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Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Sun Shines Everywhere

Luciano Luzano, Mary Ann Hoberman
Authors:
Luciano Luzano, Mary Ann Hoberman

Throughout history, from dinosaurs and ancient Rome to today's bustling playgrounds and cafes, one thing binds us all together: the sun! Beloved author Mary Ann Hoberman weaves together timely themes of valuing diversity, building community, and caring for the environment in this rhyming picture book about how the power of sunshine inspires and unites us all around the world. With joyous art from illustrator Luciano Lozano, this classic rhyming read-aloud reminds us that all life is precious, and all life shares one sun--and the sun shines everywhere!

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Rock What Ya Got

Kerascoët, Samantha Berger
Authors:
Kerascoët, Samantha Berger

When a drawing of a little girl comes to life, she doesn't want to be erased, or put into a picture that doesn't feel like her. Instead, she decides to speak up in a powerful way. And she has some words of advice: embrace what you have, love yourself, and "rock what ya got." In this joyful expression of self-love by author Samantha Berger (What If..., Crankenstein), a young girl's resounding declaration offers a timeless lesson, reminding readers of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities that it's okay to be yourself. Bold illustrations from Kerascoët (Malala's Magic Pencil) bring the engaging story to life.

Corsair

The Dark Dark

Samantha Hunt
Authors:
Samantha Hunt

A Best Book of the Year: NPR, Vogue, The Huffington Post, The Chicago Review of Books, The National Post, Electric Literature, Kirkus'Wields such a subtle and alien power . . . Wonderfully spooky' Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker'A feminist manifesto threaded through imaginative fiction; it's the most evocative, impressive collection I've read this year' Daniel Johnson, The Paris ReviewStep into The Dark Dark, where an award-winning, acclaimed novelist debuts her first collection of short stories and conjures entire universes in just a few pages - conjures, splits in half, mines for humor, destroys with absurdity, and regenerates. In prose that sparkles and haunts, Samantha Hunt playfully pushes the bounds of the expected and fills every corner with vibrant life, imagining numerous ways in which the weird might poke its way through the mundane. Each of these ten haunting, inventive tales brings us to the brink of creation, mortality and immortality, infidelity and transformation, technological innovation and historical revision, loneliness and communion, and every kind of love.Laced with lyricism, hope, Hunt's characteristic sly wit, and her unflinching gaze into the ordinary horrors of human existence, The Dark Dark celebrates the mysteries and connections that swirl around us. It's never all the same, Hunt tells us. It changes a tiny bit every time. See for yourself.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

What If...

Samantha Berger, Mike Curato
Authors:
Samantha Berger, Mike Curato

Creativity, the power of imagination, and the importance of self-expression are celebrated in this inspiring picture book written and illustrated by real-life best friends.This girl is determined to express herself! If she can't draw her dreams, she'll sculpt or build, carve or collage. If she can't do that, she'll turn her world into a canvas. And if everything around her is taken away, she'll sing, dance, and dream...Stunning mixed media illustrations, lyrical text, and a breathtaking gatefold conjure powerful magic in this heartfelt affirmation of art, imagination, and the resilience of the human spirit.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Hey Black Child

Useni Eugene Perkins, Bryan Collier
Contributors:
Useni Eugene Perkins, Bryan Collier
Little, Brown Young Readers US

One Minute Till Bedtime

Kenn Nesbitt, Christoph Niemann
Contributors:
Kenn Nesbitt, Christoph Niemann
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Fairy Swarm

Suzanne Selfors, Dan Santat
Contributors:
Suzanne Selfors, Dan Santat
Piatkus

Taking the Lead

Cecilia Tan
Authors:
Cecilia Tan

Ricki Hamilton and her sister have just inherited a vast estate in the Hollywood hills. Unfortunately, with that legacy comes the most exclusive club in Hollywood history, a secret BDSM establishment where only the rich and the naughty come to play. Ricki wants nothing to do with this business, and is trying to find ways to get out of having to run it . . . until she meets Axel-a sexy enigmatic rock star who makes her want to submit to needs she didn't know she had.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

One Today

Richard Blanco, Dav Pilkey
Authors:
Richard Blanco, Dav Pilkey
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Imaginary Veterinary: The Griffin's Riddle

Suzanne Selfors, Dan Santat
Authors:
Suzanne Selfors, Dan Santat
Little, Brown Young Readers US

A Crankenstein Valentine

Samantha Berger, Dan Santat
Authors:
Samantha Berger, Dan Santat
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Crankenstein

Samantha Berger, Dan Santat
Contributors:
Samantha Berger, Dan Santat
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Hogwash!

Karma Wilson
Authors:
Karma Wilson
Black Dog & Leventhal

A Child's Introduction To Poetry

Meredith Hamilton, Michael Driscoll
Authors:
Meredith Hamilton, Michael Driscoll

Poetry can be fun-especially when we can read it, hear it, and discover its many delights with the help of cartoon character Professor Driscoll, delightful illustrations, and the poetry read aloud on CD. This wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry covers everything from epics and odes to nonsense verse and haikus, and is filled with examples of every style. The multimedia package encourages children to listen, read, and learn-and opens the door to a lifetime of appreciation of a rich literary tradition. It painlessly introduces kids (and parents, too) to the greatest poets in history, from Homer and Shakespeare to Robert Frost and Ogden Nash-and provides excellent examples of their work and commentary on what makes it so special. In short, this is a galloping tour through poetic history loaded with all of our most significant and beloved poems. In addition to charming illustrations on every lively page, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO POETRY contains a full-length CD with wonderful renditions of the poems read by professional actors.

Ed Emberley

Caldecott Award-winning team Ed Emberley captures is the creator of the popular Drawing Book series, as well as the best-selling Go Away, Big Green Monster

Jill McDonald

Jill McDonald is an illustrator, product designer and founder of Jill McDonald Design, specialising in illustrations for babies through to teenagers.

Meredith Hamilton

Meredith Hamilton graduated from Brown University and has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Formerly an art director at Newsweek and Time, she illustrated the previous six books in the Child's Introduction series, among other books, and her work can be found in magazines and animations as well. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and three children.Laura Lee is currently producing a U.S. tour of the Russian Classical Ballet. She is the author of The Encyclopedia of Aggravation and The Elvis Impersonation Kit, both available from Black Dog & Leventhal.

Michael Driscoll

Michael Driscoll is the author of A Child's Introduction to Poetry and A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky (both Parent's Choice Award winners). He is currently a staff editor at the New York Daily News.

Dan Santat

Dan Santat is the Caldecott Medal-winning and New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, as well as the illustrator of many other picture books, including Crankenstein by Samantha Berger. Dan lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, and various pets.

Samantha Berger

Samantha Berger has written numerous picture books including Crankenstein, A Crankenstein Valentine, Witch Spa, Snoozefest, and Martha Doesn't Say Sorry, which won a Parent's Choice Award Honor. When she isn't writing, she's doing voice-overs, traveling the world, and helping rescue dogs. Samantha splits her time between New York City and California, and she invites you to visit her online at samanthaberger.com.