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On the cover: Art from Rosie Revere, Engineer (front) and I Can See Just Fine (back) This page: clockwise from bottom left: Art from Henry’s Hand; Pantone: Color Puzzles; You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot; Pantone: Color Puzzles; Babar’s Lost and Found; I Can See Just Fine; Rock-a-Bye Room; You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot; Library Mouse: Home Sweet Home; and You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot Front cover and pp. 32–33: © 2013 David Roberts; back cover and pp. 56–57: © 2013 Eric Barclay; inside front cover: Copyrights in original artwork created by Maurice Sendak are owned and controlled by the Estate of Maurice Sendak; pp. 2–3: illustrations © 2013 Jason Rosenstock; photographs © 2013 Jonathan Beckerman; p. 4: © 2013 Jim Tierney; p. 5: © 2013 Fiona Robinson; p. 10: © 2013 Frank Cammuso; p. 11: © 2013 Nathan Hale; pp. 12–13: © 2013 Ethen Beavers; p. 14–15: © 2013 Amy Ignatow; p. 16–17: © 2013 Christine Norrie; p. 19: © 2013 Jonathan Bartlett; pp. 20–21: background image: Image Source/Image Source/Getty Images; image of couple: Digital Vision/Digital Vision/Getty Images; p. 22: © Joyce Vincent / Arcangel Images; p. 23: © 2013 Will Stahle; pp. 24–25: © 2013 Nathália Suellen; p. 26: © 2013 Karl Kwasny; p. 27: © 2013 Will Stahle; p. 28: © 2013 Vincent Chong; p. 29: © 2013 Kazu Kibuishi; p. 30: © 2013 Dawn DeVries Sokol


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AGES 7 TO 9 GRAPHIC NOVEL

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back matter and references for

illustrations

further study

Praise for Frank Cammuso’s

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Salem’s misspellings create

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his cartoons energetic; his

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pictures speak as clearly

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hasn’t been kidnapped—she’s been recruited. Their former librarian, Ms. Holiday, has started a rival organization called BULLIES, who each have their own nanobyte-enhanced upgrades. The BULLIES’ plan: go back in time to make sure NERDS never existed! When Ruby’s teammates begin to vanish one by one, she enlists Agent Brand and Heathcliff Hodges to go back to the 1970s and help the original nerdy secret agents make sure that the future is not erased from existence! Attack of the BULLIES promises action, humor, and a dramatic conclusion to the series. Michael Buckley is the bestselling author of the Sisters Grimm and NERDS series. He has also written and developed shows for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and Discovery Channel. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Alison, and their son, Finn. Visit teamnerds.com.

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The Popularity Papers

The Popularity Papers

B O O K F O U R : T H E R O C K Y R OA D T R I P

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BY A M Y I G N ATO W

Lydia and Julie hit the road in the fourth book in the bestselling Popularity Papers series

AGES 9 TO 13 MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

S E LLING POINTS

BY A M Y I G N ATO W

Romantic complications take center stage in the sixth book in the beloved series

■ Successful series: More than a quarter million books have been sold in the series, which continues to garner new fans and praise

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■ Success of hybrid novels: The continuing success of journal- and

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At first they use their Powers of Observation to catalog the traditions and oddities of each new

style illustrated novels. She is a graduate of Moore College of Art and Design and lives in

location they visit, but soon their attention turns to parents and negotiating sensitive family dynamics.

Philadelphia with her husband, Mark, their daughter, Anya, and their cat, Mathilda, who is

By the time the duo hits familiar streets again, they may have to accept some uncomfortable truths,

mostly very terrible.

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Awesome Blossom

AGES 9 TO 13 MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

A F LO W E R P O W E R B O O K ■

BY L AU R E N M Y R AC L E

S E LLING POINTS

The fourth and final book in the beloved Flower Power series

■ “This generation’s Judy Blume”: Myracle has sold more than three million copies of her books and has become a household name

★“Loads of potential for popularity among its target

for her frank and highly relatable

audience, and plenty of insights for those who care about tween girls.” —Booklist, starred review

Now in Pap erb ac

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k

■ Critical acclaim: In starred reviews, Kirkus Reviews called the series “A triumph!” and Booklist said it “displays a shining awareness of and

★“A

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sensitivity to the highly textured society of tween girls” ■ Fun format: Told in an innovative mix of blog, screenplay, journal, and straight narrative from four points of view ■ Great multiethnic cast: Diverse,

★“Thisserieswillbeembraced,read,andpassedfromfriendto

relatable group of girls bucks the

friendonmiddleschoolplaygroundseverywhere.” 

norm for friendship novels

—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This is trademark Myracle, and those who heart her books will lurve—er, love—this one, too.” —School Library Journal

“S hiningexampleofthemesandlanguage(partsofthe storyaretoldinIMs,e-mailsandchatmessages)that willcutstraighttotheheartoftweengirls.”—Booklist S PECIFICATIONS 272 pages, 5½ x 7⁵⁄⁸" Paperback Katie-Rose, Milla, Yasaman, and Violet are happy to be a flower-friend foursome—until a new girl, Hayley, comes to school. Hayley is confident and mysterious and keeps the girls guessing. Katie-Rose worries she’s just another Evil Chick, but Violet befriends Hayley and hopes the girls can make room

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among many other books for teens and young people. She lives with her family in Fort

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My Basmati Bat Mitzvah ■

Secrets of the Terra-Cotta Soldier

BY PAU L A J . F R E E D M A N

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A Jewish-Indian-American girl prepares for her multicultural bat mitzvah in this charming debut

■ Character diversity: The large multicultural cast of characters

AGES 10 TO 12 HISTORICAL FICTION

BY Y I N G C H A N G C O M P E S T I N E A N D V I N S O N C O M P E S T I N E

A fascinating historical novel about the famous terra-cotta soldiers of China, from an award-winning author

fills a need in the market for greater diversity ■ Jewish identity: Countless

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S E LLING POINTS ■ Popular genre: With its unique combination of both modern and ancient Chinese social history, this is a great addition to Abrams’ growing and well-received historical fiction list ■ Fascinating subject: Long-

burgeoning religious and social

standing interest in the terra-

experiences

cotta soldiers of the Qin Dynasty

■ Urban setting: The novel’s realistic portrayal of city life— doormen, apartment buildings,

Praise for Revolution Is

is evident from the multiple

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current traveling exhibitions, and

★“ Readers should remain

and subways—is an unusual

rapt by Compestine’s

and appealing setting for this

storytelling.” —Publishers

age group

Weekly, starred review

■ Cultural mash-up appeal: Full

“Authentic. . . . [The] novel

of rich details about everything from Bollywood to matzo ball soup, My Basmati Bat Mitzvah richly portrays the increasingly relevant world of cross-cultural

■ Award-winning author: Ying Compestine’s Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party has received numerous awards and rave

comes alive with the

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author’s rich descriptions

and Publishers Weekly starred

of the sights and smells

reviews; winner of California

of China.” —School

Book Award for Young Adult

Library Journal

and cross-religious family life

the story is sure to captivate young readers

Literature; 2008 ALA Best Books for Young Adults; and 2008 ALA

■ Indian representation:

Notable Children’s Books

My Basmati lovingly showcases Indian culture, an underrepresented ethnicity in children’s literature

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S PECIFICATIONS In this action-packed adventure and coming-of-age story that finely weaves fact and fiction,

During the fall leading up to her bat mitzvah, Tara (Hindi for “star”) Feinstein has a lot more than her

thirteen-year-old Ming lives in a small village in Maoist China in the 1970s. His father is convinced that

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Torah portion on her mind. Between Hebrew school and study sessions with the rabbi, there doesn’t

Emperor Qin’s tomb—and the life-size terra-cotta household and army created to serve and protect the

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seem to be enough time to hang out with her best friend Ben-O—who might also be her boyfriend—

emperor in the afterlife—lays hidden in the hills around them. But if Ming’s father doesn’t prove it soon,

and her other best friend, Rebecca, who’s getting a little too cozy with the snotty Sheila Rosenberg. Not

the town’s Political Officer will send him away. From the stories of a terra-cotta soldier who has survived

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to mention working on her robotics project with the class clown Ryan Berger, or figuring out what to

through the centuries, Ming learns the history of Emperor Qin, known both for building the Great Wall

do with a priceless heirloom sari that she accidentally ruined. Amid all this drama, Tara considers how

of China and for burying scholars alive, and how and why the terra-cotta soldiers came to be. Most

to balance her Indian and Jewish identities and what it means to have a bat mitzvah while questioning

importantly, he comes to see how he can save both the terra-cotta soldiers and his father from the

her faith.

corrupt Political Officer and his Communist cronies.

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The book is illustrated with photographs of Communist Chinese village life in the 1970s, the Great Wall, and, of course, the excavated tomb with its many terra-cotta soldiers.

Paula J. Freedman has another career in digital media, making websites for a well-

Ying Chang Compestine grew up in China and now lives in Lafayette, California. She

known children’s publisher, a TV network, and assorted others. She’s pretty much the

is a popular author of children’s books, cookbooks, and novels. Ying’s son, Vinson

same person she was in middle school, only nicer and with less acne. She lives with her

Compestine, is a National Merit Scholar currently studying at the University of Southern

husband and two parrots in New York City.

California’s Marshall School of Business.

