illus. by Michael Paraskevas (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-220-5), ages 8–13.


Space Machines: Build Your Own Working Machines! by Ian Graham, illus. by Carles Ballesteros (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-212-0), includes a pegboard, machine pieces, and plastic nuts and bolts. Ages 5–8.

Remember 10 with Explorer Ben by Catherine Veitch, illus. by Duncan Beedie (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-206-9). Kids help Ben find his missing equipment in this memory game book. Ages 5–9.

Stupendous Science by Rob Beattie, illus. by Sam Peet (Oct. 3, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-257-1), rounds up 70 experiments involving physics, chemistry, and biology. Ages 7–9.

Pinball Science: Everything That Matters About Matter by Ian Graham, illus. by Owen Davey (Oct. 3, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-199-4), offers advice and components to build a pinball machine. Ages 7–10.


Wee Gallery releases two Press and Listen Sound Books: Moo, Cluck, Baa! The Farm Animals Are Hungry (Oct. 3, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-209-0) and Toot, Toot, Boom! Listen to the Band (Oct. 3, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-210-6) by Surya Sajnani, ages up to 3. Busy People introduces Construction Worker by Lucy M. George, illus. by AndoTwin (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-156-7), ages 4–7. Fairytales Gone Wrong greets The Girl Who Cried Wolf! A Story About Telling the Truth by Steve Smallman, illus. by Neil Price (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-155-0), ages 4–7. And Little Know-It-All adds Can You Tickle a Tiger’s Tummy? (Nov. 7, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-200-7) and Can You Touch a Rainbow? (Nov. 7, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-201-4) by Sue Nicholson, illus. by Lalalimola, ages 4–7.

My Colorful Chameleon by Leonie Roberts, illus. by Mike Byrne (Nov. 7, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-202-1), joins Storytime, ages 4–7. 50 Things You Should Know About introduces 50 Things You Should Know About the Civil War by John D. Wright (Aug. 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-157-4) and 50 Things You Should Know About the Vikings by Philip Parker (Sept. 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-195-6), ages 7–10. Follow the Link offers A Journey Through Transportation: From Spider Silk to Spy Rocket by Tom Jackson, illus. by Nick Shepherd (Sept. 21, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-956-5), ages 7–10. And Growing Up by Lizzie Cox, illus. by Damien Weighill, presents Girl Talk (Sept. 26, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-197-0), ages 8–11; and Guy Talk (Sept. 26, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-196-3), ages 9–11.


Bear at the Beach and Other Adventures by Clay Carmichael (Oct. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-370-7) compiles three stories about a stuffed teddy and his favorite companion, Clara. Ages 4–7.

Everybody’s Somewhere by Cornelia Maude Spelman (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-384-4) reassures kids that moms, dads, and other loved ones are somewhere, even if they can’t see them. Ages 4–7.

Traveling the Blue Road: Poems of the Sea, edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-276-2), collects poems about the magic, beauty, and promise of sea voyages. Ages 8–12.

How Could We Harness a Hurricane? by Vicki Cobb (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-246-5) examines hurricanes and how scientists and engineers are trying to diminish their wrath. Ages 9–12.


Dinosaur Pals introduces First Day Friends by Pat Brigandi, illus. by Maine Diaz (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-375-2), ages 4–7. The Ultimate Guide to... gains See for Yourself: The Ultimate Guide to Eyes by Dorothea DePrisco (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-376-9), ages 6–8. And Got a Minute? welcomes 30 People Who Changed the World: Fascinating Bite-Sized Essays from Award-Winning Writers by InkThinkTank (Sept. 5, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-377-6), ages 8–12.

Quarto/Walter Foster Jr.


New Poppy books, each featuring 16 musical instrument sounds, are Poppy and the Brass Band (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-402-5) and Poppy and the Orchestra (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-401-8) by Magali Le Huche, ages 4–6. ABC for Me offers ABC Baby Signs: Learn Baby Sign Language While You Practice Your ABCs! by Christiane Engel (Oct. 1, board book, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-366-0), ages 3–6. Broadway Baby raises the curtain on two Sound of Music sing-along books by Rodgers and Hammerstein: Do Re Mi, illus. by Miriam Bos (Sept. 1, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-334-9); and My Favorite Things, illus. by Daniel Roode (Sept. 1, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-335-6), ages 3–6. And GOA Kids—Goats of Anarchy releases The Goat with Many Coats: A True Story of a Little Goat Who Found a New Home (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-333-2) and Polly and Her Duck Costume: A True Story of a Little Goat and Her Favorite Costume by (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-418-6) by Leanne Lauricella, ages 3–6.

Little Concepts introduces ABC Color: Apricot, Burgundy & Chartreuse, 26 Brand New Colors Are Out on the Loose! by Ingela Peterson Arrhenius (Nov. 1, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-336-3), ages 3–6. Lift-a-Flap Language Learners releases The Enchanted Castle: An English/Spanish Lift-a-Flap Fairy Tale Adventure by Samantha Chagollan (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-413-1), ages 4–7. 50 Wacky Things Humans Do: Weird & Amazing Facts About Humans! (Dec. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-396-7) is a new Wacky title, ages 7–11. And Know Nonsense adds The Know-Nonsense Guide to Money: An Awesomely Fun Guide to the Way We Use Currency by Heidi Fiedler (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-394-3), ages 8–12.

Quarto/Wide Eyed Editions

Pirates Magnified: With a 3x Magnifying Glass by David Long and Harry Bloom (Sept. 7, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-028-3). This search-and-find book about pirates includes a magnifier and more than 200 things to spot. Ages 5–8.

