World Soccer Legends welcomes Megan Rapinoe by Illugi Jökulsson (Apr. 28, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1368-6), ages 7–12.


Bad Brows by Jason Carter Eaton, illus. by Mike Petrik (Mar. 24, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2537-1). Bernard’s eyebrows grow out of control on school picture day. Ages 3–7.

Cubby Hill Tales #1: The Welcome Wagon by Cori Doerrfeld (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4417-4). In this series launch, a curious young bear and his friends welcome a new family to town. Ages 3–7.

Lion Needs a Haircut by Hyewon Yum (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4224-8). What happens when a young lion and his father both need haircuts—but neither wants one? Ages 3–7.

Elsie by Nadine Robert, illus. by Maja Kastelic (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4072-5). While fishing together, a girl and her siblings realize that, though they see the world differently, they can learn from one another. Ages 4–7.

Anna Strong: A Spy During the American Revolution by Sarah Glenn Marsh, illus. by Sarah Green (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3419-9), profiles this woman who was a wartime spy for George Washington. Ages 4–8.

Cactus and Flower: A Book About Life Cycles by Sarah Williamson (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4337-5). Desert friends Cactus and Flower learn that petals will fall, but new buds will bloom. Ages 4–8.

Cat Ladies by Susi Schaefer (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4082-4). In this tale about the bond between felines and their humans, a cat who cares for four women is dismayed when a stray human appears. Ages 4–8.

Good Guys, Bad Guys by Joanne Rocklin, illus. by Nancy Carpenter (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3417-5). A brother and sister dress up and play with their friends, trying out the roles of being good and bad. Ages 4–8.

Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin by Tracy Newman, illus. by Abigail Halpin (May 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4110-4), traces Itzhak Perlman’s journey from a boy with a dream to a celebrated violinist. Ages 4–8.

Paolo, Emperor of Rome by Mac Barnett, illus. by Claire Keane (Mar. 31, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4109-8). A daring dachshund discovers the wonders of Rome: its ruins, food, art, opera—and cats. Ages 4–8.

Things That Go Away by Beatrice Alemagna (Mar. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4482-2) offers an ode to things that come and go in life—and to the parent-child bond that remains a constant. Ages 4–8.

This Way, Charlie by Caron Levis, illus. by Charles Santoso (Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4206-4), spotlights the budding friendship between a blind horse and a gruff goat on a ranch. Ages 4–8.

The Three Little Yogis and the Wolf Who Lost His Breath: A Fairy Tale to Help You Feel Better by Susan Verde, illus. by Jay Fleck (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4103-6). A wolf who has lost his huff and his puff learns a lesson from three peaceful yogis. Ages 4–8.

Willow the Armadillo by Marilou Reeder, illus. by Dave Mottram (Apr. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4105-0). An armadillo who longs to be the hero in her own picture book makes a key discovery at the library. Ages 4–8.

Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks by Suzanne Slade, illus. by Cozbi A. Cabrera (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3411-3), profiles the first black winner of the Pulitzer Prize, who received the award for poetry in 1950. Ages 6–9.

Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM by Tonya Bolden (Mar. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-0734-6) showcases the work of black women who have changed the world of STEM in this country. Ages 10–14.

Star-Spangled: The Story of a Flag, a Battle, and the American Anthem by Tim Grove (May 26, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4102-9) chronicles the War of 1812 battle that inspired Frances Scott Key to write the national anthem. Ages 10–14.

We Are Power: How Nonviolent Activism Changed the World by Todd Hasak-Lowy (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4111-1) examines movements such as women’s suffrage, civil rights, and climate change. Ages 10–14.

Women’s Art Work: More Than 30 Female Artists Who Changed the World by Sophia Bennett, illus. by Manjit Thapp (Mar. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4118-0), spotlights women who have made influential contributions to the arts. Ages 10–14.


First Names greets Ada Lovelace by Ben Jeapes, illus. by Nick Ward (Mar. 3, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4075-6); and Malala Yousafzai by Lisa Williamson, illus. by Mike Smith (Mar. 3, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4074-9), ages 8–12.

Abrams Appleseed

Baby Up, Baby Down: A First Book of Opposites (Mar. 17, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4091-6). Photos of babies introduce the concept of opposites. Ages up to 3.

Bake a Rainbow Cake! by Amirah Kassem, illus. by Elisa Chavarri (Feb. 25, $16.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-3746-6). Spinning wheels, flaps, and tabs involve children in the making of a rainbow cake. Ages up to 3.

Mail Duck: A Book of Shapes and Surprises by Erica Sirotich (Apr. 21, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-3989-7). In this lift-the-flap story, Mail Duck delivers packages of different shapes to his friends. Ages up to 3.

Into the Ocean by Laura Baker, illus. by Nadia Taylor (May 19, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-3355-0). This book with die-cut pages presents various sea creatures and their habitats. Ages up to 5.

Two Dogs on a Trike by Gabi Snyder, illus. by Robin Rosenthal (May 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3891-3). Kids count to 10 and back down again in this book starring traveling dogs and a tenacious cat. Ages up to 5.

World of Opposites by Gray Malin (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3970-5). Photos taken from Antarctica to Africa portray opposites. Ages 3–6.


Hello!Lucky Books gains Go Get ’Em, Tiger! (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3964-4), all ages. Disney Block, illus. by Peskimo (July 28, $16.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4057-2), is a new Abrams Block Book, ages up to 3. Changing Faces adds Spring Is Here! by Carles Ballesteros (Feb. 11, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-3883-8), ages up to 3. New Mighty Marvel First Books are The Amazing Spider-Man (Mar. 24, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4658-1) and Captain America (Mar. 24, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4659-8), ages up to 3. And joining Mix-and-Match Play Books is Play with Your Plate! by Judith Rossell (Apr. 14, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-3907-1), ages up to 5.


Fox & Rabbit by Beth Ferry, illus. by Gergely Dudás (Apr. 21, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4077-0). This graphic novel series opener introduces two unlikely friends who make the perfect pair. Ages 6–9.

Mermaid School by Lucy Courtenay, illus. by Sheena Dempsey (Feb. 18, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4518-8). Mermaid students star in this debut of a series about finding your place and believing in yourself. Ages 6–9.

The Derby Daredevils #1: Kenzie Kickstarts a Team by Kit Rosewater and Sophie Escabasse (Mar. 24, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4079-4) launches a series about girls who aspire to become roller derby superstars. Ages 8–12.

Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices, edited by S.K. Ali and Aisha Saeed (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4083-1), collects short stories celebrating the Muslim holiday of Eid. Ages 8–12.

Wrong Way Summer by Heidi Lang (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3693-3). Claire faces a choice: to play along with her father’s fantastical stories about her absent mother or force the family to confront reality. Ages 8–12.

Mary Underwater by Shannon Doleski (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4080-0). Inspired by her hero, Joan of Arc, a girl who is abused by her violent father builds and pilots a submarine to prove what girls can do. Ages 10–14.

The Dark Matter of Mona Starr by Laura Lee Gulledge (Apr. 7, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3423-6). In this graphic novel, therapy, writing, art, and friendship help a girl cope with her depression. Ages 12–18.

Deeplight by Frances Hardinge (Apr. 14, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4320-7). When a teen finds the still-beating heart of a terrifying deity, he uses it to save the life of his best friend. Ages 12–up.

Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko (Apr. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3982-8). A girl raised in isolation stars in this fantasy about loyalty, fate, and the lengths we’re willing to go to for those we love. Ages 12–up.

Out! How to Be Your Authentic Self by Miles McKenna (May 26, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3994-1) is a coming-out survival guide by queer and trans activist and YouTube personality McKenna. Ages 13–up.

The Summer of Impossibilities by Rachael Allen (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4112-8). Four girls spend a life-changing summer at the lake house where their mothers became best friends. Ages 13–up.

Unscripted by Nicole Kronzer (Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4084-8). As one of the only girls at a prestigious improv camp, Zelda becomes a target for harassment from her peers and coach. Ages 14–up.


Didi Dodo, Future Spy returns in Double-O Dodo by Tom Angleberger, illus. by Jared Chapman (Mar. 10, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4097-8), ages 6–9. Everything You Need to Know presents Everything You Need to Know When You Are 8 by Kirsten Miller (May 12, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4230-9), ages 6–9. JoJo and BowBow are back in Queen Bs and Honeybees by JoJo Siwa (Feb. 4, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4197-4598-0), ages 6–9. Questioneers greets Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts (May 12, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3692-6), ages 6–9. Joining Big Ideas That Changed the World is Machines That Think! by Don Brown (Mar. 17, $12.59, ISBN 978-1-68335-867-1), ages 8–12. Crossover Crisis picks up The Flash by Barry Lyga (Mar. 17, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3739-8), ages 8–12. Ronan Boyle reappears in Ronan Boyle and the Swamp of Certain Death by Thomas Lennon, illus. by John Hendrix (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4113-5), ages 8–12. And Kyoshi Novels continues with Avatar, the Last Airbender: The Shadow of Kyoshi by F.C. Yee (July 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3505-9), ages 12–17.



LyricPop releases African by Peter Tosh, illus. by Rachel Moss (June 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-799-0); and We’re Not Gonna Take It by Dee Snider, illus. by Margaret McCartney (June 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-788-4), ages up to 7.

Akashic/Black Sheep

I Am a Promise by Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce with Ashley Rousseau, illus. by Rachel Moss (Feb. 4, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-764-8). This six-time Olympic medalist in track and field shares her life journey. Ages 4–8.

Alaska Northwest

Chia and the Fox Man: An Alaskan Dena’ina Fable by Mindy Dwyer (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6267-3) retells a traditional Dena’ina story about hunger, desperation, stealing, and ultimately doing what is right. Ages 5–8.


Don’t Check Out This Book! by Kate Klise, illus. by M. Sarah Klise (Mar. 10, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-976-6). When the school board president starts stealing, student sleuths and a librarian uncover the truth. Ages 8–12.

In the Role of Brie Hutchens... by Nicole Melleby (Apr. 21, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-907-0). A strong-willed girl faces the consequences after telling a lie because she isn’t ready to come out to her mother. Ages 8–12.

Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery #1: Premeditated Myrtle by Elizabeth C. Bunce (May 5, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-918-6). A murder-savvy sleuth stars in this series debut set in a Victorian English village. Ages 10–18.

Tigers, Not Daughters by Samantha Mabry (Mar. 24, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-896-7). Three sisters deal with guilt and grief after the death of their sister in this magical realist drama. Ages 13–17.


The Oddmire greets The Unready Queen by William Ritter (June 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-840-0), ages 8–12.

Allen & Unwin

The Sisters Saint-Claire and the Royal Mouse Ball by Carlie Gibson, illus. by Tamsin Ainslie (Mar. 1, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-76052-364-0), is a rhyming tale about family, friendship, and five fashionable French mice. Ages 4–6.


Mr Chicken travels on in Mr Chicken All over Australia by Leigh Hobbs (Mar. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-76029-696-4), ages 4–6.

Amicus Ink

Little Hippo (Feb. 25, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68152-563-1) and Little Monkey (Feb. 25, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68152-565-5) by Julie Abery, illus. by Suzie Mason, are adventures introducing verbs. Ages 2–4.

Who Is Making a Mess? by Maria D’Haene, illus. by Charlie Eve Ryan (Feb. 25, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68152-503-7). This tale featuring diverse family groups celebrates the messiness of life. Ages 2–4.

Extraordinary Ordinary Ella by Amber Hendricks, illus. by Luciana Navarro Powell (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-502-0). Ella’s acts of kindness steal the spotlight in the school talent show. Ages 4–7.

I’ve Got a Tail! by Julie Murphy, illus. by Hannah Tolson (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-501-3), showcases a variety of animal tails across the globe. Ages 4–8.

The Amicus Book of Animals (Feb. 25, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68152-570-9) and The Amicus Book of Colors (Feb. 25, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68152-571-6) by Isobel Lundie are concept books featuring paper-collage art. Ages up to 4.

Andersen Press USA

Silly Mr. Wolf by Tony Ross (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-781-7). Mr. Wolf finds alternate ways to capture the herd of sheep in this new spin on a classic tale. Ages 3–5.

The Bug Collector by Alex G. Griffiths (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-9634-4). An avid young bug collector discovers there are no insects left in the garden, and those he has captured in jars don’t look very happy. Ages 4–9.

Clem and Crab by Fiona Lumbers (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-9619-1). In this story about cleaning up our beaches, Clem is beachcombing when she encounters Crab, whose claw is stuck in a plastic bag. Ages 4–9.

Gnome by Fred Blunt (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-9624-5). Grumpy Mr. Gnome stars in this cautionary tale about how gnomes came to exist. Ages 4–9.

I Didn’t Do It! by Michael Foreman (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-9629-0). During the Big Cycle Race, Milo unwittingly causes havoc that follows him all the way to the finish line. Ages 4–9.


Superluminous by Ian De Haes (Mar. 10, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-380-4). In this picture book about self-confidence and empathy, Nour only discovers the true power of her luminous glow when it starts to dim. Ages 3–5.

Margot and the Moon Landing by A.C. Fitzpatrick, illus. by Erika Medina (Apr. 14, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-360-6). A space-loving girl stars in this story about speaking, listening, and being heard. Ages 4–7.

The Paper Bag Princess (40th anniversary ed.) by Robert Munsch, illus. by Michael Martchenko (Feb. 4, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-343-9). A new edition of this bestselling picture book. Ages 4–7.

Salma the Syrian Chef by Danny Ramadan, illus. by Anna Bron (Mar. 10, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-375-0). A Syrian immigrant girl cooks for her mother in this tale about cultivating community in challenging times. Ages 4–7.

The Truth About Wind by Hazel Hutchins and Gail Herbert, illus. by Dusan Petricic (Mar. 10, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-388-0). Jesse finds the courage to admit to a lie, even if it means losing his newfound toy horse. Ages 4–7.

Running Wild: Awesome Animals in Motion by Galadriel Watson, illus. by Samantha Dixon (Apr. 14, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-370-5). This introduction to biomechanics reveals ways various creatures move. Ages 7–11.

Fatty Legs (10th anniversary ed.) by Margaret Pokiak-Fenton and Christy Jordan-Fenton, illus. by Liz Amini-Holmes (Mar. 10, $21.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-77321-350-7), updates this story of an Inuvialuk girl who stands up to the bullies at a residential school. Ages 9–11.

Crossing the Farak River by Michelle Aung Thin (Apr. 7, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-397-2). After the Myanmar army destroys her village, Hasina wonders who she can trust in this novel about the persecution of the Rohingya people. Ages 11–14.

My Long List of Impossible Things by Michelle Barker (Mar. 10, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-365-1). During the Soviet occupation of Germany at the end of WWII, Katja and her sister must flee their home. Ages 14–18.


Heroes Quartet by Kathy Kacer continues with Louder Than Words (Apr. 14, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-355-2), ages 9–12.