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The Infinite Moment of Us ■

AGES 14 AND UP YOUNG ADULT FICTION

BY L AU R E N M Y R AC L E S E LLING POINTS

“This generation’s Judy Blume” charts the sweetness and vulnerability of first love and the magic of stepping hand-in-hand into the unknown

■ Highly visible author: Myracle has sold more than three million copies and is the #1 most-banned author in America ■ A modern-day Forever: Myracle returns to her warm examination of ordinary teens in a story that celebrates friendship, romance, and the intensity of first love

Praise for Shine

■ Exploding category: The next big popular teen romance novel

Amelia Elizabeth

■ On-trend love interest: Teens

Walden Award for

will love the moody, romantic

young adult fiction

love interest—a YA type having a

“ Raw, realistic

particularly strong moment

and compelling.” —Kirkus Reviews “ Page-turning mystery

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. . . will draw readers in

376 pages, 53⁄⁸ x 8¼"

and give them plenty

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For as long as she can remember, Wren Gray’s goal has been to please her parents. But as high

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AGES 12 TO 18 YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Goodbye, Rebel Blue

Sick

BY S H E L L E Y C O R I E L L

AGES 14 AND UP YOUNG ADULT FICTION

BY TO M L E V E E N

S E LLING POINTS

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■ The big issues: Teens gravitate

■ Hot genre: The Walking Dead

toward stories of life and death, and Rebel faces some tough

The bucket list of a dead girl forces an examination of the risks and rewards of truly engaging with others

Breakfast Club meets Walking Dead as a group of unlikely allies tries to survive a deadly outbreak

is the most popular TV show among teenagers, and zombies

truths after the accidental death

have proven themselves to be

of a classmate

unkillable (so to speak)

■ Critical praise: Publishers

■ Social commentary: The book’s

Weekly said, “Debut novelist

mysterious virus reveals the class

Coriell shows sparkling wit and

and social stratification of high

great skill in creating complex

school—and it makes you think

characters with memorable

as it scares you silly

personalities. Chloe’s emotional

■ Uncool is the new cool: These

growth is believable, and her

former underdogs save the day

attraction to a quiet, mysterious boy at the radio station adds spice and tension to the story” ■ Romantic core: Rebel finds

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Brian and his friends are not part of the cool crowd. They’re the misfits and the troublemakers—the ones who jump their high school’s electrified fence to skip class regularly. So when a deadly virus Rebecca Blue is a rebel with an attitude whose life is changed by a chance encounter with a

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breaks out, they’re the only ones with a chance of surviving.

soon-to-be dead girl. Rebel (as she’s known) decides to complete the dead girl’s bucket list to prove

The virus turns Brian’s classmates and teachers into bloodthirsty attackers who don’t die easily.

that choice, not chance, controls her fate. In doing so, she unexpectedly opens her mind and heart to

The whole school goes on lockdown and the military surrounds the fence, but Brian and his best friend,

a world she once dismissed—a world of friendships, family, and faith. With a shaken sense of self, she

Chad, are safe (and stuck) in the theater department—far from Brian’s sister, Kenzie, and his ex-girlfriend

must reevaluate her loner philosophy—particularly when she falls for Nate, the golden boy do-gooder

with a panic attack problem, Laura. Brian and Chad, along with some of the theater kids Brian had

who never looks out for himself. Perfect for fans of Jay Asher’s blockbuster hit Thirteen Reasons Why,

never given the time of day before, decide to find the girls and bring them to the safety of the theater.

Coriell’s second novel features her sharp, engaging voice along with realistic drama and unforgettable

But it won’t be easy, and it will test everything they thought they knew about themselves and their

characters.

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Shelley Coriell is the author of Welcome, Caller, This Is Chloe. She has worked as a

Tom Leveen is the author of Party, Zero, and manicpixiedreamgirl. Zero was named to

newspaper reporter, an award-winning magazine editor, and an association executive.

YALSA’s list of Best Fiction for Young Adults. This is his first foray into the horror genre.

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He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

in Tempe, Arizona. Visit her online at shelleycoriell.com.

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Unhinged ■

AGES 14 AND UP YOUNG ADULT FICTION

BY A . G . H O WA R D S E LLING POINTS

The sequel to the steamy, fantastical Alice in Wonderland–inspired Splintered

■ One of the most anticipated sequels of the year: Howard knows how to keep drawing in her fans ■ Continued romantic tension: The romance heats up as Alyssa's dark side—and Morpheus— becomes intertwined with and inseparable from the human world she knows ■ Beloved source material: Carroll’s Alice books are perennially popular with kids and adults ■ High-concept fantasy: A strong hook, appealing characters, and an understanding of its core teen audience will make this stand out ■ Buzz for the series: Bestselling author Melissa Marr called Splintered “a delicious, mad, wonderful read. I can’t recommend it highly enough.” Fans online are effusive in their praise

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Alyssa Gardner has been down the rabbit hole. She was crowned Queen of the Red Court and

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faced the bandersnatch. She saved the life of Jeb, the boy she loves, and escaped the machinations of the disturbingly appealing Morpheus. Now all she has to do is graduate high school. That would be easier without her mother, freshly released from an asylum, acting overly protective and suspicious. And it would be much simpler if the mysterious Morpheus didn’t show up for school one day to tempt her with another dangerous quest in the dark, challenging Wonderland—where she

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AGES 8 TO 12 MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

S E LLING POINTS ■ Acclaimed adult author: Doyle is a household name for his funny, gritty, and humanist books

A Greyhound of a Girl

Dying to Know You

BY R O D DY D OY L E

From the Booker Prize winner, a poignant coming-of-age tale about four generations of Irish women on one unforgettable trip

AGES 14 AND UP YOUNG ADULT FICTION

BY A I DA N C H A M B E R S S E LLING POINTS

A critically acclaimed contemporary love story with a Cyrano de Bergerac–like twist

and films

■ Acclaimed author: Chambers is one of the most celebrated young adult authors of all time ■ Spin on a classic tale: Readers

■ Crossover appeal: This story

will love this fresh take on a

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readers alike

■ Strong male protagonist: With YA shelves filled with plucky girl

■ Strong children’s offering:

protagonists, the strong male

Doyle has had success with

Praise for

Praise for

lighthearted children’s books

A Greyhound of a Girl

Dying to Know You

such as The Giggler Treatment.

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2013 Texas Library

His most serious offering for young readers, this is more in line

Kirkus Best Book

with his adult work

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Association TAYSHAS List Selection Slate Book Review

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hero is a welcome and needed addition ■ Critical success in hardcover: Dying to Know You received four starred reviews, putting it in award contention

Overlooked Book of 2012 ★ “A warm, witty, exquisitely ★ “A generous gift.”

nuanced multigenerational

—Publishers Weekly,

story.” —Kirkus Reviews,

starred review

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★ “A work of art that repays

★ “ This elegantly constructed

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yet beautifully simple

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story . . . will be something

multiple readings.” —Booklist, starred review

different for YA readers.”

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at which Doyle excels, and populated with a

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★ “ Readers are hooked with

charming foursome of

snappy dialogue and keen

Irish women.” —Publishers

insights.” —School Library

Weekly, starred review

Journal, starred review

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In this contemporary love story, a teenage boy named Karl enlists a famous writer to help him

street with a message for Gran, Mary gets pulled into an unlikely adventure. The woman is the ghost of

impress his girlfriend, Fiorella. She has asked him to write her a letter in which he reveals his true self.

Gran’s own mother, who has come to help her daughter say good-bye to her loved ones and guide her

But Karl isn’t convinced he’s good enough with words, so he tracks down Fiorella’s favorite author

safely out of this world. To persuade Gran, she needs the help of Mary and her mother, Scarlett, who

and begs him to take up the task. The writer reluctantly assents, on the condition that Karl agrees to a

embark on a road trip to the past. Four generations of women travel on a midnight car journey: one of

series of interviews, so that the letter will be based on an authentic portrait of Karl. The letter, though

them is dead, one of them is dying, one of them is driving, and one of them is just starting out.

effective, has unexpected consequences for Karl, Fiorella, and the writer. Aidan Chambers has received international acclaim and won every major young

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. His novels have been made into popular films, including The

adult prize, including the Michael L. Printz Award and the Carnegie Medal. He

Commitments and The Snapper. He lives and works in Dublin.

lives in Gloucester, England, with his wife, Nancy. To learn more, visit him online at aidanchambers.co.uk.

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AGES 8 TO 12 MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

13 Hangmen

Explorer

T H E LO S T I S L A N D S

BY A R T C O R R I V E AU

S E LLING POINTS ■ Acclaimed author: Corriveau has received great reviews from

History and mystery collide in this time-bending novel

School Library Journal, Booklist,

AGES 9 AND UP GRAPHIC NOVEL

E D I T E D BY K A Z U K I B U I S H I

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The exciting new volume in Kazu Kibuishi’s popular Explorer graphic anthology series

Kirkus, and others

■ Bestselling creators: Features New York Times bestselling comics creators Kibuishi and Telgemeier. Kibuishi is illustrating the covers for the paperback

■ Boy appeal: The boy protagonists

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and the mystery plot will attract reluctant readers

relaunch of the Harry Potter series

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■ Successful series: Book one received outstanding reviews,

■ Celebrates Boston: A fascinating

including two stars, and hit the

look at the history of this great

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city, popular with tourists

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“ Fascinating tale. Ghostly

■ Perfect core curriculum tie-in:

“ The premier anthologist of

fun in old Boston.”

