Books published by Candlewick Press (MA)

$7.00

Terror of the Nightwatchman

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 5, 2014 | 115 pages
When Luke and Resus discover that Cleo has been kidnapped, they try to find her and wind up getting caught in a plot involving the Nightwatchman, a monster who feeds on children's dreams in order to satisfy his own evil thirst for power.  More Info
$19.00

Where's Waldo?

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 9, 2014 | 32 pages
The reader follows Waldo and other characters as they travel through various scenes and tries to find them and their lost objects in the illustrations.  More Info
$8.00

Castle Diary

Candlewick Press (MA) | July 1, 2003 | 123 pages
As a page in his uncle's castle in thirteenth-century England, eleven-year-old Tobias records in his journal his experiences learning how to hunt, play games of skill, and behave in noble society.  More Info
$15.00

It's So Amazing!

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 8, 2014 | 88 pages
Uses bird and bee cartoon characters to present straightforward explanations of topics related to sexual development, love, reproduction, adoption, and sexually transmitted diseases.  More Info
$15.00

It's Perfectly Normal

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 8, 2014 | 112 pages
Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.  More Info
$18.00

Jim's Lion

Candlewick Press (MA) | November 11, 2014 | 64 pages
A young boy who is afraid of the operation that can help him get well learns to overcome his fear with the help of a caring nurse.  More Info
$19.00

Vanilla Ice Cream

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 26, 2014 | 40 pages
Stowing away in the back of a truck that carries interesting-looking food, a curious young sparrow takes a voyage through the rice paddies of India, across the sea, and into a new city, where he transforms the life of a girl at a cafâe.  More Info

Pirate Diary

Candlewick Press (MA) | April 22, 2014 | 117 pages
The fictional diary of a nine-year-old boy who, in 1716, sets off from North Carolina to become a sailor, but ends up a pirate instead.  More Info
$4.75

Zelda and Ivy and the Boy Next Door

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 1, 2014 | 33 pages
In three brief stories, two fox sisters meet the boy next door, play pirates, and camp out in the yard in sleeping bags.  More Info
$8.00

Letters to Leo

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 9, 2014 | 153 pages
In a series of letters to her new dog, fourth-grader Annie Rossi relates her daily exploits and remembers her mother.  More Info

Egyptian Diary

Candlewick Press (MA) | April 22, 2014 | 119 pages
In ancient Egypt, Nakht records his experiences when his family moves from the small town of Esna to the city of Memphis, where he studies to be a scribe like his father and helps discover who has been robbing graves.  More Info

Roman Diary

Candlewick Press (MA) | April 22, 2014 | 114 pages
Set in diary format, tells the story of Iliona, a Greek girl who is sold into slavery to a Roman senator and describes the daily life, war, entertainment, and government of Rome while hoping to be reunited with her brother.  More Info
$9.00

Freakling

Candlewick Press (MA) | November 23, 2014 | 309 pages
Losing his powers in a traumatic accident, twelve-year-old Taemon, a boy from a world where most people have telekinetic abilities, is exiled to a colony with fellow disabled people and comes to enjoy the community's acceptance and manual labors before encountering dangerous secrets.  More Info
$9.00

Splendors and Glooms

Candlewick Press (MA) | January 7, 2014 | 384 pages
When Clara vanishes after the puppeteer Grisini and two orphaned assistants were at her birthday party, suspicion of kidnapping chases the trio away from London and soon the orphans are caught in a trap set by Grisini's ancient rival.  More Info
$15.00

Around the World

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 26, 2014 | 240 pages
Challenged with circling the world solo at the end of the 19th century, three very different adventurers--avid bicyclist Thomas Stevens, fearless reporter Nellie Bly and retired sea captain Joshua Slocum--embark on epic journeys. By a Scott O'Dell Award-winning graphic novelist.  More Info
$19.00

Is There a Dog in This Book?

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 28, 2014 | 32 pages
Revisit the age-old dilemma with a hide-and-seek romp among furry friends. Brimming with humor and featuring Schwarz's exuberant artwork, here is a lively interactive exploration of the surprising joys of unlikely friendships. Full color.  More Info
$20.00

Children Growing Up with War

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 14, 2014 | 48 pages
Provides a candid look at young lives upended by violence and strife around the world, including such nations as Rwanda, Lebanon, and Afghanistan.  More Info
$14.99

The Princess in Black

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 1, 2014 | 96 pages
Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black! An award-winning team presents the first in a humorous and action-packed chapter book series. Illustrations.  More Info
$19.00

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 14, 2014 | 40 pages
With perfect pacing, a "New York Times"-bestselling team digs down for a deadpan tale full of visual humor. Sam and Dave are on a mission to find something spectacular. So they dig a hole. And they keep digging. And they find . . . nothing. Yet the day turns out to be pretty spectacular after all.... More Info
$11.00

Eyes Wide Open

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 23, 2014 | 208 pages
We're living in an Ah-Ha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never before seen. The downsides weren't visible for centuries, but now they are. Suddenly everything needs rethinking – suburbs, cars, fast food, cheap prices.... More Info

Grandma Elephant's in Charge

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 23, 2014 | 32 pages
An entertaining, educational look at the everyday life of a family of elephants - who never forget who’s in charge. Elephants are the biggest animals on land, and they live in big families, too. So who can possibly keep them in line? Grandma! After all, she’s been around long enough to know... More Info
$18.00

What's So Yummy?