Accordionly: Opa and Abuelo Make Music by Michael Genhart, illus. by Priscilla Burris (Apr. 21, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3074-7). A boy’s grandfathers help bring his family together through accordion music. Ages 4–8.

Band Together by Chloe Douglass (June 23, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3241-3). Quiet-loving Duck learns to overcome his fears and save his band’s opening night from disaster. Ages 4–8.

The Gift of Gerbert’s Feathers by Meaghann Weaver and Lori Wiener, illus. by Mikki Butterley (Feb. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3023-5). Before his final migration, Gerbert shows his flock that he’ll always be with them. Ages 4–8.

Grow Kind by Jon Lasser and Sage Foster-Lasser, illus. by Christopher Lyles (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3050-1). Kiko shares fruits and vegetables from her garden with friends, neighbors, and family. Ages 4–8.

Lulu the One and Only by Lynnette Mawhinney, illus. by Jennie Poh (June 9, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3159-1). A girl from a multiracial family figures out an answer when she is asked, “What are you?” Ages 4–8.

My Maddy by Gayle Pitman, illus. by Violet Tobacco (May 25, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3044-0), follows a day in the lives of a child and her gender non-binary parent. Ages 4–8.

Papa, Daddy, and Riley by Seamus Kirst, illus. by Devon Holzwarth (May 5, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3239-0). A girl with two fathers is asked by a classmate which one is her “real dad” and discovers that love makes a family. Ages 4–8.

Remembering Ethan by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Tracy Bishop (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3113-3). A girl wants to celebrate the memory of her late brother, but her parents are too upset to talk about the loss. Ages 4–8.

All Ways Family by Noemí Fernández Selva, illus. by Cristina Losantos (Feb. 4, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3152-2), is a tale about where babies come from and how different kinds of families become families. Ages 6–10.


New Get Ready Board Books by Patricia Martín, illus. by Rocio Bonilla, are Baby Belly (Feb. 4, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4338-3179-9) and Sleepy Time (Feb. 4, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4338-3181-2), ages up to 3. Feel Better Books adds A Feel Better Book for Little Poopers by Leah Bowen and Holly Brochmann, illus. by Shirley Ng-Benitez (May 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3240-6), ages 2–5. And Once Upon a Garden gains Doug’s Dung (Mar. 21, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3237-6) and Layla’s Luck (Mar. 21, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3238-3) by Jo Rooks, ages 4–8.


I Am Allosaurus by Tim Bradley (Mar. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64351-749-0) reveals that dinosaurs did many of the same things that animals do today, though the world they inhabited was very different. Ages 3–7.

Animal Tracks and Traces by Mary Holland (Mar. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64351-747-6). Photos explore the process of interpreting signs of animal activity in this sequel to Animal Anatomy and Adaptations. Ages 4–8.

Creek Critters by Jennifer Keats Curtis, illus. by Phyllis Saroff (Mar. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64351-748-3). Siblings embark on a treasure hunt to test the health of a nearby creek by finding signs of life. Ages 6–10.

Arte Público/PiÑata

Holly Hernandez and the Death of Disco by Richie Narvaez (May 31, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-55885-902-9). Holly is determined to discover who killed a teacher and clear the name of a classmate. Ages 12–18.

Wishbone by Anna Christina García (May 31, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-55885-894-7) weaves together the stories of two women tormented by bullies: a teen and her grandmother at a younger age. Ages 12–18.


Yoga Baby by Amanda Flinn, illus. by Shane Crampton (May 19, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5064-5699-7). A baby tries reaching, bending, and swaying while her mother practices yoga. Ages 2–4.

After the Rain by Rebecca Koehn, illus. by Simone Kruger (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5451-1). Two kids who fight over a toy boat strike a truce when rain puddles start disappearing. Ages 3–6.

Someday We Will: A Book for Grandparents and Grandchildren by Pam Webb, illus. by Wendy Leach (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5400-9). Children and grandparents separated by distance daydream about the wonderful things they’ll do when they’re together. Ages 3–6.

Read a Book with Me by Lawrence Schimel, illus. by Thiago Lopes (July 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6525-8). A boy finds a reading partner—and a new friend—in an unexpected place. Ages 3–8.

The Big Book of Superpowers by Susanna Isern, illus. by Rocio Bonilla (Mar. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6319-3), compiles 18 stories that aim to inspire kids to discover what makes them extraordinary. Ages 4–7.

Doll for Grandma: A Story About Alzheimer’s Disease by Paulette Bochnig Sharkey, illus. by Samantha Woo (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5738-3). When Kiera’s grandmother moves to a memory-care center, the girl finds a new way to enjoy time with her. Ages 4–7.

I Love Me! by Laronda Gardner Middlemiss, illus. by Beth Hughes (Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5554-9). Children celebrate their diverse physical features, abilities, and body types. Ages 4–7.

Superheroes Don’t Babysit by Amber Hendricks, illus. by Kyle Reed (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5876-2). A superhero tasked with watching her little brother learns that she might need a sidekick. Ages 4–7.

Where the Best Stories Hide by Roman Yasiejko, illus. by Ben Whitehouse (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5401-6). When Nicholas is caught doodling, his teacher challenges him to explain his stories to the class. Ages 4–7.

What’s in Your Mind Today? by Louise Bladen, illus. by Angela Perrini (Feb. 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6377-3). This meditation aims to help kids find calm and peace as their thoughts come and go. Ages 8–11.

The Lord Is My Shepherd: A Psalm 23 Pop-Up Book, illus. by Agostino Traini (Mar. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5239-5), offers a pop-up interpretation of this biblical passage. Ages 8–12.

All About Anxiety by Carrie Lewis, illus. by Sophia Touliatou (May 26, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6320-9), explains causes of anxiety and strategies for managing it. Ages 9–13.


Little Mole stars in Little Mole Finds Hope by Glenys Nellist, illus. by Sally Garland (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-4874-9), ages 3–6. And Curious Kids’ Guides gains The World of the First Christians: A Curious Kid’s Guide to the Early Church by Marc Olson, illus. by Jemima Maybank (May 26, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6049-9), ages 8–13.

Behrman/Apples & Honey

Mommy, Can You Stop the Rain? by Rona Milch Novick, illus. by Anna Kubaszewska (Apr. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-555-5). When a girl is scared by a storm, her reassuring parents help her to calm herself. Ages 3–6.

Worse and Worse on Noah’s Ark by Leslie Kimmelman, illus by Vivian Mineker (Apr. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-554-8). In a crisis, the squabbling animals and humans on the ark decide to work together. Ages 4–8.

I Am the Tree of Life: My Jewish Yoga Book by Rabbi Mychal Copeland, illus by Andre Ceolin (Apr. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-552-4), visually connects yoga poses to Bible stories from the Jewish tradition. Ages 5–8.

A Persian Princess by Barbara Diamond Goldin, illus. by Steliyana Doneva (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-553-1). Raya feels detached from Purim until her grandmother shares Jewish traditions from her youth in Iran. Ages 5–8.


Alina: A Song for the Telling by Malve von Hassell (June 18, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-072-1). A musician in 12th-century Provence travels to Jerusalem, where she discovers political intrigue—and her voice. Ages 10–15.

The Phantom’s Curse by Shelley Wilson (June 11, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-071-4). A teen and her band of merry men must slay the Phantom and unite the realms before an ancient evil is unleashed. Ages 13–18.

Crystal Heart by Whitney Morris (Apr. 3, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-069-1). In this series launch, a magical changeling introduces a teenage girl to an ancient world of leprechauns and elves. Ages 14–18.


The Dinswood Chronicles adds The Missing Mortals by Ellen Alexander (Feb. 6, $26.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-010-3), ages 10–14. The Rite of Wands continues with The Rite of Abnegation by Mackenzie Flohr (Apr. 16, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-947727-50-2), ages 11–15. Johnny Hunter returns in Heritage by Richard DuMont (Feb. 27, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-068-4), ages 13–18. The Savage Peak (July 9, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-074-5) joins Jon David’s The Morgalla Chronicles, ages 14–18. And Rowan Slone is back in A Life, Redefined by Tracy Hewitt Meyer (Mar. 12, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-012-7), ages 14–18.


Goodnight, Sleepyville by Blake Liliane Hellman, illus. by Steven Henry (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-876-7). As the sun sets, animal families head home and get ready for bedtime. Ages up to 5.

Hop Little Bunnies by Martha Mumford, illus. by Laura Hughes (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0268-1). This lift-the-flap tale about quiet time and loud time stars animals in spring. Ages 3–6.

How to Be a Pirate by Isaac Fitzgerald, illus. by Brigette Barrager (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-778-4). When boys tell Cece that she can’t be a pirate, her grandfather’s tattoos whisk her away on adventures. Ages 3–6.

I Got the School Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison, illus. by Frank Morrison (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0261-2). An enthusiastic girl stars in this celebration of the first day of school. Ages 3–6.

Monster’s Trucks by Rebecca Van Slyke, illus. by Joe Sutphin (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-301-4), encourages kids to “play” with Monster’s toy vehicles—even though Monster doesn’t like to share. Ages 3–6.

She Wanted to Be Haunted by Marcus Ewert, illus. by Susie Ghahremani (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-791-3). A perky pink cottage searching for a friend to haunt her rooms discovers the joys of being herself. Ages 3–6.

Sloth Went by Adam Lehrhaupt, illus. by Benson Shum (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0245-2). A nervous young sloth makes his first climb down the tree to poop. Ages 3–6.

Southwest Sunrise by Nikki Grimes, illus. by Wendell Minor (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0082-3). After moving to New Mexico, a boy discovers the beauty of the Southwest. Ages 3–6.

Superhero vs. School by Ethan Long (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-828-6). New friends help a superhero face his greatest fear: the first day of school. Ages 3–6.

A Way with Wild Things by Larissa Theule, illus. by Sara Palacios (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-039-6). A nature-loving girl blends into her surroundings in this tale celebrating shy and introverted kids. Ages 3–6.

The Ocean: Exploring Our Blue Planet by Miranda Krestovnikoff, illus. by Jill Calder (Feb. 11, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0335-0), compiles facts and stories about the world’s seas and oceans. Ages 6–9.

Ryan Hart #1: Ways to Make Sunshine by Renée Watson (Apr. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0056-4) launches a series about a black girl who makes the best out of setbacks, and her adventurous, loving family. Ages 7–10.

A Beginner’s Projects in Coding by Marc Scott, illus. by Mick Marston (Mar. 3, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0276-6), is a guide that uses the programming languages of Scratch and Python. Ages 8–12.

Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay by Alexandra Stewart, illus. by Joe Todd-Stanton (Feb. 11, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0159-2), profiles the first individuals to summit Mount Everest. Ages 8–12.

The Queen Bee and Me by Gillian McDunn (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-751-7). Two best friends and a quirky new girl star in this novel exploring the dynamics of middle-school friendship. Ages 8–12.

The Space Between Lost and Found by Sandy Stark-McGinnis (Apr. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0123-3). When her mother is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, Cassie plans one last adventure for them. Ages 8–12.

Chirp by Kate Messner (Feb. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0281-0). After moving to Vermont the summer after seventh grade, a young gymnast hides a painful secret as she makes new friends and finds her voice. Ages 10–14.

Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation by Candy J. Cooper and Marc Aronson (May 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0232-2). This account featuring government documents and photos chronicles the Flint water crisis. Ages 10–14.

Race Through the Skies: The Week the World Learned to Fly by Martin W. Sandler (June 9, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0344-2). Photos illustrate this story of the first international air meet in 1909. Ages 10–14.

Being Toffee by Sarah Crossan (July 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0329-9). After Allison runs away from home, she moves in with an elderly woman living with dementia who mistakes the teen for an old friend. Ages 12–18.

Accidental by Alex Richards (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0358-9). When her absentee father comes back into her life, Johanna learns that, as a toddler, she was responsible for her mother’s accidental death. Ages 13–18.

Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron (July 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0387-9). Black girls team up to overthrow the kingdom in this retelling of the Cinderella story featuring queer, feminist characters. Ages 13–18.

Girl from Nowhere by Tiffany Rosenhan (July 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0303-9). A young spy who lands at a new high school hoping for a normal life faces dangers when her past catches up with her. Ages 13–18.

The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0014-4). Teen boys find love when their fathers’ NASA mission uproots their lives. Ages 13–18.

Take Me with You by Tara Altebrando (June 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-748-7). Four teens are charged with caring for a mysterious electronic cube—and disobeying the device has life-threatening consequences. Ages 13–18.

All the Invisible Things by Orlagh Collins (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-950-4). Moving back to London after four years, a teen navigates changing friendships and comes to terms with her bisexuality. Ages 14–18.

Hard Wired by Len Vlahos (Apr. 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-037-2). After Quinn learns that he is the first fully aware AI and his life is a lie, he feels completely alone until he bonds with a girl. Ages 14–18.

Havenfall by Sara Holland (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0379-4). Maddie loves spending summers at a Colorado inn where her uncle brokers peace between worlds, until a murder changes everything. Ages 14–18.

We Are Blood and Thunder by Kesia Lupo (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0305-3). Lena, a cryptling, and the duke’s banished daughter use their forbidden magic to discover who cast a spell over their homeland. Ages 14–18.


Big Bright Feelings by Tom Percival picks up Ravi’s Roar (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0300-8), ages 3–6. Fabio the World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective stars in Mystery on the Ostrich Express by Laura James, illus. by Emily Fox (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0459-3), ages 6–9. The Rose Legacy wraps up with The Rider’s Reign by Jessica Day George (May 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0121-9), ages 8–11. And The Unicorn Quest concludes with Fire in the Star by Kamilla Benko (Feb. 18, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-249-9), ages 8–12.

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Ivy Bird by Tania McCartney, illus. by Jess Racklyeft (Apr. 7, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-73312-121-7). Ivy spends time with birds in this story about friendship and imaginative play. Ages 3–6.

Under My Tree by Muriel Tallandier, trans. by Sara Klinger, illus. by Mizuho Fujisawa (Apr. 14, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-73312-123-1). When a city girl visits her grandmother, she finds a special tree of her own in the forest. Ages 3–8.

My Favorite Memories by Sepideh Sarihi, trans. by Elisabeth Lauffer, illus. by Julie Völk (May 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-73312-124-8). What will a girl bring with her when she moves to a new country? Ages 5–8.

Who Will It Be? How Evolution Connects Us All by Paola Vitale, illus. by Rossana Bossù (Apr. 7, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-73312-120-0), introduces the theory of evolution and connections between animals and humans. Ages 5–8.

Blue River


All About... welcomes All About Stephen Hawking, 2nd Edition by Chris Edwards, illus. by Amber Calderon (June 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68157-208-6), ages 9–14.