Illumanatomy by Kate Davies, illus. by Carnovsky (Oct. 5, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-78603-051-1). Packaged with a three-color lens, this follow-up to Illuminature examines how the body works. Ages 8–11.


Learn with Little Mouse introduces Opposite Things (Aug. 3, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-038-2) and Counting Things (Aug. 3, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-036-8) by Anna Kovecses; and One Hundred Things to Spot by Naomi Wilkinson (Sept. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-033-7), ages 2–5. Dinosaurs: With 100 Questions and 70 Lift-flaps! (Aug. 3, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-904-9) by Heather Alexander, illus. by Andres Lozano, joins Life on Earth, ages 3–6. Atlas of... adds Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures: Step into a Prehistoric World by Emily Hawkins, illus. by Lucy Letherland (Nov. 2, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-78603-035-1), ages 6–9. The 50 States issues 50 Cities of the U.S.A.: Explore America’s Cities with 50 Fact-filled Maps by Gabrielle Balkan, illus. by Sol Linero (Sept. 7, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-84780-870-7), ages 7–10. All Aboard gains All Aboard the Discovery Express: Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries by Emily Hawkins, Tom Adams, and Tom Clohosy Cole (Sept. 7, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-990-2), ages 7–10.

Quarto/words & pictures

The Snowbear by Sean Taylor, illus. by Claire Alexander (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-43-0). Can the snow bear that two kids build save them when they wander too far into the snow? Ages 3–5.

Alone Together by Clayton Junior (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-28-7). Examples from the animal world demonstrate the concepts of opposites and contrasts. Ages 3–6.

Surprise! by Mike Henson (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-41-6). In this birthday tale, Badger wants to show Rabbit something, but the lights keep going on and off. Ages 3–6.

Free the Lines by Clayton Junior (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-29-4). This wordless picture book underscores the danger of overfishing and the value of conservation. Ages 4–7.

Secret Life of a Tiger by Przemyslaw Wechterowicz, illus. by Emilia Dziubak (Aug. 22, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-154-3). At nighttime, a mild-mannered tiger’s surprising hobbies come to light. Ages 4–7.

A Thousand Billion Things (and Some Sheep) by Loic Clement, illus. by Anne Montel (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-42-3). This search-and-find book reveals that there are many more exciting things to do than go to bed at night. Ages 4–7.

Bobby’s Got a Brand-New Car by Zidrou, illus. by Sebastien Chebret (Sept. 26, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-48-5). In this tale celebrating the power of dreams, a boy buys a car and drives around town. Ages 5–8.

Dragons: Father and Son by Alexandre Lacroix, illus. by Ronan Badel (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-25-6). Drake is expected to prove he’s a real dragon by causing trouble in the village. Ages 5–8.

It Starts with a Seed by Laura Knowles, illus. by Jennie Webber (Sept. 5, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-26-3), tells of a sycamore tree that grows from a tiny seed to become home to a host of animals. Ages 6–9.

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Michel Laporte, illus. by Olivier Latyk (Sept. 26, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-40-9), is a picture-book adaptation of this classic. Ages 7–10.



New Pop Classics are E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The Classic Illustrated Storybook (Oct. 31, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68369-010-8) and The X-Files: Earth Children Are Weird: A Picture Book (Aug. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59474-979-7), both illus. by Kim Smith, ages 4–8. Kid Legends welcomes Kid Authors: True Tales of Childhood from Great Writers by David Stabler, illus. by Doogie Horner (Oct. 10, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-59474-987-2), ages 9–12.

Random House

The Christmas Elf Countdown!, illus. by Mike Wohnoutka (Sept. 26, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94017-4). Santa’s elves count down to Christmas in this lift-the-flap tale. Ages up to 3.

Mom Hugs by Michael Joosten (Dec. 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1856-5) features photos of animal mothers embracing their offspring. Ages up to 3.

Happy Birthday to You! Great Big Flap Book by Dr. Seuss (Aug. 22, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1460-4). This adaptation features more than 60 flaps. Ages 2–5.

The Adventures of Honey & Leon by Alan Cumming, illus. by Grant Shaffer (Sept. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55797-2). Two dogs remain incognito as they shadow their dads on a trip across the sea. Ages 3–7.

Apples for Little Fox by Ekaterina Trukhan (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55562-6). A mystery-loving fox cracks the case of missing apples. Ages 3–7.

A Cooked-Up Fairy Tale by Penny Parker Klostermann, illus. by Ben Mantle (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93232-2). An aspiring chef mistakenly turns story ingredients into delectable dishes. Ages 3–7.

Elmore by Holly Hobbie (Jan. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1863-3) introduces a prickly but warm-hearted porcupine. Ages 3–7.

Imagine That! How Dr. Seuss Wrote The Cat in the Hat by Judy Sierra, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Sept. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51097-3), recounts the early career of this author. Ages 3–7.

My New Big-Kid Bed by Debbie Bertram (Sept. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93731-0) spotlights a boy’s adjustment to his new bed. Ages 3–7.

Naughty Claudine’s Christmas by Patrick Jennings, illus. by Suzanne Kaufman (Oct. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93734-1). A girl who resents Santa barging into her house tries to get on his naughty list. Ages 3–7.

Poppy, Buttercup, Bluebell, and Dandy by Fiona Woodcock (Jan. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6967-3). Wildflower characters on skateboards and scooters spread flower seeds. Ages 3–7.

There’s a Monster in Your Book by Tom Fletcher, illus. by Greg Abbott (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6456-2). Can readers get the monster out of this interactive bedtime read-aloud? Ages 3–7.

Whose Moon Is That? by Kim Krans (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93227-8). Animals try to stake their claim to the moon in this tale about our relationship with the world around us. Ages 3–7.

