360 Degrees

The Moon by Hannah Pang, illus. by Thomas Hegbrook (Apr. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-24-2), examines the science, myths, facts, and fiction surrounding the moon. Ages 8–11.

When the Stars Come Out: Exploring the Magic and Mysteries of the Nighttime by Nicola Edwards, illus. by Lucy Cartwright (Mar. 1, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-23-5), reveals how various habitats come alive when the sun sets and chronicles the history of human sleep across the globe. Ages 8–11.


In Focus adds Forests by Libby Walden, illus. by Grace Easton and Julie Colombet (Mar. 1, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-22-8), ages 8–11.


A Twin Is to Hug by Boni Ashburn, illus. by John Nez (Apr. 9, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3158-7), offers an ode to twindom. Ages 2–6.

My Funny Bunny by Christine Roussey (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3618-6). A boy learns why it’s important to give pets (and people) a chance, even if they seem imperfect. Ages 3–6.

Along Came Coco: A Story About Coco Chanel by Eva Byrne (Mar. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3425-0) spotlights this fashion icon’s early life and creativity. Ages 4–8.

Bach to the Rescue!!! How a Rich Dude Who Couldn’t Sleep Inspired the Greatest Music Ever by Tom Angleberger, illus. by Chris Eliopolous (Mar. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3164-8), explains the genesis of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Ages 4–8.

Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face by Larissa Theule, illus. by Kelsey Garrity-Riley (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3412-0). Set against the backdrop of the women’s suffrage movement, this novel introduces a girl determined to prove that she can do everything boys can do. Ages 4–8.

Chicks Rule! by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, illus. by Renee Kurilla (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3414-4). Wing in wing, chicks rally together in this celebration of girl power and community action. Ages 4–8.

The Cook and the King by Julia Donaldson, illus. by David Roberts (May 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3757-2). A king helps his chef conquer his fears, in this tale of an unlikely friendship. Ages 4–8.

Dancing Through Fields of Color: The Story of Helen Frankenthaler by Elizabeth Brown, illus. by Aimee Sicuro (Mar. 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3410-6), showcases this artist’s early life, her use of color to express emotion, and her success in the male-dominated art world of the 1950s. Ages 4–8.

Grandpa’s Stories by Joseph Coelho, illus. by Allison Colpoys (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3498-4). In this tale of loss, a girl honors her grandfather by recording stories of her time with him. Ages 4–8.

The Hideout by Susanna Mattiangeli, illus. by Felicita Sala (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3416-8). Hannah gets lost in her drawing, in this picture book about the power of imagination to transport us to new worlds. Ages 4–8.

How I Learned to Fall Out of Trees by Vincent Kirsch (Apr. 23, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3413-7). Two best friends must learn to let go and say goodbye when one of them moves away. Ages 4–8.

Leyla by Galia Bernstein (May 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3543-1). After enjoying some quiet time with a lizard, a baboon is ready to return to her loud, overbearing family. Ages 4–8.

Small World by Ishta Mercurio, illus. by Jen Corace (July 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3407-6). This geometric meditation on wonder reveals how a girl’s world expands as she grows. Ages 4–8.

When Sue Found Sue: Sue Hendrickson Discovers Her T. Rex by Toni Buzzeo, illus. by Diana Sudyka (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3163-1). This story of paleontologist Hendrickson’s discovery of a T. rex skeleton in South Dakota aims to inspire readers to take a closer look at the world around them. Ages 4–8.

Lucky Ducky by Doreen Mulryan (Mar. 5, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3477-9). An unlucky duck makes friends, underscoring the idea that we all have the power to turn our luck around. Ages 5–7.

The Perfect School Picture by Deborah Diesen, illus. by Dan Santat (July 2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3509-7). What happens when a boy’s plan to make his school picture the worst ever taken backfires? Ages 5–7.

A Book About Whales by Andrea Antinori (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3502-8) rounds up facts about a variety of whales. Ages 8–12.

Degas, Painter of Ballerinas by Susan Goldman Rubin and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Apr. 16, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2843-3). Rubin uses Degas’s paintings, drawings, and sculptures to convey the wonder of the ballet world. Ages 8–12.

O Captain, My Captain: Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War by Robert Burleigh, illus. by Sterling Hundley (Apr. 2, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3358-1), reveals how Whitman was inspired by Lincoln during the Civil War years. Ages 8–12.

Trees: A Rooted History by Piotr Socha and Wojciech Grajkowski (Apr. 9, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3723-7) explores key roles trees play in our ecosystem and their cultural impact. Ages 8–12.

The Moviemaking Magic of Marvel Studios: Heroes & Villains by Eleni Roussos (Apr. 30, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3587-5) provides an interactive behind-the-scenes look at the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ages 10–up.

The Stonewall Riots: Coming Out in the Streets by Gayle E. Pitman (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3720-6) chronicles the history and legacy of the LGBTQ+ movement. Ages 10–up.


Creepy and True debuts with Mummies Exposed! by Kerrie Logan Hollihan (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3167-9), ages 10–14. And Making of America welcomes Andrew Jackson (Mar. 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3421-2) and Susan B. Anthony (Mar. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3401-4), both by Teri Kanefield, ages 10–14.

Abrams Appleseed

How to Be a Cat by Nikki McClure (May 7, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3499-1). A kitten practices the basics of feline behavior—how to stretch, clean, pounce, and feast—over the course of a day. Ages up to 3.

Babies Can Sleep Anywhere by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Carolina Buzio (Apr. 23, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3492-2), introduces the sleeping habits of many animals, from puppies to sloths to whales, and compares them to the sometimes unusual habits of human babies. Ages 3–5.

Deep in the Ocean by Lucie Brunellière (May 28, board book, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3356-7). This journey from the sea’s surface to the underwater abyss features a downloadable soundtrack. Ages 3–5.

Sunny’s Tow Truck Saves the Day! by Anne Marie Pace, illus. by Christopher Lee (Mar. 5, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3191-4). A tow truck comes to the rescue when a family’s car gets a flat on the way to a picnic. Ages 3–6.


Changing Faces presents Is That Your Dad?, illus. by Carles Ballesteros (Apr. 16, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3629-2), ages up to 3. Kindness Rules! joins Hello!lucky Books (Apr. 9, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3426-7), ages up to 3. My Magical Friends gains My Magical Mermaid (May 21, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3730-5) and My Magical Unicorn (Feb. 12, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3729-9), illus. by Yujin Shin, ages up to 3. Tinyville Town greets At the Firehouse by Brian Biggs (Mar. 12, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3151-8), ages up to 3. Marvel Alphablock: The Marvel Cinematic Universe from A to Z, illus. by Peskimo (Apr. 30, board book, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3588-2), is a new Abrams Block Book, ages 1–up. And Growing Hearts issues My Tree and Me: A Book of Seasons by Jo Witek, illus. by Christine Roussey (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3503-5), ages 2–4.


Didi Dodo, Future Spy: Recipe for Disaster by Tom Angleberger, illus. by Jared Chapman (Mar. 19, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3370-3). In this food-themed mystery series debut, a chef’s fudge sauce goes missing. Ages 6–9.

Apocalypse Taco by Nathan Hale (Mar. 12, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3373-4). On a late-night food run for the school theater crew, three kids cross into an alien dimension and must escape. Ages 8–12.

Rocket to the Moon! Big Ideas That Changed the World by Don Brown (Mar. 5, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3404-5). This series launch spotlights people and technology that made the 1969 moon landing possible. Ages 8–12.

Riverland by Fran Wilde (Apr. 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3372-7). Two sisters must make their own magic to protect each other and save the ones they love. Ages 10–14.

Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles by Thomas Lennon, illus. by John Hendrix (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3491-5), debuts a series about a recruit to an Irish police force that deals with magical creatures. Ages 10–14.

Up for Air by Laurie Morrison (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3366-6). In this story about self-worth, a middle-school girl who joins the high-school swim team is unable to swim after a prank goes awry. Ages 10–14.

The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters (Apr. 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3362-8). When a macabre Muse appears to young Edgar Allan Poe, his plans to attend a prestigious new university are derailed. Ages 12–up.

Beast Rider by Tony Johnston and María Elena Fontanot de Rhoads (Mar. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3363-5). A Mexican boy attempting to make it to L.A. becomes a “beast rider” on a train crossing the border. Ages 13–17.

Cold Day in the Sun by Sara Biren (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3367-3). What happens when the only girl on the boys’ hockey team falls for her bossy team captain? Ages 13–17.

Happy Messy Scary Love by Leah Konen (May 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3489-2). When Olivia and her online friend exchange selfies, she sends him a pic of her friend—and then encounters him in person. Ages 13–18.

Avatar, the Last Airbender: The Rise of Kyoshi by F.C. Yee (July 16, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3504-2) is the first of two novels based on Kyoshi, an Earth Kingdom-born Avatar who pursues justice. Ages 13–up.


Big Foot and Little Foot moves along with The Squatchicorns by Ellen Potter, illus. by Felicita Sala (Mar. 19, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3364-2), ages 6–9. Dazzle and Dance by Stacy Davidowitz, illus. by Victoria Ying (Apr. 16, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3129-7), joins Hanazuki Chapter Books, ages 6–9. The Questioneers return in Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts (Apr. 16, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3422-9), ages 6–9. Miranda and Maude are back in Banana Pants! by Emma Wunsch, illus. by Jessika von Innerebner (Feb. 5, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3180-8), ages 7–10. Lumberjanes concludes with Ghost Cabin by Mariko Tamaki, illus. by Brooklyn Allen (May 14, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3361-1), ages 8–12. The Backstagers reappear in The Backstagers and the Theater of the Ancients by Andy Mientus, illus. by Rian Sygh (Mar. 19, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3365-9), ages 10–14. And Bookish Boyfriends continues with The Boy Next Story by Tiffany Schmidt (May 21, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3436-6), ages 13–17.


Can You Count the Critters? by Stan Tekiela (May 7, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-59193-819-4). This wildlife photographer offers a counting book featuring animals. Ages up to 5.

L Is for Lighthouse: A Great Lakes ABC (May 5, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-59193-902-3) is an alphabet book showcasing the Great Lakes area. Ages up to 5.


Wildlife Rescue Stories picks up Greta the Great-Horned Owl: A True Story of Rescue and Rehabilitation by Christie Gove-Berg (Apr. 9, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-59193-815-6), ages 4–8.



Bilingual Learning adds Numbers (English-Korean), illus. by CJ Rooney (July 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-9997830-3-0), ages up to 5.


Around Harvard Square by C.J. Farley (Apr. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-714-3). When four Harvard freshmen compete for spots on the Lampoon, they unearth secrets that threaten the status quo. Ages 14–18.

Akashic/Black Sheep

Party: A Mystery by Jamaica Kincaid, illus. by Ricardo Cortés (June 4, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-716-7). At a publication party for the first Nancy Drew mystery, two girls witness something shocking. Ages 3–7.

Alaska Northwest

Dream Flights on Arctic Nights by Brooke Hartman, illus. by Evon Zerbetz (Feb. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6189-8), is a rhyming bedtime story introducing Arctic animals. Ages 5–7.

Pedro’s Pan: A Gold Rush Story by Matthew Lasley, illus. by Jacob Souva (Feb. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6187-4), is inspired by Felix Pedro, a prospector who launched an historic gold rush in Alaska. Ages 5–7.

Children of the First People: Fresh Voices of Alaska’s Native Kids by Tricia Brown, photos by Roy Corral (Apr. 9, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6197-3), profiles 10 young Alaskans from diverse cultures. Ages 6–10.


The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story by Adele Griffin, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Apr. 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-790-8). After her family moves from the city to a farm, Becket puts her own spin on country life. Ages 7–11.

The Oddmire: Changeling by William Ritter (July 16, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-839-4) kicks off a series featuring witches and two brothers—one human and one a goblin changeling—on a risky quest. Ages 8–12.

Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby (May 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-906-3). A girl struggles to understand her disoriented father, in this novel about coming of age and coming out. Ages 9–12.

Bright Burning Stars by A.K. Small (May 21, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-878-3). Competing for a spot in a Paris ballet troupe and the heart of a male dancer, two girls have much to lose, including each other. Ages 14–18.

In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton (Apr. 9, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-860-8). In 1958 Atlanta, a Jewish girl grapples with love and choosing between fitting in or standing up for her beliefs. Ages 14–18.

Allen & Unwin

Swan Lake by Anne Spudvilas (May 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-845-4) is a novel reimagining this classic tale. Ages 10–14.

Gap Year in Ghost Town by Michael Pryor (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-76029-276-8). Two teens with different approaches to ghost hunting must find a way to work together. Ages 14–18.


The Freedom Finders issues Break Your Chains by Emily Conolan (Apr. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-76029-491-5), ages 9–13.


Feverwake: The Fever King by Victoria Lee (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5420-4017-4) launches a science fiction/fantasy series set in a world filled with political intrigue, where magic is a deadly virus. Ages 12–17.

Evermore Chronicles: Before the Broken Star by Emily R. King (June 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5420-4378-6). In this series debut, a teen with a clock heart battles time to claim her destiny and avenge her family. Ages 15–18.


Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders adds The Rule of Many (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5420-4370-0), ages 12–15.

Amazon/Two Lions

We Are (Not) Friends by Anna Kang, illus. by Christopher Weyant (May 1, $10.99, ISBN 978-1542044288). The characters from You Are (Not) Small navigate a friendship triangle. Ages 3–7.


Dexter is back in Vacation for Dexter! by Lindsay Ward (Apr. 16, $13.95, ISBN 978- 1542043205), ages 3–7. And It’s Not a Fairy Tale continues with It’s Not Hansel and Gretel by Josh Funk, illus. by Edwardian Taylor (Mar. 1 $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-0294-7), ages 4–8.

American Girl


Joining Smart Girl’s Guides is Travel: Everything You Need to Know About Adventuring Near and Far by Aubre Andrus, illus. by Stevie Lewis (Feb. 19, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68337-123-6), ages 10–13.

Andersen Press USA

Don’t Go There! by Jeanne Willis, illus. by Hrefna Bragadottir (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-5508-2). A baby Martian who goes potty in all the wrong places learns a helpful song. Ages 3–6.

The Baby Beast by Chris Judge (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-5512-9). When an egg arrives on his doorstep, what will Beast do with it? Ages 4–9.

The Night Bear by Ana de Moraes, illus. by Thiago de Moraes (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-5509-9). After dark, the Night Bear hunts for his favorite snack: delicious nightmares. Ages 4–9.

Stubby: A True Story of Friendship by Michael Foreman (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-5510-5) tells the history of Sergeant Stubby, a dog who served bravely in WWI. Ages 4–9.

Andrews McMeel

Kahlo’s Koalas: 1, 2, 3 Count Art with Me by Grace Helmer (Apr. 9, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9728-6) is a counting book that pairs numbers with renderings of animals in the style of famous artists. Ages up to 3.

The Ghost Network: Activate by I.I. Davidson and Aleksi Delikouras (Apr. 16, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9711-8) debuts a trilogy about teen computer hackers who save the world from a secret conspiracy. Ages 10–12.

Limelight by Solli Raphael (Mar. 5, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9936-5). This teenage slam poet shares 30 poems and tips for writing and reading poetry. Ages 10–15.


