Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
Pub Month: January 2020
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TitleFreedom Bird
AuthorNolen, Jerdine
IllustratorRansome, James E.
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places/United States/African American
ISBN-139780689871672
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
“Powerful storytelling and immersive art.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Vibrant writing and magical realism lift this story to one of triumph.” —Publishers Weekly

In this inspiring story in the tradition of American black folktales, an enslaved brother and sister are inspired by a majestic and mysterious bird to escape to freedom in this dramatic and unforgettable picture book.
TitleCuddle Monkey
AuthorHellman, Blake Liliane
IllustratorOtis, Chad
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Apes, Monkeys, etc.
ISBN-139781534431171
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A little monkey looks for the perfect cuddle while his parents are busy with his new baby brother in this insanely adorable picture book about learning to be an older sibling.
TitleWith a Little Help from My Friends 6-copy Solid Counter Display
AuthorLennon, John
Illustrator
ImprintLittle Simon
SubformatPrepack
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / General
ISBN-139781534459151
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$107.94
CDN Price$143.94
Pages
TitleCowie
AuthorStanton, Elizabeth Rose
IllustratorStanton, Elizabeth Rose
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Farm Animals
ISBN-139781534421745
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Cowie is a donkey who feels like a cow on the inside. Will his friends help him make his dream come true? Find out in this sweetly told story about discovering your true self.
TitleJust Like A Mama
AuthorDuncan, Alice Faye
IllustratorBarlow, Charnelle Pinkney
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/Alternative Family
ISBN-139781534461833
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Celebrate the heart connection between adopted children and the forever families who welcome them with kindness, care, and unconditional love in this powerful picture book from the author of Honey Baby Sugar Child.
TitleBeehive
AuthorHurley, Jorey
IllustratorHurley, Jorey
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Insects, Spiders, etc.
ISBN-139781481470032
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Acclaimed author Jorey Hurley shows us how bees make and store honey in this bold and graphic picture book that includes informative backmatter on the process.
TitleDuck for President 6-copy Solid Carton Pack with Easel
AuthorCronin, Doreen
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPrepack
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / General
ISBN-139781534459236
On Sale01/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$107.94
CDN Price$119.94
Pages
TitleSherlock Chick and the Peekaboo Mystery
AuthorQuackenbush, Robert
IllustratorQuackenbush, Robert
ImprintAladdin
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Ducks, Geese, etc.
ISBN-139781534415317
On Sale01/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
Look out Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Chick hatched from his egg with a detective’s hat and magnifying glass, and he’s looking to track down a missing mouse in this adorable, easy-to-follow mystery from Robert Quackenbush.
TitleFred's Big Feelings
AuthorRenauld, Laura
IllustratorBarrager, Brigette
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book NF
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography/General
ISBN-139781534441224
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
An inspiring picture book biography about the inimitable Fred Rogers, beloved creator and star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
TitleBy and By
AuthorWeatherford, Carole Boston
IllustratorCollier, Bryan
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book NF
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography/Music
ISBN-139781534426368
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
A stirring picture book biography from award-winning duo Carole Boston Weatherford and Bryan Collier, about gospel composer and preacher Charles Albert Tindley, best known for the gospel hymn “We’ll Understand It Better By and By.”