The Story of Barbie and the Woman Who Created Her by Cindy Eagan, illus. by Amy Bates (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55378-3), tells of Ruth Handler’s inspiration for creating this doll. Ages 4–8.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Grow Your Heart Edition by Dr. Seuss (Sept. 5, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1461-1). A lenticular 3-D inset on the cover shows the Grinch’s heart growing. Ages 5–9.

Ali-A Adventures: Game On! The Graphic Novel by Ali-A and Cavan Scott, illus. by Aleksandar Sotirovski (Oct. 24, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7095-2). When menacing aliens show up, Ali-A must transform from gaming icon to real-life hero. Ages 8–12.

The Losers Club by Andrew Clements (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55755-2). After book lover Alec starts a reading club, he’s amazed that others want to join. Ages 8–12.

Nutcracked by Susan Adrian (Sept. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55668-5). A girl dancing the part of Clara in “The Nutcracker” discovers that the ballet’s magic has seeped into her real world. Ages 8–12.

Olive and the Backstage Ghost by Michelle Schusterman (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55066-9). After flubbing a theater camp audition, Olive flees and lands in a creepy old theater. Ages 8–12.

One Mixed-up Night by Catherine Newman (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55388-2). Two friends engage in couch jumping and share secrets on a covert overnight at Ikea. Ages 8–12.

Poison’s Cage by Breeana Shields (Jan. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93786-0). Lethal spies Iyla and Marinda return in this sequel to Poison’s Kiss. Ages 12–up.

Tortall: A Spy’s Guide by Tamora Pierce, Julie Holderman, Timothy Liebe, and Megan Messinger (Oct. 31, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-375-86767-5) offers a guide to Pierce’s fantasy world of Tortall. Ages 12–up.


My First Comics releases I’m Scared by Jennifer L. Holm, illus. by Matthew Holm (Aug. 22, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53350-7), ages up to 3. Open the Garage Door, illus. by Christopher Santoro (Jan. 2, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6778-5), is a new Lift-the-Flap title, ages up to 3. Bright & Early Books gains Dr. Seuss’s Book of Animals (Jan. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7055-6), ages 2–5; and Dr. Seuss’s Book of Colors (Jan. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6618-4) by Dr. Seuss, ages 5–8. The Puppy’s Wish by Lori Evert, illus. by Per Breiehagen (Sept. 12, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55054-6), is a new Wish title, ages 2–5. Frosty the Snowman stars in Frosty’s Favorite Things! by Mary Man-Kong, illus. by Fabio Laguna and Gabriella Matta (Sept. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1962-3), ages 2–5.

Beginner Books issues The Big Aqua Book of Beginner Books by Dr. Seuss, Robert Lopshire, and Al Perkins, illus. by Dr. Seuss, Art Cummings, and Eric Gurney (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6442-5), ages 3–7. Carin Bramsen’s Duck and Cat are back in Just a Duck? (Jan. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6600-9), ages up to 3; and Sleepover Duck! (Jan. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38417-9), ages 3–7. Peeps star in Christmas Peeps by Andrea Posner-Sanchez (Sept. 5, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6647-4) and Colorful Peeps (Jan. 2, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6901-7), ages 3–7. Little Critter’s back in Little Critter’s Family Album by Mercer Mayer (Jan. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6619-1), ages 3–7. StoryBots return in StoryBots ABC Jamboree by JibJab Bros. Studios (Jan. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1869-5), ages 3–7.

Harriet Mucaster’s Isadora Moon makes her debut in Isadora Moon Goes Camping (Aug. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55825-2), Isadora Moon Goes to School (Aug. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55821-4), and Isadora Moon Goes to the Ballet (Jan. 23, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55829-0), ages 6–9. Magic Tree House scores A Big Day for Baseball by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by A.G. Ford (Aug. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1308-9), ages 6–9. Arcade or Bust? by Amaris Glass (Jan. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7036-5) and Who Ghost There? by Karla Sakas Shropshire (Jan. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7035-8) enter The Loud House, ages 8–12. The Enchanted Files continues with Trolled by Bruce Coville (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39259-4), ages 8–12. Hilo picks up Waking the Monsters by Judd Winick (Jan. 16, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1493-2), ages 8–12. And The Witch’s Glass by Holly Grant (Aug. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93366-4) joins League of Beastly Dreadfuls, ages 8–12.

The Library checks in Black Moon Rising by D.J. MacHale (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93257-5), ages 8–12. Mr. Lemoncello tests out a new fact-finding game in Mr. Lemoncello’s Great Library Race by Chris Grabenstein (Oct. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53606-5), ages 8–12. Dave Rudden’s Knights of the Borrowed Dark adds The Forever Court (Aug. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52301-0), ages 10–up. Joining DC Icons are Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu (Jan. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54978-6) and Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo (Aug. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54973-1), ages 12–up. Kingdom on Fire by Jessica Cluess continues with A Poison Dark and Drowning (Sept. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53594-5), ages 12–up. OMG Classics greets Greek Gods #squadgoals by Courtney Carbone (Nov. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1564-9), ages 14–up.

Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following ongoing series: Barbie, Blaze and the Monster Machines, DC Super Friends, DC Super Hero Girls, DreamWorks Trolls, PAW Patrol, Sesame Street, Shimmer and Shine, and Thomas & Friends.


Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler, illus. by Will Terry (Aug. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93768-6). A skeleton’s monster friends come to his aid when he begins to fall apart. Ages 3–7.

The Forever Tree by Tereasa Surratt and Donna Lukas, illus. by Nicola Slater (Jan. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52392-8). In this spin on Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, a community brings a special tree back to life. Ages 3–7.