Features Paul Revere and the

the comics field.” —ICv2

—Kirkus Reviews

Revolutionary War; slavery in America; mass immigration to

Praise for

“ The book’s design nicely

America during the 19th and

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differentiates Tony’s story,

early 20th centuries; as well as

set in 2009, from the past

contemporary teen issues such

IndieBound bestseller list ■ Growing fan base: The brand and its contributors have strong followings among middle-school readers, teachers, librarians, and comics fans

★ “An outstanding out-of-

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as obesity, sibling rivalry, and

this engaging historical

a visual feast.” —Kirkus

Full-color illustrations

self-discovery

mystery to readers who

Reviews, starred review

128 pages, 6 x 9"

devoured Dan Gutman’s

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★ “ Something here for most

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readers.” —School Library

series and are ready for

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Paperback

“ Top-notch storytelling.”

adventure.” —Booklist

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—Publishers Weekly

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The highly anticipated second volume to the critically acclaimed Explorer series, The Lost Islands is a collection of seven all-new stories written and illustrated by an award-winning roster of comics artists, with each story centered around the theme of hidden places. Edited by the New York Times bestselling comics creator Kazu Kibuishi, this graphic anthology includes well-written, beautifully

So begins the story of Tony and his friends—five thirteen-year-old boys, all living in the same house

illustrated stories by Kazu (the Amulet series), Jason Caffoe (the Flight series), Raina Telgemeier (Drama

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Gagné (The Saga of Rex), Katie and Steven Shanahan (the Flight series), and up-and-coming new artist

linked to a murder, a mystery, and a treasure.

Chrystin Garland.

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Kazu Kibuishi is the creator of Amulet, the award-winning New York Times bestselling

received great reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus, and many others.

graphic novel series, and the editor and art director of eight volumes of Flight, the

Booklist praised How I, Nicky Flynn, Finally Get a Life (and a Dog), his first middle-grade

influential Eisner-nominated anthology series. He lives in Alhambra, California.

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AGES 8 TO 12 CRAFT

S E LLING POINTS ■ Bestselling author: Sokol’s previous books have sold more than 55,000 copies since

The Doodle Circle A F I L L- I N J O U R N A L F O R B F F s TO S H A R E ■

BY DAW N D E V R I E S S O KO L

A fill-in book to share with friends from the renowned Doodle Queen

publication in 2010 ■ Innovative and fun: This is the first “round robin”–style book in the booming fill-in doodle book category ■ Hits the mark and market: This creative book will appeal to tweens, who adore crafting activities and doodling books

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Whether it’s The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants or the sisters from Little Women, there is no denying that young girls develop a strong bond as they grow up together. The Doodle Circle is an

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interactive fill-in journal that is passed around yearbook-style, allowing BFFs to document the tight bond they share by contributing to each other’s books. Perfect for slumber parties or after-school hangouts, the colorful prompts encourage girls to work both together and independently to ponder, doodle, and collage. When the book is complete, each girl will have a special memento of friendship as well as words of love and encouragement that will remind her how amazing she is as she goes through this fun-filled (yet decidedly insecure) time of life.

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Dawn DeVries Sokol is the author of 1,000 Artist Journal Pages, Doodle Diary, Doodle Sketchbook, and Art Doodle Love. Often referred to as the “Doodle Queen,” Sokol teaches popular workshops online (dblogala.com), at creative retreats, and through her DVD workshop Art Journaling: Pages in Stages. She lives in Tempe, Arizona.

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BY S U S A N M E Y E R S

AGES 3 TO 5 PICTURE BOOK

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A timeless lullaby from the bestselling author-illustrator team of Bear in the Air

■ Bestselling author and illustrator: Following the success of Bear in the Air, Meyers and Bates team up again for a warmhearted bedtime book ■ Beautiful illustrations: Bates’s gorgeously stylized illustrations bring this lullaby vividly to life with a rockabilly, down-home feel ■ Perfect for new parents: Bedtime books are perennially popular, and Rock-a-Bye Room is a beautifully written love song from mother to child. It’s Goodnight, Moon for a new generation

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Praise for Bear in the Air ★ “A text so well structured that almost any adult (or new reader) can prance

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through with natural, bouncy enthusiasm.” —Booklist, starred review Praise for Minette’s Feast ★ “A fine recipe for pleasure: Julia Child, the culinary arts, Paris and a lucky cat. Magnifique!” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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Rock-a-bye, little one, bedtime is soon. Rocking horse waits in your rock-a-bye room. A mother soothes her daughter before bed as they say good night to all the things in her room—a rocking horse, dolls, blocks, and even the pictures on the wall—until it’s time to share a story and a kiss good night. With lulling rhymes and lush watercolors, Rock-a-Bye Room is a homespun love song from

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Praise for Iggy Peck, Architect

Rosie Revere, Engineer

“ The structured rhymes and controlled

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of the stylization with absorbing details.” —Publishers Weekly

PICTURE BOOK

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illustrations fit the architectural theme. . . . Roberts breaks free

AGES 5 AND UP

S E LLING POINTS

The highly anticipated companion to Iggy Peck, Architect by powerhouse duo Andrea Beaty and David Roberts

“ The detailed pen-and-ink and

■ Companion to bestseller: Iggy Peck has sold more than 60,000 copies. Fans will be eager for more from this team

watercolor spreads, evocative

■ Empowers girl scientists: Fills

of architectural drawings, are

a need for books about girls

crisp, clean, and expressive.

interested in building, inventing,

. . . They capture the emotion

and engineering

and action of this imaginative

■ Gorgeously illustrated: Roberts’s

story.” —School Library Journal

stylish, playful illustrations will appeal to the design community and museum stores ■ Perfect for engineer parents: There are very few picure books about engineering for parents to share with their children

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Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she’s a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal—to fly—Rosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunt’s dream come true. But when her contraption doesn’t fly but rather hovers for a moment and then crashes, Rosie deems the invention a failure. On the contrary, Aunt Rose insists that Rosie’s contraption was a raging success: you can only truly fail, she explains, if you quit. From the powerhouse author-illustrator team of Iggy Peck, Architect comes Rosie Revere, Engineer,

Rosie Revere, Engineer

another charming, witty picture book about believing in yourself and pursuing your passion.

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Little Red, and Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story. He lives in London.

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Accolades and praise for the

Library Mouse

Library Mouse series

HOME SWEET HOME

Young Hoosier Award Winner

IRA Teachers’ Choices Parenting magazine Book of the Year Bill Martin Jr. Picture Book Award Nominee

AGES 5 TO 9 PICTURE BOOK

BY DA N I E L K I R K

S E LLING POINTS

Library Mouse is back in an all-new adventure about architecture, research, and what makes a home

■ Successful series: The Library Mouse series has sold more than 200,000 copies ■ Acclaimed author: Kirk travels

IndieBound Pick

extensively across the U.S.

“The joy of reading, writing, and sharing is

visiting schools and libraries

evident in this book.” —Learning magazine

■ Much-sought-after subject matter: Readers will be

★ “Put a mouse in a library and you have a

introduced to research,

sure seller; make the mouse a writer and

problem-solving, and aspects

you have a sure-fire hit . . . This is fun,

of architechure, which will be

fun, fun.” —Booklist, starred review

welcomed by teachers, librarians, and parents

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When Sam the library mouse and his friend Sarah wake to find the library being packed up to prepare for a major renovation, they realize they won’t have a home during the construction. So off they

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go in search of a new place to live. Sam knows research is key, so he finds books about architectural styles to get ideas for building a temporary home from objects found around the library. They build and live in a variety of houses: a castle, an igloo, a yurt, a modern house, and even a geodesic dome. But none feels like home to Sam. Finally, though, the renovation of the library is complete, and they can move back to their true home, the library! The book includes photos of the real house styles discussed in the text and a relevant glossary of architectural terms.

Library Mouse:

Library Mouse:

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Daniel Kirk has illustrated a number of popular and bestselling books for children,

Library Mouse

A Friend’s Tale

A World to Explore

A Museum Adventure

including Library Mouse, which Booklist praised in a starred review as a “show-stopper.”

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AGES 5 TO 9 PICTURE BOOK

S E LLING POINTS ■ Successful author/illustrator team: A new twist on a favorite school subject from the bestselling Twelve Days

The Spelling Bee Before Recess ■

BY D E B O R A H L E E R O S E

Picture Day Perfection ■

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A hilarious tribute to school spelling bees from a bestselling author and illustrator duo

AGES 4 TO 8

An elementary school ritual is turned upside down in this hilarious picture book

■ Milestone event: Everyone has to take a school picture, and this is one of the only books about this childhood rite of passage

series team

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■ Topic of national interest: Spelling is something every student has to learn, and spelling

■ Sly humor: School-age kids will appreciate the hero’s mild rebellion ■ Personalization: The bound-in

bees capture national interest,

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National Spelling Bee (involving

their own

11 million students each year) as well as the Macy’s Regional Spelling Bees ■ Perfect for teaching spelling: Rose drew on spelling lists from school curricula across the country, and the words in the book are meant to reflect different school themes and subjects for

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“ Expect demands for multiple readings.”

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the Genius, Smart Ruby, and The Slugger, who never strikes out. Round after round, the words whizz at them, but with one minute left until recess, there’s still no winner. Who will triumph? It all comes down to

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one final word, and a curveball that no one sees coming! Deborah Lee Rose’s clever rhyming text packs a laugh-out-loud wallop with words that young readers will enjoy spelling and reading aloud again and again. Fun and whimsical illustrations by Carey

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It’s picture day, and the boy at the center of this charming picture book wants to make sure his

F. Armstrong-Ellis provide the perfect balance of humor and suspense as readers find out whether

picture is perfect. It seems as though everything’s going wrong for him—he has bedhead, a stained

The Slugger will hit a grand slam or finally strike out.

shirt, and a big scowl on his face. But when he goes up for his picture, he thinks about his terrible

The book includes three spelling lists that can be used for spelling bees at home, in school, at the library, or for community events. An author’s note describes why and how words were chosen.

