Summer 2023 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
TitleWeather Together
AuthorSima, Jessie
IllustratorSima, Jessie
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical
ISBN-139781665916981
On Sale05/02/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages56
Nimbus learns how to weather her cloudy moods and accept help from her best friend, Kelp, in this charming and gently encouraging picture book companion to the New York Times bestselling Not Quite Narwhal and Perfectly Pegasus.
TitleThe Together Tree
AuthorSaeed, Aisha
IllustratorPham, LeUyen
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Bullying
ISBN-139781534462960
On Sale05/30/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages40
All Are Welcome meets Be Kind in this poignant and accessible picture book about the power every bystander—no matter how small—has to extend kindness and stand up in the face of intolerance.
TitlePenny & Pip
AuthorFleming, Candace
IllustratorRohmann, Eric
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Emotions & Feelings
ISBN-139781665913317
On Sale06/13/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A little girl finds a lost dinosaur baby roaming the halls of a museum and is determined to give it a home in this sweet and charming picture book.
TitleBitsy Bat, School Star
AuthorWindness, Kaz
IllustratorWindness, Kaz
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Nocturnal
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/New Experience
ISBN-139781665905053
On Sale06/06/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages48
Three starred reviews!

A little bat struggles to fit in only to learn to celebrate differences in this “darling book for all children but especially those with autism” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) from Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor–winning author-illustrator Kaz Windness about starting school, making friends, and seeing what makes each person special.
TitleCan You Hug a Forest?
AuthorGilbert, Frances
IllustratorHevron, Amy
ImprintBeach Lane Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Science & Nature/Environment
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
ISBN-139781665903554
On Sale05/02/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages32
Celebrate the beauty of the natural world in this meditative picture book encouraging mindfulness, gratitude, and love for the environment—featuring illustrations painted on actual wood.
TitleYou Go First
AuthorBernstein, Ariel
IllustratorRosenthal, Marc
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/New Experience
ISBN-139781665911511
On Sale06/13/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages48
In the spirit of Mo Willems and Ben Clanton, this “extremely funny and spot-on sensitive” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) picture book shows how a good friend can become even better by trying new things and putting others first.
TitleHow to Make a Memory
AuthorVickers, Elaine
IllustratorAranda, Ana
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations/General
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Family/General
ISBN-139781534494411
On Sale05/02/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages32
The Wonderful Things You Will Be meets The Remember Balloons in this lyrical and gentle picture book about the joy and importance of making memories and cherishing life’s most special moments.
TitleLolo's Sari-sari Store
AuthorLee, Sophia N.
IllustratorAlmeda, Christine
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places/Asia
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/General
ISBN-139781534494473
On Sale08/01/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A little girl holds lessons learned in her grandfather’s sari-sari store close while adjusting to a new home in this sweet picture book about the joy of community, connection, and Filipino culture.
TitleI Love My Magic!
AuthorMiller, Kelly Leigh
IllustratorMiller, Kelly Leigh
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Monsters
ISBN-139781534497696
On Sale07/18/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
In this endearing companion to I Love My Fangs! and I Love My Fur!, a little witch who over-uses her magic must discover whether she can get by without her wand.
TitleOur Pool
AuthorCummins, Lucy Ruth
IllustratorCummins, Lucy Ruth
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Diversity & Multicultural
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles/City & Town Life
ISBN-139781534499232
On Sale06/13/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
On a hot day, people come from all over the city to spend the day at the pool in this joyful picture book that’s a love song to summer, the city, community, and staying cool!