Phoebe and Her Unicorn return in Unicorn Bowling by Dana Simpson (Apr. 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9938-9), ages 7–10. Lincoln Peirce’s Big Nate reappears in Payback Time! (Mar. 19, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9774-3), ages 7–12. Mutts Kids frolic on in The Mutts Summer Diaries by Patrick McDonnell (Apr. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9523-7), ages 7–12. Peanuts Kids star in Lucy: Speak Out! A Peanuts Collection by Charles M. Schulz (Mar. 12, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9355-4), ages 7–12. World’s Best Jokes for Kids starts up with The World’s Best Jokes for Kids: Vol. 1 (Feb. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9798-9) and The World’s Best Jokes for Kids: Vol. 2 (Feb. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9799-6) by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, ages 7–12. Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior picks up Forging Destiny: An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure by Cube Kid (Mar. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9445-2), ages 8–12. My Life in Smiley adds Help Me! by Anne Kalicky (June 4, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9572-5), ages 8–12. Trapped in a Video Game wraps up with The Final Boss by Dustin Brady and Jesse Brady (Feb. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9573-2), ages 8–12. And Lupin Leaps In is a new Breaking Cat News Adventure by Georgia Dunn (Mar. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9522-0), ages 8–up.


Diana Dances by Luciano Lozano (Mar. 12, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-248-7). In this tribute to self-expression and self-esteem, a girl who struggles at school discovers her love of dance. Ages 3–6.

The Dog Who Wanted to Fly by Kathy Stinson, illus. by Brandon James Scott (Mar. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-280-7). Will a dog who is determined to fly so she can catch a pesky squirrel get off the ground? Ages 3–6.

Bad Boys of Fashion: Style Rebels and Renegades Through the Ages by Jennifer Croll, illus. by Aneta Pacholska (Apr. 9, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-243-2), profiles men who have used fashion to get what they want. Ages 12–18.

Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary (Mar. 12, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-257-9) is a memoir of growing up with autism spectrum disorder. Ages 12–18.

A Cave in the Clouds: A Young Woman’s Escape from Isis by Badeeah Hassan Ahmed and Susan Elizabeth McClelland (Apr. 9, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-235-7) chronicles Iraqi Ahmed’s escape after being captured by ISIS at 18 and forced into human trafficking. Ages 16–18.


Classic Munsch adds Classic Munsch 123 by Robert Munsch, illus. by Michael Martchenko (Mar. 5, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-77321-246-3), ages 1–4.


The Long and Short Tail of Colo and Ruff by Diane Lang, illus. by Laurie Allen Klein (Feb. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60718-738-7). Examining various animal tails, a bobcat and a cougar make an uplifting discovery. Ages 3–7.

If a Mummy Could Talk... by Rhonda Lucas Donald, illus. by Cathy Morrison (Feb. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60718-737-0), focuses on mummified Egyptian pharaohs and priestesses, elephants, and other creatures. Ages 4–9.

River Rescue by Jennifer Keats Curtis and the Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research, illus. by Tammy Yee (Feb. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60718-823-0). When an oil spill occurs, scientists rush in to help birds and animals. Ages 4–9.


Animal Animal Anatomy and Adaptations issues Animal Noses by Mary Holland (Feb. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60718-805-6), ages 4–9.


The Gothamites by Eno Raud, trans. by Adam Cullen, illus. by Priit Pärn (June 11, $18, ISBN 978-1-939810-28-1). The industrious model citizens of Gotham decide to become the most foolish people around. Ages 5–8.

Seraphin by Philippe Fix, trans. by Donald Nicholson-Smith (July 9, $18, ISBN 978-1-939810-25-0). First published in 1967, this book centers on a Parisian optimist who sets out to build the house of his dreams. Ages 5–8.

Arte Público/Piñata

Sofi Paints Her Dreams/Sofi pinta sus sueños by Raquel M. Ortiz, illus. by Roberta Morales Collier (May 31, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-883-1). In this bilingual book, a Puerto Rican girl’s imagination transports her from New York City to the Dominican Republic and Haiti, where she meets two future artists. Ages 4–8.

The Boy Who Touched the Stars/El niño que alcanzó las estrellas by José M. Hernández, trans. by Gabriela Baeza Ventura, illus. by Steven J. Petruccio (May 31, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-882-4). Told in English and Spanish, this story reveals how Hernández, the son of Mexican migrant workers, became a NASA astronaut. Ages 5–9.

My Shoes and I: Crossing Three Borders/Mis zapatos y yo: Cruzando tres fronteras by René Colato Laínez, illus. by Fabricio Vanden Broeck (May 31, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-884-8), is a bilingual account of a Salvadoran boy’s arduous journey with his father to the U. S., where his mother awaits them. Ages 5–9.

The Eighth Grade Dance and Other Surprises/El baile de octavo y otros recuerdos by Ada de Jesús, trans. by Nicolas Kanellos (May 31, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-885-5). In bilingual vignettes, de Jesús recalls her middle school years after her family is forced to leave Puerto Rico and settle in Chicago. Ages 8–12.

Cecilia and Friends Take on the Evil Demons by Viola Canales (May 31, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-877-0). On the eve of her Confirmation, a teen is caught between American life and the cultural traditions and superstitions of her parents’ native Mexico. Ages 14–18.



My First Interactive Board Books introduces Colors by J. Mercier (May 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-7338-6733-4), On the Go by M. Combes (May 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-7338-6734-1), and The Seasons by M. Neradova (May 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-7338-6735-8), ages 3–5. Little Mole stars in A Surprise for Little Mole by Orianne Lallemand, illus. by Claire Frossard (Apr. 16, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-6732-7), ages 4–8.


Here & There by Tamara Ellis Smith, illus. by Evelyn Daviddi (Mar. 31, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-741-9). A boy whose parents are separating finds hope in the beauty and music of nature. Ages 3–8.

Home for a Penguin, Home for a Whale by Brenda Williams, illus. by Annalisa Beghelli (Mar. 31, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-743-3), explores the homes of 23 marine animals. Ages 3–8.


Baby’s Day offers these titles in English and bilingual English-Spanish editions, all trans. by Maria Perez: Baby Dream (Feb. 28, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-729-7) and Baby Dream/Soñando con bebé (Feb. 28, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-737-2) by Sunny Scribens; Baby Food (Feb. 28, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-730-3) and Baby Food/Comiendo con bebé (Feb. 28, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-738-9) by Stefanie Paige Wieder; and Baby Play (Feb. 28, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-728-0) and Baby Play/Jugando con bebé (Feb. 28, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-736-5) by Skye Silver, ages up to 2. And joining Mindful Tots are Loving Kindness (Apr. 30, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-749-5) and Tummy Ride (Apr. 30, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-748-8) by Whitney Stewart, illus. by Rocio Alejandro, ages 2–4.


When Charley Met Emma by Amy Webb, illus. by Merrilee Liddiard (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-4872-5). Two children at a playground discover the value of differences, in this story about disability and kindness. Ages 2–5.

Antonino’s Impossible Dream by Tim McGlen, illus. by Sophia Touliatou (Apr. 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-4933-3). A young artist who dreams of painting a masterpiece finds inspiration in an unexpected place. Ages 4–8.

Stay Through the Storm by Joanna Rowland, illus. by Lorian Tu (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5058-2). Two pals who comfort each other during a storm discover they’re never alone, even when things seem darkest. Ages 4–8.


Spooky Sounds Halloween Pumpkin Fun by Dean Gray (July 1, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5073-7). This shaped search-and-find book with a sound button is a follow-up to Musical Christmas Tree. Ages 3–6.

Space Race: The Story of Space Exploration by Ben Hubbard (Feb. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5068-3). This guide, which features a free augmented reality app, examines the technology and scientists behind the Apollo 11 moon landing and other missions. Ages 8–11.


Joining Flip and Spin by Natalie Marshall are Farm (Feb. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5069-0) and Jungle (Feb. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5070-6), ages up to 3. New Snuggles board books with plush ears are Hungry Puppy (Mar. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5072-0) and Sleepy Bunny (Mar. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5071-3), illus. by Alex Wilmore, ages 1–3. And Graphic Greats greets Heroes of Discovery Who Changed the World, illus. by Pete Katz and Sarah Skeate (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1199-8), Heroes of Flight Who Changed the World, illus. by Jade Sarson (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1198-1), Heroes of Science Who Changed the World, illus. by Dave Shephard (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1200-1), and Heroes of Space Who Changed the World, illus. by Charli Vince (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1201-8), ages 9–12.

Joining Great Lives are Albert Einstein: A Graphic History of the Father of Modern Physics by Ned Hartley, illus. by Tom Humberstone (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1202-5), Leonardo da Vinci: A Graphic History of the “Renaissance Man” by Tammy L. Enz, illus. by Dave Shephard (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1203-2), Marie Curie: A Graphic History of the World’s Most Famous Female Scientist by Agnieszka Biskup, illus. by Sonia Leong (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1204-9), and Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Graphic History of America’s Great Civil Rights Leader by Rachel Ruiz, illus. by Jess Taylor (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1205-6), ages 9–12. And new Super Power Science titles by Joy Lin, illus. by Alan Brown, are Fantastic Forces and Motion (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1265-0), Heroes of Light and Sound (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1266-7), Masters of Matter (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1267-4), and The Superhuman Body (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1268-1), ages 9–12.


The Lonely Warthog by Artigua Kilpatrick, illus. by Alli Kappen (Mar. 7, board book, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-947727-91-5). A lonely warthog discovers the meaning of friendship and belonging. Ages 5–9.

Meditation for Children: A Book of Mindfulness by Shelley Wilson, illus. by Phaedra Elson (Apr. 30, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-947727-40-3), introduces children to the benefits of mindfulness. Ages 5–9.


The Dinswood Chronicles presents The Secret of Dinswood by Ellen Alexander (Feb. 26, $26.95, ISBN 978-1-948540-48-3), ages 10–15. The Indigo Chronicles debuts with The Path Keeper by N.J. Simmonds (May 28, $26.95, ISBN 978-1-947727-80-9), ages 15–18. And Realms of Chaos issues Remeon’s Quest by J.W. Garrett (June 20, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-948540-50-6), ages 15–18.

Black Chook


BigThymeRhyme by Martin Bailey continues with Bear (Apr. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-9951093-6-0), ages up to 3.

Black Dog & Leventhal


Baby Elements adds My First Elements by Theodore Gray (Apr. 2, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9432-3), ages 1–3.

Black Spot


Archive of the Fives picks up Apocalypse Five by Stacey Rourke (Feb. 12, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-73261-341-6), ages 14–18.


The Amazing Idea of You by Charlotte Sullivan Wild, illus. by Mary Lundquist (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-183-6). A girl learns that inside all living things is an idea that can sprout into something amazing. Ages 3–6.

Baby’s First Bank Heist by Jim Whalley, illus. by Stephen Collins (Mar. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0062-5). A baby desperate to get money to buy a pet masterminds a bank robbery. Ages 3–6.

Bear Out There by Jacob Grant (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-745-6). In this follow-up to Bear’s Scare, Bear realizes that being a good friend sometimes means leaving one’s comfort zone. Ages 3–6.

Croc & Turtle by Mike Wohnoutka (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-634-3). Though neither the strongest nor the fastest, Croc and Turtle excel at being best friends. Ages 3–6.

Dragons Get Colds Too by Rebecca Roan, illus. by Charles Santoso (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-044-0), is a guide to caring for an ailing pet dragon. Ages 3–6.

Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family by Elizabeth Zunon (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-640-4). Baking with her father, a girl learns how her grandfather harvested cacao beans in Africa. Ages 3–6.

One Shoe Two Shoes by Caryl Hart, illus. by Edward Underwood (July 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0094-6). This tale involving lots of shoes, 10 mice, and one dog introduces colors and numbers. Ages 3–6.

So Big! by Mike Wohnoutka (July 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0079-3). On the first day of school, a bear and his new friend find the courage to overcome their fears. Ages 3–6.

Gloria Takes a Stand: How Gloria Steinem Listened, Wrote, and Changed the World by Jessica M. Rinker, illus. by Daria Peoples-Riley (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-676-3), profiles this women’s rights icon. Ages 4–8.

Moth by Isabel Thomas, illus. by Daniel Egnéus (June 25, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0020-5). This story of the peppered moth explains natural selection and evolution. Ages 6–10.

The Afterwards by A.F. Harrold, illus. by Emily Gravett (Mar. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0044-1). Ember visits the realm of the recently deceased, hoping to bring her friend back to the world of the living. Ages 8–12.

Can You Crack the Code? A Fascinating History of Ciphers and Cryptography by Ella Schwartz, illus. by Lily Williams (Mar. 26, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-514-8), launches a series about code-cracking. Ages 8–12.

Caterpillar Summer by Gillian McDunn (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-743-2). When a summer trip goes awry, siblings Cat and Chicken visit grandparents they’ve never known. Ages 8–12.

Extraordinary Birds by Sandy Stark-McGinnis (Apr. 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0100-4). A girl longs to become a bird and fly to her real home; when she gets a new foster mom, she learns what home really means. Ages 8–12.

The Multiplying Mysteries of Mount Ten by Krista Van Dolzer (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-770-8). When her stepfather makes a driving mistake, Esther lands at a math camp rather than an art camp. Ages 8–12.

The Restless Girls by Jessie Burton, illus. by Angela Barrett (Mar. 5, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0072-4). This reimagining of “The Twelve Dancing Princesses” is a tale of sisterhood, imagination, and bravery, Ages 8–12.

The Story Web by Megan Frazer Blakemore (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-525-4). Animals tell Alice that the Story Web is in danger, and the only way to mend it is to tell honest tales from the heart. Ages 8–12.

One Person, No Vote: How All Voters Are Not Treated Equally by Carol Anderson and Tonya Bolden (May 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0107-3) is a young readers’ edition of this book about voter suppression. Ages 12–17.

Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones (July 16, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0131-8) adapts the author’s adult book about the opiate crisis for young readers. Ages 12–18.

Past Perfect Life by Elizabeth Eulberg (July 9, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0092-2). A teen searches for herself amid the confusion of a shattered past and a future that appears to be far from what she planned. Ages 13–18.

Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan (Feb. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0008-3). When the principal shuts down their Women’s Rights Club, two girls will risk all for their voices to be heard. Ages 13–18.

Wild and Crooked by Leah Thomas (June 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0002-1). Kalyn, who attends school under a pseudonym due to public anger over her father’s crime, befriends a girl whose father was murdered. Ages 14–16.

Call It What You Want by Brigid Kemmerer (June 25, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-809-5). Will Rob’s plan to fix the damage caused by his embezzling father put his friendships in further jeopardy? Ages 14–18.

The Weight of a Thousand Feathers by Brian Conaghan (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-482-0). If Bobby agrees to his terminally ill mother’s request, he’ll be soothing her pain—and helping her end it. Ages 14–18.