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appearance, and he smiles—because he secretly wants his picture to be the worst ever taken! But just as he smiles, the photo is snapped and his plan is ruined—the photo looks great. Perfectly paired with the larger-than-life silliness of Dan Santat’s illustrations, this is sure to be a

Deborah Lee Rose is an internationally published author whose award-

schoolroom favorite. It will come bound with a picture frame in the back so readers can add their own

winning books are among the New York Public Library’s 100 Books to

class photos to the book.

Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show

Read and Share. She is the author of Abrams’ Twelve Days series, All the Seasons of the Year, and Someone’s Sleepy. She lives with her family in

Deborah Diesen is the author of The Pout-Pout Fish, a New York Times

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Walnut Creek, California. Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis has illustrated Ten

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Cape Neddick, Maine. Visit her online at slugworksrocks.com.

Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show. He lives in California.

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AGES 4 TO 8 NOVELTY

Little Ghost Party

Fraidyzoo

BY JAC Q U E S D U Q U E N N OY

chains that move and sway as you tilt every page, this book is

PICTURE BOOK

BY T H Y R A H E D E R

S E LLING POINTS ■ One-of-a-kind format: With

AGES 4 TO 8

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A fresh and delightfully quirky novelty book for readers of all ages

A girl overcomes her fear of the zoo in this fresh debut that celebrates DIY, the alphabet, and family

like nothing else on the market

■ Interactive game: Readers join the fun by guessing which animals—in alphabetical order— the family’s homemade costumes represent and the objects used

■ Playful approach to learning:

to make them

Young readers will learn to follow directions with terms

■ DIY mentality: Celebrates

such as left, right, clockwise, and

the popular homemade craft

counterclockwise by tilting the

movement. Will be sure to inspire

book in order to successfully

and delight creative families

replicate the images

■ Laugh-out-loud funny: With a

■ Seasonal opportunity: This gifty

scene-stealing sister character

package is sure to stand out in

and a twist ending, Heder offers

Halloween promotions

a fresh, humorous voice

■ Wide appeal: Both children and

■ Alphabet structure: Kids who

adults will be challenged and

have recently learned the

amused by this engaging novelty.

alphabet will proudly identify the

Once you pick it up, you can’t put

story’s pattern

it down!

■ Animal extravaganza: Fraidyzoo’s parade of animals—

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from alligators to zebras—is sure

Full-color illustrations

to appeal to animal lovers

8 pages, 7½ x 5½"

■ Green friendly: Fraidyzoo’s

Children's novelty book

paper is FSC-certified, the most

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environmentally sustainable

UK, AND COMMONWEALTH

paper option

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WARNING:

48 pages, 9 x 10" Hardcover with jacket It’s a great day to go to the zoo! As her family hustles to get out the door, Little T lags behind. She’s afraid to go back to the zoo; the only trouble is, she can’t remember why. As an ingenious solution to help her remember, her mom, dad, and sister construct homemade costumes and act out zoo Little Ghost is hosting a dance party, and you’re invited! By simply tilting the book, children will be

breathtakingly creative. An umbrella and bubble wrap magically transform into a jellyfish, bath towels

ate their own! In addition, young readers will practice associating directional phrases with motor skills,

and a can of soda become a parrot, and many, many more. At the end of the day, Little T has conquered

through text that prompts left and right turns, upward and downward tilts, and more. Evoking memories

her fear and no longer feels like a “fraidyzoo.”

of such vintage toys as Wooly Willy and mini labyrinth games, this hilariously addictive and irresistibly crafted package will draw in readers of all ages.

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Thyra Heder is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and storyboard artist whose clients include

in over 10 countries. His most popular subject is ghosts. He lives in Amiens, France.

Vogue, Johnnie Walker, Coca-Cola, Bonnaroo, Kenneth Cole, Nikon, FX Network, PBS,

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Killer Films, and many more. She graduated from Brown University in 2006 with a degree in art semiotics. This is her first picture book.

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In this charming, witty picture book debut, Thyra Heder honors the bravery it takes to face your fears, and the loving people who help you do so.

Jacques Duquennoy has been creating books for almost twenty years, with 70 titles sold

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animals—in alphabetical order, no less! The costumes and scenes grow increasingly elaborate and

captivated by moving various parts of each party guest to replicate the instructed dance moves, or cre-

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AGES 4 TO 8 PICTURE BOOK

Henry’s Hand

Whale Shines

A N A R T I S T I C TA L E ■ BY F I O N A R O B I N S O N

BY R O S S M AC D O N A L D

S E LLING POINTS ■ Monsters and friendship are perennial picture book topics: There has never been a

AGES 4 TO 8 PICTURE BOOK

A stunning picture book about the artist in each of us, from the creator of the award-winning What Animals Really Like

The unforgettable story of a monster and his best friend . . . who just happens to be his right hand

combination like Henry and Hand

S E LLING POINTS ■ Acclaimed author: What Animals Really Like received the 2012 Irma Black Award and a Kirkus starred review. Bank Street named it one of 2012’s Best

■ A new classic: Henry promises to

Children’s Books

be the next big, beloved, offbeat character in the tradition of

■ Museum appeal: With nods to

William Steig (Shrek! and Amos

iconic art styles on nearly every

& Boris), James Marshall (George

page and its celebration of the

and Martha), and Arnold Lobel

creative process, Whale Shines

(Frog and Toad)

is perfectly positioned for the museum market

■ MacDonald is a favorite illustrator: Designers and

■ Underwater setting: A cast of

booksellers love MacDonald’s

sea creatures—clams, octopuses,

work and regularly follow his

squid, and more—will delight

blog, ross-macdonald.com.

ocean lovers, aquariums, and

He remains a superstar among

science museums

fans of visual publishing

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and design

Full-color illustrations

■ Junior Library Guild selection

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48 pages, 10½ x 9½"

Praise for Fiona Robinson

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Bank Street College Irma

Praise for Henry’s Hand

Black Award Winner

“A charming story with wonderful illustrations—give Ross and Henry a hand!”

“ Robinson’s story will keep

—Patrick McDonnell, Caldecott Honor–winning author/illustrator of Me . . . Jane and creator of Mutts

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—Publishers Weekly

—Graydon Carter, editor of Vanity Fair and father of five

“ Sublime silliness.”

“In Henry’s Hand, our weirdly lovable hero is falling apart—literally—and chasing after the pieces.

Art of Selling Books See inside back cover

—School Library Journal

Only Henry is more human than he appears to be—which can’t always be said about the rest of us!”

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children giggling.”

“Clever, moving, and funny. What more can you ask for in a beautifully illustrated children’s book?”

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—David Small, author/illustrator of Stitches

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“Henry’s Hand is funny and sweet, but creepily crazy enough to delight any young monster-lover. It delighted me.” —Paul O. Zelinsky, three-time Caldecott Medal–winning author/illustrator Henry’s Hand is a story about the friendship between Henry, a giant, and his right hand. You see,

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All day, Whale swims through the ocean, wearing a poster advertising the big upcoming art exhibition. He visits the eel who wriggles abstract patterns in the sand, the squid who paints with ink, and the hammer-

Henry sometimes has trouble keeping track of his body parts—everything from his ears to one of his

head shark who builds sculptures from salvage. Whale sees his friends’ confidence and creativity and wishes

legs can fall off. Once, his eye even rolled under the couch and wouldn’t come out until bedtime. But

he could be an artist too, but he doesn’t know what to make and insists he’s too ungainly to create art. Then

with help from Hand, Henry keeps himself together. In fact, Henry and Hand are the best of friends

one day, with the unexpected help of some bioluminescent plankton, he discovers his own distinct point of

. . . that is, until Henry takes Hand for granted, pushes him too far, and Hand runs away. A charming

view and talent.

tale of friendship, forgiveness, and loyalty, Henry’s Hand is also a quirky story for readers of all ages, especially those of us who know what it feels like to fight with your best friend.

From the award-winning author-illustrator of What Animals Really Like, hailed by School Library Journal as

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Ross MacDonald is the award-winning illustrator of Hey Batta Batta Swing!; Another

Fiona Robinson is the author-illustrator of What Animals Really Like, The Useful Moose:

Perfect Day; and Hit the Road, Jack. His illustrations appear in Vanity Fair, the New

A Truthful, Moose-full Tale, and The 3-2-3 Detective Agency. Her work has been honored

Yorker, the New York Times, the Atlantic, Newsweek, Time, the Wall Street Journal,

by the Royal Academy of Arts and has been featured in many gallery shows. She lives

Harper’s, and Rolling Stone. He lives in Connecticut, where he operates Brightwork Press.

with her family in Brooklyn.

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AGES 4 TO 8 PICTURE BOOK

Standing In for Lincoln Green ■

BY DAV I D M AC K I N TO S H

S E LLING POINTS ■ Critically beloved author: Mackintosh’s Marshall Armstrong and The Frank Show received

You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot ■

A witty and whimsical picture book about a boy and his double from the critically acclaimed David Mackintosh

glowing reviews from USA Today, the New York Times, Publishers

Praise for Marshall

Weekly, the Washington Post,

Armstrong Is New

and more

to Our School

BY J . T H E R O N E L K I N S

I L LU S T R AT E D BY PA S C A L L E M A I T R E

A sweet recipe for friendship and a delicious gift for the one you love

innovative design is sure to grab

shape and texture.”

