Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
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TitleI'm Gonna Push Through!
AuthorWright, Jasmyn
IllustratorWright, Shannon
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
ISBN-139781534439658
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Based on the Push Through movement that inspires kids worldwide, this is an empowering, energetic, and all-inclusive picture book that celebrates resilience in the face of adversity.
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 StatusAS
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.
TitleIn a Garden
AuthorMcCanna, Tim
IllustratorSicuro, Aimée
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World/General (see also headings under Animals)
ISBN-139781534417977
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
“McCanna's superb scansion never misses...Like its subject: full of bustling life yet peaceful.” —Kirkus Reviews

Acclaimed author Tim McCanna celebrates gardens, nature, and all sorts of critters in this delightful and vibrant read-aloud picture book.
TitleThe Perfectly Perfect Wish
AuthorMantchev, Lisa
IllustratorCourtney-Tickle, Jessica
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
ISBN-139781534406193
On Sale02/04/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
“Directly personal and visually dramatic.”—Booklist
“Carries a deeper and more important message about considering others’ circumstances in light of one’s own privileges that many kids may benefit from hearing.” —BCCB
“A satisfying storytime read-aloud about the gift of giving and sharing.” —School Library Journal


From the author of Strictly No Elephants comes a sweet picture book that explores themes of selflessness and empathy when a girl has the chance to make just one wish.
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 StatusAS
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.
TitleBike & Trike
AuthorVerdick, Elizabeth
IllustratorBiggs, Brian
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation/Cycling
ISBN-139781534415171
On Sale02/25/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
“An amusing friendship story that's just right for reading aloud.” —Publishers Weekly
“Everyone’s indeed a winner here.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A sure bet for read-aloud fun.” —Booklist

Toy Story meets Cars in this sweet and relatable story that explores universal themes of friendship and growing up.
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 StatusAS
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.
TitleGlad, Glad Bear!
AuthorGee, Kimberly
IllustratorGee, Kimberly
ImprintBeach Lane Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Emotions & Feelings
ISBN-139781534452695
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Bear is very, very, very GLAD today! He’s taking his first ballet class. But he’s a little nervous too. This sweet and silly picture book is an honest exploration of feelings that little ones—and grown-ups!—are sure to relate to.
TitleI Love You, Fred
AuthorInkpen, Mick
IllustratorInkpen, Chloe
ImprintAladdin
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Dogs
ISBN-139781534414754
On Sale12/10/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
From the father-daughter team behind I Will Love You Anyway comes another heartwarming tale about a sweatband-wearing pug.