Book House


Joining Kids in History are Albert Einstein by Roger Canavan (Mar. 3, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912904-77-8), Helen Keller (Mar. 3, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912904-76-1) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Mar. 3, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912537-98-3) by Barbara Catchpole, and Mary, Queen of Scots by Fiona MacDonald (Mar. 3, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912537-97-6), all illus. by Damian Zain, ages 8–12. Art of Drawing adds Manga Action & Movement by Max Marlborough (Apr. 7, $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912904-82-2), ages 9–12. And The Eureka Moment! introduces Ada Lovelace and Computing by Roger Canavan (Feb. 4, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912904-04-4), Isaac Newton and Gravity by Alex Woolf (Feb. 4, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912904-05-1), and Marie Curie and Radioactivity (Feb. 4, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912537-42-6) and Charles Darwin and Evolution (Feb. 4, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-912537-43-3) by Ian Graham, all illus. by Annaliese Stoney, ages 9–13.



John Wood’s Planet Protectors ushers in Creature Keeper (July 1, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-652-7), Hydro Hero (July 1, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-653-4), The Incredible Smog (July 1, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-651-0), and Super Binman (July 1, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-78637-650-3), ages 5–7.


Crunch! Crunch! I’m a Shark! by Jo Lodge (July 6, $8.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-912757-75-6). A shark snaps his jaws and a whale moves his tail in this look at ocean animals. Ages up to 4.

Who Is in the Egg? by Alexandra Milton (Feb. 4, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-912757-63-3). Collage art illustrates this book encouraging kids to guess what creature is growing inside each egg. Ages 3–6.

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Shine, Baby, Shine by Leslie Staub, illus. by Lori Nichols (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59078-931-5), celebrates the boundless, universal love that a baby brings into the world. Ages 2–5.

Bunny Braves the Day: A First-Day-of-School Story by Suzanne Bloom (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-812-8). A bunny’s older sister hops in to help him tackle his first-day jitters. Ages 3–7.

Let’s Dance! by Valerie Bolling, illus. by Maine Diaz (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63592-142-7). A diverse cast of children stars in this tale showcasing dances from across the globe. Ages 3–7.

Everyone Loves a Parade!* by Andrea Denish, illus. by Guilherme Franco (Apr. 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63592-140-3), takes a rhyming journey through celebrated parades in the U.S. Ages 4–7.

Seagulls Soar by April Pulley Sayre, illus. by Kasia Bogdanska (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-197-6), examines the intelligence, behavior, and habitat of seagulls. Ages 4–8.


Joulia Copernicus stars in The Reason for the Seasons by Ellie Peterson (Feb. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63592-136-6), ages 6–9. Goolz Next Door welcomes The Mallow Marsh Monster by Gary Ghislain (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-678-9), ages 9–12. And The Truce concludes Angie Smibert’s Ghosts of Ordinary Objects (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-852-3), ages 10–14.

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Fight of the Century: Alice Paul Battles Woodrow Wilson for the Vote by Barb Rosenstock, illus. by Sarah Green (Feb. 25, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-908-7). Framed as a boxing match, this story recounts the fight for women’s suffrage that played out between women’s rights leader Paul and President Wilson. Ages 7–10.

Jacob Riis’s Camera: Bringing Light to Tenement Children by Alexis O’Neill, illus. by Gary Kelley (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-866-0), profiles photojournalist and social reformer Riis and his work to solve New York City’s tenement crisis in the late 1800s. Ages 7–10.

Saving Lady Liberty: Joseph Pulitzer’s Fight for the Statue of Liberty by Claudia Friddell, illus. by Stacy Innerst (June 30, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-130-3), reveals how the Statue of Liberty got its pedestal when Pulitzer, a Jewish immigrant and newsman, launched a crowdfunding campaign. Ages 7–10.

Wood, Wire, Wings: Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane by Kirsten W. Larson, illus. by Tracy Subisak (Feb. 25, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-938-4), explores the failures and successes of self-taught engineer Todd, who designed an airplane in the early 20th century. Ages 7–10.

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Construction People by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Ellen Shi (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-361-1). Poems introduce the individuals who collaborate to create a high-rise hotel. Ages 4–8.

After Dark: Poems About Nocturnal Animals by David L. Harrison, illus. by Stephanie Laberis (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-717-5), compiles 22 poems spotlighting these creatures. Ages 5–9.

Write! Write! Write! by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater, illus. by Ryan O’Rourke (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-362-8), is a poetry collection that explores the writing process and aims to inspire young authors. Ages 5–9.

A Hatful of Dragons: And More Than 13.8 Billion Other Funny Poems by Vikram Madan (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-150-1) rounds up poetry featuring recurring characters and subplots. Ages 7–up.

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Pause Power: Learning to Stay Calm When Your Buttons Get Pushed by Jennifer Law, illus. by Brian Martin (Feb. 4, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-49-5), sets out to help kids calm down and stay in control when others upset them. Ages 5–10.

Herman Jiggle, Say Hello! How to Talk to People When Your Words Get Stuck by Julia Cook, illus. by Michael Garland (Feb. 18, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-51-8). In this series launch, Herman’s mother helps him overcome his fears and find the words to start a conversation. Ages 5–11.


Executive Function releases I’ll Never Get All of That Done! A Story About Planning and Prioritizing by Bryan Smith, illus. by Lisa M. Griffin (Feb. 11, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-50-1), ages 5–11. Parker Plum stars in Parker Plum and the Intergalactic Space Detective: A Story About Acceptance, Compassion, and Uncommon Behaviors by Billie Pavicic, illus. by Madeline Timm (Mar. 3, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-52-5), ages 5–11. And Without Limits adds Everyone’s Contributions Count: A Story About Valuing the Contributions of Others by Bryan Smith, illus. by Lisa M. Griffin (Mar. 17, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-53-2), ages 5–11.


Up Cat Down Cat by Steve Light (May 5, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1031-6). Two very different cats star in this book introducing opposites and reversals. Ages up to 3.

Hoppy Floppy’s Carrot Hunt, illus. by Lucia Gaggiotti (Mar. 3, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1231-0). In this board game-inspired book, a rabbit searches for carrots of various colors. Ages 2–4.

Finger Wiggle Books: Little Baby’s Busy Day (Mar. 24, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1278-5) and Little Baby’s Playtime (Mar. 24, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1279-2) by Sally Symes, illus. by Nick Sharratt, feature cut-out holes to encourage finger play. Ages 2–4.

Alphonse, There’s Mud on the Ceiling! by Daisy Hirst (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1117-7). Monster siblings go camping in the wild—without leaving their apartment. Ages 2–5.

Catch That Chicken! by Atinuke, illus. by Angela Brooksbank (July 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1268-6). A young Nigerian chicken catcher learns that quick thinking is more important than quick running. Ages 2–5.

Don’t Worry, Little Crab by Chris Haughton (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1119-1). Two crabs living in a rock pool discover the brilliant worlds that await them when they take a plunge into the sea. Ages 2–5.

Heads and Tails: Insects by John Canty (June 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0784-2). This companion to Heads and Tails showcases various insect creatures. Ages 2–5.

Pearl Goes to Preschool by Julie Fortenberry (June 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0743-9). Pearl loves taking classes at her mother’s ballet school, but will she like attending preschool? Ages 2–5.

Welcome to Your World by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illus. by Jaime Kim (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0622-7). Animals are featured in this celebration of the joys of a new baby. Ages 2–5.

Wheels by Sally Sutton, illus. by Brian Lovelock (June 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1108-5). Kids guess what vehicle is coming next in this look at things that go. Ages 2–5.

Baby Clown by Kara LaReau, illus. by Matthew Cordell (Apr. 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9743-3). What happens when the baby of circus clowns won’t stop wailing? Ages 3–7.

The Blunders: A Counting Catastrophe! by Christina Soontornvat, illus. by Colin Jack (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0109-3). Ten siblings charged with looking out for each other lose track of their head count. Ages 3–7.

Bunnies on the Bus by Philip Ardagh, illus. by Ben Mantle (June 16, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1116-0). Rambunctious bunnies on the bus cause mayhem in Sunny Town. Ages 3–7.

The Camping Trip by Jennifer K. Mann (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0736-1). Ernestine looks forward to her first experience with the great outdoors—but will it take her too far beyond her comfort zone? Ages 3–7.

Choo-Choo School by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Mike Yamada (June 16, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9742-6), showcases seven train cars’ first day of school. Ages 3–7.

Dandelion’s Dream by Yoko Tanaka (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0453-7). A dandelion blooms into a real lion in this tale of the power of imagination. Ages 3–7.

Follow Me, Flo! by Jarvis (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1270-9). Singing a song on the way to visit a relative’s new nest, a distracted duck wanders away from her father. Ages 3–7.

Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago (July 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1114-6). A ghost finds the courage to make friends in this tale about loneliness and bravery. Ages 3–7.

Handa’s Noisy Night by Eileen Browne (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1489-5). Nocturnal creatures in southwest Kenya star in this story about nighttime fears. Ages 3–7.

Hazel and Twig: The Lost Egg by Brenna Burns Yu (Mar. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0492-6). Mouse sisters find an egg and want to hatch it themselves—but is it theirs for the taking? Ages 3–7.

I’m Afraid Your Teddy Is in the Principal’s Office by Jancee Dunn, illus. by Scott Nash (June 16, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0198-7). A teddy bear and his stuffed pals sneak into kids’ backpacks to create mayhem at school. Ages 3–7.

In the Woods by David Elliott, illus. by Rob Dunlavey (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9783-9), presents poems paying tribute to woodland animals. Ages 3–7.

Joy by Yasmeen Ismail, illus. by Jenni Desmond (June 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0934-1). After a lively kitten takes a tumble, can a special someone make things better? Ages 3–7.

Karate Kids by Holly Sterling (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1457-4). Maya and her friends attend karate class in this celebration of the sport. Ages 3–7.

Little Green Donkey by Anuska Allepuz (July 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0937-2). What happens when a donkey’s love for eating grass turns him green? Ages 3–7.

Mama Baby by Chris Raschka (Mar. 17, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9060-1). When Mama disappears while playing with Baby, the child cries—until Mama reappears to offer comfort. Ages 3–7.

Noodle Bear by Mark Gravas (July 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1107-8). Bear finds fame as a champion eater of noodles, but realizes he’s hungry for his old friends. Ages 3–7.

Ollie and Augustus by Gabriel Evans (May 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0967-9). A boy’s school jitters intensify when he realizes that his best friend (his dog) must stay at home. Ages 3–7.

One Mean Ant by Arthur Yorinks, illus. by Sergio Ruzzier (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8394-8). In this trilogy launch, a disagreeable ant lost in the desert meets his match. Ages 3–7.

Only a Tree Knows How to Be a Tree by Mary Murphy (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1470-3). All living creatures have a special place in the world, in this exploration of the concept of self. Ages 3–7.

What I Like Most by Mary Murphy, illus. by Zhu Cheng-Liang (April 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0940-2). A girl offers an ode to her favorite things—and people—in this celebration of the mother-child bond. Ages 3–7.

What’s That Noise? by Naomi Howarth (Mar. 24, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1352-2). Might the rumbling sound that awakens an Arctic seal be closer than he thinks? Ages 3–7.

Sandcastle by Einat Tsarfati (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1143-6). A girl who loves building sandcastles creates one so grand that all the royals of the world come to visit. Ages 4–6.

Hike by Pete Oswald (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0157-4). In this nearly wordless tale, a child and a father on a hike witness the magic and challenges of the wilderness. Ages 4–8.

Kaia and the Bees by Maribeth Boelts, illus. by Angela Dominguez (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0105-5). A girl whose father is a beekeeper overcomes her fear of bees to realize their importance to our world. Ages 4–8.

The Nest That Wren Built by Randi Sonenshine, illus. by Anne Hunter (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0153-6). Carolina wrens build a nest for their young in this book that includes facts about these birds. Ages 4–8.

Play Day School Day by Toni Yuly (June 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0283-0). This story of two siblings pays tribute to school and to learning in the great outdoors. Ages 4–8.

The Stars Just Up the Street by Sue Soltis, illus. by Christine Davenier (Mar. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9834-8). Her grandfather’s memories of brilliant night skies inspire a young community activist to raise her voice. Ages 4–8.

William Shakespeare’s The Tempest by Georghia Ellinas, illus. by Jane Ray (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1144-3), offers a picture-book reimagining of this play about magic, revenge, and forgiveness. Ages 4–8.

Zero Local: Next Stop: Kindness by Ethan Murrow and Vita Murrow (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9747-1). In this nearly wordless tale about the power of art, a kind train passenger shares a sense of camaraderie. 4–8.

If You Take Away the Otter by Susannah Buhrman-Deever, illus. by Matthew Trueman (May 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8934-6). When the sea otters disappear, why does their kelp forest habitat disappear, too? Ages 5–8.

Khalil and Mr. Hagerty and the Backyard Treasures by Tricia Springstubb, illus. by Elaheh Taherian (May 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0306-6). A friendship spanning generations and cultures blooms in a backyard. Ages 5–8.

Rónán and the Mermaid: A Tale of Old Ireland by Marianne McShane, illus. by Jordi Solano (May 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0022-5). This tale of kindness and music revisits the legend of the Mermaid Saint. Ages 5–8.

Ben of All Trades: The Most Inventive Boyhood of Benjamin Franklin by Michael J. Rosen, illus. by Matt Tavares (Mar. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0121-5), profiles the curious young Franklin. Ages 5–9.

The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity: A Tale of the Genius Ramanujan by Amy Alznauer, illus. by Daniel Miyares (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9048-9), spotlights this mathematician and scientist from India. Ages 5–9.

The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, illus. by G. Brian Karas (May 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0443-8), presents a contemporary envisioning of this poem about a hard-working blacksmith. Ages 6–9.

The Secret Time Machine and the Gherkin Switcheroo by Simone Lia (July 7, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0740-8). The worm and bird stars of They Didn’t Teach THIS in Worm School! return in this follow-up. Ages 7–9.

A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat (Mar. 24, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0494-0). This fantasy inspired by Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables explores issues of privilege, protest, and justice. Ages 8–11.

Daring Darleen, Queen of the Screen by Anne Nesbet (Apr. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0619-7). When a publicity stunt goes awry, a young star of the silent-film era must defeat villains on screen and off. Ages 8–12.

Pony on the Twelfth Floor by Polly Faber, illus. by Sarah Jennings (June 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0930-3). Can Kizzy keep the pony she finds at the supermarket in her apartment without anyone finding out? Ages 8–12.

The Zombert Chronicles #1: Rise of ZomBert by Kara LaReau, illus. by Ryan Andrews (July 14, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0106-2). In this series debut, Mellie finds a stray cat that just might be a zombie. Ages 8–12.

The Mulberry Tree by Allison Rushby (July 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0761-3). Legend and hearsay lead to creepy events in this mystery about the eerie tree in a girl’s yard. Ages 9–12.