PICTURE BOOK

S E LLING POINTS ■ Delicious fun: The use of iconic food pairings to show how different things are meant to be together—like peanut butter and jelly or ham and eggs—is kid-friendly ■ Whimsical illustrations: Lemaitre has created a playful and

“A rush of sketch and

■ Striking design: Mackintosh’s

AGES 3 TO 7

quirky world populated by a

the attention of picture book

—Daniel Handler, aka

combination of children and

connoisseurs, while still being

Lemony Snickett, in

anthropomorphic food that is

accessible to kids

the New York Times

■ Positive message: Parents and

sure to charm readers and whet their appetites for a second read

“[A] cheerful paean to

teachers will cheer for Lincoln’s

eccentricity.” —Wall

revelation that seemingly tedious

Street Journal

■ Crossover potential: This book about love and friendship is perfect for the gift market

work can bring satisfaction

Praise for The Frank Show

■ Children’s Book of the Month

■ Cowboy angle: Western lingo “ The willful personalities of

and cowboy details colorfully

Club selection

both of these protagonists

accent the story

. . . make it stand out.”

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—Publishers Weekly

Full-color illustrations

Full-color illustrations

“Mackintosh writes with

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irreverence, and his

Hardcover with jacket

illustrations are packed

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with prickly humor.”

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—New York Times

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See page 69 We belong together.

ALSO AVAIL AB LE Combined, we make a dish. We’re made for one another, ’Cause together we’re delish. Lincoln Green has a double, someone who looks just like him. With his handy stand-in taking care of all the chores that just can’t wait, Lincoln Green has plenty of time to do the things he wants to do. But

Marshall Armstrong Is

Some things in life are made for each other: peanut butter and jelly, pancakes and syrup, hot dogs

Lincoln Green’s not the only one who doesn’t like doing the cleaning up, and pretty soon there is big

and relish . . . and two best friends who together create the ultimate recipe for friendship! Sweet,

New to Our School

trouble. Without the stand-in doing his chores, Lincoln Green has no choice but to do them all himself.

rhyming text and sidesplitting illustrations welcome young readers into a whimsical world of tasty

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But a job well done, he discovers, can be as satisfying as a cold, fizzy sarsaparilla on a hot summer day.

combinations and tender sentiments and make them hungry for another read. Perfect for friends of any

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J. Theron Elkins is a first-time picture book author who loves spending time

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David Mackintosh is the author of Marshall Armstrong Is New to Our School and The

with his family and believes that each member is an essential “ingredient.”

Frank Show. He is a graphic designer, art director, and illustrator. His innovative book

He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas. Pascal Lemaitre is the illustrator of Always

designs have won numerous awards in Britain and internationally. Born in Belfast and

by Alison McGhee. His editorial work has appeared in the New Yorker. He is

raised in Australia, he now lives in London. Visit him online at davidmackintosh.co.uk.

based in Belgium, the kingdom of good food and Magritte.

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AGES 4 TO 8 PICTURE BOOK

The Fort That Jack Built

Cinderella

A FA S H I O N A B L E TA L E

BY B O N I A S H B U R N

I L LU S T R AT E D BY B R E T T H E LQ U I S T

S E LLING POINTS ■ Perfect pairing: Ashburn’s humor perfectly matches the energetic,

AGES 4 TO 8 PICTURE BOOK

BY S T E V E N G UA R N AC C I A

A fresh, family-based spin on the beloved nursery rhyme

S E LLING POINTS ■ Classic fairy tale: Fairy tales,

A fashionable twist on the classic fairy tale by an award-winning illustrator

stylish illustrations from Helquist

a perennial favorite, are experiencing renewed popularity with hit TV shows and movies

■ Boy appeal: Jack is the quintessential messy boy whose

■ Fashion history: The illustrations

family doesn’t always understand

reference well-known couture

his imaginative games

designers of the 20th and 21st centuries

■ Intergenerational: Grandma is the one to save the day and

■ New title in a series:

rescue Jack’s fort from total

Guarnaccia’s other retold

destruction

illustrated fairy tales have sold more than 30,000 copies ■ Publication will coincide with Fashion Week, NYC: Fashion Week in New York City will take place September 5–12, 2013,

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and has national exposure via

Full-color illustrations

television, print, and social media

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Full-color illustrations

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Praise for I Had a Favorite Dress

Art of Selling Books See inside back cover

“A charming interpretation of an old story.” —Kirkus Praise for Over at the Castle

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“A playful and comforting addition to storytimes.” —School Library Journal

ALSO AVAIL AB LE Cinderella wants nothing more than to go to the ball, but she doesn’t have a thing to wear! This classic fairy tale of the young servant girl who experiences a magical night and finally finds her prince

In this imaginative interpretation of the nursery rhyme “The House That Jack Built,” young Jack builds an amazing fort in the middle of the living room, using the chairs, blankets, and other objects

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receives a fresh and modern retelling from illustrator Steven Guarnaccia. Guarnaccia’s stylized illustrations give familiar characters new life with a fun, fashion-forward

on hand. Unfortunately, those objects belong to his family members, so when they want their things

look, using apparel and accessories inspired by some of the most famous fashion designers of the

back—there goes the walls and roof! Jack struggles to keep his fortress going as it crumbles piece by

20th and 21st centuries. Young readers will delight in the bright and beautiful illustrations, and fashion

piece. Finally, Grandma saves the day with her quilts for a sweet, satisfying ending filled with family fun.

enthusiasts will enjoy the references to well-known haute couture designs, including a Vivienne

Boni Ashburn’s text is brought to life by acclaimed illustrator Brett Helquist, whose lively style takes this

Westwood–inspired ball gown, a rag dress of patched-together designer patterns, and Prada-inspired

tale beyond the living room and into the world of adventure.

crystal slippers. Includes endpapers that detail the different featured designs as well as the year they were made.

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Boni Ashburn is the author of Hush, Little Dragon; Over at the Castle; and I Had a Favorite Dress. She lives in Houghton, Michigan. Brett Helquist is

Steven Guarnaccia is an associate professor of illustration at Parsons The New School

the illustrator of the Series of Unfortunate Events series by Lemony Snicket,

for Design in New York City. He is the author of numerous books, and his art has

Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett, and many other novels. He’s also

appeared in many national and international publications. He lives and works in New

illustrated several picture books. He lives in Brooklyn.

York City.

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NONFICTION PICTURE

Searching for Sarah Rector

BOOK

T H E R I C H E S T B L AC K G I R L I N A M E R I C A

AGES 10 TO 14

S E LLING POINTS ■ Black History Month: The book’s release is timed for Black History Month promotions

BY TO N YA B O L D E N

A true rags-to-riches tale of a young black girl whose land held millions of dollars’ worth of oil

■ Intriguing mystery: Sarah’s life is captured through archival

The Girl from the Tar Paper School

AGES 10 TO 14 NONFICTION PICTURE BOOK

BARBAR A ROSE JOH NS AN D TH E ADVE NT OF TH E CIVI L RIG HTS MOVE M E NT

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■ 60th anniversary of Brown v.

BY T E R I K A N E F I E L D

The only book about librarian Barbara Rose Johns, who, as a teenager in Virginia, jumpstarted the civil rights movement

photographs, documents, and

Board of Education: Published to coincide with the 60th anniversary (in April 2014) of the landmark Supreme Court case, of which Barbara Johns was part ■ Black History Month: Release is

newspaper articles

timed perfectly for promotions

■ Beloved, award-winning author: One of the most respected

■ Inspiring tale: Readers follow a

biographers writing for children

strong teen role model as she stands up for her beliefs

■ Core curriculum tie-in: The fate

■ Core curriculum tie-in: Discusses

of blacks in the Indian territories is highly relevant to discussions

the civil rights movement,

of Westward Expansion, the

discrimination, and segregation

land runs of Oklahoma, finance,

■ Junior Library Guild selection

and racial discrimination in the early 1900s

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Archival images throughout

Archival images throughout

56 pages, 10 x 10"

80 pages, 10 x 10"

Hardcover with jacket

Hardcover with jacket

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photographs and engravings that offer a fascinating glimpse.” —Booklist, starred review ★ “ Skillfully presents interesting facts and a personal view of an often-overlooked

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segment of history.” —School Library Journal, starred review Sarah Rector was once famously hailed as “the richest black girl in America.” Set against the

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draw attention to her cause. In 1951, witnessing the unfair conditions in her racially segregated high the U.S.—jumpstarting the American civil rights movement. Ridiculed by the white superintendent and school board, local newspapers, and others, and even after a cross was burned on the school grounds,

corrupt adults. From a trove of primary documents, including court and census records and interviews

Supreme Court and helped end segregation as part of Brown v. Board of Education. Barbara Johns grew up to become a librarian in the Philadelphia school system. The Girl from the Tar Paper School mixes biography with social history and is illustrated with family photos, images of

the lives of those around her.

the school and town, and archival documents from classmates and local and national news media. The book includes a civil rights timeline, bibliography, and index.

Tonya Bolden has written a number of books about the African American experience.

Teri Kanefield is a lawyer and a writer. She holds an MA in English with an emphasis in

Her work has garnered much praise, including the Coretta Scott King Honor Award,

fiction writing from the University of California, Davis, and a BA from the University of

James Madison Book Award, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, YALSA Best

Pennsylvania. She lives with her family in Sacramento, California.

