Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
Pub Month: May 2020
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TitleVinny Gets a Job
AuthorBrodner, Terry
IllustratorBrodner, Terry
ImprintAladdin
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Dogs
ISBN-139781534413566
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
The Secret Life of Pets meets Amelia Bedelia in this witty and sweet debut picture book about an overly-literal pup trying his paw at several different jobs and the hilarious mishaps that ensue.
TitleThe Sea Knows
AuthorMcGinty, Alice B.
IllustratorLaberis, Stephanie
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Marine Life
ISBN-139781534438224
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
Dive in and explore the wonders of the ocean and its inhabitants in this lyrical, fact-filled ode to the sea! This beautifully illustrated picture book features extensive nonfiction backmatter for further exploration.
TitleHurry Up!
AuthorDopirak, Kate
IllustratorNeal, Christopher Silas
ImprintBeach Lane Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Values & Virtues
ISBN-139781534424975
On Sale05/19/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together in this lyrical, rhyming picture book perfect for hurried families everywhere.
TitleTogether We Grow
AuthorVaught, Susan
IllustratorMurphy, Kelly
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Emigration & Immigration
ISBN-139781534405868
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
“A gentle tale of inclusion and fairness that children will clearly understand.” —Booklist (starred review)
“A truly inspiring picture book that will resonate with both children and adults.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
“Emotionally charged and eloquently rendered in words and art, this picture book is worth owning and cherishing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Inviting dialogue about the need for inclusivity, Vaught offers a lyrical narrative.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

From award-winning novelist Susan Vaught comes a poignant picture book that celebrates inclusivity, acceptance, and the importance of rebuilding a community in the wake of disaster.
TitleI Will Dance
AuthorFlood, Nancy Bo
IllustratorSwaney, Julianna
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Special Needs
ISBN-139781534430617
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
This poetic and uplifting picture book illustrated by the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of We Are the Gardeners by Joanna Gaines follows a young girl born with cerebral palsy as she pursues her dream of becoming a dancer.
TitleHere Comes Ocean
AuthorFleming, Meg
IllustratorZakimi, Paola
ImprintBeach Lane Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Marine Life
ISBN-139781534428836
On Sale05/19/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Discover the wonder of a day at the beach in this exuberant, rhyming picture book from the author of I Heart You and Sometimes Rain.
TitlePrairie Days
AuthorMacLachlan, Patricia
IllustratorArcher, Micha
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/General (see also headings under Social Themes)
ISBN-139781442441910
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A delicate, stunning account of life on the prairie from Newbery medalist Patricia MacLachlan.
TitlePoppy Takes Paris
AuthorPataki, Allison
IllustratorValiant, Kristi
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles/City & Town Life
ISBN-139781534425064
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
In the City of Lights, where can you go to find the brightest light of them all? Find out in this spunky introduction to Paris shown through the eyes of a curious child.
TitleSpacebot
AuthorTwohy, Mike
IllustratorTwohy, Mike
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Robots
ISBN-139781534444362
On Sale05/19/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
“Rollicking and joyous.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Silly, quirky...Make space on shelves for this one.” —Kirkus Reviews

When a mysterious visitor arrives in the night from outer space, it’s up to the family dog to determine if they’re friend or foe. This rhyming read-aloud by award-winning author-illustrator Mike Twohy will surprise and delight young readers.
TitleHenry Babysits
AuthorQuackenbush, Robert
IllustratorQuackenbush, Robert
ImprintAladdin
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Ducks, Geese, etc.
ISBN-139781534415430
On Sale05/12/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages48
Henry the Duck discovers that babysitting isn’t all fun and games in this latest picture book about his merry mis-adventures from beloved author Robert Quackenbush!