My Journey to the Stars by Scott Kelly, illus. by André Ceolin (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6377-0), is a young readers’ edition of this NASA astronaut’s memoir, Endurance. Ages 5–8.

Made for Each Other: Why Dogs and People Are Perfect Partners by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, photos by William Muñoz (Jan. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93104-2). Photos illustrate this examination of the similarities between dogs and humans. Ages 6–9.

Beyond the Doors by David Neilsen (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93582-8). Siblings discover a mysterious world when they go to live with their aunt in her circular house with no doors. Ages 8–12.

The Last Gargoyle by Paul Durham (Jan. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0020-1). A gargoyle protects his Boston building from the spirits who haunt the night. Ages 8–12.

Monster, Human, Other by Laurel Gale (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51012-6). A monster and a girl star in this tale about broken promises, new alliances, and restless underground creatures. Ages 8–12.

The Nyxia Triad: Nyxia by Scott Reintgen (Sept. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55679-1). In this series launch, broken teens brought to the far reaches of the universe decide what they’re willing to risk for fortune. Ages 12–up.

Dear Martin by Nic Stone (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93949-9). In this novel about what it means to be young and black in 21st-century America, a teen writes a journal to Martin Luther King Jr. after being profiled by a police officer. Ages 14–up.

Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda (Jan. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55672-2). A girl faces stark truths about the past as she searches for the truth behind her ex-boyfriend’s death. Ages 14–up.

Layover by Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer (Jan. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6487-6). For three siblings in a blended family, an unplanned flight layover in L.A. turns into a wild adventure. Ages 14–up.

Mr. 60% by Clete Barrett Smith (Aug. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53466-5) centers on Matt, a student who deals drugs because he needs the money to take care of his dying uncle. Ages 14–up.


Lucy & Andy Neanderthal return in The Stone Cold Age by Jeffrey Brown (Aug. 29, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38838-2), ages 8–12.

Random/Del Rey

Minecraft: Mobestiary by Mojang Ab (Oct. 10, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9716-4) is a guide to Minecraft’s mobs—and how to outsmart them in the game. Ages 8–12.


Fairy Mom and Me by Sophie Kinsella, illus. by Marta Kissi (Jan. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6989-5), debuts a duology about mother-daughter fairies who use their magical devices in the real world. Ages 7–10.

The Chocopocalypse by Chris Callaghan (Oct. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1915-9). In this mystery, the world is days away from running out of chocolate. Ages 8–12.

The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1539-7). Fusing fairytales, folklore, and WWII history, this novel reveals the power of love and the will to survive. Ages 8–12.

Everything You Need to Know About Nightmares! and How to Defeat Them: The Nightmares! Handbook by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller, illus. by Karl Kwasny (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74431-7). The authors of the Nightmares series offer a guide for beating bad dreams. Ages 8–12.

The Last Panther by Todd Mitchell (Aug. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55558-9). A girl who discovers a family of panthers thought to be extinct embarks on a journey to save the species. Ages 8–12.

The Imagination Box: Beyond Infinity by Martyn Ford (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93631-3). In this sequel to The Imagination Box, Tim must save his treasured box from corruption. Ages 9–12.

Once You Know This by Emily Blejwas (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0097-3). A girl longing for a better life for herself, her mother, and her baby brother musters the courage to make it happen. Ages 9–12.

Penelope March Is Melting by Jeffrey Michael Ruby (Nov. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1828-2). A girl who lives in a town on an iceberg is the only one who can stop it from melting. Ages 9–12.

The Perfect Score by Rob Buyea (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93825-6). When a student devises a plan to ace a test, all the kids are in—but learn that getting the perfect score may not be so perfect. Ages 9–12.

The World’s Greatest Adventure Machine by Frank L. Cole (Aug. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55282-3). Four kids win the chance to be the first to ride a roller coaster with a mind of its own. Ages 9–12.

The Bone Thief by Alyson Noël (Oct. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53800-7). Kids with otherworldly abilities investigate why ordinary events are plaguing their unusual town. Ages 10–up.

Dolphins: Voices in the Ocean by Susan Casey (Jan. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0085-0) adapts Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins for middle graders. Ages 10–up.

Watchdog by Will McIntosh (Oct. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1384-3). After twin sisters build a loyal robotic watchdog, the local crime boss schemes to add it to her robot army. Ages 10–up.

The Breathless by Tara Goedjen (Oct. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1476-5) is a tale of deeply buried secrets, forbidden love, and how far some will go to bring back what’s long dead. Ages 12–up.

The City of Sand by Tianxia Bachang (Nov. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52410-9). Individuals who join an expedition, each with a specific interest, soon have a common goal: survival. Ages 12–up.

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart (Sept. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74477-5) introduces a girl whose diabolical smarts are her ticket to a charmed life—but how many times can she reinvent herself? Ages 12–up.

The Last Girl on Earth by Alexandra Blogier (Jan. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55227-4). In this novel set on a near-future Earth taken over by aliens, a girl is the only human left alive. Ages 12–up.

Otherworld by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller (Nov. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93932-1) debuts a sci-fi series that asks: if technology can deliver everything we want, how much are we willing to pay? Ages 12–up.

Freed by Flame and Storm by Becky Allen (Dec. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93218-6) is a social-justice fantasy sequel to Bound by Blood and Sand. Ages 14–up.

The Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan (Oct. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0186-4). When boys attack two girls, one of them, an apprentice to a Roma healer, exacts gruesome revenge to save the other. Ages 14–up.

The Truth Beneath the Lies by Amanda Searcy (Dec. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0089-8). In this tale of one teen’s present horrors and another’s haunting past, only one of the girls will survive. Ages 14–up.


