Browse all books

Books published by publisher Bloomsbury USA Childrens (2014-05-20)

  • Be a Friend

    Salina Yoon

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Jan. 5, 2016)
    From Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon comes a lush, heartwarming story of unbreakable friendship and celebrating what makes you unique.Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children do show-and-tell. Dennis mimes his. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to BE a tree . . . But being a mime can be lonely. It isn't until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship--and how special he truly is! From the beloved author/illustrator of the Penguin and Bear series comes a heartwarming story of self-acceptance, courage, and unbreakable friendship for anyone who has ever felt "different."Don't miss these other books from Salina Yoon!The Penguin seriesPenguin and PineconePenguin on VacationPenguin in LovePenguin and PumpkinPenguin's Big AdventurePenguin's Christmas WishThe Bear seriesFoundStormy NightBear's Big DayThe Duck, Duck, Porcupine seriesDuck, Duck, PorcupineMy Kite is Stuck! And Other StoriesThat's My Book! And Other StoriesBe a Friend
    J
  • Four Seasons Make a Year

    Anne Rockwell, Megan Halsey

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, March 1, 2004)
    Beloved author Anne Rockwell takes young readers through the year, as each season brings new surprises and discoveries. In the spring, leaves sprout, showers come, and it's time for planting. Bees buzz and roses bloom as summer arrives. The fall turns pumpkins orange and leaves red and gold, and the wind grows cold. In wintertime, snow twirls down, and the flames in the fireplace leap and glow. Next year, it will all happen again, but it will be a little different, too. Everything is always growing and changing on a farm. Megan Halsey's charming collage illustrations are the perfect complement to this delightful introduction to the wonders of the seasons.
    K
  • Perfect Chemistry

    Simone Elkeles

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Jan. 6, 2015)
    In the first book in Simone Elkeles' New York Times bestselling YA contemporary romance series, sparks fly between unlikely lab partners Brittany Ellis and Alex Fuentes . . . and when two polar opposites meet, the results are bound to be explosive.When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created "perfect" life is about to unravel before her eyes. She's forced to be lab partners with Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, and he is about to threaten everything she's worked so hard for-her flawless reputation, her relationship with her boyfriend, and the secret that her home life is anything but perfect. Alex is a bad boy and he knows it. So when he makes a bet with his friends to lure Brittany into his life, he thinks nothing of it. But soon Alex realizes Brittany is a real person with real problems, and suddenly the bet he made in arrogance turns into something much more. Neither Brittany nor Alex is prepared for the most surprising chemical reaction of all--love.Don't miss any of these other books from New York Times bestselling author Simone Elkeles:The Perfect Chemistry TrilogyPerfect ChemistryRules of AttractionChain ReactionBetter Than Perfect
    Z+
  • Also Known As

    Robin Benway

    eBook (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Feb. 26, 2013)
    From New York Times bestselling, National Book Award winning author Robin Benway comes the first book in a hilarious and romantic duology about a normal girl . . . who just so happens to be a spy.Being a 16-year-old safecracker and active-duty daughter of international spies has its moments, good and bad. Pros: Seeing the world one crime-solving adventure at a time. Having parents with super cool jobs. Cons: Never staying in one place long enough to have friends or a boyfriend. But for Maggie Silver, the biggest perk of all has been avoiding high school and the accompanying cliques, bad lunches, and frustratingly simple locker combinations. Then Maggie and her parents are sent to New York for her first solo assignment, and all of that changes. She'll need to attend a private school, avoid the temptation to hack the school's security system, and befriend one aggravatingly cute Jesse Oliver to gain the essential information she needs to crack the case . . . all while trying not to blow her cover.
  • Princess in Disguise: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess

    E.D. Baker

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, April 5, 2016)
    With the help of family and friends, Annie and Liam's wedding day looks as if it's going to be perfect until everything starts to go wrong. Liam's father doesn't show up, nor do the magic-wielding guests. Members of the wedding party come down with strange afflictions, Annie's gown is ruined, a storm floods the castle grounds, and an unknown king lays seige to the castle. Queen Karolina decides that they need the help of her fairy godmother, Moonbeam, but a pea-soup fog keeps the messengers from leaving. Only Annie and Liam can get past the magical fog to find Moonbeam, but even after they find her, it's up to them to discover who cast the spells that ruined the wedding, and why the unknown king wants to conquer Treecrest.
    U
  • Moo!

