Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
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TitleMy Best Friend
AuthorFogliano, Julie
IllustratorTamaki, Jillian
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
ISBN-139781534427228
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages32
New York Times bestselling author Julie Fogliano and Caldecott Honor winner Jillian Tamaki come together to tell a delightful story of first friendship.
TitleMy Best Friend 9-copy Solid Floor Display
AuthorFogliano, Julie
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPrepack
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / General
ISBN-139781534459229
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$161.91
CDN Price$197.91
Pages
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.
TitleAn Ordinary Day
AuthorArnold, Elana K.
IllustratorVukovic, Elizabet
ImprintBeach Lane Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Death & Dying
ISBN-139781481472623
On Sale03/10/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
An ordinary day in an ordinary neighborhood turns out to be quite extraordinary in this moving story about the circle of life.
TitleWhen You Need Wings
AuthorJudge, Lita
IllustratorJudge, Lita
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
ISBN-139781534437555
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
In the tradition of Where the Wild Things Are, beloved author-illustrator Lita Judge brings us a soaring story about the power of imagination.
TitleWhen You Need Wings 6-copy Solid Counter Display
AuthorJudge, Lita
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPrepack
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / General
ISBN-139781534459205
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$107.94
CDN Price$143.94
Pages
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.
TitleWherever I Go
AuthorCopp, Mary Wagley
IllustratorMohammed, Munir D.
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Emigration & Immigration
ISBN-139781534419193
On Sale04/21/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
A hopeful and timely picture book about a spirited little girl living in a refugee camp.
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.