War Is Over by David Almond, illus. by David Litchfield (May 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0986-0). During WWI, a boy whose father is off fighting in France has a dreamlike encounter with a German. Ages 9–12.

Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Michele Wood (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9156-1), relays the story of this man who shipped himself out of slavery. Ages 10–13.

Gold Rush Girl by Avi (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0679-1). In 1848 San Francisco, a willful girl embarks on an unintended—and perilous—adventure to save her brother. Ages 10–14.

The Summer We Found the Baby by Amy Hest (July 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6007-9). In this novel set during WWII and told in three voices, a baby gives a family hope and brings a community together. Ages 10–18.

Trowbridge Road by Marcella Pixley (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0750-7). In the 1980s, a girl with heavy secrets awakens her sleepy street to the complexities of love and courage. Ages 10–18.

In Search of Safety: Voices of Refugees by Susan Kuklin (May 12, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7960-6). Five refugees recount their journeys to America and the struggles that led them to flee their homelands. Ages 14–17.

Dogchild by Kevin Brooks (June 16, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0974-7). A boy raised by wild dogs that killed his parents fights to survive in this post-apocalyptic novel. Ages 14–18.

Mermaid Moon by Susann Cokal (Mar. 3, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0959-4). A mermaid leaves the sea to look for her land-dwelling mother in this tale of belonging, sacrifice, fear, hope, and mortality. Ages 14–18.

The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0431-5). An orphan-turned-pirate and a rebellious imperial daughter find a connection on the high seas. Ages 14–18.

Private Lessons by Cynthia Salaysay (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0960-0). A young pianist devotes herself to her art—and to the demanding, charismatic teacher she idolizes. Ages 14–18.

Smooth by Matt Burns (June 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0438-4). A teen whose acne is out of control questions whether loneliness and self-doubt are side effects of the medication his dermatologist prescribes. Ages 14–18.

We Are All His Creatures: Tales of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman by Deborah Noyes (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5981-3). These interwoven fictionalized stories introduce the marginalized women in Barnum’s family and the entertainers he employed. Ages 14–18.

Spindle and Dagger by J. Anderson Coats (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0777-4). Elen must live a precarious lie in order to survive among the medieval Welsh war band that killed her family. Ages 16–18.


Little Fish reappears in Shapes with Little Fish by Lucy Cousins (Apr. 21, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1296-9), ages up to 3. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt offers My First 123 (June 9, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1466-6) and My First ABC (June 9, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1465-9), ages up to 3. And new Maisy titles by Lucy Cousins are Maisy Explores (Apr. 14, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1291-4), Maisy’s Animals (Apr. 14, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1292-1), and Maisy’s Day Out (Feb. 4, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1479-6), ages 1–3; Maisy Gets a Pet (June 16, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1159-7), ages 2–5; and Letters from Maisy (Apr. 14, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1293-8), ages 3–5.

Bears on Chairs are back in Bears and Boos by Shirley Parenteau, illus. by David Walker (July 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0837-5), ages 2–5. Becca’s Bunch reappears in B Is for Becca: An ABC Book by Jam Media (Mar. 3, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-7636-9086-1), ages 2–5. Cece Bell’s Chick and Brain return in Egg or Eyeball? (Mar. 10, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0439-1), ages 4–8. Prank You Very Much by Megan McDonald, illus. by Erwin Madrid (Mar. 10, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0007-2), joins Judy Moody and Friends, ages 5–7. Fergus and Zeke star in Fergus and Zeke and the Field Day Challenge by Kate Messner, illus. by Heather Ross (Apr. 14, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0202-1), ages 5–8. Houndsley and Catina continues with Houndsley and Catina at the Library by James Howe, illus. by Marie-Louise Gay (Mar. 10, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9662-7), ages 5–8. And Infamous Ratsos adds The Infamous Ratsos Camp Out by Kara LaReau, illus. by Matt Myers (May 12, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0006-5), ages 5–8.

Martin Handford’s Where’s Waldo? issues Where’s Waldo Spooky Spotlight Search (July 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1158-0) and Where’s Waldo? The Boredom Buster Book: 5-Minute Challenges (Mar. 10, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1145-0), ages 5–9; and Where’s Waldo? Paper Pandemonium (May 5, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5362-1157-3), ages 5–up. Tales from Deckawoo Drive gains Stella Endicott and the Anything-Is-Possible Poem by Kate DiCamillo, illus. by Chris Van Dusen (June 9, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0180-2), ages 6–9. McTavish Stories adds McTavish Goes Wild by Meg Rosoff, illus. by Grace Easton (May 5, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0331-8), ages 7–10. Emily Windsnap stars in Emily Windsnap and the Tides of Time by Liz Kessler, illus. by Erin Farley (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0969-3), ages 8–11. First Prize for the Worst Witch by Jill Murphy (July 14, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1101-6) concludes Worst Witch, ages 8–12. And Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider returns in Nightshade (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4063-8929-6), ages 9–12.

Candlewick/Big Picture

Alba and the Ocean Cleanup by Lara Hawthorne (Mar. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1044-6). A fish discovers that her ocean home is filled with trash in this story about saving this ecosystem. Ages 3–7.

Creature Features by Natasha Durley (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1043-9) celebrates the diversity and the commonality within the animal kingdom. Ages 3–7.

Beneath the Waves by Lily Murray, illus. by Helen Ahpornsiri (May 12, $22, ISBN 978-1-5362-1040-8). This journey through the world’s oceans features illustrations made from hand-pressed plants. Ages 6–9.

Bugs Everywhere by Lily Murray, illus. by Britta Teckentrup (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1042-2), presents facts about creepy-crawlies. Ages 6–9.

Alice in Wonderland: A Puzzle Adventure, illus. by Aleksandra Artymowska (May 19, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1039-2), challenges readers to crack clues, find hidden objects, and navigate mazes. Ages 7–9.

Bones: An Inside Look at the Animal Kingdom by Jules Howard, illus. by Chervelle Fryer (Apr. 7, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1041-5), examines the biological history of the skeletal system in the animal kingdom. Ages 7–10.

Candlewick/Candlewick Entertainment


Dot stars in Dot Unplugged (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0983-9) and Dot Goes Fishing Apr. 21, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1333-1), ages 5–8. Becca’s Big Decision (Mar. 3, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9247-6) joins Becca’s Bunch, ages 2–5. Peppa Pig reappears in Peppa Pig Story Treasury (Mar. 3, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1338-6), ages 2–5. And Gigantosaurus welcomes The Last Dragonfly (Mar. 3, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1400-0), ages 3–7.

Candlewick/Candlewick Studio

Brian Wildsmith’s Animal Gallery by Brian Wildsmith (May 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1235-8) provides an illustrated introduction to animals and their habitats. Ages 4–8.

Seeds by Carme Lemniscates (Mar. 17, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0844-3) celebrates the potential of seeds, both literal and metaphorical. Ages 4–8.

Darwin’s Rival: Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution by Christiane Dorion, illus. by Harry Tennant (Mar. 17, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0932-7), spotlights this Victorian naturalist and explorer who discovered the process of natural selection. Ages 10–13.

Alphamaniacs: Builders of 26 Wonders of the Word by Paul Fleischman, illus. by Melissa Sweet (Apr. 14, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9066-3), compiles 26 mini-biographies of writers demonstrating audacious and eccentric ways with words. Ages 12–16.

Candlewick/Nosy Crow

Walk and See: 123, illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw (Feb. 4, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1480-2), is a nature-themed counting book. Ages up to 3.

The Same But Different Too by Karl Newson, illus. by Kate Hindley (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1201-3), illuminates the different and the similar things that make us who we are. Ages 2–5.

This Is a Dog by Ross Collins (Mar. 24, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1200-6) stars a dog determined to hog the spotlight. Ages 2–5.

The Pirates Are Coming! by John Condon, illus. by Matt Hunt (July 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1216-7), offers a pirate-themed retelling of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Ages 3–7.

Leap Frog by Jane Clarke, illus. by Britta Teckentrup (Mar. 24, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1205-1). Strange noises make a tree frog in the jungle a bit jumpy. Ages 4–6.

Incredible Jobs You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of by Natalie Labarre (Apr. 14, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1219-8). Taste testers and dinosaur dusters are among the unusual occupations outlined in this book. Ages 10–14.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Gold! An Irreverent Guide to the Sports of the Summer Games by Scott Allen, illus. by Antoine Corbineau (May 5, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1398-0), examines what it takes to compete in various summer sports. Ages 10–14.


Joining Animal Families are Forest (June 9, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1198-6) and Safari (June 9, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1199-3), illus. by Jane Ormes, ages up to 3. Bizzy Bear stars in Train Engineer, illus. by Benji Davies (Feb. 11, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0985-3), ages up to 3. New Early Learning at the Museum titles are Nature (July 7, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1212-9), ages up to 3; and This or That? What Will You Choose at the British Museum? by Pippa Goodhart (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1223-5), ages 3–7. Where’s The issues Where’s the Kangaroo? (Mar. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0590-9) and Where’s the Pirate? (Mar. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1222-8), illus. by Ingela Arrhenius, ages up to 3. Sing Along with Me! chimes in with This Is the Way We Go to School, illus. by Yu-Hsuan Huang (June 16, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0832-0), ages 2–5. And new Who’s Hiding titles, illus. by Katharine McEwen, are Who’s Hiding in the Rain Forest? (May 12, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1010-1), Who’s Hiding in the Woods? (Feb. 11, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0820-7), Who’s Hiding on the River? (Feb. 11, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0821-4), and Who’s Hiding on the Savanna? (May 12, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1217-4), ages 2–5.


Counting Our Blessings by Emma Dodd (Mar. 10, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1018-7). Two dogs count 10 things they are grateful for, and being together is number one. Ages 2–5.

Hello, Elephant! by Sam Boughton (June 9, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1021-7) offers a lift-the-flap introduction to savanna animals. Ages 2–5.

What Matters Most by Emma Dodd (Mar. 10, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1017-0). A young horse discovers that, whatever our differences, love connects us all. Ages 2–5.

Molly’s Moon Mission by Duncan Beedie (May 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1016-3). A moth dreams of reaching the moon in this celebration of space and the spirit of adventure. Ages 4–6.


I Thought I Saw picks up I Thought I Saw a Monkey! (Apr. 21, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1015-6) and I Thought I Saw a Penguin! (Apr. 21, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0997-6), illus. by Lydia Nichols, ages up to 3.

Candlewick/Walker Books US

Madame Badobedah by Sophie Dahl, illus. by Lauren O’Hara (Apr. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1022-4). Mabel sets out to prove that an eccentric new hotel guest is really a supervillain. Ages 5–8.

Jasmine Green Rescues: A Piglet Called Truffle (Mar. 17, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1024-8) and Jasmine Green Rescues: A Duckling Called Button (Mar. 17, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1025-5) by Helen Peters, illus. by Ellie Snowdon, are the debut titles in a series starring an aspiring veterinarian. Ages 7–9.

Nevertell by Katharine Orton (Apr. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0712-5). After escaping a Soviet prison camp, Lina is pursued by a powerful witch and her shadow wolves. Ages 9–12.

This Boy by Lauren Myracle (Apr. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0605-0) lays bare the life of a boy as he navigates friendship, love, loss, and addiction. Ages 14–18.

Capstone Editions

The Chalk Giraffe by Kirsty Paxton, illus. by Megan Lotter (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-096-0). What happens when the chalk giraffe that a girl draws on the pavement begins talking to her? Ages 4–7.

Help Wanted, Must Love Books by Janet Sumner Johnson, illus. by Courtney Dawson (Mar. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-075-5). After her father gets a new job and can no longer read to her at bedtime, a girl posts an ad in hopes of hiring someone. Ages 4–7.

Pacho Nacho by Silvia Lopez, illus. by Pablo Pino (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-098-4). A family gives a baby an impossibly long name since they can’t agree on what to call him. Ages 4–7.

The Perfect Birthday Recipe by Katy Hudson (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-037-3). A beaver wants to bake his own cake, but his animal pals object. Ages 4–7.

Railway Jack: The True Story of an Amazing Baboon by K.T. Johnston, illus. by César Samaniego (Feb. 1, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-088-5). When a South African railway inspector loses his legs in a work accident in the late 19th century, he trains a baboon to help him perform his tasks. Ages 8–11.

Many Feathered Thing by Lisa Gerlits (Mar. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-071-7). An aspiring artist feels she hasn’t suffered enough to be a real artist—but then she faces many challenges. Ages 8–12.

Micah McKinney and the Boys of Summer by Nina Chapman (Apr. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-090-8). In the summer before middle school, a girl longs to undergo a transformation in order to forget her past. Ages 8–12.

Rating Your Bunkmates and Other Camp Crimes by Jennifer Orr (Feb. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-077-9). A budding anthropologist hopes she’ll find the answer to making friends at sleepaway camp. Ages 9–14.


New Nursery Rhyme Board Books, illus. by Constanza Basaluzzo, are Old MacDonald Had a Farm (July 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68446-114-1) and Wheels on the Bus (July 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68446-115-8), ages 2–4.

Capstone Press


Amazing World War II Stories continues with Four Incredible True Tales by Bruce Berglund et al. (Mar. 1, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-6658-1), ages 8–9. Natural Thrills adds Downhill Skateboarding and Other Extreme Skateboarding (Mar. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-6607-9), and Surfing and Other Extreme Water Sports (Mar. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-6610-9) by Drew Lyon; and Freeriding and Other Extreme Motocross Sports (Mar. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-6608-6) and Freeskiing and Other Extreme Snow Sports (Mar. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-6609-3) by Elliott Smith, ages 8–9. Real-Life Ghost Stories releases Spine-Tingling True Tales by Aubre Andrus and Megan Cooley Peterson (May 1, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4966-8611-4), ages 8–9. And new You Choose: Fractured Fairy Tales: Interactive Fairy Tale Adventures are The Emperor’s New Clothes by Eric Mark Braun (Mar. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-5811-1); The Princess and the Pea by Blake Hoena (Mar. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-5814-2), illus. by Alex Lopez; and The Frog Prince by Hoena (Mar. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-5812-8) and The Little Mermaid by Braun (Mar. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-5813-5), illus. by Mariano Epelbaum; ages 8–9.

You Choose: Prehistoric Survival: Interactive Prehistoric Adventures issues Could You Survive the Cretaceous Period? by Eric Mark Braun (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-5807-4) and Could You Survive the Ice Age? by Blake Hoena (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-5809-8), both illus. by Alessandro Valdrighi; and Could You Survive the Jurassic Period? by Matt Doeden (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-5808-1) and Could You Survive the New Stone Age? by Thomas Kingsley Troupe, (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-5810-4), both illus. by Juan Calle Velez, ages 8–12. And joining Outdoor Adventure Guides are Campfire Cooking: Wild Eats for Outdoor Adventures (Mar. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-6617-8) and Wilderness Survival: Basic Safety for Outdoor Adventures (Mar. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-6615-4) by Blake Hoena, edited by Kellie M. Hultgren, ages 9–12.

