Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Children’s Distributed Publisher Catalog
Ages: 8 - 12
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TitleMuch Ado About Baseball
AuthorLaRocca, Rajani
Illustrator
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore/Adaptations
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781499811018
On Sale06/15/21
Title StatusBO
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages336
"Much Ado About Baseball is the best children's book I've read in the past 10 years!" -Brad Thor, New York Times bestselling author of the Scot Harvath series

"A moving tale of baseball, magic, and former rivals who come together to solve a problem." -Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

In this companion novel to Midsummer's Mayhem, math and baseball combine with savory snacks to cause confusion and calamity in the town of Comity.
TitleMidsummer's Mayhem
AuthorLaRocca, Rajani
Illustrator
ImprintLittle Bee Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore/Adaptations
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781499810646
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$8.99
CDN Price$11.99
Pages368
A Kirkus Best Book of 2019!
An Indies Introduce Selection for 2019!
An Indie Next Pick for Summer 2019!

"A delectable treat for food and literary connoisseurs alike." Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

"What a wonderful, intriguing, and magical book. And wow, did it ever get my tastebuds going! Each time I picked it up, I felt the urge to head to my kitchen. . . . What I loved most was the smartness of it. It never once doubted its young readers." Kathi Appelt, Newbery Honor- and National Book Award-Nominated author

"Midsummer's Mayhem is an enchantment of a novel, bursting with magic, mystery, and mouth-watering baked goods. Readers who have their own baking-show dreams will be cheering for Mimi until the very last page." Kate Messner, award-winning author of Breakout, The Seventh Wish, and All the Answers

Can Mimi undo the mayhem caused by her baking in this contemporary-fantasy retelling of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream?
TitleAnne Frank: Witness to History!
AuthorShulman, Mark
Illustrator
ImprintPrinters Row
SubformatPaper over Board
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels/Biography
Category Full 2JUVENILE NONFICTION / History/Holocaust
ISBN-139781645174325
On Sale07/13/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$14.99
Pages96
A biography of Anne Frank—a young witness to the atrocities of the Nazis during World War II—told in graphic novel format.
TitleHelen Keller: Inspiration to Everyone!
AuthorBuckley, James, Jr.
IllustratorLike, Caitlin
ImprintPrinters Row
SubformatPaper over Board
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels/Biography
Category Full 2JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography/Historical
ISBN-139781645174110
On Sale06/22/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$14.99
Pages96
A biography of deaf-blind social activist Helen Keller, told in graphic novel format.
TitleNeil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon!
AuthorBuckley, James, Jr.
IllustratorDuggan, Andy
ImprintPrinters Row
SubformatPaper over Board
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels/Biography
Category Full 2JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography/Historical
ISBN-139781645174349
On Sale08/03/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$14.99
Pages96
A biography of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the Moon, in graphic novel format.
TitleThe Magical Bookshop
AuthorFrixe, Katja
IllustratorPrechtel, Florentine
ImprintOneworld Publications
Subformat
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / General
ISBN-139780861541096
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$8.99
CDN Price$11.99
Pages176
TitleThe Secret Garden
Author
IllustratorLuechtefeld, Hanna
ImprintAMP - Children
Subformat
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels/Classic Adaptation
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Classics
ISBN-139781524858155
On Sale06/15/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$11.99
CDN Price$15.99
Pages192
Green-growing secrets and powerful magic await you at Misselthwaite Manor, now reimagined in this bewitching graphic novel adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved tale. From Mariah Marsden, author of the critically acclaimed Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel, comes the second installment in this series of retold children's classics. 
TitleEscape Book
AuthorAnquetil, Stéphane
Illustrator
ImprintAMP - Children
Subformat
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Interactive Adventures
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories
ISBN-139781524867522
On Sale08/17/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$9.99
CDN Price$12.99
Pages96
Overcome challenges, solve puzzles, and uncover the true culprit in the fourth installment of the Escape Book series!
TitleEscape Book
AuthorAnquetil, Stéphane
Illustrator
ImprintAMP - Children
SubformatPaper over Board
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Interactive Adventures
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories
ISBN-139781524855932
On Sale08/17/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$13.99
CDN Price$18.99
Pages96
Overcome challenges, solve puzzles, and uncover the true culprit in the fourth installment of the Escape Book series!
TitleCosmic Pizza Party
AuthorMurphy, Nick
IllustratorTormo, Bea
ImprintAMP - Children
Subformat
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels/Science Fiction
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels/Humorous
ISBN-139781524867331
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$9.99
CDN Price$12.99
Pages160
No danger is too great, no cheese too gooey for the Cosmic Pizza crew! Delivering fast, cheap, and (maybe) tasty pizza to a planet near you! From Epic Originals, Cosmic Pizza Party is a hilarious, three-book graphic novel series about friendship, pizza, and outer space!