    David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka

    Board book (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Nov. 4, 2014)
    When Cow gets her hooves on the farmer's car, she takes it for a wild ride through the country. Moooo! But a bump in the road brings this joy ride to a troublesome end. Moo-moo. . . Has Cow learned her lesson about living life in the fast lane? Moo?Pairing two talented creators who managed to tell a complete story with just one word―MOO―this imaginative story will have readers laughing one moment and on the edge of their seats the next, as it captures the highs and lows of a mischievous cow's very exciting day.
    K
  • Princess Ponies Bind-up Books 1-3: A Magical Friend, A Dream Come True, and The Special Secret

    Chloe Ryder

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, May 2, 2017)
    Get ready to enter a world of ponies, magic, and friendship with this bind-up that contains 3 books in 1!On an enchanted island, far, far away, princess ponies can talk and play. Eight golden horseshoes give the ponies their magic, but when the shoes go missing from the castle, only a true pony lover can save the princesses and their home. Human girl Pippa loves ponies, but she's never had one of her own. Then one summer day, magical seahorses take Pippa to an island where ponies can talk. The first pony she meets is Princess Stardust and they become friends right away. When Pippa learns about the missing horseshoes, she wants to help save the pony island. Can Pippa and Stardust work together to find the golden horseshoes?This bind-up includes the first three books in the delightful Princess Ponies series--A Magical Friend, A Dream Come True, and The Special Secret.
    S
  • Captain Pug

    Laura James, Églantine Ceulemans

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, March 14, 2017)
    Handpicked by Amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.Amazon Editors recommend this book for readers who enjoy chapter books with more complexity or entry-level middle grade novels.On one very ordinary day Pug's nose knows that breakfast is on its way. And with breakfast, come crumbs – but not just any old crumbs, jam tart crumbs. Jam tarts are Pug's favorite food, and he loves nothing more than to share them with his best friend, Lady Miranda. But just before Pug can finish the last jam tart, Lady Miranda picks him up and whisks him away for a sea-faring adventure. Unfortunately for Pug, it turns out that water may be his biggest fear! To avoid the water, Pug takes a well-timed snack break. But when his brief respite takes an unexpected turn, Pug will have to find his true Captain self and steer a path back home.This delightful story of friendship is perfect for fans of Diva and Flea.
    N
  • Princess Before Dawn

    E.D. Baker

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, March 20, 2018)
    In the seventh tale of the Wide-Awake Princess series, Princess Annie's beloved home Treecrest has become a favorite destination for all sorts of magical beings. One new set of guests are particularly strange, and they are ready to take over a new hunting ground. Annie and Liam turn to their only friends who can help, Francis and Zoe. But when Francis and Zoe arrive in Treecrest, the new hunting group is having too much fun to pack up and go home and nothing Francis or Zoe say seems to help. Can Annie, Liam and their new friends figure out a way to reclaim Treecrest before it's overrun with hunters? Or will Annie lose her one true home?
    U
  • Blood Red Horse

    K. M. Grant

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, April 1, 2006)
    You need three things to become a brave and noble knight: A warhorse. A fair maiden. A just cause. Will has a horse-a small chestnut stallion with a white blaze in his brow. Ellie is a fair maiden, but she's supposed to marry Will's older brother, Gavin. And as for the cause, King Richard is calling for a Crusade. The Knights of England must go to the Holy Land to fight. Will and Gavin will go. Blood will be shed. Lives will be taken. But through it all, two things will be constant-Ellie, and a blood-red horse called Hosanna. . . .
    Y
  • The Lion's Share

    Matthew McElligott

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, July 3, 2012)
    When Ant receives a special invitation to dine with Lion, she is ready to be on her best behavior. During dessert, the other guests do not mind their manners, and by the time the dessert cake reaches Ant, barely a crumb is left for her to share with the King! Baking a cake seems like the perfect way to make it up to him . . . until the other guests turn her kind gesture into a contest. Exactly how many cakes are fit for a king?
    M
  • No Place for Magic

    E.D. Baker

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Aug. 26, 2014)
    When Emma and her beloved frog-turned-prince Eadric travel to Upper Montevista to ask for Eadric's parents' blessing on their marriage, they find his homeland in chaos: Eadric's annoying little brother Bradston has been kidnapped by trolls! Worse, his mother won't let Emma use magic, even to rescue Bradston, and Eadric seems suddenly a bit too fond of the girls from his past. But as they travel through unfriendly lands, battle sea-monsters and vampires, and find allies in unlikely places, Emma just might come to see her Eadric for the strong and loyal young man that he is.
    U