Books published by Abrams

Make Blackout Poetry: Activist Edition

Abrams Noterie | February 5, 2019 | 160 pages
Blackout poetry is created by removing or "blacking out" existing text to create a new piece of art. Make Blackout Poetry: Activist Edition gives you a curated collection of political texts to deconstruct and repurpose to make seventy-five pieces of your own blackout poetry. Reshape the words of... More Info

Bye-Bye, Fears

Abrams Appleseed | September 15, 2015 | 32 pages
"An older sister explains to her younger sister all the things she used to be afraid of, along with some tricks to help, whether it's a special blanket for bedtime or singing during a storm"--  More Info

Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition)

Abrams Books for Young Readers | February 1, 2017 | 40 pages
Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young and old. From the scary thought of panthers in the park to the unsettling scene of a new classroom, fearsome images are summoned and dispelled by the power of faith in ourselves. Angelou's strong verse is matched by... More Info

Iggy Peck's Big Project Book for Amazing Architects

Abrams Books for Young Readers | August 15, 2017 | 96 pages
Creativity meets curiosity and critical thinking in this project book from the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind Iggy Peck, Architect, Rosie Revere, Engineer, and Ada Twist, Scientist. Iggy Peck takes readers through more than 40 exciting STEM and design projects and activities, from... More Info

All in a Day

Abrams Appleseed | May 2, 2017 | 30 pages
This lovely book illuminates all the possibilities a day offers--the opportunities and chances that won't ever come again--and also delivers a gentle message of good stewardship of our planet. Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant's poetic text, alongside Nikki McClure's stunning, meticulously... More Info


Abrams Books for Young Readers | April 11, 2017 | 80 pages
"Translated from the Polish Pszczoty by Agnes Monod-Gayraud."  More Info

A Good Day for a Hat

Abrams Appleseed | March 1, 2017 | 32 pages
"This is a picture book for very young children about having just the right hat, no matter what the occasion"--  More Info

The Prince and the Porker

Abrams Books for Young Readers | March 7, 2017 | 32 pages
Pignatius was passing the palace one day, when he saw ten fresh buns left to cool on a tray . . . When Pignatius sees fresh pastries cooling on the windowsill of the palace kitchen, he s tempted to try them. Surely, the cook won t miss just one. But Pignatius s greed gets the better of him, and he... More Info

Cloth Lullaby

Abrams Books for Young Readers | May 3, 2016 | 40 pages
Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) was a world-renowned modern artist noted for her sculptures made of wood, steel, stone, and cast rubber. Her most famous spider sculpture, Maman, stands more than 30 feet high. Just as spiders spin and repair their webs, Louise's own mother was a weaver of tapestries.... More Info


Abrams Image | December 1, 2015 | 432 pages
For 80 years, the Academy of American Poets has been one of the most influential and respected champions of contemporary American poetry. Through their successful Poem-a-Day online program, the Academy continues to celebrate verse by delivering poems to thousands of e-mail subscribers each morning.... More Info

Star Wars

Abrams Comicarts | August 18, 2015 | 548 pages
Star Wars--the original trading card series from Topps first published in 1977 and 1978--is reprinted here in its entirety for the first time, featuring all five sets of collectible cards and stickers. This deluxe compilation includes the fronts and backs of all 330 cards and 55 stickers... More Info

Sitting Bull

Abrams Books for Young Readers | November 3, 2015 | 64 pages
Sitting Bull (c. 1831-1890) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. From Sitting Bull's childhood--killing his first buffalo at age 10--to being named war chief to leading his people against the U.S. Army, Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People... More Info

Bird Love

ABRAMS | October 27, 2015 | 192 pages
Fine art photographer Leila Jeffreys captures the beauty and diversity of some of our most colorful and elegant feathered friends. From the exotic birds of her native Australia to those of North America, Jeffreys seems to delve into the very souls of these creatures with her stunning and evocative... More Info

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Abrams Books for Young Readers | October 27, 2015 | 32 pages
When Father Mouse is awakened on Christmas Eve by a clatter outside his window, he catches a glimpse of the one and only Santa Claus! Father Mouse can hardly believe his eyes as he watches St. Nick come down the chimney with a pack full of toys. In this amusing twist on the classic poem by Clement... More Info

The Bear Report

Abrams Books for Young Readers | October 6, 2015 | 48 pages
Sophie is uninterested in writing a research report on polar bears until a polar bear named Olafur swoops her away to the Arctic, where she learns all about the playful bear's habits and habitat, from glacier mice to Northern Lights.  More Info

John Lennon: The New York Years (Reissue)

ABRAMS | October 6, 2015 | 192 pages
Published to coincide with the 35th anniversary of John Lennon's death and the 75th anniversary of his birth, this is an intimate album of photographs, most never published before, of Lennon in his last decade. A musical genius, an innovator, a peace activist--John Lennon was all these and more,... More Info