Book of the Year, and CCBC Best Book of the Year. She lives in New York City.

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Barbara and her classmates held firm and did not give up. Her school’s case went all the way to the

with family members, author Tonya Bolden painstakingly pieces together the events of Sarah’s life and The book includes a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.

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school, Barbara Johns led a walkout—the first public protest of its kind demanding racial equality in

Oklahoma, and the establishment of black towns and oil-rich boomtowns. like her: one filled with ups and downs amid bizarre goings-on and crimes perpetrated by greedy and

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Before the Little Rock Nine, before Rosa Parks, before Martin Luther King Jr. and his March on Washington, there was Barbara Rose Johns, a teenager who used nonviolent civil disobedience to

backdrop of American history, her tale encompasses the creation of Indian Territory, the making of Rector acquired her fortune at the age of eleven. This is both her story and that of children just

Maritcha

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★ “ Bolden’s succinct text . . . and the attractive spreads feature well-chosen archival

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NONFICTION PICTURE

Thomas Jefferson

Young Frank, Architect

BOOK

A DAY AT M O N T I C E L LO

AGES 8 TO 12

S E LLING POINTS ■ Core curriculum tie-in: Librarians and teachers will love this for units on the American Revolution; the life, agriculture,

■ ■

BY E L I Z A B E T H V. C H E W ■ I L LU S T R AT E D BY M A R K E L L I OT T PUB LISH ED I N A SSOCIATION WITH TH E THOM A S JEFFERSON FOUN DATION

The only authoritative book for young readers from The Thomas Jefferson Foundation about the president and his famous Monticello

AGES 3 TO 7 PICTURE BOOK

BY F R A N K V I VA

From MoMA comes this colorful portrait of a young boy and his architect grandfather’s visit to the museum

S E LLING POINTS ■ Award-winning author/illustrator: Frank Viva’s previous books are bestsellers ■ Published with a major museum:

textiles, and transportation of the

This is the first title in The

Federal period; slavery; Lewis

Museum of Modern Art in New

and Clark; and U.S. presidents

York’s new children’s book series!

■ One-of-a-kind: The only book

■ Introduces famous architects:

on this subject for children

Features the work of Frank Lloyd

published in conjunction with the

Wright, Frank Gehry, and other

Thomas Jefferson Foundation

architecture and design heroes

at Monticello. The Foundation

■ Architecture sells: Abrams Books

wrote and vetted the manuscript

for Young Readers title Iggy Peck,

and provided archival photos

Architect has sold more than

■ Honest approach: Discusses

60,000 copies

the lives of wealthy landowners

■ Hip and stylish: Modern,

as well as enslaved people,

sophisticated design and color

and incorporates Jefferson’s

palette will appeal to those

paradoxical stance on slavery

interested in art and design

■ Popular historical site: Nearly

■ For sharing between

450,000 people visit Monticello

generations: Old and young

every year

become closer as they learn

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Illustrations and archival images throughout 56 pages, 10 x 10" Hardcover with jacket RIGHTS: WORLD PUB MONTH: FEBRUARY ISBN 978-1-4197-0541-0

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Hardcover Young Frank is an aspiring architect. He lives with his grandfather, Old Frank, who is also an

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architect, and his spotted dog, Eddie. Using anything he finds—macaroni, pillows, toilet paper, shoes—

In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit

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Frank disapproves, saying architects only create buildings.

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One day they go to The Museum of Modern Art in New York City. There, they see work by two famous architects named Frank: Frank Gehry’s cardboard wiggly chair and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City project, among other things. Old Frank sees that architects can do more than he thought they could. Together,

gardens, fields, factories, and mills; the workshops of the enslaved people on Mulberry Row; and much,

Old Frank and Young Frank go home and create structures of every shape and size, “tall ones, squat ones,

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tubular ones, and just plain weird ones,” using whatever they can get their hands on, even cookies! At the end of the day, Young Frank feels a little older, and Old Frank feels a little younger—and a little wiser.

timeline, bibliography, and index. In addition to illustrating nine New Yorker covers in the past two years, illustrator and Elizabeth V. Chew is the former curator of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. She lives in

designer Frank Viva has published two award-winning and bestselling children’s books—

Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Mark Elliott is an award-winning illustrator. He lives in

Along a Long Road was named one of the New York Times’ Ten Best Illustrated Books of

Connecticut.

2011. Viva is also founder of the branding and design agency Viva & Co. and cofounder of Whigby, a stationery company. He lives in Toronto.

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that he reinterpreted and the plow he invented; the famous house; the surrounding farms with their

The book is illustrated with archival as well as newly commissioned illustrations and includes a

by Susan Goldman Rubin

PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER

Young Frank likes to make buildings that twist, chairs with zigzag legs, and even entire cities. But Old

the vast plantation of Monticello. Readers learn about Jefferson; the gadgets and household items

much more.

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®

AGES 5 TO 7 ACTIVITY BOOK

S E LLING POINTS

Super-Sweet Stencils ■

BY S A N R I O ®

■ Bestselling character: Hello Kitty is an evergreen property and she is consistently ranked as a favorite character among girls 6

Drawing Hello Kitty is easy and fun with this super-sweet stencil book

to 11. More than one million Hello Kitty books are in print ■ Value-added stickers: Young artists can decorate their drawings with 26 bonus stickers ■ Successful category: Activity and drawing books are a hot, expanding format in the children’s market ■ First of its kind: No other stencil book in the market is devoted to the phenomenal Hello Kitty brand

S PECIFICATIONS Full-color illustrations 34 pages, 9½ x 9½" Spiral-bound paperback RIGHTS: US AND CANADA PUB MONTH: OCTOBER ISBN 978-1-4197-0631-8 ISBN$14.95 978-1-4197-0631-8 US CAN $16.95 51495 9 781419 706318

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Budding artists will enjoy this first stencil book about Hello Kitty and her friends. Stencils of both festive backgrounds—a picnic, a tea party, a day at the beach, and more—and beloved Sanrio characters are included, so artists can mix and match to create dozens of possible scenes! Once the pictures are traced, children can decorate their creations with 26 bonus stickers. A playful storybook text accompanies each lively scene in this complete package for the millions of Hello Kitty fans.

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The final pair in the Hello Kitty seasonal board book set ■

BY S A N R I O ®

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AGES 1 TO 4 CHILDREN’S/CONCEPT

S E LLING POINTS ■ Top brand: Hello Kitty is a global

Hello Kitty, Hello Fall!

lifestyle brand that is embraced by girls of all ages and ranks among the top licenses worldwide ■ The only Hello Kitty seasons series: These complete the seasons set—just in time for fall and winter promotions ■ Gifty format: These substantial casebound board books are perfect gifts for the holiday season ■ Crossover appeal: For one- to four-year-olds, and Hello Kitty collectors of all ages

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Hello Kitty, Hello Winter!

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See page 69 ©1976, 2013 SANRIO CO., LTD. Used Under License.

Hello ice fishing!

Hello fireplace!

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Hello Kitty, hello seasonal fun! Join Hello Kitty and her lovable friends as they delight in all that fall and winter have to offer: pumpkin picking, the school bus, hot cocoa, ice fishing, and more. With sparse text and cheerful original scenic art, these two titles, along with their spring and summer counterparts,

Hello Kitty, Hello Spring!

feature Hello Kitty celebrating all the seasons!

ISBN 978-1-4197-0688-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-0688-2

Sanrio®, best known for global icon Hello Kitty and home to many endearing characters, is a worldwide lifestyle brand founded on the philosophy that a small gift can bring happiness and friendship to people of all ages. For over 50 years, this philosophy has served as the inspiration for the broad spectrum of unique Sanrio products and experiences.

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Alphablock ■

BY C H R I S TO P H E R F R A N C E S C H E L L I

AGES 1 TO 4 CHILDREN’S/CONCEPT

I L LU S T R AT E D BY P E S K I M O S E LLING POINTS

Touch the ABCs—with pages cut into each letterform

■ One-of-a-kind: This artistically driven format is Appleseed’s answer to high-concept ABC books

LETTER!

■ High perceived value: 104 sturdy board pages in a small-trim block create an inviting, chunky package that is perfect for

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British illustration and design team Peskimo brings a hip edge and originality to the ABCs ■ Reads like a game: Each letter is presented with graphic clues to the word that begins with that letter, inviting guesses before turning the page to reveal the answer ■ Seasonal opportunities: Just in time for back-to-school promotions and holiday gift tables

S PECIFICATIONS Full-color illustrations 104 pages, 5¼ x 6¼" Casebound board book RIGHTS: WORLD PUB MONTH: AUGUST ISBN 978-1-4197-0936-4 ISBN$16.95 978-1-4197-0936-4 US CAN $18.95 51695 9 781419 709364

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With thick pages cut into the shape of each letter, children and parents will enjoy this peek-through guessing game around the letterform itself. Sprinkles, hot fudge, and cherries hint at I’s ice cream sundae, while aquarium accessories hint at F’s fish. As readers interact with the pages, they will familiarize themselves not only with the 26 letters and associated words, but also with each letter’s physicality—angles, holes, and curves, both front and back. With Peskimo’s animated, stylish visuals, this fresh ABC book encourages readers to manipulate the alphabet in a whole new way. Christopher Franceschelli is a long-time publisher, editor, and creator of children’s books. He lives with his family in Brooklyn. Peskimo is a husband-wife illustration and design team who lives in Bristol, UK. This is their first children’s book.