Guardians of the Gryphon’s Claw by Todd Calgi Gallicano (Aug. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1365-2) is a new Sam London Adventure, ages 10–up. And Reawakened wraps up with Reunited by Colleen Houck (Aug. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55568-8), ages 14–up.



Disney Princess welcomes Belle’s Winter Adventure by Kitty Richards (Sept. 5, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3697-7) and Chip Loves Belle by Cynthea Liu, illus. by Genevieve Godbout (Jan. 2, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3752-3), ages up to 3. Disney/Pixar Cars 3 tie-ins are Lightning and Friends by Victoria Manley (Sept. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3748-6), ages up to 3; and Mater’s Backward ABC Book (Sept. 5, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3818-6), ages 2–5. Disney/Pixar Cars: Let’s Cruise! is a new Friendship Box (Aug. 22, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-2391-5), ages up to 3. Three Pet-tacular Tales joins Disney Princess: Whisker Haven Tales (Jan. 2, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3770-7), ages 3–7. Disney/Pixar Coco features Coco Deluxe Hardcover Junior Novelization by Angela Cervantes (Oct. 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3807-0), ages 7–10; and Coco Guide Book (Oct. 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3847-6), ages 9–12. Disney Tangled: The Series issues Novelization #2 (Nov. 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3825-4), ages 8–12. And Disney Frozen adds Frozen Holiday Special Deluxe Junior Novelization (Oct. 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3815-5), ages 8–12.


Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas by Russell Hoban, illus. by Lillian Hoban (Oct. 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1457-4). Inspired by “The Gift of the Magi,” this book (which in turn inspired Jim Henson’s 1977 film of the same title) comes back into print after more than 40 years. Ages 3–7.

The Little Pioneer (Jan. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1792-6) by Adam Hancher tracks a girl’s journey westward. Ages 4–8.

The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine by Mark Twain and Philip C. Stead, illus. by Erin Stead (Sept. 26, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52322-5), completes and illustrates a never-before-published tale that Twain began writing as a bedtime story for his daughters. Ages 8–12.


I Don’t Want to Be a Frog adds There’s Nothing to Do! by Dev Petty, illus. by Mike Boldt (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55803-0), ages 3–7.


The Golden Mother Goose by Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen (Sept. 12, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1578-6). This new edition of this classic celebrates the 75th anniversary of Golden Books. Ages up to 3.

Star Wars: Heroes and Villains Little Golden Book Collection (Aug. 29, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3698-4) collects three Little Golden Books. Ages 2–5.

The Poky Little Puppy and Friends: The Nine Classic Little Golden Books by Margaret Wise Brown, Janette Sebring Lowrey, and others (Sept. 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6683-2), compiles Little Golden Books from the imprint’s early years. Ages 2–5.

Little Golden Book Nursery Tales, illus. by J.P. Miller and Feodor Rojankovsky (Sept. 12, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53667-6), features “The Three Bears,” “The Little Red Hen,” and “Puss in Boots.” Ages 3–7.

Thomas and the Beanstalk (Jan. 2, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55867-2). Thomas the Tank Engine stars in this fairytale retelling. Ages 3–7.


New Little Golden Books are Baby’s Christmas by Esther Wilkin, illus. by Eloise Wilkin (Sept. 12, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2051-3); Marvel: Black Panther by Frank Berrios (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6388-6); Rusty Rivets: Cupcake Catapult! (Sept. 5, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6540-8) and Pirate Treasure Hunt! (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6795-2) by Berrios, illus. by Luke Flowers; Sesame Street: I Think That It Is Wonderful by David Korr, illus. by A. Delaney (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6826-3); I’m a Unicorn by Mallory Loehr, illus. by Joey Chou (Jan. 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1512-0); A Little Princess by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Lorena Alvarez (Sept. 12, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93834-8); Margaret Wise Brown’s The Steam Roller by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Bob Staake (Sept. 5, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55653-1); Marvel Avengers by Arie Kaplan (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6856-0); My Little Golden Book About Dogs by Lori Haskins Houran, illus. by Jess Golden (Jan. 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55813-9); and My Little Golden Book About Johnny Appleseed by Houran, illus. by Geneviève Godbout (Sept. 12, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55590-9).

Also, Nella the Princess Knight: Nella and the Dragon by Mickie Matheis (Sept. 5, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1676-9) and Nella’s Courageous Heart! by Mary Tillworth, (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6887-4), both illus. by Brenda Goddard-Laurence and Dan Haskett; The Poky Little Puppy’s Wonderful Winter Day by Jean Chandler, illus. by Sue DiCicco (Oct. 10, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55292-2); Richard Scarry’s Naughty Bunny by Richard Scarry (Jan. 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6727-3); Springtime Babies by Danna Smith, illus. by Takako Fisher (Jan. 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1516-8); Sunny Day: Sunny’s Royal Rescue! by Courtney Carbone (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6855-3); and The Train to Timbuctoo by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Art Seiden (Jan. 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53340-8), ages 2–5.

And Big Golden Books issues Star Wars: The Big Golden Book of Aliens, Creatures, and Beasts by Richard Thomas, illus. by Chris Kennett (Jan. 2, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3691-5); Disney/Pixar Coco Big Golden Book (Oct. 10, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3694-6); Nella the Princess Knight: The Knight Before Christmas by David Lewman, illus. by Monica Davila (Sept. 5, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1679-0); The Night Before PEEPSmas by Andrea Posner-Sanchez and Fran Posner, illus. by Julissa Mora (Sept. 5, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6392-3); Sunny Day: Puppy Love! by David Lewman (Jan. 2, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6876-8); Richard Scarry’s Colors by Kathleen N. Daly, illus. by Richard Scarry (Sept. 12, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55367-7); Sesame Street: We’re Amazing 1,2,3! A Story About Friendship and Autism by Leslie Kimmelman, illus. by Mary Beth Nelson (Sept. 5, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6621-4); and Rusty Rivets: Wild Winter Adventure! by Steve Behling, illus. by Mike Jackson (Sept. 5, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2067-4), ages 3–7.

