1771080910). This picture book celebrates
body movement. Ages 3–9.
Lasso the Wind: Aurielia’s Verses and
Other Poems by George Elliott Clarke,
illus. by Susan Tooke (Mar. 1, hardcover,
$24.95, ISBN 978-1771080507) is an
illustrated poetry collection. Ages 7–12.
Flying with a Broken Wing by Laura
Best (Mar. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-
1771080385). In this historical coming-of-age story, visually impaired Cammie
hatches a dangerous plan to convince her
aunt and guardian to let her go to a special
school. Ages 10–14.
NO STARCH PRESS
(Dist. by Ingram)
programming. Ages 10–up.
FLYING EYE BOOKS
(Dist. by Consortium)
100 Bears by Magali Bardos (Mar.
18, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-
1909263154). Readers chase bears and
spot numbers from 1–100 in this counting
book. Ages 3–7.
The Best Book in the World by Rilla
Alexander (July 8, hardcover, $17.95,
ISBN 978-1909263307) is a wordless
picture book that encourages kids to read.
The Wonderful Egg (May 13, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1909263284)
and I Like Animals (Apr. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1909263253)
by Dahlov Ipcar. These reissues of a 1958
and 1960 title respectively feature re-mas-tered artwork and star all sorts of beasts and
birds. Ages 3–7.
Children Are Naughty by Vincent Cuvellier and Aurélie Guillerey
(May 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-
1909263260) is a tongue-and-cheek story
about right and wrong. Ages 3–7.
Big Meals for Little Hands: Easy
French Cuisine for Kids by Aladjidi
Virginie and Caroline Pelissier, illus. by
Marion Billet (Mar. 11, hardcover, $17.95,
ISBN 978-1909263161). Michelin-starred
chef Sébastien Guénard introduces simple,
seasonal, and healthy French recipes. Ages
Lil’ Merl and the Dastardly Dragon
by Liam Barrett (July 15, paper, $13.95,
ISBN 978-1909263246). Lil’ Merl is on a
quest to find a dragon in this activity book.
Hildafolk returns with Hilda and the
Black Hound by Luke Pearson (May 13,
hardcover, $24, ISBN 978-1909263185),
NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS
(Dist. by Random House)
Patient for Pumpkins by Linda
Knoll (Apr. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN
978-1583947081). In this picture book
emphasizing seasonal produce, T.J., who
frequents the farmers’ market with his
father, is eager for the pumpkin harvest to
arrive. Ages 4–8.
(Dist. by Ingram)
The Best Mama in the World
(Feb. 1, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-
0735841574) and The Best Daddy in the
World (May 1, board book, $7.95, ISBN
978-0735841628) by Susanne Lutje, illus.
by Eleni Zabini, celebrate parents. Up to
A Kiss for You by Susanne Lutje, illus.
by Annette Swoboda (Feb. 1, board book,
$7.95, ISBN 978-073584159) features a
child offering friendly kisses to all manner
of animals. Up to age 3.
Leonce and Lena by Jurg Amann,
illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0735841413).
This comedy of errors shows that, when
true love is meant to be, there’s no escaping
it. Ages 4–8.
The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like
Water by Gemma Merino (May 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0735841635). A
crocodile who doesn’t like water may not be
a crocodile at all. Ages 4–8.
The Queen of Colors by Jutta Bauer
(Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-
0735841666). Matilda, the Queen of Colors, plays and jousts with her subjects Blue,
Yellow, and Red. Ages 4–8.
Cat Whys by Lila Prap (July 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0735841253)
answers all kinds of questions about feline
behavior. Ages 4–8.
Two Parrots by Rumi, illus. by Rashin
(May 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-
illus. by Helen Poole