Fall 2019 Simon & Schuster Children's Distributed Publisher Catalog
Imprint: Little Bee Books
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TitleThe Woods
AuthorToalson, R. L.
Illustrator
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781499809572
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages480
"A supernatural wonder of a book. This Grimm-like fantasy is vividly detailed and will appeal to young and old readers alike." --School Library Journal (STARRED REVIEW)

"Mysterious and beautifully rendered, R.L Toalson's THE WOODS is a heartbreaking story of family, magic and grief that will touch readers' hearts." --Samantha M Clark, author of THE BOY, THE BOAT, AND THE BEAST

After a tragic explosion causes Lenora to lose her family, she goes to live with her estranged uncle at his estate. There, Lenora is drawn to the nearby woods and the magic she discovers within them. Can this magic reunite her with her family, or is it more sinister than she realizes?
TitleThe Forty Thieves
AuthorLenzi, Christy
Illustrator
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781499809459
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages272
This retelling of the One Thousand and One Nights tale "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," set in tenth-century Baghdad, is told from the perspective of Marjana, the girl who saves Ali Baba, and brings a fresh perspective to the classic story!
TitleCrumbled!
AuthorHarkrader, Lisa
Illustrator
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781499809718
On Sale08/27/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages224
An Indie Next pick!

This hilarious middle grade series with color illustrations throughout is The Sisters Grimm meets Shrek!
TitleBoy Trouble (Ask Emma Book 3)
AuthorBerk, Sheryl
Illustrator
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781499806496
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages208
Emma Woods knows just how to fix all her peers' problems-or so she thinks-in the next installment of the middle grade series Ask Emma, from the bestselling creators behind the Cupcake Club series!
TitleM Is for Melanin
AuthorRose, Tiffany
Illustrator
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781499809169
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
"Contagiously upbeat, joyful, and positive . . . [C]herish this book." -Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

"A must-have for any library that is in need of books with positive representation for and about black children, as there is no other alphabet book quite like this one." -School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

"A necessary, uplifting volume that celebrates 'black girl magic' and 'black boy joy.'" -Publishers Weekly

M Is for Melanin is an empowering alphabet book that teaches kids their ABCs and celebrates Black children!
TitleParrots, Pugs, and Pixie Dust
AuthorBlumenthal, Deborah
IllustratorD'yans, Masha
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781499808988
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
This is a moving and impassioned picture book about iconic handbag designer Judith Leiber that will embolden young readers to use their imaginations and inspire the world with their own creativity!
TitlePepe and the Parade
AuthorKyle, Tracey
IllustratorOrtega, Mirelle
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781499806663
On Sale08/27/19
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages32
Join Pepe as he celebrates his Mexican-American heritage by participating in a Hispanic Day parade. Children will delight in seeing many Hispanic cultures proudly honored in this joyous picture book.
TitleRock-a-Bye Tree Sloth
AuthorFronis, Aly
IllustratorSüßbauer, Anna
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatBoard Book
ISBN-139781499809688
On Sale08/27/19
US Price$5.99
CDN Price$7.99
Pages16
Get ready to say goodnight in this sweet, sloth-themed twist on the classic nursery rhyme "Rock-a-Bye Baby"!
TitleSpirit Day
AuthorLittle Bee Books
IllustratorYang, Joy
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatBoard Book
ISBN-139781499809695
On Sale09/03/19
US Price$6.99
CDN Price$8.99
Pages22
In this beautiful, bold board book, children will learn all about Spirit Day and its mission to stop bullying.
TitleBaby’s First Nativity
AuthorLittle Bee Books
IllustratorPerez, Nomar
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatBoard Book
ISBN-139781499809596
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$6.99
CDN Price$8.99
Pages16
Introduce little ones to the nativity story with this bold and striking board book.