Abrams Appleseed | October 1, 2015 | 12 pages
As day turns to night, bright red cardinals flit from branch to branch, deer paw through the snow, and weasels in their white winter coats frolic among the berry-laden holly. Soon all the animals settle down to sleep. In Winter, simple verse and scenes bring to life the countryside as snow begins... More Info

I Am Yoga

Abrams Books for Young Readers | September 8, 2015 | 32 pages
As a young girl practices various standard yoga poses, she imagines herself as a tree touching the sky, a playful dog, a warrior, and more while relaxing and seeing how she fits into the world.  More Info

Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

Abrams Books for Young Readers | August 25, 2015 | 48 pages
Hiawatha, a Mohawk, is plotting revenge for the murder of his wife and daughters by the evil Onondaga Chief, Tadodaho, when he meets the Great Peacemaker, who enlists his help in bringing the nations together to share his vision of a new way of life marked by peace, love, and unity rather than war,... More Info


Abrams Appleseed | June 30, 2015 | 96 pages
Following in the footsteps of the groundbreaking Alphablock and Countablock, Dinoblock features thick pages cut into the shapes of dinosaurs! Readers will be introduced to more than 20 different kinds of dinos via die-cuts of their unique silhouettes and the illuminating comparisons to familiar... More Info


Abrams Appleseed | May 1, 2015 | 20 pages
Illustrations and simple, rhyming couplets capture a series of greetings between animals, as an owl's "hoo" is answered by a cow's "moo," and a bird's "chirp" leads to an anteater's "slurp."  More Info

Under a Pig Tree

Abrams Books for Young Readers | April 1, 2015 | 40 pages
Using sticky notes, an author tries to convince her publisher that her book is about figs, not pigs, but the wording, illustrations, and even recipes present pigs as growing on trees, and tasty with orange and ginger sauce.  More Info

Grandma in Blue with Red Hat

Abrams Books for Young Readers | April 1, 2015 | 32 pages
Learning about what makes art special, including its beauty, humor and ability to tell a story, a little boy discovers that these same characteristics make his grandmother special, too. By the award-winning creator of Taking a Bath With the Dog. 35,000 first printing.  More Info

Trombone Shorty

Abrams Books for Young Readers | April 1, 2015 | 40 pages
A Grammy-nominated headliner for the New Orleans Jazz Fest describes his childhood in Tremâe and how he came to be a bandleader by age six.  More Info

Vegetables in Underwear

Abrams Appleseed | April 1, 2015 | 40 pages
Illustrations and brief text reveal the wide variety of unmentionables sported by vegetables.  More Info

The Age of Selfishness

Abrams Comic Art | March 1, 2015 | 240 pages
Tracing the emergence of Ayn Rand's philosophy of objectivism in the 1940s to her present-day influence, Darryl Cunningham's latest work of graphic-nonfiction investigation leads readers to the heart of the global financial crisis of 2008. Cunningham uses Rand's biography to illuminate the policies... More Info


Abrams Appleseed | March 1, 2015 | 36 pages
In Janik Coat's much-anticipated follow-up to Hippopposites, a blue rhinoceros unabashedly demonstrates 16 pairs of rhyming words. His ability to appear “stinky” and “inky,” or “caring” and “daring,” oftentimes lands him in compromising contexts. Fortunately, he doesn't seem to... More Info

Lullaby and Kisses Sweet

Abrams Appleseed | March 1, 2015 | 44 pages
Beloved children's poet and anthologizer Lee Bennett Hopkins has produced more than 100 volumes of poetry throughout his illustrious career, but Lullaby and Kisses Sweet is his first collection geared toward babies and toddlers. Featuring 30 original poems by esteemed children's writers like Jane... More Info

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Abrams | November 4, 2014 | 224 pages
Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in author-illustrator Jeff Kinney's latest installment in the phenomenal bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.  More Info

Full Speed Ahead!

Abrams Books for Young Readers | October 1, 2014 | 64 pages
Animals and objects are grouped together by their speed, from slowest to fastest, including such things as elephants, hares, tanks, biplanes, and tennis balls.  More Info


ABRAMS | October 14, 2014 | 64 pages
"A facsimile of a book of drawings made in 1986"--Colophon.  More Info

Orange Is the New Black

Abrams Image | September 1, 2014 | 224 pages
Staffed and run by a band of misfit inmates, the kitchen at Litchfield is in many ways the center of the popular show Orange Is the New Black—a setting for camaraderie, drug smuggling, power struggles, and plot twists. And then there is the food. With 65 recipes, 12 sidebars that expand upon the... More Info

In My Heart

Abrams Appleseed | April 18, 2019 | 28 pages
A young girl explores what different emotions feel like, such as happiness which makes her want to twirl, or sadness which feels as heavy as an elephant.  More Info

Sing No Evil

Abrams ComicArts | September 1, 2014 | 192 pages
Twenty-something guitarist Aksel stutters when he sings, and the latest reviews say he has the voice of a crow with throat plague. That's not a compliment, even for the avant-garde music his band Perkeros plays. Aksel is having a hard time keeping the band together, stopping his girlfriend from... More Info

