Spring 2018 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division
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TitleNorman the Slug with the Silly Shell
AuthorHendra, Sue
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481490320
On Sale12/12/17
US Price$14.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages32
Norman the Slug is looking for a perfect shell—but can he find his match? Find out in this “fantastically bold and fun picture book that will teach children the importance of accepting who you are” (Junior News and Mail).
TitlePeople Don't Bite People
AuthorWheeler, Lisa
IllustratorIdle, Molly
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481490825
On Sale04/03/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Lisa Wheeler and Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator Molly Idle remind overeager little biters that biting is for food in this hysterical read-aloud picture book. Learning good behavior has never been so fun!
TitleHarriet Gets Carried Away
AuthorSima, Jessie
IllustratorSima, Jessie
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481469111
On Sale03/06/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
From the author and illustrator of the bestselling Not Quite Narwhal comes a sweet and funny story about remembering where you belong, no matter how far you roam, or what you’re wearing when you get there.
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.
TitleThe Sleeping Beauty
AuthorNew York City Ballet
IllustratorDocampo, Valeria
ImprintLittle Simon
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481458313
On Sale12/12/17
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
In this stunning follow-up to the bestselling holiday classic The Nutcracker, The New York City Ballet presents another timeless tale for a modern ballet lover with The Sleeping Beauty.
TitleRot, the Cutest in the World!
AuthorClanton, Ben
IllustratorClanton, Ben
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481467629
On Sale12/19/17
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A mutant potato learns that he’s pear-fect just the way he is in this bright, fun, and silly picture book from the creator of It Came in the Mail that will have kids collapsing in giggles (and rescuing the contents of the vegetable drawer).
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.
TitleI Am Loved
AuthorGiovanni, Nikki
IllustratorBryan, Ashley
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534404922
On Sale01/09/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
Newbery Award honoree Ashley Bryan has hand-selected a dozen of National Book Award winner Nikki Giovanni’s poems to illustrate with his inimitable flourish.
TitleSomeone Farted
AuthorKaplan, Bruce Eric
IllustratorKaplan, Bruce Eric
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481490634
On Sale04/17/18
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages48
Two words throw a family’s car trip into utter (and smelly) chaos in this hilarious story of denial from Bruce Eric Kaplan.
TitleFestival of Colors
AuthorSehgal, Surishtha
IllustratorHarrison, Vashti
ImprintBeach Lane Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481420495
On Sale01/30/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
Learn all about Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors, in this lush picture book from bestselling mother/son duo Surishtha Sehgal and Kabir Sehgal.