Paula Wiseman Books - Coming Soon
TitleThe Welcome Chair
AuthorWells, Rosemary
IllustratorPinkney, Jerry
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534429772
On Sale09/21/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Ages4 - 8
Based in part on a 100-year-old family journal, Rosemary Wells brings to life a story that the diary’s fragile pages tell. It’s the story of a wooden rocking chair handmade in about 1825 by her great-great grandfather, an immigrant Jewish boy who made his way to America from Germany in the early 1800s.
TitleTwisty-Turny House
AuthorMantchev, Lisa
IllustratorKeller, EG
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534438477
On Sale09/14/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$22.99
Ages4 - 8
Cats and dogs will never get along, right? WRONG. Author of Strictly No Elephants Lisa Mantchev and bestselling illustrator EG Keller explore an unexpected friendship in this funny and sweet picture book.
TitleGo Ask Ozzie
AuthorPolacco, Patricia
IllustratorPolacco, Patricia
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534478558
On Sale10/19/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Ages4 - 8
In this companion story to My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother, beloved storyteller Patricia Polacco tells a lively and warmhearted tale of comic sibling tension and brotherly love based on her own childhood.
TitleDear Little One
AuthorLaden, Nina
IllustratorCastrillon, Melissa
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534454774
On Sale11/02/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$22.99
Ages4 - 8
Celebrate the wonder of the world in this reassuring picture book about the joy, love, and beauty found in each and every day.
TitleLight for All
AuthorEngle, Margarita
IllustratorColón, Raúl
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534457270
On Sale12/07/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Ages4 - 8
A lyrical and unifying picture book that celebrates the immigrant experience in America from Newbery Honoree Margarita Engle and award-winning illustrator Raúl Colón.
TitleArrow
AuthorClark, Samantha M.
Illustrator
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781534465978
On Sale06/22/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Ages8 - 12
From the author of The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast comes a lush and timely tale about a boy who’s grown up as the only human in an enchanted rainforest and what happens when people from the outside world discover his home.
TitleChirp!
AuthorSwenson, Jamie A.
IllustratorMagoon, Scott
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534470026
On Sale07/13/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Ages4 - 8
“This gentle, simply told story addresses the importance and enjoyment of friendship and collaboration." —Kirkus Reviews

A chipmunk searches for someone to sing along with her in this sweet and funny celebration of true friendship, featuring art by New York Times bestselling illustrator Scott Magoon.
TitleListen
AuthorSnyder, Gabi
IllustratorGraegin, Stephanie
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534461895
On Sale07/13/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Ages4 - 8
“A memorable experience.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

In the tradition of Tomie dePaola’s Quiet and Scott Magoon’s Breathe comes this lyrical, meditative picture book about listening and mindfulness.
TitleThe First Christmas
AuthorBrooks, Phillips
IllustratorMoses, Will
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534478787
On Sale09/14/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Ages4 - 8
Based on the lyrics of the beloved carol “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” this beautiful picture book in Will Moses’s acclaimed folk art style is perfect for families to read together and cherish year after year.
TitleStep by Step
AuthorMcGinty, Alice B.
IllustratorGoode, Diane
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534479944
On Sale08/31/21
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Ages4 - 8
Perfect for first day of school sharing or graduation at year’s end, this tender and comforting book is about tackling life’s firsts, one step at a time.