Fall 2020 Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Catalog
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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.
TitleHiking Day
AuthorRockwell, Anne
IllustratorRockwell, Lizzy
ImprintAladdin
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/New Experience
ISBN-139781481427388
On Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages32
“Engaging, soothing, and informative—just right for inquisitive young readers.” —School Library Journal

Beloved author Anne Rockwell celebrates nature and the outdoors with a gorgeous new picture book about a child’s first mountain hike!
TitleInky's Amazing Escape
AuthorMontgomery, Sy
IllustratorSchimler-Safford, Amy
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Marine Life
ISBN-139781534480445
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages32
“Montgomery’s expertise and the gorgeous illustrations make this a fine purchase for libraries serving early elementary students.” —School Library Journal

“The mixed-media illustrations make good use of dynamic spreads, color, and texture—perfect for a book on a master of camouflage. Montgomery seamlessly incorporates interesting facts about octopuses into the narrative.” —Booklist

Learn all about Inky the Octopus, an international sensation known for escaping from the New Zealand aquarium in April 2016, in this fascinating picture book from National Book Award nominee and octopus expert Sy Montgomery.
TitleAre You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
AuthorBlume, Judy
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Adolescence
ISBN-139781534482425
On Sale09/15/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$10.99
CDN Price$14.99
Pages176
Celebrate the legacy of the bestselling and iconic Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret with this special edition, featuring a deluxe faux-leather embossed cover that looks and feels as vibrant as the story within.
TitleCharlie Thorne and the Last Equation
AuthorGibbs, Stuart
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure/General
ISBN-139781534424777
On Sale09/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$8.99
CDN Price$11.99
Pages416
Fast-paced, smart, and action-packed...a real page-burner. —Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello’s Library series

From New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs comes the first novel in a thrilling new series about the world’s youngest and smartest genius who’s forced to use her unbelievable code-breaking skills to outsmart Einstein.
TitleThe Future King
AuthorRiley, James
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534425767
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$8.99
CDN Price$11.99
Pages448
Fort’s continued adventures take more surprising twists and turns in this third novel in a thrilling series from the author of the New York Times bestselling Story Thieves!
TitleThe Revenge of Magic Epic Collection Books 1-3
AuthorRiley, James
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatBoxed Set
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534481039
On Sale11/17/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages1280
Magic reawakens in this thrilling series from the author of the New York Times bestselling Story Thieves!
TitleLegacy
AuthorMessenger, Shannon
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534427341
On Sale10/13/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$9.99
CDN Price$12.99
Pages832
Illusions shatter—and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices—in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series.
TitleKeeper of the Lost Cities Illustrated & Annotated Edition
AuthorMessenger, Shannon
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534479845
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$9.99
CDN Price$12.99
Pages544
A New York Times bestselling series
A USA TODAY bestselling series
A California Young Reader Medal–winning series

In this riveting series opener, a telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world before the wrong person finds the answer first. This special edition contains beautiful black-and-white illustrations and commentary from Shannon Messenger!