Bad Mermaids return in On the Rocks by Sibéal Pounder, illus. by Jason Cockcroft (June 18, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-979-5), ages 8–12. Kid Normal is back in Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes by Greg James and Chris Smith, illus. by Erica Salcedo (May 7, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0098-4), ages 8–12. Jessica Day George’s Rose Legacy continues with The Queen’s Secret (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0089-2), ages 8–12. Spy Toys adds Out of Control by Mark Powers, illus. by Tim Wesson (Feb. 12, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-960-3), ages 8–12. And Secret in the Stone by Kamilla Benko (Feb. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-247-5) joins The Unicorn Quest, ages 8–12.

Blue Manatee

Odd Animal ABC’s by June Smalls, illus. by Claire Sedovic (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-936669-73-8). Aye-Aye, Fossa, Numbat, Xenops, and other unusual animals introduce the alphabet. Ages 3–5.

My Mama Is a Mechanic by Doug Cenko (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-936669-71-4) celebrates mothers and all they can do. Ages 3–7.


Dr. Books welcomes Cows! by John Hutton, illus. by Doug Cenko (Apr. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-936669-72-1), ages up to 3.

Blue River


All About... Events adds All About the Moon Landing by Chris Edwards (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-68157-139-3), ages 9–14. And All About... People greets All About Margaret Hamilton by Tamra Orr (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-68157-136-2) and All About Mariano Rivera by Jorge Iber and Raquel Iber, illus. by Colleen Deignan (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-68157-124-9), ages 9–14.

Bold Strokes/Soliloquy

All the Worlds Between Us by Morgan Lee Miller (May 14, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-63555-457-1). A high-school swimmer struggles to regain her athletic confidence after failing to qualify for the Olympics. Ages 13–18.

What Happens When by Samantha Boyette (Mar. 12, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-63555-408-3). When she accidentally outs herself as a lesbian, a teen learns the difference between a crush and true love. Ages 13–18.

Bonnier/Yellow Jacket

The Gemini Mysteries: The North Star by Kat Shepherd (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0809-4). In this series opener, teenage sleuths crack the case of a stolen necklace. Ages 8–12.

Stu Truly: First Kiss by Dan Richards (July 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0891-9). Stu balances his summer job with spending time with the girl who has stolen his heart, in this sequel to Stu Truly. Ages 8–12.

House Without Walls by Ching Yeung Russell (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0875-9). Written in verse, this novel centers on a girl who escapes from Vietnam in 1979 and finds a friend in a refugee camp. Ages 10–14.

Midsummer’s Mayhem by Rajani LaRocca (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0888-9). An aspiring chef wreaks havoc when she bakes with exotic ingredients, in this retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ages 10–14.

Only the Stars Know Her Name: Salem’s Lost Story of Tituba’s Daughter by Amanda Marrone (July 23, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0890-2). After false accusations of witchcraft land her mother in prison, Violet seeks revenge. Ages 10–14.

A Storm of Strawberries by Jo Cotterill (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0838-4). The big storm approaching their strawberry farm threatens to destroy everything Darby and her family hold dear. Ages 10–14.

The Year I Didn’t Eat by Samuel Pollen (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0808-7). A teen struggling with anorexia takes comfort in the words someone anonymously writes in his journal. Ages 10–14.

Book House

Life-Sized Bugs by John Townsend (Mar. 5, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-912537-74-7) compiles pictures and facts about creepy-crawlies from around the world. Ages 7–9.


Friends for Mouse by Rosalinda Kightley (Mar. 5, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-56-4). A little mouse who has difficulty fitting in finds friends that are perfect for him. Ages 3–6.

How Far Can a Kangaroo Jump? by Alison Limentani (June 4, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-81-6) uses animal facts to teach numbers, measurement, and comparisons. Ages 3–6.

Everyone Can Draw by Fifi Kuo (June 4, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-96-0) encourages kids to create art—no matter what their stylistic preference is. Ages 4–up.


Little Holiday Books celebrates Little Rabbit’s Easter by Algy Craig Hall (Feb. 5, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-73-1), ages up to 4. New Techtots titles by Harriet Blackford, illus. by Mike Henson, are What Is a Rainbow? (May 7, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-912757-06-0), Where Does the Sun Go? (May 7, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-912757-02-2), Why Do Things Fall Down? (May 7, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-912757-08-4), and Why Do We Poop? (May 7, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-912757-04-6), ages 3–5. And All About Sounds picks up Plinka Plinka Shake Shake by Emma Garcia (Apr. 2, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-36-6), ages 3–6.

Boyds Mills

Never Trumpet with a Crumpet by Amy Gibson, illus. by Jenn Harney (May 14, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-304-7). In this book about manners, animals try to follow proper etiquette while having tea with the queen. Ages 3–7.

Bedtime for Beasties by Leslie Staub, illus. by Jia Liu (Feb. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59078-930-8). A girl takes control of her nightmare and shows a group of monsters that she is the boss of her dreams. Ages 4–8.

Fly by Nathan Clement (Apr. 16, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-937-7) explains the process of air travel from the perspective of a girl flying with her parents. Ages 4–8.

Like a Lizard by April Pulley Sayre, illus. by Stephanie Laberis (Mar. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-211-8). This introduction to 28 different lizards encourages readers to act like lizards themselves. Ages 4–8.

Popcorn Country: The Story of America’s Favorite Snack by Cris Peterson (Apr. 16, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-892-9). Photos illustrate this look at how popcorn is planted, grown, harvested, and processed. Ages 4–8.

What If...? Then We...: Short, Very Short, Shorter-Than-Ever Possibilities by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illus. by Fred Koehler (Feb. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-909-4). Two polar bears imagine solutions to various situations, in this companion to One Day, the End. Ages 5–9.


Strange and Wonderful continues with Dolphins! by Laurence Pringle, illus. by Meryl Henderson (Feb. 5, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-680-2), ages 8–10. And Ghosts of Ordinary Objects adds Lingering Echoes by Angie Smibert (Mar. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-851-6), ages 10–14.

Boyds Mills/Calkins Creek

Yogi: The Life, Loves, and Language of Baseball Legend Yogi Berra by Barb Rosenstock, illus. by Terry Widener (Feb. 5, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-824-0), showcases the life and famous words of this iconic New York Yankee. Ages 7–10.

Goodbye, Mr. Spalding by Jennifer Robin Barr (Mar. 26, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68437-178-5). In Depression-era Philadelphia, two kids try to stop the building of a wall that would block their view of a baseball field. Ages 9–12.

Robert E. Lee: The Man, the Soldier, the Myth by Brandon Marie Miller (Apr. 16, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-910-0) is a biography of this Confederate Army general. Ages 10–17.

Girl with Brush and Canvas: Georgia O’Keeffe, American Artist by Carolyn Meyer (Feb. 5, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-934-6) profiles this artist from her childhood through her rise to fame. Ages 10–18.

Union Made: Labor Leader Samuel Gompers and His Fight for Workers’ Rights by Norman H. Finkelstein (May 14, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-638-3) recounts the life of this founding father of the American Federation of Labor. Ages 13–17.

Boyds Mills/Wordsong

I’m the Big One Now! Poems About Growing Up by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Jana Christy (Mar. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-169-2), rounds up 21 poems celebrating milestones in children’s lives. Ages 4–8.

In the Middle of the Night: Poems from a Wide-Awake House by Laura Purdie Salas, illus. by Angela Matteson (Mar. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-630-8). Poems reveal household objects’ nighttime antics. Ages 4–8.

Boom! Bellow! Bleat! Animal Poems for Two or More Voices by Georgia Heard, illus. by Aaron DeWitt (Mar. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-520-2). This poetry collection features a variety of animal sounds. Ages 5–9.

Boys Town

Parker Plum and the Rotten Egg Thoughts: A Story About Learning to Look on the Bright Side by Billie Pavicic, illus. by Susan Gaber (Feb. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-33-4), centers on a boy who finds an egg that grows bigger and bigger as his frustration and self-defeated thoughts increase. Ages 5–11.

Middle School Misfits: The Stained Glass Tree by Leona Lugan, illus. by Kyle Merriman (Mar. 15, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-35-8). A girl whose struggling family bounces from town to town tries to fit in while remaining true to herself. Ages 7–14.


Freddie the Fly stars in Bee On, Buzz Off: A Story About Learning to Focus and Stay On-Task by Kimberly Delude, illus. by Brian Martin (Feb. 15, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-34-1), ages 4–11. Leader I’ll Be! issues It’s My Way or the Highway! Empowering Young Leaders to Be More Flexible by Julia Cook, illus. by Kyle Merriman (Feb. 15, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-37-2), ages 5–11. Joining Without Limits is Diversity Is Key! by Bryan Smith, illus. by Lisa Griffin (Mar. 15, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-36-5), ages 5–11. And Executive Function offers What’s the Problem? A Story Teaching Problem Solving by Smith, illus. by Griffin (Apr. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-944882-38-9), ages 5–12.


The Pirate’s Tale of Papa’s Gold Tooth by Richard M. Marino, illus. by Dawn Davidson (Apr. 16, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-299-7). A grandfather’s tale of how he got his gold tooth involves pirates and gold booty. Ages 3–6.

The Field by Tracy Richardson (Apr. 23, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-301-7). A boy with fiery nightmares, an inexplicable connection to a new girl in school, and uncanny soccer skills begins to question reality. Ages 14–18.


Ted the Friendly Frog returns in Ted the Friendly Frog and the Race at Golden Lake by Scott McCall, illus. by Autumn Brook (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-291-1), ages 4–7. Danny Bundy reappears in Danny Bundy and the Search for the Butterfly by Gilbert M. Balderrama, illus. by Lucy Phillips (Apr. 2, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-287-4), ages 7–10. And Promises Forged by Devri Walls (Apr. 9, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61254-300-0) joins Venators, ages 14–18.

Building Block

Hoo Hoo Who? by Mary Maier and Lauren Horton (Feb. 7, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-9442-0114-2) and Over Where? by Maier (Jul. 7, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-9442-0118-0) encourage children to respond to animals’ questions. Ages 2–5.



Caillou’s Essentials presents Caillou: I Can Do It Myself! by Christine L’Heureux, illus. by Kary (Apr. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-488-9), ages 2–5. And Caillou Meets Sophie: A Story About Autism by Kim Thompson, illus. by Mario Allard (Mar. 26, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-505-3), is a new Playtime Special Edition, ages 3–6.


Alphabet Kingdom by Starla Michelle Halfmann (Mar. 26, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-57-2) is a large-format alphabet book showcasing animals. Ages 4–8.

Oh, Bear by Melissa Nelson Greenberg, illus. by Ruth Hengeveld (Mar. 19, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-59-6). When Bear’s kite rips, his friend Bird shows him that beauty can come from broken things. Ages 4–8.

One Whole Bunch by Mary Meyer, illus. by Sara Gillingham (Apr. 9, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-56-5). In this counting tale, a boy gathers flowers to make a bouquet for his mother. Ages 4–8.

Sparky & Spike: Charles Schulz and the Wildest, Smartest Dog Ever by Barbara Lowell, illus. by Dan Andreasen (Apr. 23, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-58-9), tells how a boy and his dog inspired Charlie Brown and Snoopy. Ages 4–8.



New Campfire Graphic Novels are Hamlet by William Shakespeare, illus. by Naresh Kumar (Apr. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-51-2); and The Taj Mahal: An Incredible Love Story by Rik Hoskin, illus. by Aadil Khan (Mar. 19, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-59-8), ages 12–18.


Mama Tiger, Tiger Cub by Steve Light (May 14, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0677-7). Who is Mama Tiger looking for as she explores the outdoors, in this companion to Black Bird Yellow Sun? Ages up to 3.

Picken: Mix and Match the Farm Animals! by Mary Murphy (Mar. 12, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9730-3). Kids switch around images of the fronts and backs of animals to create new species. Ages up to 3.

Splish, Splash, Ducky! by Lucy Cousins (Feb. 5, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0004-1). A duck and his pals revel in the rain, until it stops—and then what? Ages up to 3.

Who Is Sleeping? (Feb. 12, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0172-7) and Who Is the Biggest? by Petr Horácek (Feb. 12, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0171-0) are lift-the-flap concept books featuring animals. Ages up to 3.

Babymoon by Hayley Barrett, illus. by Juana Martinez-Neal (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8852-3), celebrates the wonder and emotion of a family’s first days with a newborn. Ages 2–5.

Hello, I’m Here! by Helen Frost, illus. by Rick Lieder (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9858-4). A baby sandhill crane takes its first steps. Ages 2–5.

How to Be on the Moon by Viviane Schwarz (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0545-9). In the follow-up to How to Find Gold, Anna and Crocodile embark on an imaginative journey to the moon. Ages 2–5.

The Little Green Hen by Alison Murray (Mar. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0610-4) provides an environmental take on “The Little Red Hen.” Ages 2–5.

My First ABC by Shirley Hughes (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9729-7). This tale starring Katie and her baby brother Olly introduces the alphabet. Ages 2–5.

Now What? A Math Tale by Robie H. Harris, illus. by Chris Chatterton (May 14, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7828-9). Puppy wants to build a bed out of blocks, in this tale introducing early math concepts. Ages 2–5.

The Pawed Piper by Michelle Robinson, illus. by Chinlun Lee (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0165-9). In this feline caper, a girl longing for a pet of her own gets more than she bargained for. Ages 2–5.

A Piglet Named Mercy by Kate DiCamillo, illus. by Chris Van Dusen (Apr. 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7753-4). A piglet brings love and chaos to the Watsons’ lives, in this prequel to the Mercy Watson series. Ages 2–5.

The Tall Man and the Small Mouse by Mara Bergman, illus. by Birgitta Sif (Feb. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0168-0), tells of an unlikely friendship and the rewards of working together. Ages 2–5.

Tropical Terry by Jarvis (June 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0546-6). A small blue fish learns that being dazzling is not what makes you special. Ages 2–5.

The Whole Wide World and Me by Toni Yuly (Feb. 19, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9263-6). Collages illustrate this celebration of our relationship to the natural world. Ages 2–5.

B Is for Baby by Atinuke, illus. by Angela Brooksbank (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0166-6). A baby stows away in a banana-filled basket bound for her Baba’s West African bungalo, in this tale featuring B words. Ages 3–7.

For All the Stars Across the Sky by Karl Newson, illus. by Chiaki Okada (Apr. 2, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0542-8). Lulu’s bedtime wishes spark imaginary journeys with her mother. Ages 3–7.

Grumpy Duck by Joyce Dunbar, illus. by Petr Horácek (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0424-7). After Duck’s grumpiness becomes contagious, what will cheer up her and her friends? Ages 3–7.

Maya and the Lost Cat by Caroline Magerl (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0423-0). A girl is on a mission to discover where a mysterious cat belongs. Ages 3–7.

Noah Builds an Ark by Kate Banks, illus. by John Rocco (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7484-7). A boy helps backyard critters prepare for a big storm, in this allegorical story about ecology and caring. Ages 3–7.

Pick a Pumpkin by Patricia Toht, illus. by Jarvis (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0764-4). The creators of Pick a Pine Tree offer a tale celebrating a Halloween tradition. Ages 3–7.

Sadie and the Silver Shoes by Jane Godwin, illus. by Anna Walker (Apr. 23, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0480-3). A girl loses a treasured shoe, in this tale of friendship, creativity, and resilience. Ages 3–7.

