Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
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TitleJules vs. the Ocean
AuthorSima, Jessie
IllustratorSima, Jessie
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/Siblings
ISBN-139781534441682
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
From the creator of Not Quite Narwhal comes a story about a young girl determined to impress her older sister by building elaborate sandcastles, even if that means standing up to the ocean and its smash-happy waves!
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.
TitleThe Secret Rhino Society
AuthorJacobs, Jonathan E.
IllustratorCotterill, Samantha
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
ISBN-139781534430006
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
“This engaging romp will be a great way to initiate conversations about diversity, tolerance, and acceptance.”—Booklist (starred review)

In the spirit of favorites like Stick & Stone and Spoon this warmhearted and hilarious picture book tells the story of a highly unusual group of friends and is stunningly illustrated by Samantha Cotterill.
TitleDinosong
AuthorMcCanna, Tim
IllustratorSmythe, Richard
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
ISBN-139781534430020
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
The Land Before Time meets Eric Carle in this delightful read-aloud featuring “melodious and spare” (USA TODAY) language by master storyteller Tim McCanna.
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.
TitleRot, the Bravest in the World!
AuthorClanton, Ben
IllustratorClanton, Ben
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
ISBN-139781481467643
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Rot faces a scary, squirmy new challenge and finds what makes him feel brave in this sweet and slimy companion to Rot, the Cutest in the World!
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
“The book has many laugh-inducing pages for independent readers, listeners, and viewers…” —School Library Journal
“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.