Little Golden Books and Big Golden Books also add new titles to the following ongoing series: Blaze and the Monster Machines, DC Super Friends, Disney Princess, DreamWorks Trolls, Grumpy Cat, My Little Pony, PAW Patrol, and Shimmer and Shine.

Series in Spanish

Little Golden Books adds Una casa para un conejito (Home for a Bunny) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Garth Williams (Jan. 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55516-9), ages 2–5.



Little Golden Books releases Disney/Pixar Coco (Oct. 10, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3800-1); Disney Frozen: Holiday Special by Andrea Posner-Sanchez (Oct. 10, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3835-3) and Olaf Waits for Spring (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3765-3); Disney Junior: Mickey and the Roadster Racers: Gone Fishing! (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3844-5), Disney Junior: The Lion Guard Little Golden Book Favorites (Jan. 2, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3791-2), Disney Junior: The Lion Guard: Too Many Termites by Judy Katschke, illus. by Gabriella Matta and Francesco Legramandi (Sept. 5, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3689-2); Disney Beauty and the Beast: I Am Belle (Sept. 5, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3905-3) and I Am the Beast (Sept. 5, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3907-7); Disney Elena of Avalor: The Magical Island by Judy Katschke (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3840-7) and Royal Vacation by Katschke, illus. by Mike Wall (Sept. 5, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3743-1); Disney Princess: The Princess Babysitters Collection (Jan. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3779-0), and Disney Classic: Sleeping Beauty and the Good Fairies (Jan. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3771-4), ages 2–5.

And joining Big Golden Books are Disney Beauty and the Beast: to the Rescue by Kitty Richards (Sept. 5, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3915-2); Frozen Holiday Special (Oct. 10, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3695-3); Disney Junior: Puppy Dog Pals: Puppies in Paris (Jan. 2, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3842-1); and Disney Junior: Vampirina: Vee’s First Day of School (Jan. 2, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3843-8), ages 3–7.


Little Wood: Wolfie Paints the Town by Sabina Gibson (Oct. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94073-0). Wolfie paints pictures of her fellow animal residents of Little Wood in this series launch. Ages 2–5.

Grandma’s Purse by Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Jan. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1431-4). When grandma comes to visit, she always brings warm hugs, sweet treats, and a purse filled with surprises. Ages 3–5.

Klondike, Do Not Eat Those Cupcakes! by Amanda Driscoll (Jan. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1316-4). A hungry seal tries to wait until his sister’s party to eat a birthday cupcake. Ages 3–5.

Sleep Tight, Snow White by Jen Arena, illus. by Lorena Alvarez (Oct. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93713-6), is a tale featuring familiar fairytale characters. Ages 3–5.

A Small Blue Whale by Beth Ferry, illus. by Lisa Mundorff (Oct. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1337-9). A lonely whale learns the meaning of friendship. Ages 3–5.

Fort-Building Time by Megan Wagner Lloyd, illus. by Abigail Halpin (Oct. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55655-5). Friends use various materials to build forts in each season. Ages 3–7.

I Want That Nut! by Madeline Valentine (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94037-2). In this tale about cooperation, Mouse and Chipmunk both want the same nut—and then Squirrel claims it for his own. Ages 3–7.

Me and Mr. Fluffernutter by Jennifer Gray Olson (Oct. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75496-5). This tale of a girl and her cat celebrates differences, compromise, and friendship. Ages 3–7.

Monkey: Not Ready for Bedtime by Marc Brown (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93761-7). Monkey’s big brother, a little imagination, and friendly dinosaurs help him get ready for bed in this follow-up to Monkey: Not Ready for Kindergarten. Ages 3–7.

My Grandpa’s Chair by Jiyeon Pak (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0075-1). A girl helps her grandfather find a new chair in this story of loss and the power of family love. Ages 3–7.

Snow Sisters! by Kerri Kokias, illus. by Teagan White (Jan. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93883-6). On a snowy day, one sister plays outdoors and the other stays inside—and then they switch places. Ages 3–7.

The Littlest Viking by Alexandra Penfold, illus. by Isabel Roxas (Jan. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55429-2). What happens to the littlest, loudest Viking when an even littler and louder Viking appears? Ages 4–8.

Vincent Can’t Sleep: Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky by Barb Rosenstock, illus. by Mary GrandPré (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93710-5), offers a picture-book biography of this artist. Ages 4–8.

The Good Fight: The Feuds of the Founding Fathers (and How They Shaped the Nation) by Anne Quirk, illus. by Elizabeth Baddeley (Aug. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0035-5) examines how the Founding Fathers settled their differences in their quest to settle a nation. Ages 7–10.

Chasing Augustus by Kimberly Newton Fusco (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75401-9). A new friend helps feisty Rosie search for her missing dog. Ages 8–12.

The Eye of the North by Sinead O’Hart (Aug. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93503-3). After Emmeline’s scientist parents disappear, she is kidnapped by an evil doctor bound for Greenland to summon a mystical creature. Ages 8–12.

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig, illus. by Chris Mould (Oct. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0044-7). With the help of his reindeer, a curious cat, and Charles Dickens, Santa sets out to find the girl who is the only person able to save Christmas. Ages 8–12.