Waiting for Chicken Smith by David Mackintosh (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0771-2) is a story about friendship, anticipation, and magic moments that arise unexpectedly. Ages 3–7.

A New Home by Tania de Regil (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0193-2). A boy shares his fears about moving from New York City to Mexico City, while a girl expresses trepidation about making the opposite journey. Ages 4–8.

Sea Glass Summer by Michelle Houts, illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8443-3). A piece of sea glass triggers a dream of its origin, in this tale about a boy visiting his grandmother by the sea. 4–8.

Believe: A Pop-Up Book of Possibilities by Robert Sabuda (Apr. 9, $27.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6397-1) celebrates life’s passages and new horizons. Ages 5–8.

Beware of the Crocodile by Martin Jenkins, illus. by Satoshi Kitamura (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7538-7), spotlights this toothy, hungry animal. Ages 5–8.

Hide and Seek by Katie May Green (July 16, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9606-1). The stars of Seen and Not Heard climb out of their paintings for another nighttime adventure. Ages 5–8.

Hummingbird by Nicola Davies, illus. by Jane Ray (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0538-1), follows a migrating hummingbird from Central America to Manhattan’s Central Park. Ages 5–8.

Big Problemas by Juana Medina (May 14, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0131-4). When her mother meets a beau, Juana worries that everything will change, in this follow-up to Juana & Lucas. Ages 5–8.

Leaf It to Dot by Andrea Cascardi, illus. by the Jim Henson Company (Apr. 9, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0261-8). On a scouting trip with her father, Dot uses her tablet and her eyes to appreciate natural phenomena. Ages 5–8.

Let Me Sleep, Sheep! by Meg McKinlay, illus. by Leila Rudge (Apr. 16, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0547-3). As a boy counts sheep at bedtime, they land in his bedroom—unhappy about having been interrupted. Ages 5–8.

Rocket out of the Park by Andrea Cascardi, illus. by the Jim Henson Company (Apr. 9, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0009-6). Dot and her friends build fizz-powered rockets at the creative fair. Ages 5–8.

Steve Goes to Carnival by Joshua Button and Robyn Wells (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0034-8). A gorilla roams through the Carnival in Rio in search of his zookeeper friend. Ages 5–8.

Circle by Mac Barnett, illus. by Jon Klassen (Mar. 5, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9608-5), wraps up the trilogy about geometric friends that began with Triangle and Square. Ages 5–9.

Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration by Leonard S. Marcus and Helen Oxenbury (Apr. 9, $40, ISBN 978-0-7636-9258-2) offers a celebration of this artist’s life and work. Ages 5–17.

Little Lunch: Triple Treats by Danny Katz, illus. by Mitch Vane (June 11, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9471-5), serves up three bite-size stories based on this Australian TV series. Ages 6–9.

Mr. Posey’s New Glasses by Ted Kooser, illus. by Daniel Duncan (Apr. 16, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9609-2). After gloomy Mr. Posey tries on eyeglasses at the Cheer Up Thrift Shop, he sees a brighter world. Ages 6–9.

The Proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog and Other How-to Poems, edited by Paul B. Janeczko, illus. by Richard Jones (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8168-5), compiles poems by Kwame Alexander, Pat Mora, and others. Ages 6–9.

Doctor Esperanto and the Language of Hope by Mara Rockliff, illus. by Zosia Dzierzawska (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8915-5), spotlights Leyzer Zamenhof, who in the late 19th century created a language that residents of his multiethnic Polish town could all understand. Ages 7–9.

A Green Place to Be: The Creation of Central Park by Ashley Benham Yazdani (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9695-5), introduces the individuals who designed and brought Manhattan’s Central Park to life. Ages 7–10.

Captain Rosalie by Timothée de Fombelle, illus. by Isabelle Arsenault (June 11, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0520-6). While her father is at war, a girl embarks on her own secret mission. Ages 8–12.

The Day the Universe Exploded My Head: Poems to Take You into Space and Back Again by Allan Wolf, illus. by Anna Raff (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8025-1), offers a poetic ride through space. Ages 8–12.

Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry) by Gary Golio, illus. by Ed Young (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9761-7), follows Chaplin’s path from childhood to silent films. Ages 8–12.

Clackety Track: Poems About Trains by Skila Brown, illus. by Jamey Christoph (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9047-2). Verse and retro artwork propel this whistle-stop tour of various trains. Ages 9–12.

Secret Soldiers: How the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops Fooled the Nazis by Paul B. Janeczko (Apr. 23, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8153-1) describes how the unit known as the Ghost Army deceived the Germans into making battlefield mistakes during WWII. Ages 10–14.

Where the Heart Is by Jo Knowles (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0003-4). A girl whose family is in financial crisis must discover where her heart is and what that means for her future. Ages 10–14.

Dreaming in Code: Ada Byron Lovelace, Computer Pioneer by Emily Arnold McCully (Mar. 12, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9356-5) tells how the daughter of poet Lord Byron became the world’s first computer programmer. Ages 12–18.

The Iliad by Gareth Hinds (Mar. 12, $27.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8113-5). This graphic novel adaptation of Homer’s epic is a companion to Hinds’s The Odyssey. Ages 12–18.

Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9345-9). After discovering a missive from her late sister, the heroine of Fat Angie takes a road trip across Ohio. Ages 14–18.

The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0096-6). In this novel about finding oneself, six queer witches forge their own paths surrounded by California redwoods. Ages 14–18.

Starworld by Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner (Apr. 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9756-3). A popular teen and an artistic loner forge an unlikely bond and create a universe, in this novel told in two voices. Ages 14–18.

Summer of ’69 by Todd Strasser (Apr. 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9526-2). Drawn from Strasser’s own teenage years, this story tells of a laid-back teen who finds himself in danger of being drafted and sent to Vietnam. Ages 16–18.


Little Fish by Lucy Cousins introduces Little Fish and Mommy (Mar. 5, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0612-8), ages up to 3. First Science Storybooks adds Caterpillar and Bean by Martin Jenkins, illus. by Hannah Tolson (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0170-3), ages 2–5. Cousins’s Maisy returns in Maisy at Home: A First Words Book (Apr. 9, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0385-1) and Maisy’s Day Out: A First Words Book, ages up to 3; and Maisy Goes to a Show (June 11, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0463-6), ages 2–5; and Maisy’s Farm: Complete with Durable Play Scene (Mar. 12, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0613-5) and Maisy’s Preschool: Complete with Durable Play Scene (July 9, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0678-4), ages 3–5. Peppa Pig stars in Peppa Pig and the Family Reunion (Mar. 12, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0615-9), ages 2–5. Fold Out and Find Out welcomes Caterpillar to Butterfly by Frances Barry (Mar. 12, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-4261-7), ages 3–7. And new Peg + Cat titles by Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson are The Puddle (Mar. 12, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0698-2), ages 3–7; and Math in the Bath (Mar. 26, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0699-9; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0700-2), ages 4–6.

Judy Moody and Friends return in Searching for Stinkodon by Megan McDonald, illus. by Erwin Madrid (Apr. 9, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9997-0), ages 4–6. Felix Eats Up by Rosemary Wells (May 7, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9548-4) is a new Felix and Fiona title, ages 5–8. Martin Handford’s Where’s Waldo? adds Where’s Waldo? Exciting Expeditions! Play! Search! Create Your Own Stories! (Mar. 12, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0670-8), ages 5–9. Julius Zebra reappears in Entangled with the Egyptians! by Gary Northfield (Mar. 19, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0523-7), ages 7–10. Good Dog, McTavish by Meg Rosoff, illus. by Grace Easton (Apr. 9, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0058-4), joins McTavish Stories, ages 7–10. Emily Windsnap is back in Emily Windsnap and the Pirate Prince by Liz Kessler, illus. by Erin Farley (Mar. 12, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0299-1), ages 8–12. And Tom Gates stars in Extra Special Treats (Not) by L. Pichon (May 14, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0775-0), ages 8–12. And Pirate Queen: The Legend of Grace O’Malley by Tony Lee, illus. by Sam Hart (Apr. 16, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0019-5), joins Heroes and Heroines, ages 10–18.

Title in Spanish

Un nuevo hogar (A New Home) by Tania de Regil (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0675-3), ages 4–8.

Candlewick Studio

Pop-Up Jungle by Ingela P. Arrhenius (May 14, $12, ISBN 978-1-5362-0551-0) is a miniature pop-up book showcasing jungle flora and fauna. Ages up to 3.

Birds by Carme Lemniscates (Mar. 12, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0178-9) offers a celebration of birds. Ages 2–5.

My First Pop-Up Dinosaurs: 15 Incredible Pop-Ups by Owen Davey (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0566-4) provides a pop-up introduction to 15 dinosaurs and prehistoric reptiles. Ages 3–7.

Inside Outside by Anne-Margot Ramstein and Matthias Arégui (Apr. 9, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0597-8). The creators of Before After explore the concepts of within and without. Ages 4–8.

You Are Light by Aaron Becker (Mar. 26, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0115-4). This die-cut book is an ode to the phenomenon of light. Ages 4–8.

Predator and Prey: A Conversation in Verse by Susannah Buhrman-Deever, illus. by Bert Kitchen (Apr. 9, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9533-0), spotlights ways that creatures use their resources to stay alive. Ages 6–9.

The Good Son: A Story from the First World War, Told in Miniature by Pierre-Jacques Ober, illus. by Jules Ober and Felicity Coonan (May 14, $22, ISBN 978-1-5362-0482-7). Miniature tableaux chronicle a French WWI soldier’s unauthorized 1914 visit home at Christmas and its dire consequences. Ages 14–18.

Candlewick/Big Picture

The Night Flower: The Blooming of the Saguaro Cactus by Lara Hawthorne (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0616-6) focuses on this flower that blooms for just one night a year in Arizona’s Sonoran desert. Ages 3–7.

Fish Everywhere by Britta Teckentrup (June 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0625-8) introduces fish living in a variety of habitats. Ages 6–9.


Welcome to the Museum ushers in Planetarium by Raman Prinja, illus. by Chris Wormell (Apr. 9, $35, ISBN 978-1-5362-0623-4), ages 8–12.

Candlewick/Nosy Crow

Firefly Home by Jane Clarke, illus. by Britta Teckentrup (June 11, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0587-9), encourages readers to help a lost firefly find her way home in the dark. Ages 2–5.

How to Take Care of Your Dinosaur by Jason Cockcroft (May 14, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0568-8). After the enormous egg that he finds hatches, a boy learns how to take care of his new pet. Ages 2–5.

I See the Moon: Rhymes for Bedtime, illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0579-4), illustrates familiar lullabies. Ages 2–5.

Stardust by Jeanne Willis, illus. by Briony May Smith (Feb. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0265-6). The grandfather of a girl who is overshadowed by her older sister explains how we all shine in our own way. Ages 2–5.

What Does an Anteater Eat? by Ross Collins (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0591-6). What happens when a hungry anteater forgets what he should be eating? Ages 2–5.

Who’s Hiding at the Beach? (May 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0585-5) and Who’s Hiding on the Farm? (May 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0586-2), illus. by Katharine McEwen, offer lift-the-flap depictions of the outdoors. Ages 2–5.

Dave’s Rock by Frann Preston-Gannon (Feb. 12, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0271-7). In this follow-up to Dave’s Cave, two cavemen chisel rock shapes with creative results. Ages 3–7.

The Rabbit, the Dark, and the Cookie Tin by Nicola O’Byrne (Mar. 12, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0576-3). Rabbit learns a lesson after he kidnaps The Dark so he doesn’t have to go to bed. Ages 3–7.

Superhero Mom by Timothy Knapman, illus. by Joe Berger (Mar. 26, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0567-1). Might mothers really have superpowers? Ages 3–7.

Origami and Poetry: Inspired by Nature by Clover Robin (Mar. 12, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-5362-0580-0) compiles poems and corresponding origami projects. Ages 10–18.


Bizzy Bear zooms on in Race Car Driver, illus. by Benji Davies (Apr. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0559-6), ages up to 3. Can You Say It, Too? welcomes Tweet! Tweet!, illus. by Sebastien Braun (June 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0556-5), ages up to 3. Joining Early Learning at the Museum are Animals (May 7, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0583-1) and First Words (May 7, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0584-8), ages up to 3. Lois and Bob return in Lois Looks for Bob at the Beach (June 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0588-6) and Lois Looks for Bob at the Museum (June 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0589-3), illus. by Gerry Turley, ages up to 3. Look, There’s a... adds Look, There’s a Helicopter! (Apr. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0557-2) and Look, There’s a Tractor! (Apr. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0558-9), illus. by Esther Aarts, ages up to 3. Where’s the... searches out Where’s the Astronaut? (May 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0752-1), Where’s the Duck? (Mar. 12, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0577-0), and Where’s the Witch? (July 16, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0753-8), illus. by Ingela Arrhenius, ages up to 3. And Dinosaur Farm! by Penny Dale (June 4, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9936-9) is a new Dinosaurs tale, ages 2–5.

Candlewick/Walker U.S.

Angry Cookie by Laura Dockrill, illus. by Maria Karipidou (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0544-2). A cranky cookie shares her woes with readers. Ages 3–7.

Flights of Fancy: Creative Inspiration from Ten Award-Winning Authors and Illustrators (Apr. 9, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0536-7). Contributors to this anthology with prompts to inspire readers’ creativity include Quentin Blake, Anthony Browne, Lauren Child, and Julia Donaldson. Ages 8–12.

Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis (June 25, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0498-8) is a graphic novel loosely based on the exile of Queen Elizabeth I by her sister, Queen Mary. Ages 10–14.


Soccer School continues with Season 3: Where Soccer Explains (Tackles) the World by Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, illus. by Spike Gerrell (Mar. 26, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0695-1), ages 7–10.

Capstone Editions

Pink Hair and Other Terrible Ideas by Andrea Pyros (Feb. 1, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-028-1). A girl copes with issues of friendship, a first crush, her parents’ divorce, and her mother’s cancer diagnosis. Ages 9–12.


DC Super Heroes offers Family Is a Superpower by Michael Dahl, illus. by Omar Lozano (Feb. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-035-9), ages 4–7. Joining Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books with 4D is Karl’s New Beak: 3-D Printing Builds a Bird a Better Life by Lela Nargi, illus. by Harriet Popham (Mar. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-026-7), ages 4–8. And Railhead picks up Station Zero by Philip Reeve (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-053-3), ages 12–18.

Capstone Press

Amazing Magic Tricks! by Norm Barnhart (Mar. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-0604-4) explains how to prepare and perform magic tricks. Ages 7–11.


Little Paleontologist gains Deinonychus by Joe Levit, illus. by Jon Hughes (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-6012-1), ages 6–9; and Albertosaurus (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-6011-4) and Parasaurolophus (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-6013-8) by Kathryn Clay, illus. by Hughes, ages 8–12. Amazing Animal Colonies issues Ants: Secrets of Their Cooperative Colonies by Karen Kenney (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5910-1); Bees and Wasps: Secrets of Their Busy Colonies by Sara L. Latta (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5911-8); and Corals: Secrets of Their Reef-Making Colonies (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5913-2) and Termites: Secrets of Their Cozy Colonies (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5912-5) by Rebecca Stefoff, ages 8–10. And Energy Revolution offers Geothermal Energy (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5908-8) and Wind Energy (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5907-1) by M.M. Eboch; Hydropower by Mary Boone (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5909-5); and Solar Energy by Karen Kenney (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5906-4), ages 8–10.