Capstone/Compass Point


Fighting to Survive: Terrifying True Stories presents Fighting to Survive in the American West by Eric Mark Braun (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7565-6569-5), Fighting to Survive Natural Disasters (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7565-6568-8) and Fighting to Survive the Polar Regions (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7565-6570-1) by Michael Burgan, and Fighting to Survive Underground by Nancy Dickmann (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7565-6567-1), ages 10–13. And Informed! issues Big Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic: From Vicodin to Heroin by Eric Mark Braun (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7565-6560-2), Hate Crime in America: From Prejudice to Violence (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7565-6559-6), Immigration in America: Asylum, Borders, and Conflicts (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7565-6562-6) by Danielle Smith-Llera, and She/He/They/Them: Understanding Gender Identity by Rebecca Stanborough (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7565-6561-9), ages 11–14.

Capstone/Picture Window


Amazing Adventures of Batman! picks up Bane Drain by Brandon T. Snider (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-5884-3) and The Big Freeze by Laurie S. Sutton (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-5883-6), illus. by Dario Brizuela and Omar Lozano; and Reptile Raid by Sutton, illus. by Brizuela (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-5881-2); and The Terrible Twos by Snider, illus. by Lozano (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-5882-9), ages 5–7. Katie Woo’s Neighborhood welcomes Best Neighborhood Ever by Fran Manushkin, illus. by Laura Zarrin (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6092-1), ages 5–7. Kids’ Sports Stories plays on with Cheers for Gymnastics by Cari Meister (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-5877-5) and Soccer Dreams by Shawn Pryor (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-5879-9), illus. by Genevieve Kote; and Look Out, T-Ball! by Pryor (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-5880-5) and Tae Kwon Do Test by Cristina Oxtra (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-5878-2), illus. by Amanda Erb, ages 5–7. And Yasmin stars in You Can Do It, Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi, illus. by Hatem Aly (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6091-4), ages 5–8.

Capstone/Stone Arch


Michael Dahl Presents: Side-Splitting Stories welcomes Attack of the Deadly Diapers by Megan Atwood (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9209-5) and Bug Brigade by Matthew K. Manning (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9207-1), illus. by Ethen Beavers; and Finding Yorgy (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9208-8) and Super Scavengers (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9210-1) by Benjamin Harper, illus. by Christian Cornia, ages 4–8. And new Far Out Classic Stories: Graphic Novels are Alice, Secret Agent of Wonderland by Katie Schenkel (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9192-0) and Peter Pan in Mummy Land by Benjamin Harper (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9193-7), illus. by Fernando Cano; Robin Hood, Time Traveler by Harper, illus. by Alex Lopez (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9194-4); and The Silver Spurs of Oz by Erica Schultz, illus. by Omar Lozano (Feb. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9195-1), ages 7–10.

Joining Far Out Fairy Tales is More Far Out Fairy Tales: Five Full-Color Graphic Novels by Carl Bowen et al., and Laurie Sutton, illus. by Christopher S. Jennings et al. (Apr. 1, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9342-9), ages 8–9. And DC Super Hero Adventures soars on with Batman and the Ultimate Riddle (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9199-9) and Justice League and the False Destiny (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9200-2) by Michael Anthony Steele, illus. by Leonel Castellani; and Superman and the Apokolips Attack (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9201-9) and Wonder Woman and the Pandora Plot (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9202-6) by Ivan Cohen, illus. by Gregg Schigiel, ages 8–10.

Girls Survive greets Lily and the Great Quake: A San Francisco Earthquake Survival Story by Veeda Bybee, illus. by Alessia Trunfio (Feb. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9217-0); and Sarah Journeys West: An Oregon Trail Survival Story by Nikki Shannon Smith, illus. by Alessia Trunfio (Feb. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9218-7), ages 8–10; Daisy and the Deadly Flu: A 1918 Influenza Survival Story by Julie Kathleen Gilbert, illus. by Matt Forsyth (Feb. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9215-6), ages 8–11; and Mary and the Trail of Tears: A Cherokee Removal Survival Story by Andrea L. Rogers, illus. by Matt Forsyth (Feb. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9216-3), ages 8–12. And new Jake Maddox Adventures by Maddox, illus. by Giuliano Aloisi, are Danger on the Reef (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9206-4), Extreme Ice Adventure (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9205-7), Obstacle Challenge (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9204-0), and Trail Trouble (Mar. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9203-3), ages 8–12.

Joining Stone Arch Graphic Novels: Complete Comics Collections are The Incredible Rockhead by Donald Lemke et al., illus. by Christopher S. Jennings (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9321-4); Monster and Me by Robert Marsh, illus. by Tom Robert James Percival (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9319-1); Princess Candy by Michael Dahl and Scott Nickel, illus. by Jeff Crowther (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9320-7); and Zinc Alloy by Lemke, illus. by Douglas Anthony Holgate (Feb. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9322-1), ages 8–12. And new Jake Maddox Graphic Novels by Maddox are Basketball Camp Champ, illus. by Berenice Muniz (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-8454-0); In the Red Zone, illus. by Eduardo Garcia (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-8455-7); Running Overload, illus. by Tina Francisco (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-8456-4); and Soccer Superstar, illus. by Mel Joy San Juan (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-8457-1), ages 8–13.

Cardinal Rule

Evie’s Field Day: More Than One Way to Win by Claire Noland, illus. by Alicia Teba (May 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-73303-590-3). In this tale about sportsmanship, Evie must choose between a chance at winning a trophy or being a good friend. Ages 5–7.


BTS: K-Pop Power! The Hits, the Style, the Moves (Mar. 3, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-463-3) is an unofficial guide to this musical group. Ages 7–12.

Minecraft Master Builder Dragons: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own Dragons, Packed with Amazing Mythical Facts to Inspire You! (Mar. 3, $11.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-493-0) provides illustrated instructions for creating 13 creatures in Minecraft. Ages 9–12.

Harry Kane: The Ultimate Fan Book by Adrian Besley (Feb. 4, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-78739-343-1) profiles this member of Tottenham Hotspur and captain of the English national soccer team. Ages 9–18.

Stand Up, Stand Out! 25 Rebel Heroes Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs—And How They Could Inspire You by Kay Woodward (Mar. 3, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-423-7) compiles facts about leaders who defied the odds, from ancient heroes to modern-day dissenters. Ages 10–18.

Fortnite Battle Royale Pro Gamer Guide: Everything You Need to Get Victory Royale! by Kevin Pettman (Mar. 3, $19.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78739-292-2) offers tips and tricks for playing this game. Ages 11–18.

How to Be a Pro Gamer: Everything You Need to Get into Pro Gaming! by Jon Hamblin (Apr. 7, $11.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-478-7) is a guide to becoming a contender in the eSports pro-gaming world. Ages 11–18.

Carlton Kids

Poodunnit: How to Track Animals by Their Poop, Footprints and More! (Mar. 3, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-506-7) reveals clues for tracking and identifying species animals and provides “scat stats.” Ages 5–7.

Monster Truck Superstars by William Petty (May 5, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-441-1) showcases mega-machines and the tricks they can perform. Ages 6–8.

Pop-Up Planet: From the Highest Mountain to the Deepest Ocean by Camilla De La Bedoyere (Apr. 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-199-1) offers a pop-up tour of five habitats. Ages 7–9.

Stranger Places: Take a Trip to the World’s Weirdest Locations! by Hannah Wilson (Feb. 4, $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-503-6) examines surprising natural and man-made phenomena. Ages 7–12.

Legends of the Stars: Myths of the Night Sky by Stella Caldwell (Feb. 4, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-490-9) is an illustrated guide to myths, legends, and scientific facts surrounding the nocturnal sky. Ages 8–12.

My Style & Me: Beauty Hacks, Fashion Tips, Style Projects by Caroline Rowlands (Feb. 4, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-501-2) discusses health and beauty topics and creating one’s own personal style. Ages 8–12.

Soccer Record Breakers by Clive Gifford (Feb. 4, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-514-2). Photos illustrate this reference book for soccer fans. Ages 8–12.

Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues: Incredible Facts, Maps & True Stories about Life on the High Seas by Anne Rooney, illus. by Joe Wilson (May 5, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-443-5), spotlights pirates throughout history and across the globe. Ages 9–12.

You Can Code: Make Your Own Games, Apps and More in Scratch and Python! by Kevin Pettman (Feb. 4, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78312-483-1) is a guide to creating games in these programming languages. Ages 9–13.


Homer’s Excellent Adventure by P.J. Hoover (Apr. 7, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-944821-86-9). Future poet Homer experiences various adventures while trying to discover an epic story, in this retelling of The Odyssey. Ages 9–12.


America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates, illus. by Wendell Minor (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-121-7). This revised edition includes an updated introduction and info about Bates and Minor. Ages 3–7.

Dream Big, Little Scientists: A Bedtime Book by Michelle Schaub, illus. by Alice Potter (Feb. 18, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-934-5). A dozen science-loving kids prepare for bed to dream about their scientist heroes. Ages 3–7.

How Long Is Forever? by Kelly Carey, illus. by Qing Zhuang (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-578-1). A boy’s grandfather shows him things around the farm that have lasted a long time or taken a long time to grow. Ages 3–7.

One Little Lot: The 1-2-3s of an Urban Garden by Diane C. Mullen, illus. by Oriol Vidal (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-889-8). Neighbors turn an abandoned lot into a community garden. Ages 3–7.

Balletball by Erin Dionne, illus. by Gillian Flint (Feb. 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-939-0). When a dancer makes a game-winning catch using ballet moves, she realizes that baseball might not be so bad after all. Ages 4–8.

Here We Go Digging for Dinosaur Bones by Susan Lendroth, illus. by Bob Kolar (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-104-0). Young paleontologists star in this tale set to the tune of “Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush.” Ages 4–8.

A Kid of Their Own by Megan Dowd Lambert, illus. by Jessica Lanan (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-879-9) In this companion to A Crow of His Own, rooster Clyde is silenced so a new kid on the farm can sleep. Ages 4–8.

Nine: A Book of Nonet Poems by Irene Latham, illus. by Amy Huntington (June 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-116-3), compiles nine-line poems—each of which is about the number nine. Ages 5–8.

You’re Invited to a Moth Ball: A Nighttime Insect Celebration by Loree Griffin Burns, illus. by Ellen Harasimowicz (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-686-3), explains how to set up a backyard site to attract and observe moths. Ages 5–8.

The Rare and Blue: Finding Nature’s Treasures by Connie Van Hoven, illus. by Alan Marks (June 16, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-097-5), introduces blue plants and animals that are naturally rare or endangered. Ages 7–10.

Rise Up! The Art of Protest by Jo Rippon (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-150-7) celebrates the role that protest posters have played in various movements, including those for women’s, civil, and immigrant rights. Ages 8–12.

The Desert Diary: American Children Behind Barbed Wire by Michael O. Tunnell (July 14, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-789-1) is the classroom diary of Japanese-American children interned in camps during WWII. Ages 9–12.


Baby Loves adds Baby Loves Political Science: Democracy! by Ruth Spiro (Apr. 7, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-62354-227-6), ages up to 3. And It’s a Kid’s World issues Come Out and Play: A Global Journey by Maya Ajmera and John D. Ivanko (June 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-163-7), ages 4–8.

Chicago Review

More Than Marmalade: Michael Bond and the Story of Paddington Bear by Rosanne Tolin (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64160-314-0) is a biography of the creator of this iconic book character. Ages 9–12.

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion by Annette Whipple (July 7, $18.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-64160-166-5) provides introductions to each Little House book, story guides, and 75 activities, crafts, and recipes. Ages 9–18.


Junk Drawer Science offers Junk Drawer Biology: 50 Awesome Experiments That Don’t Cost a Thing by Bobby Mercer (June 2, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-64160-289-1), ages 9–12.

Child’s Play International


New Baby Board Books by Annie Kubler, illus. by Sarah Dellow, are Hey Diddle Diddle (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-408-2), Pat a Cake (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-407-5), Ten Little Fingers (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-406-8), and This Little Piggy (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-405-1), ages up to 3. Abi Hall’s Making Tracks 2 gains City (Apr. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-414-3), Desert (Apr. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-412-9), Jungle (Apr. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-413-6), and Mountain (Apr. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-415-0), ages up to 3. And Nursery Time by Ailie Busby welcomes Five Little Ducks: First Book of Nursery Games (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-410-5), Pat-A-Cake!: First Book of Nursery Rhymes (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-411-2), and See-Saw!: First Book of Nursery Songs (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-409-9), ages up to 3.

Joining Child’s Play Library are New School for Charlie by Courtney Dicmas (May 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-342-9; $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-341-2), ages 2–6; Keith Among the Pigeons by Katie Brosnan (May 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-344-3; Apr. 15, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-343-6), ages 3–6; and Circus Girl by Jana Novotny Hunter, illus. by Joaquin Camp (May 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-298-9; $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-297-2); I’m Not a Mouse! by Evgenia Golubeva (June 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-464-8; $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-463-1); Max and Xam by Ariane Hofmann-Maniyar (May 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-087-9; $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-086-2); Milo and Monty by Roxana de Rond (Apr. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-352-8; $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-351-1); and Up and Down Mom, illus. by Summer Macon (Apr. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-340-5), ages 3–7. And Rosa’s Workshop by Jessica Spanyol presents Rosa’s Big Boat Experiment (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-363-4), Rosa’s Big Bridge Experiment (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-362-7), Rosa’s Big Pizza Experiment (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-361-0), and Rosa’s Big Sunflower Experiment (June 15, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-364-1), ages 3–7.



New City Monsters Search-and-Find Books are Canada Monsters by Yves Gelinas, illus. by AnneMarie Bourgeois (June 1, $12.95 board book, ISBN 978-2-924734-20-9); and Paris Monsters by Marine Guion, illus. by Vanessa Forte (June 1, $12.95 board book, ISBN 978-2-924734-18-6), ages 3–6.


At the Farm: Clip-on Stroller Book by Jonathan Miller (Mar. 3, $4.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-184-8) introduces animal sounds. Ages up to 2.

Where Is My Baby? by Jonathan Miller, illus. by Annie Sechao (Mar. 3, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-182-4). This soft cloth book pairs baby animals with their parents. Ages up to 2.

Alya and the Three Cats by Amina Hachimi Alaoui, trans. by Mehdi Retnani, illus. by Maya Fidawi (Apr. 14, $15.95, ISBN 978-2-89802-236-4), views a new baby’s arrival from the perspective of three cats. Ages 3–6.

Hot Hot Pancakes! by Kimura Yuichi, illus. by Nishiuchi Toshio (Apr. 14, $17.95, ISBN 978-2-89802-161-9). While Mama Mouse runs errands, Max prepares pancakes for his siblings—but did he make enough? Ages 3–6.