The Lifters by Dave Eggers (Jan. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6416-6). In his middle-grade debut, Eggers tells of a boy who travels to a subterranean world in search of a place to belong. Ages 8–12.

Lucy and the Rocket Dog by Will Buckingham, illus. by Monica Arnaldo (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55432-2). After Lucy, a budding scientist, builds a rocket ship, her beloved dog inadvertently launches into space in it, and her owner begins a quest to bring her home. Ages 8–12.

Wonder (movie tie-in edition) by R.J. Palacio (Sept. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2019-3) ties into the release of the film based on this novel. Ages 8–12.

All Three Stooges by Erica S. Perl (Jan. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55175-8). Noah and Dash are best friends and comedy junkies, until Dash’s father dies suddenly and Dash shuts out Noah. Ages 10–up.

The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0124-6). A boy tries to steer a safe path through the Harlem projects after his brother’s fatal shooting. Ages 10–up.

Haunting the Deep by Adriana Mather (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53951-6). Sam receives strange missives from the Titanic, along with haunting visions of people who went down with the ship. Ages 12–up.

Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones (Sept. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53520-4). In 1818 London, a girl opens a magical dressmaking shop and follows clues to find her father’s killer. Ages 12–up.

Satellite by Nick Lake (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1353-9). A teen born in space makes his first trip to Earth. Ages 12–up.

A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck (Sept. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1607-3). In this tale of unrequited love, Matt’s life changes suddenly after he falls for the girl who’s his best friend. Ages 12–up.

Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 by Albert Marrin (Jan. 9, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93146-2). Photos illustrate this look at the history, science, and impact of this worldwide outbreak. Ages 12–up.

Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94044-0). After hitting rock bottom, Wren begins a climb back to herself at a wilderness survival camp in the Utah desert. Ages 12–up.

The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman (Oct. 19, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-375-81530-0). Pullman returns to the parallel world of Lyra Belacqua and His Dark Materials in this trilogy launch. Ages 14–up.

Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott (Oct. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1530-4). Five friends must face their own demons and learn to trust one another as they search for a legendary treasure. Ages 14–up.

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0048-5). After her sister’s death, a Mexican-American girl tries to reassemble her shattered family and discover if her sister really was as perfect as everyone thought. Ages 14–up.

Too Shattered for Mending by Peter Brown Hoffmeister (Sept. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53805-2). A teen does all he can to keep it together after the disappearance of his grandfather and the arrest of his older brother. Ages 14–up.


The World of Weird Animals introduces What Makes a Monster? Discovering the World’s Scariest Creatures by Jess Keating (Aug. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51230-4), ages 6–9. The Secrets of the Pied Piper wraps up with The Piper’s Apprentice by Matthew Cody (Oct. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75530-6), ages 8–12. The Case of the Perilous Palace concludes The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency by Jordan Stratford, illus. by Kelly Murphy (Jan. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53644-7), ages 8–12. And Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials adds The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Complete Edition (Sept. 5, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53516-7), ages 10–up.


The Great Hibernation by Tara Dairman (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1785-8). What would happen if every grown-up in town fell asleep and the kids were left in charge? Ages 8–12.

Threads of Blue by Suzanne LaFleur (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93999-4). In this sequel to Beautiful Blue World, Mathilde flees her country during wartime and works undercover to defeat the enemy. Ages 8–12.

Random/Red Fox

Once Upon a Wish by Amy Sparkes, illus. by Sara Ogilvie (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84941-661-0). This tale about a boy who makes wishes come true reveals the special power of the words, “thank you.” Ages 3–5.

Random/Schwartz & Wade

That Is My Dream! by Langston Hughes, illus. by Daniel Miyares (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55017-1), illustrates Hughes’s poem, “Dream Variation.” Ages 5–up.

City Moon by Rachael Cole, illus. by Blanca Gomez (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49707-6). A boy and his mother take a nighttime walk to search for the moon. Ages 3–7.

Pup and Bear by Kate Banks, illus. by Naoko Stoop (Oct. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55409-4). This tale of a lost wolf pup who is raised by a polar bear celebrates differences and promotes kindness. Ages 3–7.

The Book of Gold by Bob Staake (Sept. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51077-5). A boy looking for a fabled book discovers that the quest for knowledge is more important than knowledge itself. Ages 4–8.

Wee Sister Strange by Holly Grant and K.G. Campbell (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50879-6). Each night, a girl who lives in a crooked house ventures into the woods in search of a bedtime story. Ages 4–8.

Ben Franklin’s in My Bathroom! by Candace Fleming, illus. by Mark Fearing (Sept. 26, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93406-7). In this series debut, this Founding Father accidentally time travels to the home of a contemporary boy. Ages 7–10.

Gabriel Finley and the Lord of Air and Darkness by George D. Hagen (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55347-9). Gabriel tries to save his imprisoned mother in this sequel to Gabriel Finley and the Raven’s Riddle. Ages 9–12.


Duck & Goose return in Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo! by Tad Hills (Aug. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0175-8), ages 3–7.



Freddy the Frogcaster reappears in Freddy the Frogcaster and the Flash Flood by Janice Dean (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62157-470-5), ages 4–8. And Ellis the Elephant is back in Remember the Ladies by Callista Gingrich, illus. by Susan Arciero (Oct. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62157-480-4), ages 4–9.


The Wild Book (Yonder) by Juan Villoro, trans. by Lawrence Schimel (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63206-147-8). This Mexican author relays the adventures of a boy who goes to live with his book-obsessed uncle in a library where books have a supernatural power all their own. Ages 10–14.