People You Should Know introduces Cesar Chavez: Get to Know the Leader Who Won Rights for Workers by Rebecca Langston-George (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5922-4) and Tecumseh: Get to Know the Shawnee Chief Who Fought to Protect Native Lands by John Micklos Jr. (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5927-9), ages 8–10; and Anne Frank: Get to Know the Girl Beyond Her Diary by Kassandra Radomski (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5923-1), John Lewis: Get to Know the Statesman Who Marched for Civil Rights by Jehan Jones-Radgowski (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5924-8), Ruby Bridges: Get to Know the Girl Who Took a Stand for Education by M. Michelle Derosier (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5925-5), and Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get to Know the Justice Who Speaks Her Mind by Micklos (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5926-2), ages 8–12.

Joining Behind the Scenes with the Pros are Behind the Scenes of Pro Football by Rebecca Koehn (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5919-4), ages 8–12; and Behind the Scenes of Pro Baseball (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5921-7) and Behind the Scenes of Pro Basketball (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5918-7) by Catherine Ann Velasco, and Behind the Scenes of Pro Hockey by Erin Nicks (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5920-0), ages 8–14. And Graphic History: Warriors welcomes Medieval Knights: Europe’s Fearsome Armored Soldiers (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5928-6) and Samurai: Japan’s Noble Servant-Warriors (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5930-9) by Blake Hoena, illus. by Janos Orban; and Matt Chandler’s Ninjas: Japan’s Stealthy Secret Agents (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5929-3) and Vikings: Scandinavia’s Ferocious Sea Raiders by Nel Yomtov (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5931-6), both illus. by Silvio Db, ages 8–14.

New Greatest Sports Moments titles by Brandon Terrell, illus. by Eduardo Garcia, are Soccer Showdown: U.S. Women’s Stunning 1999 World Cup Win (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-4222-6) and A Win for Women: Billie Jean King Takes Down Bobby Riggs (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-4221-9), ages 8–14. Legendary Goddesses greets Aphrodite: Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5914-9) and Hera: Queen of the Greek Gods (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5916-3) by Tammy Gagne, Athena: Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War by Heather E. Schwartz (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5915-6), and Persephone: Greek Goddess of the Underworld by Amie Jane Leavitt (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5917-0), ages 8–14. And Jobs with Animals spotlights eight career options, including Animal Control Officer by Lisa Harkrader (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-6044-2), Dog Trainer by Marie Pearson (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-6048-0), and Veterinarian by Marne Ventura (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-6043-5), ages 10–12.



U.S. Holidays has six additions, including Celebrate Independence Day by Sally Lee (Apr. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-34-9), Celebrate Presidents’ Day by Yvonne Pearson (Apr. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-32-5), and Celebrate Veterans Day by Melissa Ferguson (Apr. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-29-5), ages 6–9. Among the six new U.S. National Parks Field Guides are Glacier National Park by Katie Parker (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-24-0), Rocky Mountain National Park by Joanne Mattern (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-25-7), and Yellowstone National Park by Megan Cooley Peterson (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-28-8), ages 6–9. And Little Entomologist 4D picks up six titles, among them Amazing Ants by Peterson (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-67-7) and Beautiful Butterflies (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-70-7) and Buzzing Bees (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-977105-68-4) by Melissa Higgins, ages 8–12.

Capstone/Picture Window


School Rules issues six books, including My First Day at School by Thomas Kingsley Troupe, illus. by Kat Uno (May 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-4062-6); On My Way to School by Mark Weakland, illus. by Rea Zhai (May 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-4063-3); and Weakland’s Who’s Who at School, illus. by Nina de Polonia-Nill (May 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-4067-1), ages 5–7. Word Adventures: Punctuation offers four titles by Michael Dahl, illus. by Chris Garbutt: Commas Say “Take a Break” (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-4055-8), Exclamation Points Say “Wow!” (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-4057-2), Periods Say “Stop.” (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-4054-1), and Question Marks Say “What?” (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-4056-5), ages 5–8. And Yasmin stars in Yasmin in Charge by Saadia Faruqi, illus. by Hatem Aly (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-4272-9), ages 5–8.

Capstone/Stone Arch


DC Super-Villains Origins greets Bizarro (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8102-0) and Lex Luthor (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8101-3) by Ivan Cohen and Catwoman (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8100-6) and The Joker (Feb. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8099-3) by Louise Simonson, all illus. by Luciano Vecchio, ages 6–8. Xander and the Rainbow-Barfing Unicorns presents Fairies Hate Ponies (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8014-6) and Who Turned Off the Colors? (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8015-3) by Matthew K. Manning, illus. by Joey Ellis, ages 8–10. Academy of Dance ushers in New Moves (Mar. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8021-4) and On Pointe (Mar. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8020-7) by Margaret Gurevich, illus. by Addy Rivera Sonda, ages 8–11. And Far Out Folktales presents four graphic novels: John Henry, Steel-Drivin’ Elf by Benjamin Harper, illus. by Alex Lopez (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8009-2); Harper’s Pecos Bill, Monster Wrangler, illus. by Fern Cano (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8006-1); Johnny Slimeseed and the Freaky Forest by Stephanie True Peters, illus. by Berenice Muniz (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8008-5); and Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Whale by Penelope Gruber, illus. by Otis Frampton (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8007-8), ages 8–11.

Girls Survive introduces Alice on the Island: A Pearl Harbor Survival Story by Mayumi Shimose Poe (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8012-2) and Noelle at Sea: A Titanic Survival Story by Nikki Shannon Smith (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8010-8), both illus. by Matt Forsyth; and Smith’s Ann Fights for Freedom: An Underground Railroad Survival Story (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8013-9) and [em]Emmi in the City: A Great Chicago Fire Survival Story[/em] by Salima Alikhan (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8011-5), both illus. by Alessia Trunfio, ages 8–11. Junior High Drama starts up with Junior High Drama #1: A Graphic Novel by Louise Simonson, illus. by Sumin Cho (Feb. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-4712-5), ages 8–11. And new Museum Mysteries by Steve Brezenoff, illus. by Lisa K. Weber, are The Case of the Empty Crates (Mar. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8022-1), ages 8–11; and The Case of the New Professor (Mar. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8023-8), ages 8–12.

Seaside Sanctuary by Emma Carlson Berne, illus. by Erwin Madrid, issues The Disappearing Otters (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8029-0), A Dolphin Named Star (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8028-3), Oil-Soaked Wings (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8030-6), and Orca in Open Water (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8031-3), ages 8–11. Pararescue Corps debuts with Pararescue Corps #1 by Michael P. Spradlin, illus. by Spiros Karkavelas (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8105-1), ages 9–13. School Bus of Horrors: 4D Books by Michael Dahl, illus. by Euan Cook, rolls along with Auto Body Parts (Mar. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8016-0), Night Shift (Mar. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8018-4), Ooze Control (Mar. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8019-1), and Shocks! (Mar. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8017-7), ages 9–13. And joining You Choose Stories: Field Trip Mysteries by Steve Brezenoff, illus. by Marcos Calo, are The Library Shelves: An Interactive Mystery Adventure (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-4862-7) and The Messed-Up Museum: An Interactive Mystery Adventure (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-4861-0), ages 9–13.

Cardinal/Rubber Ducky


My First Alphabet Books visits ABC Florida (June 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-20-9) and ABC Pennsylvania (June 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-11-7) by Adriane Doherty, illus. by Kirsten Halvorsen, ages up to 5. And Sweet Dreams by Doherty, illus. by Anastasiia Kuusk, welcomes Sweet Dreams Chicago (June 1, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-18-6) and Sweet Dreams Yellowstone (June 1, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-07-0). Ages up to 5.


Dazzling Travis: A Story About Being Confident & Original by Hannah Carmona Dias, illus. by Brenda Figueroa (Apr. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-9976085-6-4), addresses gender expression, stereotypes, and self-esteem. Ages 5–7.


Amazing Optical Illusions by Gianni A. Sarcone and Marie-Jo Waeber (May 7, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78739-163-5) compiles deceptive picture puzzles that trick the mind. Ages 8–up.

Minecraft Master Builder Time Machine: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Masterpieces Inspired by Buildings and Inventions Through Time! by Joey Davey et al. (Feb. 5, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-419-0), rounds up 15 Minecraft projects set in the past and future. Ages 9–up.

Shawn Mendes: Ultimate Fan Book by Malcolm Croft (Mar. 5, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-78739-206-9) is an expanded edition of this biography. Ages 10–13.


iExplore releases Extinct Animals: Unleash Augmented Reality Prehistoric Beasts! by Camilla de la Bédoyère (Mar. 5, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-254-7), ages 7–up.

Cassava Republic

A Visit to Grandad: An African ABC by Sade Fadipe, illus. by Shedrach Ayalomeh (June 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-911115-81-6). In this hide-and-seek alphabet book, a girl visits her grandfather’s African village. Ages 3–7.

Hair, It’s a Family Affair by Mylo Freeman (Apr. 17, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-911115-68-7). An African-American girl tells her class about her family members’ different natural hair styles. Ages 3–8.


Small Mercies by Bridget Krone, illus. by Karen Vermeulen (May 1, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-946395-16-0). A South African foster child learns about standing up for herself from Gandhi, honeybees, and her peers. Ages 8–12.


Singularities: Shortcuts by Amy Bearce (Apr. 9, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-944821-76-0). In this series launch, a girl tries to use her psychic powers to stop her friend’s horrific vision from coming true. Ages 9–12.


Royal Trouble by Hope Erica Schultz delves into The Mysterious Sea (May 7, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-944821-44-9), ages 9–12. And Broken Worlds concludes with Broken Dreams by Anitha Robinson (June 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-944821-16-6), ages 14–18.

Central Avenue

Roam by C.H. Armstrong (Feb. 5, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-77168-151-3). A homeless teen adjusts to a new town, in this novel exploring issues of friendship, romance, and college aspirations. Ages 11–18.

Terra Protectorum: The Rise of Winter by Alex Lyttle (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-77168-158-2) kicks off a fantasy trilogy about magical animals, environmental destruction, and finding one’s place in the world. Ages 10–18.


Lola Goes to School by Anna McQuinn, illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw (June 11, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-938-3). Lola attends her first day of classes, in this tale that aims to demystify the school day. Ages 2–5.

Butterflies in Room 6: See How They Grow by Caroline Arnold (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-894-2). Kindergarteners watch butterflies hatch from eggs, become caterpillars, and morph into butterflies. Ages 3–7.

Clothesline Clues to the First Day of School by Kathryn Helin and Deborah Hembrook, illus. by Andy Robert Davies (June 11, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-824-9). This follow-up to Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do and Clothesline Clues to Sports People Play introduces people kids meet on the opening day of school. Ages 3–7.

The Sea Mammal Alphabet Book (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-57091-146-0) and The Crab Alphabet Book (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-57091-144-6) by Jerry Pallotta, illus. by Tom Leonard. Marine creatures represent alphabet letters. Ages 3–7.

Anya’s Secret Society by Yevgenia Nayberg (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-830-0). A left-handed Russian girl imagines a secret society of famous left-handed artists drawing alongside her. Ages 4–8.

Back to School: A Global Journey by Maya Ajmera, photos by John D. Ivanko (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-837-9), showcases students from various countries learning and exploring new ideas. Ages 4–8.

Cavekid Birthday by Cathy Breisacher, illus. by Roland Garrigue (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-876-8), gives “The Gift of the Magi” a prehistoric twist. Ages 4–8.

Hey, Dog by Tony Johnston, illus. by Jonathan Nelson (June 18, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-877-5). A boy wins over an abused, stray dog with persistence and love. Ages 4–8.

I Am Someone Else: Poems About Pretending, edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Christ Hsu (July 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-832-4). Fifteen poets, including Lois Lowry and J. Patrick Lewis, share poems about who they like to pretend to be. Ages 4–8.

Snowman - Cold = Puddle: Spring Equations by Laura Purdie Salas, illus. by Micha Archer (Feb. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-798-3), reveals the ways math and poetry intermingle in the natural world. Ages 4–8.

Which One Doesn’t Belong? Playing with Shapes by Christopher Danielson (Feb. 12, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-944-4). This introduction to geometry shows how math shapes our everyday lives. Ages 4–8.

The Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon by Suzanne Slade, illus. by Alan Marks (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-773-0), profiles astronauts who visited the moon between 1969 and 1972. Ages 5–9.

Ocean Emporium: A Compilation of Creatures by Susie Brooks, illus. by Dawn Cooper (Mar. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-828-7), is a compendium of marine life. Ages 5–9.

Girls with Guts! The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records by Debbie Gonzales, illus. by Rebecca Gibbon (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-747-1), spotlights women athletes from the late 1800s through the 1970s who fought for their right to play and compete. Ages 6–9.

Read, Learn & Create—The Nature Craft Book by Clare Beaton (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-843-0) and Read, Learn & Create—The Ocean Craft Book by Beaton and Rudi Haig (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-941-3), compile nature-themed crafts and recipes. Ages 6–9.

Seashells: More Than a Home by Melissa Stewart, illus. by Sarah S. Brannen (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-810-2). Children from around the world observe and sketch various seashells. Ages 6–9.

Sonny’s Bridge: Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins Finds His Groove by Barry Wittenstein, illus. by Keith Mallett (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-881-2), chronicles this saxophonist’s search for inspiration after quitting the New York City jazz scene in 1959. Ages 6–9.

Charlesbridge Teen

Cursed by Karol Ruth Silverstein (June 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-940-6). A girl struggling with the diagnosis of a chronic illness learns that getting help isn’t the same as giving up. Ages 12–18.

The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance by Lynn Curlee (Apr. 9, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-800-3) is a biography of Vaslav Nijinsky, a Russian dance prodigy who starred in the Ballets Russes in Paris. Ages 12–18.


The Man with Bees in His Beard by Brian Dempsey (Feb. 1, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63398-058-7) tells of a man who wanders through nature with his bee friends, seeking beauty and tranquility. Ages 4–8.


The Adventures of Emery Jones, Boy Science Wonder continues with The Tomorrow No One Wanted by Charles Johnson and Elisheba Johnson (July 30, paper, $14, ISBN 978-1-63398-103-4), ages 7–12.

Chicago Review

The Apollo Missions for Kids: The People and Engineering Behind the Race to the Moon, with 21 Activities by Jerome Pohlen (June 6, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-912777-18-4) explores the 1960s space race through the Apollo missions. Ages 9–up.