I Just Want to Be Super by Andrew Katz, illus. by Tony Luzano (Apr. 14, $15.95, ISBN 978-2-89802-193-0). After Nino finds a mask that gives him amazing powers, no one lets him do the super things he wants to do. Ages 3–6.


Cute and Cuddly issues Puppy Love by Yves Gelinas (Feb. 4, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-176-3) and Sweet Kittens by Marine Guion (Feb. 4, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-174-9), ages 1–3. Little Detectives: Squeezamals issues Wonderland: A Look-and-Find Book by Guion, illus. by Imports Dragon Studios (Mar. 3, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-166-4), ages 2–5. Little Detectives: Unicorns adds The Magic Kingdom of Unicorns: A Look-and-Find Book by Yves Gelinas, illus. by Sanaa Legdani (Mar. 3, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-157-2), ages 2–5. Robocar Poli rolls on with My Essential Guide to Fire Safety, illus. by Roi Visual (Apr. 14, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-177-0), ages 2–5; and Rescue Team Adventures: 4 Board Books by Guion, illus. by Roi Visual (April 14, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-063-6), ages 3–6. True and the Rainbow Kingdom welcomes Friends Forever! 4 Board Books by Guion, illus. by Guru Animation Studio (April 14, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-065-0), ages 3–6. And My First Novels starts up with True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Queens of Day and Night by Guion, illus. by Sanaa Legdani (June 9, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-172-5), ages 6–9.


The Sky Is the Limit: A Celebration of All the Things You Can Do by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar (Mar. 3, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7982-7) pays tribute to everyday accomplishments and life’s meaningful moments. All ages.

Eggs Are Everywhere, illus. by Wednesday Kirwan (Feb. 4, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-7457-0). Flaps lift to reveal hidden eggs in this interactive Easter book. Ages 2–4.

The Kids on the Bus: A Spin-the-Wheel Book of Emotions by Kirsten Hall, illus. by Melissa Crowton (Mar. 17, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-6825-8). Kids spin the wheel to match the feeling to the scene in this bus-shaped sing-along introduction to emotions. Ages 2–4.

What Sound Is Morning? by Grant Snider (May 12, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7993-3). This companion to What Color Is Night? explores the sounds—and silences—of morning. Ages 2–4.

Pigs in a Pickle by Hans Wilhelm, illus. by Erica Salcedo (Mar. 3, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-7896-7) is an interactive tale featuring the stars of Pigs in a Blanket. Ages 2–5.

Bunny Overboard by Claudia Rueda (May 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6256-0). Bunny takes to the seas in this interactive companion to Bunny Slopes and Hungry Bunny. Ages 3–5.

Cave Dada by Brandon Reese (Mar. 31, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7994-0). Dada’s cave baby wants a bedtime story from the biggest book. Ages 3–5.

Everyone’s Awake by Colin Meloy, illus. by Shawn Harris (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7805-9). A simple goodnight routine turns into family mayhem in this rhyming tale. Ages 3–5.

How to Put an Octopus to Bed by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illus. by Viviane Schwarz (Mar. 31, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4010-0). At bedtime, a young octopus volunteers to put his parents to bed. Ages 3–5.

How to Write a Story by Kate Messner, illus. by Mark Siegel (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5666-8), guides beginning storytellers through the joys and challenges of the writing process. Ages 3–5.

I Can Be Anything by Shinsuke Yoshitake (Apr. 14, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8038-0). In this bedtime book, Natsumi challenges her mother to guess what she is pretending to be. Ages 3–5.

Like the Moon Loves the Sky by Hena Khan, illus. by Saffa Khan (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8019-9). Based on a verse in the Quran, this book celebrates a mother’s unconditional love for her children. Ages 3–5.

Mabel: A Mermaid Fable by Rowboat Watkins (Mar. 24, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5527-2). An octopus friend convinces a mermaid who is different from her family that she’s just right the way she is. Ages 3–5.

My Brother the Duck by Pat Zietlow Miller (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4283-8). Can a fledgling scientist prove that her new baby brother is a duck? Ages 3–5.

My Friend Earth by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Francesca Sanna (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8118-7910-1), is a celebration of the natural world and a rallying cry for positive action for our planet. Ages 3–5.

Over the Moon by James Proimos, illus. by Zoey Abbott (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7715-1). In this tale, a baby who is floating down a river and the two wolves who rescue her become a family. Ages 3–5.

Rain Boy by Dylan Glynn (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7280-4). A boy who brings rain wherever he goes and a girl who always brings sunshine star in this story about differences, acceptance, and loving oneself. Ages 3–5.

Unstoppable by Adam Rex, illus. by Laura Park (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6504-2). A bird and a crab use their unique talents when they join forces to stop humans from destroying the forest. Ages 3–5.

Flight for Freedom: The Wetzel Family’s Daring Escape from East Germany by Kristen Fulton, illus. by Torben Kuhlmann (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4960-8), relays the true story of a family’s 1979 escape from behind the Berlin Wall via a hot-air
balloon. Ages 5–8.

The Keeper of Wild Words by Brooke Smith, illus. by Madeline Kloepper (Mar. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7073-2). Brook’s grandmother tasks her with passing on the importance of protecting the natural world. Ages 5–8.

On Wings of Words: The Extraordinary Life of Emily Dickinson by Jennifer Berne, illus. by Becca Stadtlander (Feb. 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4297-5), spotlights this 19th-century New England poet. Ages 5–8.

Such a Good Boy by Marianna Coppo (Feb. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7774-8). A pampered dog has everything he needs—except the freedom to be himself. Ages 5–8.

The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America Presidents by Kate Messner, illus. by Adam Rex (Mar. 31, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7488-4), compiles information about U.S. presidents—before they became presidents. Ages 8–12.

Sound by Romana Romanyshyn and Andriy Lesiv (Apr. 14, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7978-0) fuses a scientific exploration of the phenomenon of sound and a philosophic reflection on its nature. Ages 8–12.

Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See by Emily Pilloton (June 2, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6627-8) offers advice about using tools, safety tips, and 11 building projects. Ages 14–up.


Fun at the Fair by Ingela P. Arrhenius (Mar. 10, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-7493-8) joins Bookscape Board Books, ages up to 3. New Finger Puppet Books by Yu-Hsuan Huang are Baby Goat (Feb. 11, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-8171-4) and Baby Kitten (Feb. 11, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-8172-1), ages up to 3. Flip-Flap Books continues with Who Loves Books? by Lizi Boyd (Feb. 11, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-7097-8), ages up to 3. Double Booked picks up Friends at the Firehouse: 35 Lift-the-Flaps Inside! by Kayla Stark (June 2, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7325-2), ages 2–4. Tiny T. Rex returns in Tiny T. Rex and the Very Dark Dark by Jonathan Stutzman, illus. by Jay Fleck (Mar. 3, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7034-3), ages 3–5. Let’s Learn offers Let’s Learn Spanish: First Words for Everyone by Aurora Cacciapuoti (Mar. 10, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6626-1), ages 4–up. Charlie & Mouse return in Charlie & Mouse Outdoors by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Emily Hughes (Mar. 3, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7066-4), ages 5–8. Barkus is back in Dog Dreams by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Marc Boutavant (Apr. 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4521-8080-9), ages 6–9. And Ivy and Bean reappear in Ivy and Bean One Big Happy Family by Annie Barrows, illus. by Sophie Blackall (Mar. 17, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4521-6910-1), ages 6–9.


Mila Has Two Beds by Judith Koppens, illus. by Anouk Nijs (May 12, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-535-9), launches a series about a much-loved girl whose parents are divorced. Ages 2–5.

Pippa Will You Sail with Me? by Anita Bijsterbosch (Mar. 10, $17.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-60537-487-1) offers a musical introduction to Arctic animals. Ages 2–6.

Little Book of Kindness by Francesca Pirrone (June 2, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-60537-533-5) addresses how we can be kinder every day. Ages 3–6.

Ella the Swinging Duck by Suzan Overmeer, illus. by Myriam Berenschot (Apr. 28, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-498-7; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-60537-517-5). Ella (whose name references Ella Fitzgerald) reveals the power of self-esteem and following one’s path. Ages 4–7.

Plastic Soup by Judith Koppens and Andy Engels, illus. by Nynke Mare Talsma (July 28, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-530-4), addresses climate change and its consequences. Ages 4–7.

All Along the River by Magnus Weightman (May 19, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-518-2; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-60537-519-9). This search-and-find book is a follow-up to Welcome Home, Beaver. Ages 4–8.

Macie’s Mirror by Adam Ciccio, illus. by Gertie Jaquet (Mar. 3, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-513-7), relays a story underscoring the importance of self-respect and confidence. Ages 5–8.

Mara the Space Traveler by An Leysen (June 16, $23.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-527-4). An intrepid girl stars in this story about space exploration. Ages 6–8.


Oops! Step by Step by Mack Gageldonk (Mar. 24, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-529-8) joins the Mack series, ages 1–2. Bobby stars in Day at Home with Bobby (Mar. 24, $17.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-60537-480-2) and On Safari with Bobby (Mar. 31, $17.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-60537-481-9) by Ruth Wielockx, ages 2–4. Lily and Milo return in Counting Animals with Lily and Milo by Pauline Oud (Apr. 20, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-528-1), ages 2–4. Little White Fish swims on in Little White Fish Deep in the Sea by Guido Genechten (June 9, $12.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-60537-520-5), ages 2–4.And Zaza stars in Dinnertime for Zaza by Mylo Freeman (May 26, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-496-3), ages 2–5.

Luke and Lottie celebrate in It’s Easter by Ruth Wielockx (Mar. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-525-0; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-60537-526-7), ages 3–6. Archeologists and What They Do by Liesbet Slegers (July 21, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-534-2) is a new Professional title, ages 3–6. Sir Tim returns in Sir Tim Has a Secret by Judith Koppens, illus. by Eline Lindenhuizen (July 7, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-536-6), ages 4–6. Sam & Benny are back in Benny Learns to Swim by Judith Koppens, illus. by Marja Meijer (May 26, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-497-0; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-60537-516-8), ages 4–7. And Marvelous but True navigates Mission to the Bottom of the Sea by Jan Leyssens, illus. by Joachim Sneyers (Apr. 21, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-531-1), ages 6–8.



Animal Adventures by Hannah Jardine, illus. by Zoe Waring, issues Bella’s Meadow Adventure (Feb. 11, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-58-0), Lily’s Park Adventure (Feb. 11, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-948418-78-2), and Pepper’s Forest Adventure (Feb. 11, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-948418-75-1), ages up to 3. Clever Family Stories welcomes The Best Mom in the World! (Mar. 10, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-92-4), A Day with Dad (Apr. 14, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-93-1), Family Is... (May 12, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-951100-01-8), Home Is... (May 12, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-951100-00-1), and A New Baby for Birdie (Apr. 14, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-94-8), ages up to 3. And Clever Firsts presents Manners: Be Kind (July 21, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-63-4) and Manners: Be Polite (July 21, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-62-7) by Barbara Bakos; and Porcupine Pete’s Sports Corner: Gymnastics (Apr. 21, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-13-9) and Porcupine Pete’s Sports Corner: Soccer (Apr. 21, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-12-2) by Ben Whitehouse, ages up to 3.

Sea of Colors by Alla Botvich, illus. by Ekaterina Ladatko (May 12, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-951100-08-7), joins Clever Flaps, ages up to 3. Clever Playground presents Guess the Animal by Julia Alexseeva, illus. by Ekaterina Guscha (May 12, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-88-7); and Guess What We’re Eating by Alekseeva (July 14, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-89-4), ages up to 3. New Clever Plays Dinosaur Discover titles, illus. by Natasha Rimmington, are Park Playtime (Feb. 11, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-27-6), Space Hide-and-Seek (Feb. 11, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-68-9), and Trouble in Town (Feb. 11, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-28-3), ages up to 3. Cook & Learn serves up Counting Cake by Hillary George (July 14, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-81-8), ages up to 3. Clever Flaps offers Happy Mother’s Day, Pirates! by Tatiana Koval, illus. by Inna Tschernyak (Mar. 10, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-97-9), ages 3–5. And new Clever Family Stories by Larissa Juliano are Nana’s Garden (Mar. 10, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-949998-98-6) and Papa’s Workshop (Apr. 14, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-951100-03-2), ages 3–6.

Clever Storytime welcomes Captain Billy and the Beast by Boris Voitsehovskiy, illus. by Elena Barenbaum (Mar. 10, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-951100-02-5); and Don’t Wake the Dragon by Bianca Schulze (Apr. 21, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-64-1), ages 3–6. Dinosaur Time Travel releases Twins’ Travel to the Jurassic (May 12, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-24-5) and Twins’ Travel to the Triassic (May 12, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-25-2) by Anastasiya Galkina and Ekaterina Ladatko, ages 3–6. Journey to the Stars adds First Dogs in Space by Alexey Lysachenko, illus. by Irina Vovk (May 12, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-83-2), ages 3–6. My First Look & Find issues Spot My Favorite Cars by Victoriya Kurcheva and Lidiya Danilova (June 9, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-96-2); and Spot My Favorite Colors by Kurcheva (June 9, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-95-5), ages 3–6. New Friendship Stories by Andrea Reitmeyer are Harry the Hedgehog Loves Strawberries (Aug. 11, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-951100-11-7) and Sydney the Seal Saves the Sea (Mar. 10, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-951100-09-4), ages 4–8. And Look & Find picks up Halloween Hunt (Aug. 11, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-84-9), ages 4–8.

Cottage Door

My First Baby Animal Stories (Mar. 3, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-827-5) rounds up 12 stories featuring newborn animals. Ages 1–3.

What Is a Flamingo? by Ginger Swift, illus. by Melanie Mikecz (Apr. 14, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-636-3). This shaped lift-the-flap book presents flamingo facts. Ages 1–4.

My First Bedtime Stories and Rhymes (Feb. 4, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-826-8) is a padded board book containing a dozen tales. Ages up to 6.


New Finger Puppet Books by Brick Puffington, illus. by Emily Emerson, are God’s Garden of Blessings (Feb. 4, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-816-9) and God’s Love Is a Rainbow (Feb. 4, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-817-6), ages 1–4. Finger Puppet Book: Smithsonian Kids adds I Am a Panda (Mar. 3, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-813-8) and I Am a Tiger (Mar. 3, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-812-1)by Jaye Garnett, illus. by Steph Lew; and Garnett’s I Am a T. Rex, illus. by Anna Daviscourt (Mar. 3, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-811-4), ages 1–4. I Am a Tractor by Jack Redwing, illus. by Wenjia Tang (Feb. 4, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-806-0), joins John Deere Finger Puppet Books, ages 1–4. And John Deere Lift-a-Flap Board Books welcomes Farm Friends by Jack Redwing, illus. by Brianna Gooch (Mar. 3, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-809-1); and Plant & Grow by Redwing, illus. by Katie Hickey (Feb. 25, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-815-2), ages 1–5.

