Bicycling to the Moon, written by Timo Parvela and illustrated by Virpi Talvitie (Gecko Press)
Written by Finland's number-one children's author, this captivating and funny chapter book for young readers is about two friends: an idealistic cat and a very patient dog.
Black Beauty, written by Anna Sewell and Ruth Brown and illustrated by Ruth Brown (Andersen Press USA)
Black Beauty's classic story is retold for young horse lovers in this beautiful picture book by beloved English author Ruth Brown.
Don't Cross the Line!, written by Isabel Minhos Martins and illustrated by Bernardo Carvalho (Gecko Press)
This slapstick postmodern tale is also a profound statement about dictatorship and peaceful revolution, from an award-winning Portuguese author/illustrator team.
Life According to Dani, written by Rose Lagercrantz and illustrated by Eva Eriksson (Gecko Press)
From a Swedish author/illustrator team, a standalone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter books that began with NY Times Notable Book My Happy Life.
Nara and the Island by Dan Ungureanu (Andersen Press USA)
This stunning picture book by debut author-illustrator Dan Ungureanu follows Nara, who lives with her father on a tiny island and dreams of visiting the mysterious island across the waves, on an amazing adventure.
Scary Stories Retold series, written by Wiley Blevins and illustrated by Steve Cox (Red Chair Press)
This new six-book series features non-traditional fairy tales for young readers looking for haunted and creepy stories. Kirkus Reviews called Cinderella and the Vampire Prince "a delightfully monstrous and fresh take on a traditional story" in its starred review of the title!
Tickle My Ears by Jörg Mϋhle (Gecko Press)
This adorable board book asks readers to help little rabbit with his bedtime ritual and also serves as a gentle and effective way to help toddlers fall asleep, too.