Child’s Play


Chatterboox by Jo Byatt offers Dive In, Ducky! (May 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-209-5), Play Time, Puppy! (May 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-208-8), and Sleep Tight, Teddy! (May 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-210-1), ages up to 3; and Bib On, Bunny! (May 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-207-1), ages 2–4. New Baby Board Books by Annie Kubler are Round and Round the Garden (May 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-197-5), Sleeping Bunnies (May 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-198-2), The Wheels on the Bus (May 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-196-8), and Zoom, Zoom, Zoom! (May 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-199-9), ages 2–4. Joining Classic Books with Holes Board Books are Five Enormous Dinosaurs by Will Bonner (May 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-218-7), Hey Diddle Diddle by Emma Schmid (May 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-219-4), She’ll Be Coming ’Round the Mountain by Anne Passchier (May 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-216-3), and This Old Man by Claire Keay (May 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-217-0), ages 2–4. And Child’s Play Library picks up Hide and Seek by Polly Noakes (May 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-182-1), ages 2–6; and Gently Bentley by Caragh Buxton (May 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-203-3) and King Leonard’s Teddy by Phoebe Swan (May 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-184-5), ages 3–6.



Choose Your Own Adventure: Dragonlarks presents Your Grandparents Are Werewolves by Anson Montgomery (May 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-33-7), ages 5–8. And Choose Your Own Adventure: Spies welcomes James Armistead Lafayette by Kyandreia Jones (May 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-31-3) and Mata Hari by Katherine Factor (May 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-32-0), ages 9–12.


It’s Time to Dream by Anne Paradis, trans. by Joann Egar, illus. by Valeria Branca (Mar. 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-93-2). Flaps lift to reveal jungle animals’ dreams. Ages 2–4.

Big Book of Colors, Shapes, Numbers & Opposites: With Flaps to Lift and Grooves to Trace by Anne Paradis, illus. by Karina Dupuis and Chantale Boudreau (Apr. 16, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-96-3), is an interactive concept book. Ages 2–5.

Memory Match: In the Garden (Apr. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-017-9) and Memory Match: Under the Sea (Apr. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-018-6) by Anne Paradis, illus. by Bangson Books, are nature-themed look-and-find books. Ages 2–5.

My Brother and I by Taghreed Najjar, trans. by Michelle Hartman, illus. by Maya Fidawi (May 15, $15.95, ISBN 978-2-89802-013-1). Aloush resorts to pranks when his older brother is too busy to spend time with him. Ages 3–6.


Carry Along Books issues 100 First Words by Anne Paradis, illus. by Annie Sechao (Mar. 12, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-98-7), ages 2–4. New Robocar Poli books by Paradis, illus. by Roi Visual, are Welcome to Broomstown!(Little Detectives) (May 15, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-011-7), ages 2–4; and A Surprise Birthday Party (Mar. 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-032-2) and Storm Rescue (Mar. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-86-4), ages 3–5. And new True and The Rainbow Kingdom titles, illus. by Guru Animation Studio, are Welcome to the Rainbow Kingdom (Little Detectives) (May 15, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-040-7), ages 2–4; The Great Rainbow Race (Mar. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-033-9) by Anne Paradis, ages 3–5; and Paradis’s The Magical Flower (Mar. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-034-6), ages 3–6.

Launching Peep and Find by Jayne Schofield are Dragons (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-024-7), In the Jungle (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-025-4), Under the Ocean (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-026-1), and Unicorns (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-023-0), ages 2–5. Read with Ranger Rob starts up with Scent Trail and My Pet Ranger (Feb. 15, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-007-0) by Anne Paradis, illus. by Nelvana, ages 3–5. And Read with Robocar Poli gets rolling with A Visit to the Farm (Feb. 15, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-99-4) and Hooray for the Heroes! (Feb. 15, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-002-5) by Anne Klevberg Moeller, illus. by Roi Visual, ages 3–5.


Hello Honeybees: Read and Play in the Hive! by Hannah Rogge, illus. by Emily Dove (Mar. 19, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6892-0). This hive-shaped book features two bees attached to ribbon markers. Ages 2–5.

Mom and Me, Me and Mom by Miguel Tanco (Mar. 26, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7190-6) celebrates what daughters can teach mothers. Ages 2–5.

Most Marshmallows by Rowboat Watkins (Apr. 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5959-1). In this tale about the rewards of being true to oneself, marshmallows with big dreams can do anything they set their minds to. Ages 2–5.

One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers by Roseanne Thong, illus. by John Parra (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5584-5). This companion to This Green Is a Chile Pepper reveals numbers in kids’ everyday world. Ages 2–5.

Pigs in a Blanket by Hans Wilhelm, illus. by Erica Salcedo (Mar. 19, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6451-9). Three little pigs enjoy a fun-filled day, in this book with blanket flaps. Ages 2–5.

Ruby’s Sword by Jacqueline Veissid, illus. by Paola Zakimi (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6391-8). After Ruby’s brothers leave her behind, she pretends she is a brave knight. Ages 2–5.

Tomorrow Most Likely by Dave Eggers, illus. by Lane Smith (Apr. 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7278-1). This bedtime book highlights the exciting and interesting things that are likely to happen the next day. Ages 2–5.

You Are New by Lucy Knisley (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6156-3) illuminates the joys of welcoming—and being—a new baby. Ages 2–5.

Let’s Learn Japanese: First Words for Everyone by Aurora Cacciapuoti (Mar. 5, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6625-4). This introduction to Japanese includes three writing systems: kanji, hiragana, and katakana. Ages 4–7.

Bikes for Sale by Carter Higgins, illus. by Zachariah OHora (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5932-4). When their damaged bikes are remade as a tandem, Maurice and Lottie discover friendship and synchronicity. Ages 4–8.

A Friend for Henry by Jenn Bailey, illus. by Mika Song (Feb. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6791-6). This school tale told from the perspective of a boy on the autism spectrum reveals the power of friendship. Ages 4–8.

I Have an Idea! by Hervé Tullet (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7858-5) celebrates the magic of a simple idea. Ages 5–8.

Brave Molly by Brooke Boynton-Hughes (Apr. 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6100-6). A girl whose anxiety is represented by monsters that only she can see overcomes her fear and makes a new friend. Ages 8–12.

Catch Me: A Seek-And-Find Book by Anders Arhoj (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6649-0). Readers of this follow-up to Find Me: A Hide-and-Seek Book search for a sly cat and an elusive dog. Ages 8–12.

Guitar Genius: How Les Paul Engineered the Solid-Body Electric Guitar and Rocked the World by Kim Tomsic, illus. by Brett Helquist (Apr. 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5919-5), tells how this musician invented the revolutionary instrument. Ages 8–12.

I’m a Baked Potato! by Elise Primavera, illus. by Juana Medina (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5592-0). What happens when a dog who thinks he’s a baked potato gets lost? Ages 8–12.

We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration from Civil Rights Leaders (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7039-8). Harry Belafonte contributes an introduction to this collection of quotes illustrated by 16 artists, including Selina Alko, Molly Idle, Brian Pinkney, Sean Qualls, Dan Santat, and Melissa Sweet. Ages 8–12.


Hug Me Finger Puppet Books gains Hug Me Little Bear (Feb. 19, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7521-8) and Hug Me Little Bunny (Feb. 19, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7522-5), ages up to 3. Lizi Boyd’s Flip-Flap Books starts up with Hide-and-Sleep (Apr. 9, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7096-1), ages 2–5. New Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site titles by Sherri Duskey Rinker are Bulldozer’s Shapes (Mar. 5, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5321-6) and Excavator’s 123 (Mar. 5, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5316-2), illus. by Ethan Long; and Mighty, Mighty Construction Site Sound Book, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld (Mar. 5, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6507-3), ages 2–5. And Little Vehicles continues with Little Plane by Taro Gomi (Mar. 12, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7450-1), ages 2–5.

Mike Orodan’s Peek-a-Baby offers Farm (Mar. 19, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6645-2) and Ocean (Mar. 19, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6646-9), ages 2–5. Read & Ride picks up Magical Horses: 4 Board Books Inside!, illus. by Liz Mytinger (Mar. 19, board book, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6547-9), ages 2–5. Tiny T. Rex debuts in Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug by Jonathan Stutzman, illus. by Jay Fleck (Mar. 5, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7033-6), ages 2–5. Charlie & Mouse are back in Charlie & Mouse Even Better by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Emily Hughes (Apr. 2, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7065-7), ages 4–8. Fox & Chick return in The Quiet Boat Ride: And Other Stories by Sergio Ruzzier (Mar. 5, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5289-9), ages 4–8. And Polly Diamond stars in Polly Diamond and the Super Stunning Spectacular School Fair by Alice Kuipers, illus. by Diana Toledano (May 7, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5233-2), ages 8–12.

Title in Spanish

Buenas noches, construcción. Buenas noches, diversión. (Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site) by Sherri Duskey Rinker, trans. by Georgina Lázaro and Teresa Mlawer, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7037-4), ages 8–12.


Ha-Ha! Made You Laugh! by Stephanie Babin, illus. by Vincent Mathy (Mar. 5, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-408-00795-9). Kids lift flaps to see silly results of such actions as scratching, tapping, and making faces. Ages up to 5.

Seasons by Philip Giordano (Feb. 5, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-2-408-00789-8). Wheels turn to reveal animals and other objects in seasonal scenes. Ages up to 5.

Yoga Together by Elisabeth Jouane, illus. by Ilya Green (Mar. 5, $15.99, ISBN 979-1-03-630425-5), introduces yoga poses, self-massage techniques, and relaxation exercises. Ages 4–7.


Playtabs by Stephanie Babin debuts with Baby Animals, illus. by Thierry Bedouet (Mar. 5, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-2-408-00793-5); and The Body, illus. by Ilaria Falorsi (Mar. 5, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-2-408-00850-5), ages up to 3. Zoe and Zack are back in Colors by Jacques Duquennoy (Feb. 5, $12.99, ISBN 979-1-03-630426-2), ages up to 3. All About revs up with Cars by Geraldine Krasinski, illus. by Olivier Latyk (Feb. 5, $14.99, ISBN 978-2-408-00790-4), ages up to 5. And Magnetology greets Pirates by Ines Adam, illus. by Didier Balicevic (Feb. 5, $21.99, ISBN 979-1-02-760603-0), ages up to 5.


Sock Story by C.K. Smouha, illus. by Eleonora Marton (Apr. 30, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-59-6). After a sock meets a red shirt in the wash and his mate doesn’t recognize him, they learn what being a pair means. Ages 3–8.

Night Windows by Aart Jan Venema (Apr. 30, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-56-5). A boy who moves from the country to the city is homesick until he interacts with others and makes new friends. Ages 4–8.

Festival Folk: An Atlas of Carnival Customs and Costumes by Rob Flowers (Apr. 30, $20.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-57-2) showcases festivals that are little known beyond the locales in which they take place. Ages 8–up.

Cinco Puntos

Bloody Seoul by Sonia Patel (July 2, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-947627-20-8). A Korean teen must face the truth about his gangster father and his meth addict mother. Ages 13–17.

Under Water by J.L. Powers (Feb. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-947627-03-1; paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-947627-04-8). A teen in a South African Zulu community supports herself and her sister by practicing traditional healing, but accusations and violence lead her to question her beliefs. Ages 13–17.


Early Concepts in Mexican Folk Art offers Let’s Work by Cynthia Weill (June 4, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-947627-15-4), ages 3–8.


My Mommy and Me (Mar. 15, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-452-9) and My Daddy and Me (Mar. 15, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-451-2) by Liesbet Slegers. These books celebrating parent-child love feature flaps. Ages 1–4.

Little Bear Wants to Grow by Judith Koppens, illus. by Suzanne Diederen (Apr. 1, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-408-6). What happens when Little Bear asks friends and relatives how to grow? Ages 1–4.

Bedtime by Guido Van Genechten (May 15, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-450-5) spotlights bedtime rituals. Ages 2–4.

Hide and Seek, Little Chameleon by Anita Bijsterbosch (May 15, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-454-3). A chameleon and his mother play hide-and-seek. Ages 2–5.

Sammy in the Summer by Anita Bijsterbosch (May 1, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-433-8). In this book with half pages, Sammy and his little horse enjoy summer. Ages 2–5.

A Kiss for Giraffe by Judith Koppens, illus. by Suzanne Diederen (Apr. 1, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-407-9). What happens when Piggy wants to give Giraffe a kiss, but his friend is too tall? Ages 3–5.

What a Nice Car! by Anita Bijsterbosch (Mar. 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-458-1). When Mouse finds a car on the side of the road, he and his friends set out to find its owner. Ages 3–6.

The Five Big Animals by Bella Makatini, illus. by Judi Abbot (June 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-457-4), showcases wild animals and the love between a child and a grandparent. Ages 3–7.

That’s for Babies by Jackie Azúa Kramer, illus. by Lisa Brandenburg (June 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-455-0). In this tale of growing up, Prunella doesn’t want to do any of the things she usually loves to do. Ages 4–6.

To Catch an Elephant by Vanessa Westgate (June 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-432-1) follows a boy’s quest to find a pet elephant. Ages 4–6.

When I Look Up by Ellen Delange, illus. by Jenny Meilihove (May 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-431-4), is a story about dreaming of beautiful things and being happy with what you have. Ages 4–6.

The Boy and the Egg by Ellen DeLange, illus. by Martina Heiduczek (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-460-4). What’s inside the egg a boy finds? Ages 4–7.



Clever Big Books adds The Big Book of First Words (Mar. 26, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1856-0), The Big Book of Counting to 100 (Mar. 26, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1855-3), and The Big Book of Colors (Mar. 26, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1854-6), ages up to 3.

My First Emotions welcomes I Feel Loved (June 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1897-3), I Feel Angry (June 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 9781948418683), I Feel Sad (June 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1867-6), and I Feel Happy (June 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1866-9), ages up to 3.

New Look & Find Clever Baby books include In The Park (Feb. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1815-7), Animals (Feb. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-1948-41816-4), At The Zoo (Feb. 5, board book $7.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1817-1), and Things That Go (Feb. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1818-8), ages up to 3.

And new Wonder Wheels titles are Train Trip (May 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1884-3), Safari Park (May 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1883-6), Camper Fun (May 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1882-9), and Birthday Bus (May 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-9484-1881-2), ages up to 3.

Compass Point


New Shy Guides are Getting Out and Getting Along: The Shy Guide to Friends and Relationships by Karen Kenney (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-6022-5) and The Science of Quiet People: The Shy Guide to the Biology of Being Bashful by Ruth Bjorklund (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-6023-2), ages 8–12; and Quiet Confidence: The Shy Guide to Using Your Strengths by Kenney (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-6025-6) and That’s Awkward! The Shy Guide to Embarrassing Situations by Megan Cooley Peterson (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-6024-9), ages 9–13. And U.S. Government Behind the Scenes gains The Department of Energy: A Look Behind the Scenes by Michael Burgan (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-5909-0), ages 8–12; and The Department of Education by Amy Rechner (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-5911-3), The Department of Homeland Security by Karen Kenney (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-5910-6), and The Department of Justice by Burgan (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-5912-0), ages 12–17.

Ultimate Guides to Pro Sports Records scores Pro Baseball Records (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5935-4) and Pro Basketball Records (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5932-3) by Matt Chandler; and Pro Football Records (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5933-0) and Pro Hockey Records (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-5934-7). by Shane Frederick, ages 9–14. And Real Revolutionaries welcomes The Real Alexander Hamilton (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-6128-4) and The Real Benjamin Franklin (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-6129-1) by Jessica Gunderson; and The Real George Washington (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-6126-0) and The Real Thomas Jefferson (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-6127-7) by Eric Braun, ages 10–12.