Ripple Grove

Grandmother Thorn by Katey Howes, illus. by Rebecca Hahn (Aug. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9913866-9-7). When a persistent plant sprouts without her permission, Grandmother Thorn begins to unravel. Ages 5–7.


The Cloud Artist: A Choctaw Tale by Sherri Maret, illus. by Merisha Sequoia Clark (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-74-8). Born with the gift of painting with the clouds, a Choctaw girl uses the Oklahoma sky as her canvas to the delight of her people. Ages 1–10.

The Prince of the Prairie: The National Mammal of the United States by Betty Selakovich Casey (Oct. 3, hardcover, $20, ISBN 978-1-937054-72-4). This animal friendship tale introduces the American bison as the Prince of the Prairie and, since 2016, the first National Mammal of the United States. Ages 1–10.

The Survivor Tree: Oklahoma City’s Symbol of Hope and Strength by Gaye Sanders, illus. by Pamela Behrend (Oct. 10, hardcover, $20, ISBN 978-1-937054-49-6). An oak tree in Oklahoma City is saved after being charred when the Alfred P. Murrah Building was bombed in 1995. Ages 5–10.


The Tale of the Tumbleweed Witch by Barbara Hay (Sept. 26, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-50-2) joins The Bulldoggers Club, ages 8–15. How I Became A Ghost adds When A Ghost Talks, Listen: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story by Tim Tingle (Sept. 26, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-51-9), ages 9–15.

Rodale Kids

The King of Too Many Things by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Aurore Damant (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-874-6). A young king who gets everything he wishes for learns that wanting more can lead to less happiness. Ages 4–8.

Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere by Kira Willey, illus. by Anni Betts (Dec. 5, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-883-8), collects 30 mindfulness exercises to help kids feel calm, focused, or energized. Ages 4–10.

Chef Gino’s Taste Test Challenge: 90 Winning Recipes That Any Kid Can Cook by Gino Campagna, illus. by Mike Lowery (Oct. 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-886-9), compiles recipes that encourage young chefs’ creativity. Ages 8–12.

The Fantastic Body: What Makes You Tick & How You Get Sick by Howard Bennett (Nov. 7, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-889-0) rounds up body facts, diagrams, and stories. Ages 8–12.

Total Teen: Tracy Anderson’s Guide to Health, Happiness, and Ruling Your World by Tracy Anderson (Dec. 26, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-932-3). This celebrity fitness guru offers a health and fitness guide for girls. Ages 11–14.


Mrs. Peanuckle’s Alphabet Library issues Mrs. Peanuckle’s Fruit Alphabet (Sept. 19, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-872-2) and Mrs. Peanuckle’s Vegetable Alphabet (Sept. 19, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-870-8) by Mrs. Peanuckle, illus. by Jessie Ford, ages up to 3. New Positive Power titles by Suzy Capozzi, illus. by Eren Unten, are I Am Kind (Oct. 10, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-921-7; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-876-0) and I Am Thankful (Oct. 10, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-920-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-876-0), ages 4–6. And Team Taekwondo debuts with Ara’s Rocky Road to White Belt by Master Taekwon Lee and Jeffrey Nodelman, illus. by Ethen Beavers (Nov. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-882-1; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-880-7), ages 6–10.

Running Press

1-2-3, You Love Me by Jill Howarth (Dec. 12, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6269-8) is a counting book celebrating parent-child affection. Ages up to 3.

Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas by Geri Cole, adapted by Robin Newman, illus. by Tom Brannon (Oct. 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6162-2), ties into a TV special emphasizing the importance of kindness and spreading holiday cheer. Ages up to 3.

Sesame Street Treasury of ABCs and 123s by Sesame Workshop (Jan. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6222-3), collects stories featuring one of each of the 26 alphabet letters. Ages up to 3.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star: A Light-Up Bedtime Book by Florence Weiser (Oct. 3, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6182-0) features twinkling lights. Ages up to 3.

Bear and Chicken by Jannie Ho (Nov. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6266-7). When Bear finds Chicken frozen in the snow and brings him home to defrost, is he prepping to eat him? Ages 3–6.

Bulldozer Dreams by Sharon Chriscoe, illus. by John Joven (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-5966-7). After a day clearing a site, a tired bulldozer falls asleep and dreams of finishing his important job. Ages 3–6.

No Hugs for Porcupine by Zoe Waring (Dec. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6225-4). Porcupine feels left out when his friends hug each other, until Armadillo shows him what a warm, fuzzy “kiss” is. Ages 3–6.

Brave by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Oct. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-5782-3), delivers to kids the message that they all have what it takes to be brave. Ages 4–8.

Waltz of the Snowflakes by Elly MacKay (Oct. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-5338-2) celebrates the magic of theater and “The Nutcracker” as seen through the eyes of a girl and her grandmother. Ages 4–8.

Caleb and Kit by Beth Vrabel (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6223-0). His friendship with a vibrant, independent girl makes a boy with cystic fibrosis question the rules and order in his life. Ages 8–12.

Superfail by Max Brunner, illus. by Dustin Mackay (Oct. 17, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6229-2). When a group of superheroes try to save the day, it becomes clear that their powers are defective. Ages 8–12.

36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You by Vicki Grant (Oct. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6318-3). Two teens join a psychology study that asks the question, “Can love be engineered?” Ages 13–up.

Earth Hates Me: True Confessions from a Teenage Girl by Ruby Karp (Oct. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6260-5). A teen addresses such issues as peer pressure, social media’s effect on teens, and choosing the right college and career. Ages 13–up.

Elektra’s Adventures in Tragedy by Douglas Rees (Oct. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6303-9). A Greek-American girl longs to return to her father in Mississippi after her mother moves her and her sister to California. Ages 13–up.