Alphablock 6-copy counter display ISBN 978-1-4197-1103-9 ISBN$101.70 978-1-4197-1103-9 US CAN $113.70 10170

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Build your classic Babar board book library

AGES 1 TO 4 CHILDREN’S/CONCEPT

S E LLING POINTS

PICTURE BOOK

BY A N G E L A D O M I N G U E Z S E LLING POINTS

charming readers for 80 years hit TV series, and a growing list of

AGES 2 TO 5

BY L AU R E N T D E B R U N H O F F

■ Brand longevity: Babar has been with bestselling picture books, a

Santiago Stays

Babar and the New Baby

Babar’s Lost and Found

A humorous and endearing portrait of a determined little boy and his stubborn French bulldog

■ Popular art style: Dominguez’s thickly lined spot art on sparse, clean backgrounds is reminiscent of the widely appealing styles of

product licensees

Mo Willems and Ian Falconer

■ Value-priced classics: These

■ Trendy breed: French bulldogs

lower-priced, sturdy adaptations

are the breed du jour, showing

will appeal to the youngest

up on celebrities’ leashes and

generation of readers

boasting their own blogs. They are one of the top 20 most

■ Incredible sales track: Over 10 million Babar books are in print

popular breeds in the U.S.

■ Relevant themes: Books about

■ Older-sibling appeal: Older

new siblings and lost-and-found

siblings will relate to this little boy’s

challenges are ever-present

resolve and desire for attention

at retail

■ Top-selling theme: Dog books consistently outsell cat and other

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animal books

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Full-color illustrations 22 pages, 7 x 7"

Full-color illustrations

Board book

32 pages, 9 x 9" Hardcover

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PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER

PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER

US $7.95 CAN $8.95

ISBN 978-1-4197-0821-3

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Babar’s Lost and Found ISBN 978-1-4197-0981-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-0981-4 50795

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Praise for B is for Babar “While the illustrations will appeal to toddlers, this board book could be shared with older preschoolers as well.” —Booklist Welcome the newest addition to Babar’s

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ISBN 978-1-4197-0298-3

Paris, Babar switches suitcases with a mustached

learns to walk, celebrates her first birthday,

man, and the family must venture through the city

explores nature, and experiences the joys of a

to track him down. Will they find the King’s crown

loving family. Young readers will embrace the

in time for the opera? Readers will delight in the

humorous text and gratifying illustrations, and par-

surprise ending of this sequential adventure,

ents will be brought back to their own childhoods.

adapted from the classic picture book Babar

This bite-size adaptation of the classic picture

Loses His Crown.

book Babar’s Little Girl is sure to please all.

Babar and His Family ISBN 978-1-4197-0263-1

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Do you want to . . .

fetch?

Babar’s crown is missing! On a family trip to

family: Baby Isabelle! Follow Isabelle as she

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Come on, Santiago.

No?

Santiago stays. He does not budge when offered a walk. He does not budge when offered a treat. Not even a turkey leg can lure this stubborn French bulldog away from his post, despite the growing disappointment of the little boy who is trying to engage him. After several futile attempts, the boy’s frustration bubbles over into a yell, which wakes the baby, and the reader realizes whom Santiago has been resolutely guarding all along. This familiar theme of an attention-seeking older sibling, paired with the comically and characteristically stubborn French bulldog, makes for a humorous and cathartic tale for dog lovers of all ages!

by Susan Meyers ISBN 978-0-8109-5856-2 ISBN 978-0-8109-5856-2

US $15.95 CAN $18.95 51595 9 780810 958562

The Dog Who Belonged to No One by Amy Hest

Laurent de Brunhoff has kept the spirit of Babar alive for more than 50 years. Babar first

Angela Dominguez was raised in Texas and earned her MFA at Academy of Art

came to life through the art of his father, Jean de Brunhoff, and Laurent has continued to

University. This is her sixth picture book. She now teaches at Academy of Art University

create adventures for the elephant family. He and his wife, Phyllis Rose, split their time

and lives in San Francisco.

between New York City and Key West, Florida.

Puppies! Puppies! Puppies!

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Dad noticed that Paige was having all kinds of trouble.

But when anyone asked Paige about her eyesight, she would always say:

I Can See Just Fine ■

AGES 4 TO 6 PICTURE BOOK

BY E R I C B A R C L AY S E LLING POINTS

A refreshingly upbeat take on getting glasses for the first time

■ Filling a void: More than half a million children in the U.S. wear glasses, but there are disproportionately few books on the subject that aren’t institutional, outdated, or licensed-property driven ■ Truly funny: Subtle and polished visual humor will tickle children and adults alike

Paige was a little nervous when they arrived at the doctor’s office.

■ Innovative art style: Influenced by graphic design and modernstyle cartoons from the 1950s and ’60s, Barclay uses mixed media to successfully balance nostalgia and freshness ■ Online following: Barclay’s design projects have achieved viral status, with hundreds of

But Dr. Steiger was very nice. He asked Paige to read some letters on an eye chart.

thousands of impressions via reposts and retweets of his blog images

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Dr. Steiger put some special drops in Paige’s eyes,

and she looked through a mask with nobs and buttons.

Paige is just like every other kid. She goes to school. She practices her violin. She plays outside. The only problem is, she cannot quite see the chalkboard, her sheet music, or anything else! Despite Paige’s repeated refrain of “I can see just fine,” the comical illustrations portray a different story. Paige’s parents decide it’s time for her to visit the eye doctor, despite her protests. But Paige’s stubbornness quickly dissolves as she braves an enthralling eye checkup, enjoys a playful frame selection, and, most importantly, ends up with perfect eyesight! Barclay successfully depicts a very real and relevant issue with lightheartedness and gentle humor. Young readers will relate to Paige’s journey and celebrate her triumph of seeing clearly in the end. Eric Barclay has been illustrating and designing for the advertising world for more than a decade, working with clients such as American Express, Disneyland Paris, Nokia, Sprint, Hyatt Hotels, and Westin Kids Club. He currently illustrates for American Greetings and Hallmark. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife and their two daughters.

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AGES 2 TO 5 CHILDREN'S/CONCEPT

Montessori: Shape Work

I Know a Lot!

BY BOBBY GEORGE AND JUNE GEORGE

ILLUSTRATED BY ALYSSA NASSNER

BY S T E P H E N K R E N S K Y

AGES 1 TO 3 CHILDREN'S/CONCEPT

I L LU S T R AT E D BY S A R A G I L L I N G H A M

S E LLING POINTS

S E LLING POINTS

■ Widespread and loyal following: There are an estimated 4,000 certified Montessori schools

A revolutionary shapes book based on the proven Montessori teaching method

An empowering celebration of a toddler’s efforts to make sense of the world

in the U.S., and numerous others that use the name and

Praise for Montessori: Letter Work

Praise for Stephen Krensky

select tenets

and Number Work

and Sara Gillingham

tribute to the “small steps” that a toddler takes toward independence, with joyous art and congratulatory text ■ Award-winning art: Gillingham’s

★ “ Lovely, understated

“ Nicely illustrated, this tall, distinctive

■ Broad appeal: Introduces a

■ Empowering approach: A

illustrations, in the style of

new way of learning that is

board book is a useful resource for

verse and artwork with a

understandable to all, and

parents and teachers.” —Booklist

delightfully vintage feel are

spot colors, were showcased in

in perfect sync.” —Publishers

the Society of Illustrators Original

Weekly, starred review

Art Show

easily applicable outside of a

“ The combination of phonetics and simple

Montessori classroom

retro illustration makes for an excellent

■ New approach to a basic

“ Short and satisfying, these

entree into pre-literacy.” —Wall Street Journal

vintage screen prints with four

■ Successful series: The first two

concept: A unique way of

‘empowering celebrations’ of

books in this “Empowerment

learning shapes, with 12 shapes

burgeoning independence

Series,” Now I Am Big! and

will encourage small children

I Can Do It Myself!, have earned

in 4 categories

F DIE-C EATU UT S

■ Innovative format: Interactive

S ES RE AP H

die-cut shapes, with outlines for tracing, reference the hands-on materials of a Montessori classroom

to see how far they’ve already

much critical acclaim and boast

come.” —Wall Street Journal

ongoing strong sales

“Celebrates the increasing independence of toddlers and their pride of accomplishment.” —Horn Book

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Full-color illustrations

Board book

18 pages, 5 x 10"

RIGHTS: WORLD

Board book

PUB MONTH: JULY

RIGHTS: WORLD

ISBN 978-1-4197-0938-8

PUB MONTH: AUGUST

ISBN$6.95 978-1-4197-0938-8 US CAN $7.95 50695

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I know bright means day,

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and dark means night. I know snow is cold,

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ALSO AVAIL AB LE As with all things Montessori, students begin with the concrete and move to the abstract. When and stoves are hot.

learning shapes, Montessori students first develop an understanding of the spatial object in comparison to other shapes and a relevant application for each shape—before learning the names. Inspired by this process, Montessori: Shape Work offers readers die-cut shapes to trace with their fingers, grouped

Montessori: Letter Work ISBN 978-1-4197-0411-6 ISBN 978-1-4197-0411-6

US $9.95 CAN $10.95 5 0 9 9 5

This third book in Stephen Krensky and Sara Gillingham’s empowerment series celebrates the

by family for comparison, and illustrated with a familiar object for relevancy. Featured shapes include

feats of growing out of toddlerhood with increased knowledge. Whether comparing heavy rocks to

three triangles (equilateral, isosceles, right-angled); three rounds (circle, oval, ellipse); three paral-

lighter flowers, or noting that the sunlight delineates the day from the night, Krensky and Gillingham

lelograms (square, rectangle, rhombus); and three polygons (pentagon, hexagon, octagon). With a letter

acknowledge the “small wins” of understanding the world just a little bit more. Young children and their

to parents included, this third Montessori board book joins Montessori: Letter Work and Montessori:

parents will revel in the uplifting text and boldly colored retro-fresh illustrations.

