Fall 2020 Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Catalog
Imprint: Paula Wiseman Books
  Clearclear filter         
TitleMax & Ruby and the Babysitting Squad
AuthorWells, Rosemary
IllustratorWells, Rosemary
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/Siblings
ISBN-139781534463288
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
From beloved author-illustrator Rosemary Wells comes the next installment in the adventures of the inimitable brother and sister bunnies, Max and Ruby.
TitleMusic Is . . .
AuthorJohnson, Stephen T.
IllustratorJohnson, Stephen T.
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Performing Arts/Music
ISBN-139781416999508
On Sale10/27/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$24.99
CDN Price$33.99
Pages52
Caldecott Honor winner and two-time New York Times best illustrator of the year author and illustrator Stephen T. Johnson’s lyrical journey of sounds, styles, and rhythms culminate in this highly imaginative and beautifully orchestrated celebration of music.
TitleSticks and Stones
AuthorPolacco, Patricia
IllustratorPolacco, Patricia
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
ISBN-139781534426221
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages48
From New York Times bestselling author and master storyteller Patricia Polacco comes the uplifting tale of three inseparable friends who pursue their talents and stop at nothing to achieve their dreams.
TitleWhen I Draw a Panda
AuthorBates, Amy June
IllustratorBates, Amy June
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
ISBN-139781481451482
On Sale09/22/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
From the acclaimed author and illustrator of The Big Umbrella comes a delightful celebration of creativity and gumption about a girl and her panda that’s Calvin and Hobbes meets If You Give a Mouse a Cookie!
TitleSmall Walt Spots Dot
AuthorVerdick, Elizabeth
IllustratorRosenthal, Marc
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Dogs
ISBN-139781534442849
On Sale09/08/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
“Every young child deserves to know Small Walt.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Small Walt meets a stray puppy in this irresistible companion to Small Walt, which Kirkus Reviews called “charming and endearing” in a starred review.
TitleThe Small Walt Collection
AuthorVerdick, Elizabeth
IllustratorRosenthal, Marc
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatBoxed Set
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Transportation/Cars & Trucks
ISBN-139781534471306
On Sale09/22/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$53.99
CDN Price$71.99
Pages120
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel meets The Little Engine that Could in this charming boxed set starring Walt, the smallest snow plow in the fleet.
TitleOn Market Street
AuthorLobel, Arnold
IllustratorLobel, Anita
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts/Alphabet
ISBN-139781534468153
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A Caldecott Honor book, a New York Times Best Illustrated book, an ALA Notable Book, and a Boston Globe—Horn Book Honor Book for Illustration!

“Bursting with…surprise and delight. An inexhaustible visual feast.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

In this acclaimed picture book by Anita and Arnold Lobel, take a stroll down Market Street to see the whimsical shopkeepers dressed in their wares on one boy’s fantastical shopping adventure.
TitleThe Night Before Christmas
AuthorMoore, Clement C.
IllustratorLobel, Anita
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations/Christmas & Advent
ISBN-139781534469679
On Sale09/15/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
“The definitive city child’s edition.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Lobel’s paintings are gentle and reassuring…she has captured with richness and simplicity the joy and love of the holiday season.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

Caldecott Honoree and beloved illustrator Anita Lobel pairs her beautiful drawings with the beloved Christmas poem, “The Night Before Christmas,” in this classic picture book that your family will treasure for years to come.
TitleKitten and the Night Watchman
AuthorSullivan, John
IllustratorYoo, Taeeun
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Cats
ISBN-139781534480421
On Sale09/29/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages40
Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Margaret Wise Brown Prize

SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, AND BOOKPAGE

“Empathetic, poetic, and a joy to look at, cute kitty and all.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“This quiet, understated book contains a wealth of emotions.” –The Horn Book (starred review)

“[Illustrator] Yoo sets a lovely mood, taking readers from sunset to dawn through washes of orange, pink, and blue, the watchman’s compassionate demeanor assuring them that all’s well.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Yoo’s textured, serene artwork in beautiful saturated tones perfectly complements Sullivan’s lines and conveys a beauty in the night and the construction site that readers might otherwise miss.” —Booklist (starred review)

“This soft, gentle story is a perfect bedtime story for lovers of trucks and construction equipment, cats, and nighttime wanders.” —BCCB (starred review)

A stray kitten changes the way the watchman sees nighttime in this tender book based on a true story, illustrated by Strictly No Elephants artist Taeeun Yoo.
TitleBike & Trike
AuthorVerdick, Elizabeth
IllustratorBiggs, Brian
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation/Cycling
ISBN-139781534480438
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
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.