Spring 2018 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
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TitleYellow Kayak
AuthorLaden, Nina
IllustratorCastrillon, Melissa
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534401945
On Sale01/23/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
A child and his beloved best friend go on a grand sea adventure in this magical picture book by the author and artist who created If I Had a Little Dream.
TitleYellow Kayak Solid Counter Display Prepack 6
AuthorLaden, Nina
Illustrator
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPrepack
ISBN-139781534422650
On Sale01/23/18
US Price$107.94
CDN Price$143.94
Pages
TitleThe Big Umbrella
AuthorBates, Amy June
IllustratorBates, Amy June
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534406582
On Sale02/06/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
“A subtle, deceptively simple book about inclusion, hospitality, and welcoming the ‘other.’” —Kirkus Reviews

“A boundlessly inclusive spirit...This open-ended picture book creates a natural springboard for discussion.” —Booklist

“This sweet extended metaphor uses an umbrella to demonstrate how kindness and inclusion work...A lovely addition to any library collection, for classroom use or for sharing at home.” —School Library Journal

In the tradition of Alison McGhee’s Someday, beloved illustrator Amy June Bates makes her authorial debut alongside her eleven-year-old daughter with this timely and timeless picture book about acceptance.
TitleThe Big Umbrella Solid Carton Pack with Easel Prepack 6
AuthorBates, Amy June
Illustrator
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPrepack
ISBN-139781534422681
On Sale02/06/18
US Price$101.94
CDN Price$137.94
Pages
TitleJinx and the Doom Fight Crime!
AuthorMantchev, Lisa
IllustratorCotterill, Samantha
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481467018
On Sale02/13/18
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages32
“An exuberant picture book…Fabulously fun artwork…Fighting crime definitely takes imagination.” —The Wall Street Journal

“This tale offers the refreshing twist of sibling friendship that parents will applaud. Jinx and the Doom will captivate readers with their irresistible fun.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Jinx and her little brother, the Doom, are pretty typical kids—except when they turn into superheroes and fight crime—in this relatable celebration of siblings and imagination by the author of Strictly No Elephants.
TitleBitty Bot's Big Beach Getaway
AuthorMcCanna, Tim
IllustratorCarpenter, Tad
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481449311
On Sale04/24/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
“A delightful sea-quel.” —Kirkus Reviews

The world’s cutest robot goes on a rhyming, deep-sea adventure with two new friends in this sweet and silly companion to Bitty Bot.
TitleBub
AuthorStanton, Elizabeth Rose
IllustratorStanton, Elizabeth Rose
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481487573
On Sale01/16/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A little monster, caught in the middle of a boisterous monster family, tries to find a way to be seen in this whimsically sweet and quirky picture book from the author of Henny and Peddles.
TitleThe Great Dictionary Caper
AuthorSierra, Judy
IllustratorComstock, Eric
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481480048
On Sale01/23/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
“Teachers will have field day with this wordplay; this caper is clever, capricious, and cunning.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Bored with sitting in a dictionary ‘day in, day out,’ the words make a break for it and organize a parade which…introduce linguistics terminology in just about the most playful way possible.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“This is a charming, peppy introduction, enhanced by Comstock’s energetic, retro-flair illustrations, which fill the pages with cavorting words and creative details…In approach and format, this is both entertaining and educational—likely to hold and pique kids’ interest in the topic and provide a fun learning supplement.” —Booklist (starred review)

When all of the words escape from the dictionary, it’s up to Noah Webster to restore alphabetical order in this supremely wacky picture book that celebrates language.
TitleMighty Tug
AuthorCapucilli, Alyssa Satin
IllustratorMottram, David
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481476812
On Sale01/23/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
“A visual treat for boat loving readers.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Perfect for storytime and one-on-one sharing.” —School Library Journal

Mighty Tug may be the smallest boat in the busy harbor, but he is also the mightiest in this timeless picture book from the author of the Katy Duck and Biscuit series.
TitleEvery Color Soup
AuthorHurley, Jorey
IllustratorHurley, Jorey
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481469999
On Sale01/23/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Purple, yellow, orange, and red. Just the right mix of colored vegetables make a delicious soup in this tasty introduction to colors, counting, and veggies.