Sally in the Snow

Abrams Appleseed | August 1, 2014 | 20 pages
Sally visits a dog-friendly ski lodge, complete with dog skiing, dog snowboarding, dog sledding, and, of course, dog dinner! Adapted from Huneck's classic picture book "Sally's Snow Adventure, " this board book is ideal for snow-loving toddlers. Full color.  More Info

100 Things That Make Me Happy

Abrams Appleseed | April 18, 2019 | 40 pages
Lists a wide variety of items, from red socks to peekaboo, that can make one happy.  More Info

The Warren Commission Report

Abrams ComicArts | September 1, 2014 | 160 pages
The best-selling illustrator of The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation teams up with author Dan Mishkin to break down how the decisions that followed the assassination of President John F. Kennedy helped foster the conspiracy theories that play a part in American politics to this day. Original.... More Info

I'm Gonna Climb a Mountain in My Patent Leather Shoes

Abrams Books for Young Readers | April 18, 2019 | 40 pages
Sadie is all-girl, but she does not let that--or her wardrobe--stop her from enjoying a family camping trip as she helps pitch the tent in "fancy ruffled pants" and looks for Bigfoot while wearing a tutu.  More Info

Sally in the Forest

Abrams Appleseed | August 1, 2014 | 20 pages
After looking at a book on forest animals, Sally is determined to meet some of these wild friends in their natural habitat. Illustrated in Huneck's classic woodcut prints from the picture book "Sally Goes to the Mountains, " this simplified text is perfect for animal-loving toddlers. Full color.  More Info

Sensing Spaces

ABRAMS | February 17, 2014 | 176 pages
Unlike almost any other art form, architecture is part of our everyday life, but its ability to dramatically affect the way we think, feel and interact with one another is often overlooked. This volume brings the focus back to the sensual aspects of architecture the subtle and intangible ways it... More Info

Separate Is Never Equal

Abrams Books for Young Readers | April 18, 2019 | 40 pages
"Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 in California"--  More Info

Cowy Cow

Abrams Appleseed | April 18, 2019 | 24 pages
Cowy Cow has one hundred ideas, and some might even be good ones.  More Info

Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!

Abrams Books for Young Readers | April 1, 2014 | 32 pages
A class of young dinosaurs, including an exuberant Tyrannosaurs rex, play with toys, create art projects and read books, in a story designed in a call-and-response format that is complemented by a listing and pronunciation guide for a dozen dinosaur species.  More Info

First Prize Pies

Abrams | March 11, 2014 | 224 pages
Allison Kave made pies as a hobby, until one day her boyfriend convinced her to enter a Brooklyn pie-making contest. She won. In fact, her pies were such a hit that she turned pro. People canÆt get enough of her Bourbon Ginger Pecan pie, her whimsical Root Beer Float Pie, her addictive Chocolate... More Info

Citizen Farmers

Abrams | March 18, 2014 | 224 pages
Biodynamic farming, with its focus on ecological sustainability, has emerged as the gold standard in the organic gardening movement. Daron Joffe (known as Farmer D) has made it his mission to empower, educate, and inspire people to become conscientious consumers, citizens, and stewards of the land.... More Info

Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake

Abrams | March 18, 2014 | 192 pages
In the third installment from the team who createdáLike Pickle Juice on a CookieáandáLike Bug Juice on a Burger, EleanorÆs relationship with her best friend, Pearl, experiences its first growing pains. When a glamorous new student transfers to school, at first EleanorÆs excited about the... More Info

The Girl from the Tar Paper School

Abrams Books for Young Readers | January 7, 2014 | 56 pages
Describes the peaceful protest organized by teenager Barbara Rose Johns in order to secure a permanent building for her segregated high school in Virginia in 1951, and explains how her actions helped fuel the civil rights movement.  More Info

Earth from Space

ABRAMS | November 1, 2013 | 256 pages
From space, Earth is a magnificent sight, splashed with vivid colors, patterns, textures, and abstract forms. Views from above can also provide telling information about the health of our planet. To help us understand the more than 150 breathtaking satellite photographs in Earth from Space, Yann... More Info

Rock and Roll Stories

ABRAMS | November 5, 2013 | 400 pages
The story of rock lives in Lynn Goldsmith’s photographs. After coming of age in the Midwest in the tumultuous 1960s, she crashed the music scene in New York and emerged as one of its leading image-makers. She chronicled Bruce Springsteen’s passage to glory, the Rolling Stones’ legendary... More Info

Whale Shines

Abrams Books for Young Readers | November 5, 2013 | 32 pages
All day, Whale swims through the ocean, wearing a poster advertising the big upcoming art exhibition. He visits the eel who wriggles abstract patterns in the sand, the squid who paints with ink, and the hammerhead shark who builds sculptures from salvage. Whale sees his friends’ confidence and... More Info