Along with becoming the new home for Boynton's entire Little Simon backlist, Boynton Bookworks is publishing its inaugural list in this fall. It includes two new board books--Pookie's Thanksgiving ($6.99) and Moo, Baa, Fa La La La La! ($6.99)--and a deluxe picture book edition of Boynton's much-loved classic Hippos Go Berserk! ($17.99), first published in 1977 and in print ever since. Boynton has completely redrawn and redesigned Hippos Go Berserk! In addition, beginning this fall, the new imprint will welcome all of Boynton's previously published titles, including brand-new editions of 22 beloved Boynton books and six renowned songbook/CDs including such multimillion-copy bestsellers as Barnyard Dance!, Snuggle Puppy!, Belly Button Book!, Birthday Monsters!, and Philadelphia Chickens.
Sandra Boynton is a beloved American cartoonist, children's author, songwriter, and short film director. Her renowned books include The Going to Bed Book, Barnyard Dance!, Snuggle Puppy!, and Spooky Pookie; and for grownups, CHOCOLATE: The Consuming Passion and Christmastime. Boynton has also written and produced six albums of unconventional children's music, which include performances by Stanley Tucci, Brian Wilson, Brad Paisley, Kacey Musgraves, B.B. King, Blues Traveler, Alison Krauss, Meryl Streep, Patti LuPone, and "Weird Al" Yankovic (in a duet with Kate Winslet.) Three of Boynton's albums have been certified Gold, and Philadelphia Chickens, nominated for a Grammy, has gone Platinum. Boynton received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Cartoonists Society.
Creepy Crayon! by Peter Brown (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99)
From the team behind the New York Times bestselling Creepy Carrots! and Creepy Pair of Underwear! comes the third in this hilariously spooky series about a young rabbit and his peculiar encounters--featuring a sinister crayon!
It's Diwali! by Surishtha and Kabir Sehgal (Beach Lane Books, $18.99)
From the New York Times bestselling mother-son duo of beloved favorites such as Mother Goose Goes to India and Festival of Colors comes a luminous picture book inviting readers to celebrate the Indian Festival of Lights, Diwali.
Stellarlune: Keeper of the Lost Cities #9 by Shannon Messenger (Aladdin, $21.99, November 8).
The next thrilling installment of the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series!
What the Fact?: Finding the Truth in All the Noise by Dr. Seema Yasmin (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $19.99).
From acclaimed writer, journalist, and physician Dr. Seema Yasmin comes a much-needed, timely book about the importance of media literacy, fact-based reporting, and the ability to discern truth from lies.
Foul Lady Fortune by Chloe Gong (Margaret K. McElderry Books, $21.99).
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights and Our Violent Ends comes the first book in a captivating new duology following an ill-matched pair of spies posing as a married couple to investigate a series of brutal murders in 1930s Shanghai.