Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
TitleBonnie & Ben Rhyme Again
AuthorFox, Mem
IllustratorHoracek, Judy
ImprintBeach Lane Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Nursery Rhymes
ISBN-139781534453524
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
Come along as a pair of rhyme-loving siblings take a walk and are inspired to recite their favorite nursery rhymes to the world around them in this sweet and funny read-aloud.
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 StatusAS
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.
TitleHundred Feet Tall
AuthorScheuer, Benjamin
IllustratorWilliams, Jemima
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/Parents
ISBN-139781534432192
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Guess How Much I Love You meets Someday in this gentle read-aloud picture book that shows us that with just the right amount of care and support, even the smallest of seeds can grow to stand one hundred feet tall.
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 StatusAS
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.