Tiger Days: A Book of Feelings by M.H. Clark, illus. by Anna Hurley (Mar. 15, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-946873-41-5). Animals introduce a range of emotions and reveal how to express them. Ages 3–6.


Simon & Louise by Max de Radiguès, trans. by Aleshia Jensen (June 11, paper, $20, ISBN 978-1-77262-035-1), is a novel about two teens in love and the chaos that ensues when technology gets in the way. Ages 13–18.

Cornell Lab

Ruby’s Birds by Mya Thompson, illus. by Claudia Dávila (Mar. 27, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943645-33-6). A walk through a city park leads to Ruby’s first bird-watching adventure. Ages 3–7.

Cottage Door

Now You Are Two by Minnie Birdsong, illus. by Hilli Kushnir (Feb. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-382-9), celebrates the second birthday milestone. Ages up to 2.

Grandma Hugs by Minnie Birdsong, illus. by Erin Taylor (Feb. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-478-9), pays tribute to the child-grandmother bond. Ages up to 3.

A Little Bunny by Rosalee Wren, illus. by Wednesday Kirwan (Feb. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-384-3); A Little Chick by Wren, illus. by Francesca Deluca (Feb. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-385-0); and A Little Piglet by Wren, illus. by Joy Steuerwald (Feb. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-383-6), reveal a day in the life of each animal, ages up to 3.

Mommy Wishes by Rose Bunting, illus. by Takako Fisher (Feb. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-373-7), depicts a mother’s wish for her child. Ages up to 3.

A New Baby Is Love by Rose Bunting (Apr. 16, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-243-3) showcases unconditional love. Ages up to 3.

Somebunny Loves You by Minnie Birdsong, illus. by Kathrin Fehrl (Feb. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-379-9), discloses the many ways a mother bunny loves her little one. Ages up to 3.

Love You, Little ’Potamus by Robin Rose, illus. by Sydney Hanson (Feb. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-381-2), features sound buttons and a handle. Ages up to 4.

Mindful Moments: A Peaceful Bedtime Book by Paloma Rossa, illus. by Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Feb. 19, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-368-3), encourages children to wind down and think about the day past and the day ahead. Ages up to 5.

It Looks Like Spring by Scarlett Wing, illus. by Katya Longhi (Feb. 19, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-482-6). This lift-the-flap book follows a fawn through the forest on a spring day. Ages 2–5.

Noah by Jaye Garnett, illus. by Ariel Silverstein (Feb. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-370-6), offers a lift-the-flap look at the animals on Noah’s ark. Ages 2–5.

Nothing Is Scary with Harry by Katie McElligott, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell (Feb. 19, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-386-7). Katie’s blankie helps her be brave. Ages 2–5.


New Baby Einstein titles by Scarlett Wing, illus. by Dan Crisp, are Tummy Time (Mar. 15, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-345-4), ages up to 2; and Discover 100 First Words (Feb. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-351-5), ages up to 3. Daniel Tiger returns in Potty Time! by Wing (Feb. 19, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-493-2), ages up to 3. Chunky Lift-a-Flap Books scores Ginger Swift’s Let’s Play Baseball, illus. by Zoe Waring (Feb. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-374-4); and Let’s Play Hockey, illus. by Kathryn Selbert (Feb. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-376-8), ages up to 3. And joining Smithsonian Kids are Scarlett Wing’s 100 Curious Words to Know (Feb. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-352-2) and 100 Curious Things to Count (Feb. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-353-9), ages up to 5; and First Discovery Butterflies (Apr. 16, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-495-6) and First Discovery Trains (Apr. 16, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-496-3), ages 2–5.



Full Steam Ahead! Arts in Action introduces Artists Use Tools (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6209-6; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6268-3), Creating Colors (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6210-2; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6269-0), How Do Artists Tell Stories? (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6211-9; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6270-6), and Making Art from Anything (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6229-4; $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6290-4) by Robin Johnson, ages 4–7. And new Full Steam Ahead! Engineering Everywhere titles by Johnson are Engineering in My Community (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6205-8; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6250-8), How Engineers Solve Problems (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6206-5; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6251-5), Mistakes Help Us Learn (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6207-2; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6252-2), and What Does an Engineer Do? (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6208-9; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6267-6), ages 4–7.

Full Steam Ahead! Math Matters adds Adrianna Morganelli’s Building Tens with My Friends (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6230-0; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6291-1), Building with Shapes (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6231-7; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6292-8), Skip Counting My Way to School (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6232-4; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6293-5), and Subtraction in Action (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6233-1; $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6311-6), ages 4–7. And joining Full Steam Ahead! Science Starters are Day and Night (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6187-7; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6234-8), The Four Seasons (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6188-4; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6235-5), From Seed to Pumpkin (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6189-1; paper $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6236-2), and The Life Cycle of a Rabbit (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6200-3; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6237-9) by Crystal Sikkens, ages 4–7.

Full Steam Ahead! Technology Time picks up Parts Work Together (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6201-0; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6238-6), Technology and You! (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6202-7; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6239-3), Technology Then and Now (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6203-4; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6240-9), and What Is Technology? (Mar. 5, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6204-1; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6249-2) by Cynthia O’Brien, ages 4–7. And Our Values—Level 1 by Kirsty Holmes issues My Health (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5421-3; paper $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5444-2), My Hygiene (Feb. 1, $23.61, ISBN 978-0-7787-5422-0; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5445-9), My Identity (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5423-7; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5446-6), and My School (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5424-4; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5447-3), ages 5–8.

Joining Our Values—Level 2 are Different Families (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5425-1; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5448-0), Respecting Privacy (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5426-8; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5449-7), Respecting Rules and Laws (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5427-5; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5494-7), and Spending and Saving Money (Feb. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5432-9; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5495-4) by Steffi Cavell-Clarke, ages 8–11. Our Values—Level 3 continues with Activism and Volunteering (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5436-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5499-2) and Relationships and Consent (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5435-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5498-5) by John Wood and Change and Resilience (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5433-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5496-1) and Media and the News (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5434-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5497-8) by Holly Duhig, ages 10–14.

Pet Pals by Pat Jacobs greets Bird Pals (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5500-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5731-3), Fish Pals (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5501-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5732-0), Lizard Pals (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5728-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5733-7). Pony Pals (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5729-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5734-4), and Unusual Pet Pals (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5730-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5735-1), ages 7–10. And Art Skills Lab has six additions, including 3-D Art Skills Lab by Jane Yates (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5219-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5225-7), Drawing Skills Lab by Sandee Ewasiuk (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5221-9; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5234-9), and Printmaking Skills Lab by Sarah Hodgson (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5224-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5237-0), ages 9–12.

Among the six new Game On! titles by Kirsty Holmes are Action-Adventure Games (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5260-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5289-9), Building Virtual Worlds (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5257-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5270-7), and Strategy Games (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5269-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5330-8), ages 9–12. And Ideas, Inventions, and Innovators issues Grace Jones’s The Greatest Buildings and Structures (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5826-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5970-6), The Greatest Human Achievements (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5827-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5969-0), People Who Changed the World: Politics and Social Activism (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5829-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5972-0), and People Who Changed the World: Science and Arts (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5828-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5971-3), ages 9–12.

Map and Track Biomes and Animals has six additions, including Map and Track Deserts by Linda Barghoorn (Mar. 5, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5366-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5378-0), Map and Track Oceans by Lauren Ishak (Mar. 5, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5369-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5381-0), and Map and Track Rain Forests by Heather C. Hudak (Mar. 5, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5370-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5382-7), ages 9–12. Six volumes join Underground Worlds, among them Earth’s Underground Structures by Hudak (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6079-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6129-7), Underground City Systems by Ellen Rodger (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6081-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6163-1), and Underground Homes by Natalie Hyde (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6126-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6164-8), ages 9–12. And Get Informed, Stay Informed issues Digital Data Security (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5331-5; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5345-2) and Immigration and Refugees (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5333-9; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5347-6) by Hudak and Gun Violence (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5332-2; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5346-9) and Oil and Pipelines (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5334-6; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5348-3) by Hyde, ages 10–14.

Investigative Journalism That Inspired Change releases Environmental Journalism (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5349-0; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5362-9), Health Care Journalism (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5350-6; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5363-6), Human Rights Journalism (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5351-3; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5364-3), and Sports Journalism (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5352-0; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5365-0) by Diane Dakers, ages 10–14. There are six additions to Mission: Space Science, including Chasing Comets, Asteroids, and Mysterious Space Objects by Nancy Dickmann (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5392-6; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5398-8), Journeys to Outer Space by Megan Kopp (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5393-3; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5404-6), and Understanding Our Sun by James Bow (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5395-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5406-0), ages 10–14. And new Moon Flight Atlas titles by David Jefferis are The Astronauts: Space Survival (Mar. 5, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5411-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5420-6), Dreams of Space: Before Apollo (Mar. 5, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5408-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5417-6), Exploring the Moon: 1969–1972 (Mar. 5, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5409-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5418-3), and Project Apollo: The Race to Land on the Moon (Mar. 5, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5410-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5419-0), ages 10–14.

Top Secret Science has six additions, including Top Secret Science in Medicine (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5994-2; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6032-0) by Ellen Rodger, Top Secret Science in Energy by Megan Kopp (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5993-5; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5999-7), and Top Secret Science in Space by Honor Head (Mar. 5, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5996-6; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-6034-4), ages 10–14. And Deconstructing Powerful Speeches adds Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Address (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5238-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5253-0), James Baldwin: Cambridge Debate Speech (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5239-4; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5254-7), Susan B. Anthony: On a Woman’s Right to Vote (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5240-0; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5255-4), and Tecumseh: Speech at Vincennes (Feb. 1, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5242-4; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5256-1), by Rebecca Sjonger, ages 11–14.


Beastly Biomes by Carly Allen-Fletcher (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-54-5) introduces various environments and the animals that adapt to live in them. Ages 8–12.

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Anne Frank by Nancy Churnin, illus. by Yevgenia Nayberg (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-53-8), spotlights the parallel journeys of these individuals who responded to racial hatred with messages of love and hope. Ages 8–14.


Goldilocks and the Three Rhinos by Joan Rankin (Mar. 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-916-6). In this reimagining of the classic tale, Goldilocks stumbles into a rhino family’s home. Ages 3–8.

Cuento de Luz

The Last Tree by María Quintana Silva, illus. by Silvia Álvarez (June 4, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-46-0), relays a story about conservation, the importance of trees, and caring for the planet. Ages 5–8.

Who Cares! by Barbara Steinitz (Mar. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-34-7). This tale of self-acceptance poses the question: do many dogs resemble their owners, or do owners look like their dogs? Ages 5–8.


The Adventures of Kubi issues Kubi Meets Rosita by Erik Speyer (Apr. 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-38-5), ages 4–8. And What Really Matters welcomes Emmanuel Kelly: Dream Big! by Mamen Sánchez, trans. by Jon Brokenbrow, illus. by Zuzanna Celej, (May 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-40-8), ages 6–9.

Titles in Spanish

!Les importa un pepino! (Who Cares!) by Barbara Steinitz, trans. by Jimena Licitra (Mar. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-33-0); and El último árbol (The Last Tree) by Maria Quintana Silva, illus. by Silvia Alvarez (June 4, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-45-3), ages 5–8.

Series in Spanish

Las aventuras de Kubi (The Adventures of Kubi) adds Kubi conoce a Rosita (Kubi Meets Rosita) by Erik Speyer, trans. by Jimena Licitra (Apr. 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-37-8), ages 4–8. And Lo que de verdad importa (What Really Matters) continues with Emmanuel Kelly: ¡Sueña a lo grande! (Emmanuel Kelly: Dream Big!) by Mamen Sánchez, trans. by Jon Brokenbrow, illus. by Zuzanna Celej (May 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16733-39-2), ages 6–9.

DC Ink

Mera: Tidebreaker by Danielle Paige, illus. by Stephen Byrne (Apr. 2, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4012-8339-1). To free her people, princess Mera embarks on a mission to kill the future king of Atlantis, Aquaman. Ages 12–18.

Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia, illus. by Gabriel Picolo (July 2, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4012-8623-1). In this series launch, a teen discovers that she can hear the thoughts of others—and another disturbing voice. Ages 12–18.

Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale by Lauren Myracle, illus. by Isaac Goodhart (May 7, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4012-8591-3). Living on the streets of Gotham, teenage Catwoman searches for her identity. Ages 13–17.

DC Zoom

Super Sons: The Polarshield Project by Ridley Pearson, illus. by Ile Gonzalez (Apr. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4012-8639-2). The sons of Batman and Superman uncover a global conspiracy, in this series debut. Ages 8–12.


DC Super Hero Girls releases Spaced Out by Shea Fontana, illus. by Agnes Garbowska (June 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4012-8256-1), ages 7–12.

Disney Press

Aladdin Live Action Genie Picture Book by Suzanne Francis, illus. by Dominic Carola (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-03707-5), ages 3–5; and The Lion King Live Action Novelization by Elizabeth Rudnick (June 4, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-368-03926-0), ages 8–12; are tie-ins to these upcoming Walt Disney Studios films.


Pixar Animation Studios Artist Showcase welcomes Mommy Sayang by Rosana Sullivan (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01590-5), ages 3–5. New Toy Story titles are Toy Story 4: Toy Box: Words to Play By by Suzanne Francis, illus. by Biao Ma (May 7, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04584-1); and Toy Story 4: Picture Book by Drew Daywalt (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-9958-1), ages 3–5. Artemis Fowl returns in Artemis Fowl’s Guide to the World of Fairies (June 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04077-8) and Because I’m Smarter Than You, That’s Why (June 25, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04125-6) by Andrew Donkin and How to Be a LEPRecon: Your Guide to the Gear, Gadgets, and Goings-On of the World’s Most Elite Fairy Force by Matthew K. Manning (June 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04126-3), ages 8–12. Tales from the Haunted Mansion adds Memento Mori by Amicus Arcane, illus. by Kelley Jones (July 16, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-1473-7), ages 8–12. Aladdin returns in Far from Agrabah by Aisha Saeed (Apr. 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-03170-7), ages 10–14. Mirror, Mirror is a new Twisted Tale by Jen Calonita (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01383-3), ages 12–18. And Villains continues with The Odd Sisters by Serena Valentino (July 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01318-5), ages 12–18.


Because by Mo Willems, illus. by Amber Ren (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01901-9). This tale of a girl’s journey to center stage involves chance, persistence, and magic. Ages 3–5.

The Book Hog by Greg Pizzoli (Mar. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-03689-4). At library story time, a pig who cannot read discovers the wonder of books. Ages 3–5.

The Great Indoors by Julie Falatko, illus. by Ruth Chan (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00083-3). When the humans head out to go camping, animals settle in for a relaxing holiday of their own. Ages 3–5.

Harbor Bound by Catherine Bailey, illus. by Ellen Shi (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-9952-9). A tugboat and its father-child crew race to get back to the harbor before a storm hits. Ages 3–5.

