23 Apr 2014

Now in paperback: The Elementals!

In this suspenseful companion to The Vespertine and The Springsweet, the teenage children of the characters in the previous novels—bohemian film maker Kate and disabled but determined Julian—meet and embrace their true selves and their paranormal powers in Hollywood circa 1917. Kate Witherspoon has lived a bohemian life with
22 Apr 2014

World Book Night is April 23rd–but the excitement begins tonight!

World Book Night will have 23 simultaneous WBN Kick-Off events on April 22, 2014 around the country! Check out these exciting, fun events at select stores and libraries featuring some of this year’s authors. Enchanted by Alethea Kontis is a World Book Night 2014 selection! Alethea Kontis will be
21 Apr 2014

Tides is now available in paperback! Dive in.

Set on the Isles of Shoals, remote islands off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire, this page-turning YA debut weaves the Celtic ocean lore of selkies and a compelling mystery into a story about family secrets and love. When high school senior Noah Gallagher and his adopted teenage
17 Apr 2014

Country Bunny celebrates its 75th Anniversary!

The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children. With twenty-one baby bunnies to look after, mother bunny Cottontail abandons her dream of becoming an Easter Bunny. But when Grandfather Bunny spies her perfectly behaved brood, he’s
16 Apr 2014

Catch Rider is now available in paperback!

Tough-as-nails fourteen-year-old Sid may not have expensive boots like the privileged teen riders in Virginia, but she knows her way around horses. Working with her uncle since childhood, she’s learned to evaluate horses, break and train them, care for them . . . and ride like a professional. Amid
15 Apr 2014

Go on a picnic with the Simples!

The Simple family’s plans for a picnic in the park prove disastrously complex. From the artist and author J. C. Phillipps comes this hilarious little picture book with a big heart to remind us that picnics are just a little about food and a lot about family. “A funny
14 Apr 2014

How can a bad day turn good? Find out in Bad Bye, Good Bye

Moving to a new town, new home, and new school is hard. But could the new destination have good surprises of its own? In a less-than-eighty-word picture book, see how a bad day turns good! “Bad truck, bad guy; bad wave, bad bye . . .” A boy and his
11 Apr 2014

See Eye to Eye with Steve Jenkins!

The Caldecott Honor–winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins presents a series of animals with unusual eyes in this eye-catching picture book! In his latest eye-popping work of picture book nonfiction, the Caldecott Honor–winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins explains how for most animals, eyes are the most important source of information about the world in a biological sense. The simplest
10 Apr 2014

43 Old Cemetery Road continues with Greetings from the Graveyard!

Roses are red, Violets are blue. If a ghost can write books, Why not greeting cards, too? The bestselling trio from Spence Mansion is launching a greeting card company called Greetings from the Graveyard. But what kind of card do you send to an ex-girlfriend who threatens to publish the
9 Apr 2014

Go undercover with Eddie Red and solve the Mystery on Museum Mile

Art, mystery, fun and friendship, combine in this illustrated middle grade series debut. Sixth grader Edmund Xavier Lonnrot, codename “Eddie Red,” has a photographic memory and talent for drawing anything he sees. When the NYPD is stumped by a mastermind art thief, Eddie becomes their secret weapon to solve