BDS Book Fair 2021- Visiting Authors & Illustrators

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Have You Seen Gordon? By Adam Jay Epstein, Ruth Chan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Jay Epstein, Ruth Chan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534477360
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

A Time Best Children’s Book of 2021!

Packed with vibrant and dizzying artwork, this hilarious story cleverly riffs on classic seek-and-find books and will have young ones laughing out loud as the narrator struggles to get the characters to play along.

Have you seen Gordon? Oh. There he is.


Stick and Stone: Best Friends Forever! By Beth Ferry, Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358473022
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Published: Clarion Books - September 7th, 2021

This ode to unconditional love is a new picture book adventure for New York Times bestselling BFFs Stick and Stone, in which Stick searches for his family tree and discovers the importance of found family and forever friends.


Hello, Star By Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316451758
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

Stunningly illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling artist Vashti Harrison, Hello, Star (written by Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic) is an inspiring story about a love of science and the importance of empathy.  When a young girl learns that a bright light in the sky is coming from a dying star, she promises to keep it company until the light goes out.


Cold War Correspondent (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #11): A Korean War Tale (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales) By Nathan Hale Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419749513
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Published: Amulet Books - October 26th, 2021

Discover the Korean War through the eyes of the journalist who covered it in this installment of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series

In 1950, Marguerite Higgins (1920–1966) was made bureau chief of the Far East Asia desk for the New York Herald Tribune.


Bounce Back By Misako Rocks! Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250806291
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 16th, 2021

Lilico, with the help of her cat, must learn to adjust to a new country, a new school, and new pressures in Bounce Back, a middle grade graphic novel from author/illustrator Misako Rocks! about finding your team and finding yourself.

Lilico’s life in Japan is going well. She has great friends and is the captain of the school's basketball team. She’s happy!


Keeping It Real By Paula Chase Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062965691
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 19th, 2021

“Fun and juicy.”—New York Times

“A solid story of summer growth and exploration.”—Kirkus Reviews


Agent Moose: Moose on a Mission By Mo O'Hara, Jess Bradley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mo O'Hara, Jess Bradley (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250222220
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 3rd, 2021

Someone is putting the squeeze on the animals of the Big Forest, and there’s only one moose who can help in Agent Moose: Moose on a Mission, the second hilarious graphic novel chapter book from Mo O'Hara, the New York Times bestselling author of My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish!


InvestiGators: Ants in Our P.A.N.T.S. By John Patrick Green Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250220059
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Published: First Second - September 28th, 2021

Will InvestiGators Mango and RoboBrash be able to solve this next mystery in the hilarious adventure series perfect for fans of Dog Man?!

The InvestiGators’ new mission has our sewer-loving secret agents bugging out in InvestiGators: Ants in Our P.A.N.T.S, the latest chapter in the hilarious adventure series from John Patrick Green.


Dream Street By Tricia Elam Walker, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tricia Elam Walker, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581109
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - November 16th, 2021

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMESFIVE STARRED REVIEWS
 


Thankful By Elaine Vickers, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534477346
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 7th, 2021

Stunning, diorama illustrations bring to life this lullaby of a picture book about celebrating everyday things that make life wonderful.

I am thankful for a home where I am safe and warm.
Thankful for parents who read me stories and comb my hair gently, gently.


Sydney and Taylor Explore the Whole Wide World By Jacqueline Davies, Deborah Hocking (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358106319
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Published: Clarion Books - February 2nd, 2021

Best-selling author Jacqueline Davies tells the story of two unlikely friends: Sydney and Taylor, a skunk and a hedgehog who strike out to discover the great unknown, despite how afraid they are of it.


Where Three Oceans Meet By Rajani LaRocca, Archana Sreenivasan (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419741296
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 24th, 2021

A child, mother, and grandmother travel all the way to the end of the earth in this picture book that celebrates multigenerational love—perfect for fans of Drawn Together and Alma.

“I want to see what’s at the end of the earth!”

Sejal, Mommy, and Pati travel together to the southern tip of India.


A Peek at Beaks: Tools Birds Use By Sara Levine, Kate Slater (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Levine, Kate Slater (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781541587342
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Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - September 7th, 2021

Have you ever seen a bird using a jackhammer? What about one scooping up a meal with a net? Of course birds can't really use tools, at least not the way humans do. But birds have surprisingly helpful tools with them at all times--their beaks


Out of the Blue: How Animals Evolved from Prehistoric Seas By Elizabeth Shreeve, Frann Preston-Gannon (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536214109
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Published: Candlewick - May 11th, 2021

Graceful, succinct prose and engaging illustrations trace the evolution of life on Earth out of the blue and back again.


Red By Laura Vaccaro Seeger Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447121
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Published: Neal Porter Books - October 5th, 2021

From the Two-time Caldecott Honor Award winning author/illustrator of Green and Blue comes Red, a story about a lost fox that explores emotions-- fear, love, anger, and more-- through the use of vivid color.