Lawrence in the Fall by Matthew Farina, illus. by Doug Salati (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8058-9). Lawrence is scared when he and his father venture into the woods, until he discovers the forest’s magic. Ages 3–5

Linus the Little Yellow Pencil (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00627-9). As the family art show approaches, a pencil and his eraser collaborate to create something neither could make on his own. Ages 3–5.

My Big Bad Monster by A.N. Kang (July 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2882-6). A girl overcomes the monster of self-doubt with help from new friends and boisterous music. Ages 3–5.

This Is the Construction Worker by Laura Godwin, illus. by Julian Hector (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01817-3). A companion to This Is the Firefighter follows a construction worker through her busy day. Ages 3–5.

Underwear! by Jenn Harney (Apr. 2, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02793-9). A tired father tries to get a rambunctious bare bear cub into his underwear after bath time. Ages 3–5.

Unicorn Is Maybe Not So Great After All by Bob Shea (July 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00944-7). On the first day of school, Goat helps Unicorn recover his magic, in this companion to Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great. Ages 3–5.

Watch Out for Wolf! by Anica Mrose Rissi, illus. by Charles Santoso (Apr. 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8556-0). This spin on the story of the “Three Little Pigs” celebrates friendship and party planning. Ages 3–5.

Blastaway by Melissa Landers (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-5023-0). Two kids hurtling through space on the family ship must escape from pirates and stop a galaxy-level threat. Ages 8–12.

The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman (Apr. 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02496-9) opens a fantasy series following a group of teens with dark secrets and the power to save their town from a monster. Ages 12–18.

Kazu Jones and the Denver Dognappers by Shauna M. Holyoak (Apr. 23, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02240-8). In this series debut, a Japanese-American girl vows to bust a dognapping ring. Ages 8–12.

Shipwreckers! The Curse of the Cursed Temple of Curses – Or – We Nearly Died. A Lot. by Scott Peterson and Joshua Pruett (May 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00847-1). Two siblings aboard an ill-fated river expedition save themselves and the captain from deadly trials and traps. Ages 8–12.

Twinchantment by Elise Allen (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00862-4). In this series launch, twin sisters track down the evil mage who cursed their mother. Ages 8–12.

Don’t Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-03970-3). With her heart, family, and future at stake, can a Cuban-American teen break a curse and find her place beyond the horizon? Ages 12–18.

All Our Broken Pieces by L.D. Crichton (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02396-2) portrays the romance between an OCD-afflicted girl and a boy who is a scarred rebel with the heart of a poet. Ages 14–18.

Where I End and You Begin by Preston Norton (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-9835-5). On the night of a total solar eclipse, Ezra and Wynonna wake up in each other’s bodies. Ages 14–18.


Mother Bruce releases Peek-a-Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins (July 23, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02857-8), ages up to 2. Feminist Baby gains He’s a Feminist Too! by Loryn Brantz (Apr. 2, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02299-6), ages up to 2. The Pigeon Has to Go to School! by Mo Willems (July 16, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04645-9) is a new Pigeon story, ages 3–5. World of Reading picks up Mother Bruce: Bruce’s Big Fun Day, Level 1 by Ryan T. Higgins (June 25, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01577-6), ages 3–5. Joining Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! is Harold & Hog Pretend for Real! by Dan Santat and Mo Willems (May 7, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02716-8), ages 6–8. Artemis Fowl stars in Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel by Eoin Colfer, adapted by Michael Moreci, illus. by Stephen Gilpin (June 25, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04314-4), ages 8–12. Chasing Helicity continues with Chasing Helicity into the Wind by Ginger Zee (Apr. 23, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00217-2), ages 8–12. Serafina returns in Serafina and the Seven Stars by Robert Beatty (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00759-7), ages 8–12. Charlie and Frog are back in The Boney Hand by Karen Kane (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00628-6), ages 9–12. And Royal Bastards concludes with War of the Bastards by Andrew Shvarts (June 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-6764-1), ages 14–18.


The Lovely and the Lost by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-7620-9) tells of a missing girl, a teen with a twisted past, and an unconventional family that trains search-and-rescue dogs. Ages 12–18.

Siren by Michelle Zink (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04788-3) relays the origin story of Freeform’s TV drama series Siren. Ages 18–up.


Belles offers The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2848-2), ages 12–18.



New Star Wars titles are Who’s Who in the Galaxy by Ella Patrick (July 16, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04341-0), ages 3–5; and Queen’s Shadow by Emily Kate Johnston (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02425-9), ages 12–18.



Pandava continues with Aru Shah and the Song of Death by Roshani Chokshi (Apr. 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01384-0), ages 8–12. And Sal and Gabi star in Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02282-8), ages 8–12.


Flip, Flap, Find! Counting 1, 2, 3 (Feb. 5, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7866-5). In this counting book, flaps lift to reveal various creatures hatching from eggs. Ages 1–3.

100 First Things That Go (Feb. 12, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7959-4) offers labeled pictures of cars, trucks, planes, boats, and other vehicles. Ages 2–4.

Press and Play: Noisy Animals (July 16, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8147-4). This book featuring six sounds introduces counting and animal names. Ages 2–5.

Jack and the Beanstalk (July 16, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8279-2), Pinocchio (Feb. 19, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7849-8), The Three Little Pigs (Feb. 19, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7848-1), and The Ugly Duckling (July 16, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8278-5), illus. by Giuseppe Di Lernia, are large-format retellings of these classic tales. Ages 3–5.
The Sea Book by Charlotte Milner (Feb. 5, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7882-5) is a guide to marine animals and sea habitats worldwide. Ages 4–7.

How to Tell Time (July 9, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8445-1). This lift-the-flap book with time-telling activities features a clock with moveable hands. Ages 5–9.

Ask a Scientist: Professor Robert Winston Answers 100 Big Questions from Kids Across the World! by Robert Winston (June 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8444-4), compiles replies to science questions posed by real-life children. Ages 6–9.

The Magic and Mystery of Trees by Jen Green, illus. by Claire McElfatrick (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7936-5), explores the natural science of trees and their different environments. Ages 6–9.

Super Slime (July 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8571-7) compiles 30 slime recipes. Ages 6–9.

Did You Know? Earth by Devin Dennie (Apr. 9, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7911-2) is a visual q&a book about the planet. Ages 7–10.

Science Is Magic by Steve Mould (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7880-1) discloses the science behind illusions and magic tricks. Ages 7–10.

Science You Can Eat: Putting What We Eat Under the Microscope by Stefan Gates (June 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6843-7) explains the chemistry behind food and cooking and offers 20 edible experiments. Ages 7–10.

The Space Race: The Journey to the Moon and Beyond by Sarah Cruddas (May 7, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8145-0). Diagrams and photos accompany this look at the history and future of space exploration. Ages 7–10.

What a Waste: Trash, Recycling, and Protecting Our Planet by Jess French (Apr. 2, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8141-2) is a guide to ecology and environmentalism. Ages 7–10.

Big Book of Knowledge (Mar. 19, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8041-5) is an updated edition of this visual reference, spanning a wide range of subjects. Ages 9–12.

Knowledge Genius (Apr. 16, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8134-4) lets kids test their knowledge across 80 different topics. Ages 9–12.

Survival! (May 7, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8137-5) is a guide to the skills and techniques young explorers need. Ages 9–12.

Feminism Is... (Feb. 12, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7955-6) discusses the history, pioneers, and theories of feminism. With a foreword by Roxane Gay. Ages 12–18.


Tabbed Board Books gains My First Busy Jobs: Let’s Go to Work (June 4, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8327-0), ages up to 3. Pop-Up Peekaboo! adds Space (Mar. 12, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7933-4) and Unicorn (Feb. 5, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8331-7), ages 1–3. New DK Readers, Level 2 are The Lion’s Tale by Laura Buller (Feb. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7914-3; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7913-6), Llamas (July 16, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8142-9), and Sloths (July 16, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8223-5), ages 5–7. DK Find Out! welcomes Birds (June 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8152-8; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8151-1) and Castles (June 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8154-2; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8153-5), ages 6–9; and Big Cats (Feb. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7930-3; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7929-7) and Space Travel (Feb. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7932-7; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7931-0), ages 7–10. And DK Readers, Level 3 releases Moon Landings by Shoshana Weider (Feb. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7916-7; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7915-0), ages 7–9.

How to Be a Coder (July 2, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7881-8) joins How to Be a Scientist and Engineer, ages 7–9. DK Life Stories greets three biographies illus. by Charlotte Ager: Nelson Mandela by Stephen Krensky (July 2, $16.99 ISBN 978-1-4654-8399-7; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8400-0), ages 7–14; and Alexander Hamilton by Jim Buckley (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7960-0; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7961-7) and Florence Nightingale by Kitson Jazynka (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7844-3; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7843-6), ages 8–12. The Everything Book of... issues The Everything Book of Horses and Ponies (Apr. 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8011-8), ages 8–11. Where on Earth? introduces Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life: The Amazing History of Earth’s Most Incredible Animals (Mar. 19, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7963-1), ages 8–12. And new Smithsonian titles are American History: A Visual Encyclopedia (June 25, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8366-9), ages 8–12; and Super Space Encyclopedia (June 25, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8171-9), ages 9–12.


Doctor Grundy’s Undies by Dawn McMillan, illus. by Ross Kinnaird (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-486-83248-7). What happens when wind sweeps Doctor Grundy’s underwear off the clothesline and out to sea? Ages 6–10.

Seagull Sid: And the Naughty Things His Seagulls Did! by Dawn McMillan, illus. by Ross Kinnaird (June 12, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-486-83247-0). Seagull Sid and his friends execute a plan to reclaim their beach from humans who leave rubbish behind. Ages 6–10.

Leonardo da Vinci: Extraordinary Machines by David Hawcock (Mar. 20, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-486-83236-4). Six 3-D models showcase this Renaissance artist’s inventions. Ages 6–14.


New Eat ’em Ups by Gail Tuchman, illus. by Kathy Voerg, are Apples (Feb. 13, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-486-82508-3), Bananas (Feb. 13, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-486-82511-3), Oranges (Feb. 13, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-486-82509-0), and Pears (Feb. 13, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-486-82510-6), ages 3–6. Mix & Match offers Animals: Over 100 Animals to Create! (Mar. 20, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-486-83289-0) and Monsters: Over 100 Monsters to Create! (Mar. 20, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-486-83290-6) by Connie Isaacs, illus. by Barry Green, ages 4–8. And Beastly Crimes adds Claws of Rage by Anna Starobinets, trans. by Jane Bugaeva, illus. by Marie Muravski (June 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-486-82952-4), ages 7–11.


No Place Like Home by Ronojoy Ghosh (Apr. 30, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5522-0). A polar bear who hates living in the city sets off to find where he truly belongs. Ages 3–7.

A Story That Grows by Gilles Bachelet (Feb. 19, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-8028-5512-1). Parents of various species read a bedtime story to their children. Ages 3–7.

The Second Sky by Patrick Guest, illus. by Jonathan Bentley (Mar. 5, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5520-6), introduces a baby penguin who is determined to learn how to fly. Ages 4–8.

The Secret Cat by Katarina Strömgård (Feb. 5, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5511-4). A girl who desperately wants a pet follows a ghostly cat on an adventure. Ages 4–8.

Sweet Dreamers by Isabelle Simler (Mar. 26, hardcover, $19, ISBN 978-0-8028-5517-6). Animals settling in for the night reveal their unique ways of sleeping. Ages 4–8.

Vanishing Colors by Constance Orbeck-Nilssen, illus. by Akin Duzakin (Mar. 19, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-8028-5518-3). A girl in a dark, war-torn city reflects on what her life was once like, and color gradually returns, along with hope for a new beginning. Ages 5–9.

Birdie by Eileen Spinelli (Apr. 9, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-8028-5513-8). Missing her late father, Birdie finds comfort in family and friends and learns that painful change can also bring good things. Ages 10–14.



Paladero by Steven Lochran continues with The Edge of the World (May 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-472-4), ages 10–12.

Enchanted Lion

The World’s Poorest President Speaks Out by José Mujica, edited by Yoshimi Kusaba, trans. by Andro-Ryuo Wong, illus. by Gaku Nakafawa (June 25, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-289-3), adapts the speech on consumerism that this former president of Uruguay delivered to the United Nations in 2012. Ages 4–8.

Crescendo by Paola Quintavalle, illus. by Alessandro Sanna (Feb. 12, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-255-8), offers a poetic celebration of pregnancy and the passage into motherhood. Ages 4–18.

Little Parsley by Inger Hagerup, trans. by Becky L. Crook, illus. by Paul René Gaugin (Apr. 30, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-286-2), compiles Norwegian children’s poems. Ages 5–10.

What If... by Thierry Lenain, trans. by Claudia Zoe Bedrick, illus. by Olivier Tallec (June 25, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-281-7). A yet-to-be born child observes the world and imagines how to change it for the better. Ages 6–9.

Do Fish Sleep? by Jens Raschke, trans. by Belinda Cooper, illus. by Jens Rassmus (July 30, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-285-5). In this story based on a play, a girl contemplates the meaning of life and death after her brother dies. Ages 8–12.

Telephone Tales by Gianni Rodari, trans. by Antony Shugaar, illus. by Valerio Vidali (Apr. 30, $27.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-284-8). Each night, a traveling father calls his kids on a pay phone to relay a bedtime story in the time a single coin will buy. Ages 8–12.


Chirri & Chirra return in Chirri & Chirra, Underground by Kaya Doi, trans. by Yuki Kaneko (June 25, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-244-2), ages 3–8.

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And We Call It Love by Amanda Vink (June 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8276-9). When her best friend comes to school with bruises after starting to date a boy, Clare knows that what is happening must be stopped. Ages 8–up.

Knights of Suburbia by P.A. Kurch (June 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8274-5). Coping with their brother’s PTSD and their father’s decision to run for office, adopted twins consider finding their birth family. Ages 8-up.

Little Pills by Melody Dodds (Apr. 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8282-0). When Charlotte becomes hooked on her grandmother’s painkillers, she questions how it might hurt her and those she loves. Ages 8–up.

Sanctuary Somewhere by Brenna Dimmig (Apr. 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8284-4). The dreams of a teen who wants to attend college and become a meteorologist are shattered when he learns he is undocumented. Ages 8–up.

Second in Command by Sandi Van (Feb. 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8262-2). When his brother is caught up in a dangerous plot, Leo must decide whether he should protect their family or stand up for what is right. Ages 8–up.

Some Girls Bind by Rory James (Feb. 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8254-7). In this novel told in verse, Jamie struggles with her gender identity. Ages 8–up.


The Totally Secret Diary of Dani D. moves on with My Home Is a Battlefield by J.M. Klein (June 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8198-4), ages 7–12. We the Weirdos votes in Amy Price for President! by Charley Pickle (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8204-2), ages 7–12. Kidnapped by Vampires by D.E. Daly (Apr. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8190-8) joins The Z Team, ages 7–12. Brynn Kelly’s The Bad Kids in 4B issues Things That Don’t Make Sense (Apr. 1, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8224-0), ages 7–13. Brothers continues with This Place Is Not My Home by Cyn Bermudez (June 1, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8232-5), ages 7–13. And The Videomaniac by Wil Mara (Feb. 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8357-5) launches Twisted, ages 7–13.