Babies Love greets Babies Love Kittens, illus. by Jessica Gibson (Feb. 18, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-782-7), ages 2–4. Flip-a-Flap Board Books continues with On the Farm by Rose Partridge (Feb. 4, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-820-6), ages 2–4. Little Sunbeams presents Bedtime Prayers Praying Hands by Ginger Swift, illus. by Maria Mola (Feb. 4, $4.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-814-5), ages 2–4. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood adds Let’s Look with Daniel and Friends! (Feb. 4, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-825-1), ages 2–6. And Smithsonian Kids First Discovery Books offers Birds: Feathers, Eggs, and Beaks by Scarlett Wing, illus. by Beatrice Tinarelli (Mar. 3, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-808-4), ages 2–6.

New A Very Busy Board Books by Rusty Finch are Narwhals & Pirates, illus. by Lee Cosgrove (Mar. 3, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-823-7); and Unicorns and Rainbows, illus. by Ela Smietanka (Mar. 3, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-824-4), ages 2–6. John Deere Peek-a-Flap Board Books issues Dirt by Jack Redwing (Mar. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-810-7), ages 2–7. Early Bird Sound Books picks up Busy Noisy Construction by Carmen Crowe (Feb. 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-839-8), ages 2–8. And How To... adds How to... Brush Your Teeth by Lake Press, illus. by Shahar Kober (Mar. 31, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-926-5), ages 3–8.



New Full Steam Ahead!: Arts in Action titles by Robin Johnson are Creating Comics (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7190-6; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7268-2) and Making Music (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7191-3; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7269-9); and Full Steam Ahead!: Engineering Everywhere adds Johnson’s Ideas from Nature (Feb. 25, $23.6, ISBN 978-0-7787-7181-4; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7266-8) and Many Kinds of Engineers (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7189-0; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7267-5).), ages 4–7. Full Steam Ahead!: Math Matters issues Data Is Information (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7237-8; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7271-2) and Telling Time Together (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7221-7$7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7270-5) by Adrianna Morganelli, ages 4–7. New Full Steam Ahead!: Science Starters books by Crystal Sikkens are Choose to Reuse! (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7178-4; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7239-2) and Discovering Dinosaurs! (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7148-7; paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7238-5), ages 4–7. And Cynthia O’Brien’s Full Steam Ahead!: Technology Time presents Energy Everywhere (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7179-1; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7264-4) and Using Technology Wisely (Feb. 25, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7180-7; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7265-1), ages 4–7.

Joining All About Money by Ben Hubbard, illus. by Beatriz Castro, are Earning Money (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7371-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7382-5), Saving Money (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7372-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7383-2), Spending Money (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7373-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7384-9), and What Is Money? (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7381-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7385-6), ages 5–8. All Kinds of People welcomes All Kinds of Beliefs (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6800-5; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6804-3) and All Kinds of Families (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6802-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6806-7) by Anita Ganeri, illus. by Ayesha Rubio; and All Kinds of Bodies (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6801-2; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6805-0) and All Kinds of Feelings (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6803-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6807-4) by Judith Heneghan, illus. by Rubio, ages 5–8. And Good to Be Green issues six volumes by Deborah Chancellor, illus. by Diane Ewen, including Don’t Waste Your Food (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7281-1; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7288-0), Garbage or Recycling? (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7282-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7289-7), and Save the Animals (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7285-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7292-7), ages 5–8.

Among the six titles joining Joanna Brundle’s The Scale of Things are The Scale of Animals (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7653-6; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7659-8), The Scale of Buildings and Structures (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7654-3; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7660-4), and The Scale of the Solar System (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7658-1; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7676-5), ages 5–8. Sarah Ridley’s Follow the Food Chain adds Who Ate the Butterfly? A Rainforest Food Chain (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7128-9; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7144-9), Who Ate the Frog? A Pond Food Chain (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7129-6; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7145-6), Who Ate the Penguin? An Ocean Food Chain (Feb. 1, $23.6, ISBN 978-0-7787-7142-5; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7146-3), and Who Ate the Snake? A Desert Food Chain (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7143-2; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7147-0), ages 6–9. And What Lives in the Dirt? by Susie Williams, illus. by Hannah Tolson, picks up four volumes, among them Ants (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7386-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7395-5) and Worms (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7389-4; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7398-6), ages 6–9.

People Did What by Shalini Vallepur introduces People Did What in Ancient Egypt? (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7419-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7423-5), People Did What in Ancient Greece? (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7420-4; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7433-4), People Did What in Ancient Rome? (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7421-1; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7425-9), and People Did What in the Viking Age? (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7422-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7433-4), ages 7–10. And Animals Back From the Brink releases Bringing Back the Blue Iguana (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6810-4; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6824-1) and Bringing Back the Southern White Rhino (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6823-4; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6842-5) by Ruth Daly; and Bringing Back the California Condor (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6811-1; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6825-8) and Bringing Back the Island Fox (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6819-7; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6841-8) by Rachel Stuckey, ages 8–11.

Among the six new Astonishing Animals installments are Animal Athletes by Izzi Howell (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6915-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6933-0), Animal Celebrities by Robin Johnson (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6916-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6934-7), and Animal Survivors by Natalie Hyde (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6932-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6938-5), ages 8–11. Disaster Diaries: Hear My Story releases six titles, including Surviving the Earthquake: Hear My Story by Linda Barghoorn (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6988-0; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7114-2), Surviving the Flood by Heather Hudak (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6989-7; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7117-3), and Surviving the Wildfire by Sarah Eason (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7111-1; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7121-0), ages 8–11. And Wildlife Worlds by Tim Harris offers six continent-themed volumes, including Wildlife Worlds Asia by (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7678-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7684-0),Wildlife Worlds Australia and Antarctica (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7679-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7685-7), and Wildlife Worlds North America (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7681-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7687-1), ages 8–11.

Art Skills Lab presents Comic Book Skills Lab by Jane Yates (Feb. 25, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6843-2; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6847-0), Paper Art Skills Lab (Feb. 25, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6848-7) and Sculpture Skills Lab (Feb. 25, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6845-6; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6904-0) by Sandee Ewasiuk, and Textile Art Skills Lab (Feb. 25, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6846-3; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6914-9) by Sarah Hodgson, ages 9–12. Impact on Earth welcomes six volumes, among them The Impact of Energy by Nancy Dickmann (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7435-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7450-1), The Impact of the Internet by Tim Cooke (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7438-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7483-9), and The Impact of Plastics by Ruth Daly (Mar. 27, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7437-2; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7463-1), ages 9–12. And Get Informed—Stay Informed picks up Education Equality (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7272-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7276-7) and Universal Health Care (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7275-0; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7280-4) by Heather C. Hudak; and Legalizing Marijuana (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7273-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7278-1) and Plastics Dependency (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7274-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7280-4) by Natalie Hyde, ages 10–14.

New Natural Disasters: Meeting the Challenge titles are Blizzard and Ice Storm Readiness (Feb. 25, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7399-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7408-2) and Heat Wave and Drought Readiness (Feb. 25, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7405-1; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7409-9) by Rachel Seigel; and Landslide and Avalanche Readiness (Feb. 25, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7406-8) and Volcanic Eruption Readiness (Feb. 25, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7407-5; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7418-1) by Heather C. Hudak, ages 10–14. And Hidden History welcomes Women Explorers Hidden in History by Ellen Rodger (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7296-5; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7304-7); Women Inventors Hidden in History (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7297-2; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7305-4) and Women Writers Hidden in History (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7303-0; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7309-2) by Petrice Custance; Women Rulers Hidden in History (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7299-6; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7306-1) and Women Warriors Hidden in History (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7301-6; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7308-5) by Sarah Eason; and Women Scientists Hidden in History by Cynthia O’Brien (Mar. 27, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7300-9; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7307-8), ages 11–14.

Anna Claybourne’s Make-It Models issues six installments, including Make a Biosphere and Mini Garden (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7352-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7358-0), Make a Castle (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7354-2; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7367-2), and Make a Space Center (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7355-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7368-9), ages 11–14. And among the six new Science Gets Physical titles by Enzo George are Physical Science in Basketball (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7544-7; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7557-7), Physical Science in Cycling Sports (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7545-4; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7557-7), and Physical Science in Water Sports (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7556-0; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7652-9), ages 11–14.

Creative Editions

In the Garden by Kate Riggs, illus. by Monique Felix (Feb. 25, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-56846-335-3). Flaps unfold to reveal what grows in the garden. Ages 2–4.

Egg by Amy Sky Koster, illus. by Lisel Jane Ashlock (Feb. 25, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-56846-351-3), showcases the eggs of 13 bird species. Ages 2–5.

My Mastodon by Barbara Lowell, illus. by Antonio Marinoni (Feb. 25, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-327-8). At America’s first museum, Sybilla Peale helps her father assemble the bones of a mastodon. Ages 4–8.

Yusra Swims by Julie Abery, illus. by Sally Deng (Feb. 25, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-329-2), follows Yusra’s journey from Syria to Germany, where she’s able to swim again and realize her dream. Ages 6–12.

Always, Jackie by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by John Thompson (Feb. 25, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-307-0), relays the true story of Wisconsin boy Ronnie Rabinovitz, whom Jackie Robinson befriended in the 1950s. Ages 8–12.

The Typewriter by Yevgenia Nayberg (Feb. 25, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-344-5). A Russian writer who immigrates to N.Y.C. takes his beloved typewriter with him, but neglects to use it. Ages 8–14.

A Wish Is a Seed by Jessica Young, illus. by Maria Cristina Pritelli (Feb. 25, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-338-4), celebrates the power of hope hidden in unexpected places. Ages 8–14.


The Big Bang Book by Asa Stahl, illus. by Carly Allen-Fletcher (Apr. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-64-4). Astrophysicist Stahl describes the birth of the universe. Ages 4–9.

Beautiful Shades of Brown by Nancy Churnin, illus. by Felicia Marshall (Feb. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-65-1), profiles black artist Laura Wheeler Waring, who painted portraits of notable African-Americans. Ages 6–12.

No Steps Behind by Jeff Gottesfeld, illus. by Shiella Witanto (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-55-2), spotlights Beate Sirota Gordon, an American who suggested inserting a clause guaranteeing women equal rights in Japan’s post-WWII constitution. Ages 7–12.

Numbers in Motion by Laurie Wallmark, illus. by Yevgenia Nayberg (Mar. 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-63-7), tells of Sophie Kowalevski, a Russian who was the first woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics. Ages 7–12.

Wishes, Dares, & How to Stand Up to a Bully by Darlene Beck-Jacobson (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-62-0). In this novel in verse, a boy whose father is MIA in Vietnam finds the courage to do the right thing. Ages 8–12.


Badger’s Journey by Cecilia Heikkilä (Apr. 21, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-951-7). When a tiny creature washes ashore on Badger’s island and a storm approaches, Badger and her new friend are able to survive. Ages 3–8.

The Ghoul by Taghreed Najjar, illus. by Hassan Manasra (Feb. 4, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-925-8). Inspired by Arabic folk tales, this story tells of a boy who questions the prejudices of his village and befriends a ghoul. Ages 3–8.

Rainbow Revolutions: Power, Pride, and Protest in the Fight for Queer Rights by Jamie Lawson, illus. by Eve Lloyd Knight (May 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-952-4), chronicles the global LGBTQ movement from 1867 to the present. Ages 9–up.


Batman: Overdrive by Shea Fontana, illus. by Marcelo Di Chiara (Mar. 3, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-8356-8). After his parents’ death, Bruce Wayne restores his father’s first car, the future Batmobile. Ages 7–12.

Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime by Derek Fridolfs, illus. by Dustin Nguyen (Feb. 4, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-8340-7). Batman and his cast of supporting characters star in fairy tales with a Gotham twist. Ages 8–12.

Lois Lane and the Friendship Challenge by Grace Ellis, illus. by Brittney L. Williams (July 21, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9637-7). Young Lois learns about the world of social media and its toll on friendships. Ages 8–12.

My Video Game Ate My Homework by Dustin Hansen (May 19, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9326-0). When his science fair project gets sucked into a virtual reality world, a boy must follow to retrieve it. Ages 8–12.

Primer by Thomas Krajewski and Jennifer Muro, illus. by Gretel Lusky (June 23, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9657-5). In her new foster home, a teen finds body paints that can imbue superpowers. Ages 8–12.

Anti/Hero by Kate Karyus Quinn and Demitria Lunetta, illus. by Maca Gil (May 5, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9325-3). When a mission to steal a technological device goes awry, two girls switch bodies. Ages 8–12.

Zatanna and the House of Secrets by Matthew Cody, illus. by Yoshi Yoshitani (Feb. 18, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9070-2). Zatanna searches for her magician father, who is lost in their magical home. Ages 8–12.

Lost Carnival: A Dick Grayson Graphic Novel by Michael Moreci, illus. by Sas Milledge and Phil Hester (May 5, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9102-0). Before being trained to be Robin, Dick Grayson discovers the power and costs of young love at a magical carnival. Ages 13–17.

The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp, illus. by Manuel Preitano (Mar. 3, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9066-5). After a gunshot leaves her paralyzed, Barbara Gordon solves mysteries at a rehab institute. Ages 13–17.

Shadow of the Batgirl by Sarah Kuhn, illus. by Nicole Goux (Feb. 4, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-8978-2). The daughter of supervillains who’s a trained assassin embarks on the path to become the next Batgirl. 13–17.

Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz, illus. by Thomas Pitilli (Apr. 7, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-8624-8). After Bruce Wayne befriends Selina Kyle, the future Catwoman, a kidnapping rattles their school. Ages 13–17.

Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang, illus. by Gurihiru (May 5, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-77950-421-0). In this tale based on the 1940s Adventures of Superman radio show, the hero battles the KKK. Ages 13–17.

You Brought Me the Ocean by Alex Sanchez, illus. by Julie Maroh (June 9, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9081-8). Jake Hyde, the future Aqualad, embraces his true self and his superpowers. Ages 14–17.

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson, illus. by Leila Del Duca (June 2, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-8645-3). Future Wonder Woman stars in this story about fighting for justice and the power of friendship. Ages 14–18.


DC Super Hero Girls issues Powerless by Amy Wolfram, illus. by Agnes Garbowska (Mar. 17, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9361-1); and Weird Science by Amanda Deibert, illus. by Yancey Labat et al. (June 14, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9846-3), ages 8–12.

Disney Editions

DisneyBound: Dress Disney and Make It Fashion by Leslie Kay (Apr. 14, $17.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-05042-5). Based on Kay’s DisneyBound blog, this is a guide to fashion inspired by Disney characters. Ages 12–18.