Number Work in a growing library of original concept books.

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Stephen Krensky has published more than 100 fiction and nonfiction Bobby George and June George live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where

books for children. He lives with his wife in Lexington, Massachusetts. They

they founded Baan Dek, the first Montessori school in the state, and run

have two grown sons. Sara Gillingham is an award-winning art director,

Montessorium, an app company.

designer, and artist who has published more than 15 books for young children. She lives with her family in British Columbia.

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I Can Do It Myself! ISBN 978-1-4197-0400-0 ISBN$6.95 978-1-4197-0400-0 US CAN $7.95

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PANTONE ®: Color Puzzles

AGES 3 TO 5 CHILDREN'S/CONCEPT

6 C O LO R - M ATC H I N G P U Z Z L E S ■

BY PA N TO N E

I L LU S T R AT E D BY TA D C A R P E N T E R

Six color-matching puzzles illustrated in vibrant PANTONE shades

S E LLING POINTS ■ Esteemed brand: The world’s most powerful and influential brand in color, trusted by artists and designers ■ Playful new approach to learning colors: These are the first-ever puzzles that encourage children to match single colors in a mix of similar shades by pulling puzzle pieces out of an illustration and

Raisin Purple

PANTONE 2415

Violet Purple

placing them into color swatches

PANTONE 258

■ Grows with the child: Toddlers will enjoy flipping through the single-color illustrated spreads; preschoolers will strengthen visual and fine motor skills by independently utilizing the puzzle pieces ■ Surprising illustrations:

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Carpenter elevates the puzzle-

ZZLE PI

book category with smart,

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Opal Purple Opal Purple

PANTONE 514

Plum Purple Plum Purple

frame-worthy art

PANTONE 527

■ Highly praised books: Publishers Weekly calls PANTONE: Colors “an evocative exploration of the nuances of color, in a polished, eye-catching package,” and Booklist says it is “beautifully designed from cover to cover”

S PECIFICATIONS Full-color illustrations PANTONE mixed counter display

12 pages, 8¼ x 9¼"

2 copies PANTONE: Color Puzzles

Puzzle board book

2 copies PANTONE: Color Cards

In this fourth PANTONE offering for the preschool set, children learn to match shades of each of the

2 copies PANTONE: Box of Color

six basic colors in a self-correcting format. Each spread focuses on variations of a single color category

2 copies PANTONE: Colors

(such as purple), featuring a full-bleed tonal illustration on the left side of the spread and a grid of shades

ISBN 978-1-4197-1130-5

on the right. The illustration has four removable puzzle pieces that fit into the four associated quadrants,

US $109.60 CAN $121.60

arranged by shade. This puzzle book enables young children to further their color familiarity in a uniquely

10960

engaging way, strengthening both their visual acuity and their spatial and fine motor skills. An appropri9 781419 711305

ately challenging and satisfying matching book for toddlers, preschoolers, and color-conscious adults!

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PANTONE: Box of Color

PANTONE: Color Cards

ISBN 978-1-4197-0180-1

ISBN 978-1-4197-0419-2

ISBN 978-1-4197-0626-4

ISBN$9.95 978-1-4197-0180-1 US CAN $10.95

ISBN$12.95 978-1-4197-0419-2 US CAN $13.95

ISBN$14.95 978-1-4197-0626-4 US CAN $16.95

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WARNING:

PANTONE revolutionized the graphic arts industry with the launch of the PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM® in 1963, which enabled designers and printers to articulate and reproduce accurate color anywhere in the world. Today, PANTONE serves not only as the premier color consultant and authority in trends, but as a consumer brand in apparel, housewares, accessories, arts and crafts, stationery and office, home furnishings, and electronics product lines.

PANTONE® and other Pantone trademarks are the property of Pantone LLC. PANTONE Colors may not match PANTONE-identified standards. Consult current PANTONE Color Publications for accurate color. Pantone LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated. © Pantone LLC, 2013. All rights reserved.

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The beloved creator of Miffy offers three fun books with sweet stories for the youngest readers ■

BY D I C K B R U N A

AGES 0 TO 4 PICTURE BOOKS

S E LLING POINTS ■ Beloved character: Dick Bruna’s Miffy is an international phenomenon: 118 Miffy titles published to date, with 89 million Miffy picture books sold

The Apple

On My Scooter

worldwide since 1955 ■ Great for reading aloud: The first three books in this series were well received ■ Graphically bold: Straightforward, clear plots perfect for the youngest readers

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Full-color illustrations 28 pages, 6¼ x 6¼” Hardcover RIGHTS: US AND CANADA PUB MONTH: AUGUST US $7.95

CAN $8.95

The Apple ISBN 978-1-84976-214-4 ISBN 978-1-84976-214-4

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On My Scooter

ISBN 978-1-84976-216-8 ISBN 978-1-84976-216-8

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The School

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each one illustrated in Bruna’s immediately recognizable style: The Apple, the first book ever created by Bruna, in 1953, tells the story of a rosy red apple who yearns to see the world beyond his tree. With the help of a friendly rooster, he finally gets a glimpse into the lives of others.

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On My Scooter follows a child on his scooter and charmingly illustrates a child’s independence and empathy for others. The School is a fun, rhyming introduction to the school day, complete with a birthday party—perfect for young children about to enter nursery or day school.

Miffy the Artist

I Can Count

My Vest Is White

Round, Square, Triangle

Dick Bruna was born in Utrecht, the Netherlands, in 1927. Using clear, bold design and

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The Meditating Cat A Z E N C O LO R I N G B O O K ■

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How to Draw a Chicken

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Meditate and color with this die-cut cat, who sits serenely while the world grows and changes all around him!

BY J E A N -V I N C E N T S É N AC

Drawing a chicken is easy . . . isn’t it?

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Jean-Vincent wants to teach you how to draw a chicken in this step-by-step doodle book … but the chickens have other ideas!

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Can your pen keep up with the runaway beaks, dreamy eggs and hungry chickens?

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This delightful little book encourages everyone to have fun with drawing. With blank pages to practice on as you go, Jean-Vincent shows how a few Anyone can draw a chicken, right? Follow Jean-Vincent Sénac’s attempts to draw one as he has to lines can bring a page, and a chicken, to life. contend with runaway beaks, sleeping eggs, and hungry hens. The entertaining characters and witty text

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In this beautifully illustrated coloring book, readers are invited to join the Meditating Cat on its journey through the ages. The die-cut cat sits serenely in the lotus position at the center of the world as it evolves: Forests, cityscapes, underwater scenes, and futuristic landscapes come and go.  Readers can add color and creativity to every page while taking a lesson in peacefulness and calm from one

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age children and adults alike to draw with humor and imagination. Illustrated throughout in Sénac’s unique style, this little book will encourage drawing while making readers laugh out loud.

very enlightened cat. Illustrated throughout with die-cuts from the front cover to the back page, this charming book will

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Jean-Vincent Sénac is an illustrator based in France. He has produced books, flip-books, and toys, and runs art workshops for children.

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Where Do We Go When We Disappear?

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ISABEL MINHÓS MARTINS

I, Toto

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T H E AU TO B I O G R A P H Y O F T E R RY, T H E D O G W H O WA S TOTO ■ BY WILLARD CARROLL

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From the author and illustrator of When I Was Born and At Our House, this book tackles a big question for children

During the expansion of the Ventura Freeway in Los Angeles, Willard Carroll unearthed a leatherbound scrapbook from a site that was once a pet cemetery. To his delight and amazement, its yellowing pages contained the rags-to-riches story of Terry, the cairn terrier who played Toto in The Wizard of Oz. Reprinted here

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Minhós Martins’ quirky storylines

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Let’s Get This Party Started D I Y C E L E B R AT I O N S F O R YO U A N D YO U R K I D S TO C R E AT E TO G E T H E R ■ BY SOLEIL MOON FRYE ■ P H OTO G R A P H E D BY M E E N O

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Eating in Color

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Who can say with absolute certainty where people go when they disappear? Do we go to the same place that lost socks go to? Or do we perhaps evaporate into the skies like puddles? Children ask big questions, and this book seeks to provide some answers.

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This charming book tackles a serious theme in a philosophical and often whimsical way by drawing on the world around us for ideas, and offers children a new way of looking at the world. The conclusion? “Nothing is too empty a place to be in. And if we all go there, it will cease to be nothing in no time.” Isabel Minhós Martins is a Portuguese author and publisher whose words

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are found in works of poetry, children’s books, magazines, comic books, and scripts for cartoons. Madalena Matoso is an award-winning illustrator from Lisbon whose quirky and graphically striking imagery won Portugal’s coveted National Prize of Illustration in 2008. 

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cookbook author Frances Largeman-Roth offers home cooks an accessible plan for bringing more vividly hued food to the table. From deep green kale to vermillion beets, Eating in Color showcases vibrant, delicious foods that have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, some cancers, diabetes, and

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