Disney Editions Deluxe introduces Disney Monorail: Imagineering the Highway in the Sky by Jeff Kurtti et al. (June 30, $50, ISBN 978-1-4847-3767-5), ages 12–18.

Disney Lucasfilm


Star Wars: R2-D2 Is Lost! by Caitlin Kennedy, illus. by Brian Kesinger (Feb. 11, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05328-0), is a new Droid Tales Book, ages 5–8.

Disney Press

Princess Power by Natalie Davis (July 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02594-2). Life lessons from the Disney Princesses help a girl brave her first day at a new school. Ages 3–5.

The Place for Mulan by Marie Chow, illus. by Jasper Shaw (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02348-1), is based on the world and characters of the upcoming Mulan film. Ages 6–8.

Mulan: Before the Sword by Grace Lin (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02033-6). A young Mulan sets out on a magical quest. Ages 8–12.


Disney Chills adds Fiends on the Other Side (July 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-04836-1) and Part of Your Nightmare by Vera Strange (July 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-04825-5), ages 8–12.


Scarlet’s Tale by Audrey Vernick, illus. by Jarvis (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04308-3). New friends help a girl who was “born a bit different than expected” adjust to preschool and celebrate her uniqueness. Ages 3–5.

Baloney and Friends by Greg Pizzoli (Apr. 14, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05454-6) launches a graphic novel series starring Baloney the pig and his animal pals. Ages 5–8.

Lift by Minh Lê, illus. by Dan Santat (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-03692-4). The sudden appearance of a mysterious button opens up realms that a curious girl can escape to and explore. Ages 5–8.

Love, Sophia on the Moon by Anica Mrose Rissi, illus. by Mika Song (Mar. 31, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02285-9). Sophie flees to the moon, where there are no bedtimes, no time-outs—and no Mom. Ages 5–8.

Magical Yet by Angela DiTerlizzi, illus. by Lorena Alvarez (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02562-1). This celebration of reaching new goals is aimed at kids who are frustrated by what they can’t do—yet. Ages 5–8.

Most Wanted: The Revolutionary Partnership of John Hancock & Samuel Adams by Sarah Jane Marsh, illus. by Edwin Fotheringham (Mar. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02683-3). This dual biography focuses on Hancock and Adams’s relationship and their roles leading up to the Revolutionary War. Ages 6–10.

Dragon Ops by Mari Mancusi (May 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04090-7). Things go awry when siblings Ian and Lilly get to beta test a dragon-filled, augmented-reality video game theme park. Ages 8–12.

Every Missing Piece by Melanie Conklin (May 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04895-8). In this novel of family and grief, a girl investigates the identity of a new boy in town and faces her own demons. Ages 8–12.

If We Were Giants by Dave Matthews and Clete Barrett Smith, illus. by Antonio Javier Caparo (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-7871-5). Musician Matthews and Smith offer a fantasy about a girl who must confront her past mistakes before she can save her community from a giant threat. Ages 8–12.

The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter by Aaron Reynolds (Apr. 28, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05183-5). In this series debut, the Grim Reaper places a curse on pet-obsessed Rex and his canine dreams. Ages 8–12.

Wanda Seasongood and the Mostly True Secret by Susan Lurie, illus. by Jenn Harney (Feb. 11, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04315-1). In this series opener, a girl with an unruly younger brother wants to find her true family, because she’s convinced that this one can’t be hers. Ages 8–12.

The Wild & Chance by Allen Zadoff (Apr. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05319-8). An intelligent dog with amnesia must discover and face her past in this series debut. Ages 8–12.

Brightly Woven: The Graphic Novel by Alexandra Bracken and Leigh Dragoon, illus. by Kit Seaton (June 2, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01588-2), reimagines Bracken’s debut fantasy as a graphic novel. Ages 10–14.

The Glare by Margot Harrison (July 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00565-4). In this thriller, a teen uncovers an urban legend game with horrifying connections to her past. Ages 12–18.

The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert (July 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05329-7) is a love story about two teen voters who meet at the polls and overcome obstacles in order to cast their ballots. Ages 12–18.

Elysium Girls by Kate Pentecost (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04186-7). The fate of humanity hangs in the balance in this Dust Bowl-inspired fantasy involving a clash of witches, gods, and demons. Ages 12–up.

Enigma Game by Elizabeth Wein (May 26, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01258-4). A girl living in Scotland during WWII uncovers a mystery in this companion to Code Name Verity and The Pearl Thief. Ages 14–up.

Incendiary by Zoraida Córdova (Apr. 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02380-1). In this series starter, a girl in Inquisition-era Spain is determined to avenge a lost love. Ages 14–up.

Super Adjacent by Crystal Cestari (Mar. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02398-6). When Claire lands an internship with the Warrior Nation superheroes, she sets out to prove she belongs, superpowers or not. Ages 14–up.

War and Speech by Don Zolidis (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01007-8). A new girl in school who falls in with a group of misfits plots to sabotage the elitist speech team. Ages 14–up.


I Love My... continues with I Love My Teacher by Giles Andreae, illus. by Emma Dodd (Apr. 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02730-4), ages up to 5. Mike Wu’s Ellie returns in Ellie Makes a Friend by Mike Wu (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01000-9), ages up to 5. Straw by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Scott Magoon (Feb. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-4955-5), joins the Spoon series, ages 4–7. Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! adds What About Worms!? by Ryan T. Higgins (May 19, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04573-5), ages 4–8. Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker returns in Sabotage by Shelley Johannes (Mar. 10, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-6740-5), ages 7–10. And Big Words welcomes Ruth Objects: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Doreen Rappaport, illus. by Eric Velasquez (Feb. 11, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-4717-9), ages 8–12.

Kazu Jones is back in Kazu Jones and the Comic Book Criminal by Shauna Holyoak (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02267-5), ages 8–12. Twinchantment moves on with Untwisted by Elise Allen (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00863-1), ages 8–12. Chasing Helicity Through the Storm by Ginger Zee (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00218-9) concludes Chasing Helicity, ages 10–13. Twisted Tales picks up So This Is Love by Elizabeth Lim (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01382-6) and Straight on Till Morning by Liz Braswell (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8130-2), ages 12–17. And Devouring Gray presents Deck of Omens by Christine Lynn Herman (Apr. 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02527-0), ages 12–up.


The B*Witch by Paige McKenzie and Nancy Ohlin (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02876-9). When one of their own is murdered, two rival witch covens band together to find out who is responsible. Ages 12–18.

What I Want You to See by Catherine Linka (Feb. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02755-7). College art student Sabine is swept into shaky moral territory in this tale of deception, forgery, and redemption. Ages 13–17.

Witches of Ash and Ruin by E. Latimer (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05225-2). A deadly game of cat-and-mouse between ancient Irish gods and modern-day witches plays out in this debut fantasy. Ages 14–up.


Golden Girls: Thank You for Being a Friend, illus. by Julie Houts (Feb. 11, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04748-7), is a gift book based on the lyrics to TV’s Golden Girls theme song. Ages 14–up.


The Unstoppable Wasp: Built on Hope by Sam Maggs (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05465-2) offers an adventure based on the Unstoppable Wasp comics series featuring Marvel comics characters. Ages 12–up.



Sal and Gabi Novels adds Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe by Carlos Hernandez (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02283-5), ages 8–12. And Pandava gains Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01385-7), ages 9–12.


When I Grow Up... Great Leaders (Mar. 10, board, $8.99, ISBN 9781465491404). Young readers can learn how famous leaders across the globe achieved greatness and shaped the world. Ages 2–5.

When I Grow Up... Sports Heroes (Mar. 10, board, $8.99, ISBN 9781465490933) explores famous athletes and their paths to success. Ages 2–5.

How Do I Feel? (June 9, board, $6.99, ISBN 9780744021448). The first book in the I Feel series kids to feel what they feel and to explore those emotions. Ages 3–5.

I Feel Happy (Aug. 11, board, $6.99, ISBN 9781465498052) examines the causes behind happiness and how to understand it better. Ages 3–5.

I Feel Sad (Aug. 11, board, $6.99; ISBN 9781465498250) follows a little rain cloud who feels down in the dumps but finds ways to feel better again. Ages 3–5.

Little Cities: Austin (June 9, board; $9.99, ISBN 9781465498526); Little Cities: Boston (ISBN 9781465498540); Little Cities: Chicago (ISBN 9781465498533); and Little Cities: San Francisco (ISBN 9781465498519) offer an introduction to the history of iconic cities. Ages 3–5.

The Bat Book by Charlotte Milner (Feb. 4, board, $15.99, ISBN 9781465490490). Readers take a journey through the upside-down world of bats and just how valuable they are to us and our planet. Ages 5–8.

The Secret Explorers and the Comet Collision (July 7, $18.99, ISBN 9780744023855). Space expert Roshni leads a mission to fix the space probe orbiting Jupiter before a comet hits the planet. Ages 5–8.

The Secret Explorers and the Lost Whales (July 7, $18.99, ISBN 9780744023848) introduces marine life expert, Connor, and the rest of the Secret Explorers as they save a pod of humpback whales and help them find their way back home. Ages 5–8.

Under your Feet... Soil, Sand and Everything Underground, illus. by Wenjia Tang (Apr. 7, 14.99, ISBN 9781465490957). Bursting with life and teeming with tiny animals, the ground we walk on has endless stories to tell. Ages 5–8.

The Book of Brilliant Bugs by Jess French, illus. by Claire McElfatrick (Mar. 24, $16.99, ISBN 9781465489821). From dancing bees to jumping fleas, from butterfly athletes to the beetles that eat poop, readers will learn about the incredible world of insects. Ages 6–8.

Corpse Talk: Groundbreaking Scientists by Adam Murphy (Aug. 4, $19.99, ISBN 9780744023589). In this graphic novel, kids will discover different scientists and how they have influenced our everyday lives. Ages 7–9.

How to Make a Better World (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 9781465490872) offers tips on how to change the world, one step at a time. Ages 7–9.

Mammoth Science by David Macaulay (Aug. 4, $19.99, ISBN 9781465491466). A troupe of curious mammoths lead readers through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional guide to science. Ages 8–12.



Children First rolls on with Neel on Wheels by Lavanya Karthik, illus. by Habib Ali (Mar. 1, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-93-83331-87-1), ages 4–6.


The Jigsaw Puzzle King by Gina McMurchy-Barber (Feb. 4, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4597-4606-0). Warren follows the example of his twin brother, who has Down syndrome, to learn to be true to himself. Ages 9–12.

Until Niagara Falls by Jennifer Maruno (Feb. 25, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4597-4593-3). Pulled out of her comfort zone by her new, risk-taking friend, Brenda must stand up for what she knows is right. Ages 9–12.


Secrets of the Sands offers The Lost Scroll of the Physician by Alisha Sevigny (Feb. 18, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4597-4429-5), ages 9–12. And Metamorphosis greets The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass by Adan Jerreat-Poole (June 9, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4597-4681-7), ages 15–18.


Hello, My World, illus. by Jannie Ho (May 12, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-950500-25-3), pairs black-and-white patterns and illustrations with friendly greetings to familiar objects. Ages up to 4.

Library Babies by Puck and Violet Lemay (Mar. 31, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-947458-75-8). Book-loving toddlers share their favorite things about the library. Ages up to 4.

My Suitcase: A Fun Book of Travel, illus. by Margie and Jimbo (Apr. 22, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-950500-07-9). Two siblings pack their suitcases for a fun trip. Ages up to 4.

One, Two, Three Dim Sum: A Mandarin-English Counting Book by Rich Lo (Mar. 31, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-950500-01-7) is a bilingual, food-themed counting book. Ages up to 4.

Think for Yourself: The Ultimate Guide to Critical Thinking in an Age of Information Overload by Andrea Debbink, illus. by Aaron Meshon (May 12, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-950500-04-8), explains how to ask questions, evaluate evidence, and consider all sides of an issue to reach a well-informed conclusion. Ages 11–14.


As It Is in Heaven: A Collection of Prayers for All Ages, illus. by Éric Puybaret (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5538-1), pairs Christian prayers with Renaissance-inspired paintings. All ages.

Me and My Sister by Rose Robbins (Apr. 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5542-8). A boy explains how he and his autistic sister differ and how they connect through music, books, and laughter. Ages 3–7.

Mom’s Sweater by Jayde Perkin (Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5544-2). After a girl’s mother dies, her mom’s sweater helps her discover a way to grow with—and grow into—her grief. Ages 4–8.

Vote for Me! by Martin Baltscheit, illus. by Marc Boutavant (Apr. 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5543-5). The lion always wins the animals’ presidential elections, until a mouse and other candidates join the race. Ages 4–8.

The Hunter and His Dog: A Fantastical Journey Through the World of Bruegel by Sassafras De Bruyn (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5534-3) is a wordless adventure in which a hunter and his dog chase a bird through scenes inspired by Renaissance artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Ages 5–9.

Letters from Bear by David Gauthier, illus. by Marie Caudry (Mar. 24, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5536-7). Told through letters, this story follows Bear’s journey to find Bird, who has migrated south for the winter. Ages 5–9.

What a Masterpiece! by Riccardo Guasco (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5539-8). In this wordless tale, a boy traveling to school encounters images from the works of Picasso, van Gogh, and other artists. Ages 5–9.

Egmont UK

The Dinosaur Who Lost Her Voice by Julie Ballard, illus. by Francesca Gambatesa (June 1, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4052-8796-8). When a singing dino loses her voice, can friends help her find a new way to shine? Ages 3–5.

The Girl with Two Dads by Mel Elliott (June 1, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4052-9243-6). Pearl befriends a new girl at school who has two fathers and learns that their family is not so different from her own. Ages 3–5.



The Weaver Trilogy wraps up with The Story Hunter by Lindsay A. Franklin (May 19, $15.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-62184-122-7), ages 14–18.

Enclave Escape

For Whom the Sun Sings by W.A. Fulkerson (Mar. 17, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-62184-117-3). In a post-apocalyptic world of blindness, one boy is born with the ability to see. Ages 14–18.

The Vault Between Spaces by Chawna Schroeder (Feb. 11, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-62184-113-5). A girl who tries to escape from a prison camp and thwart the invasion of evil is hunted by an intelligence agent. Ages 14–18.

The Colliding Line #1: Mortal Sight by Sandra Fernandez Rhoads (Apr. 14, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-62184-120-3). In this duology debut, a girl thrown into an ancient supernatural battle attempts to save her loved ones by decoding messages embedded in works of classic literature. Ages 14–18.

Heirs of Neverland #1: Dust by Kara Swanson (July 21, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-62184-126-5). This duology opener stars a girl who sets out to rescue her twin brother, who Peter Pan may have captured. Ages 14–18.



Joining My Big Wimmelbooks are Dinosaurs by Max Walther (May 12, $12.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-61519-665-4) and My Busy Day by Caryad (May 12, $12.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-61519-667-8), ages 2–5.