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 1, 2014 | 40 pages
Looking forward to a family picnic, Gus, Nellie and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare and pack for a delicious meal in the park, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in... More Info
$18.00

Chik Chak Shabbat

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Celebrate Shabbat, community, and diverse traditions with this lyrical tale, illustrated with a lively and whimsical touch. When Goldie Simcha doesn’t joyfully throw open her door to welcome everyone in to her apartment for a meal of her famous cholent, her neighbors wonder what could be wrong.... More Info
$11.00

Can We Save the Tiger?

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 9, 2014 | 56 pages
The team behind the award-winning APE returns with an inspiring look at a range of endangered species sure to engage every child who loves animals. Tigers are pretty special — and so are ground iguanas and partula snails and even white-rumped vultures. But these and many other animals are in... More Info
$6.00

Amy Namey in Ace Reporter

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 9, 2014 | 64 pages
Hoping to secure her career as an ace reporter in spite of limited happenings in quiet Frog Neck Lake, Amy Namey teams up with Judy Moody to search for an exciting news story involving the famed Great Virginia Sea Serpent. Simultaneous.  More Info
$6.00

Frank Pearl in the Awful Waffle Kerfuffle

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 9, 2014 | 64 pages
Wanting more than anything to win a blue ribbon at the Great Third-Grade Breakfast Bash, Frank Pearl has three shots at a prize, and with the (albeit halfhearted) support of Judy Moody as well as his amazing yo-yo trick, there's no way Frank can miss out on a trophy this time! Simultaneous.  More Info
$19.00

Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

Candlewick Press (MA) | September 1, 2014 | 40 pages
An uplifting portrait of the legendary country music star is told through lyrical free verse that conveys information about his impoverished childhood, and the extraordinary talent that enabled his career and rise to success on the world stage. By the award-winning author of Ghetto Cowboy.  More Info
$18.00

Quest

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 26, 2014 | 40 pages
Surprising them by emerging from a magical door at the park and pressing a map and strange objects into their hands before being captured and disappearing, two children are swept up in an imaginative, wordless quest to save the king and his realm from dark forces.  More Info

Feed

Candlewick Press (MA) | November 23, 2014 | 299 pages
In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serious trouble.  More Info

Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 26, 2014 | 32 pages
The award-winning creator of "Oliver" introduces a little girl who loves to dance. However, if anyone is around to see her, Frances Dean becomes nervous and forgets how to dance. Will she find the courage to share her talent? Full color.  More Info

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 5, 2014 | 176 pages
Published just after his death in 1964, the only children's book written by James Bond creator Fleming is beloved by generations of children, and has spawned a classic film and Broadway musical. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, this edition features illustrations by "The New Yorker" artist... More Info

Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 5, 2014 | 288 pages
Leading children's literature bloggers take readers behind the scenes of many beloved children's books, revealing secret lives, scandalous turns, and humorous surprises.  More Info
$19.00

Hickory Dickory Dog

Candlewick Press (MA) | June 10, 2014 | 32 pages
A boy named Zack and his dog Rufus go to school, where Rufus joins in on all the activities and goes home a mess.  More Info
$17.00

Milo and Millie

Candlewick Press (MA) | May 27, 2014 | 32 pages
Join Milo and his teddy bear, Millie, at bath time, where they’re about to have an exciting journey across the high seas. Bath time is an adventure for Milo and Millie! As child and bear navigate their way through imagined cityscapes, spouting whales, and swirling whirlpools, they arrive at their... More Info
$18.00

The Frog Who Lost His Underpants

Candlewick Press (MA) | May 27, 2014 | 32 pages
Hopping through the jungle, this way, that way. Frog is in a frenzy, scattering the ants. Teddy's looking too now, this place, that place. Will they ever find those jolly underpants? Poor Frog. Someone stole his underpants! Good thing Teddy Bear, Little Chimp, and Big Gray Elephant are there to... More Info
$19.00

Girls Like Us

Candlewick Press (MA) | May 27, 2014 | 224 pages
With gentle humor and unflinching realism, Gail Giles tells the gritty, ultimately hopeful story of two special ed teenagers entering the adult world. We understand stuff. We just learn it slow. And most of what we understand is that people what ain’t Speddies think we too stupid to get out our... More Info
$16.99

Help! We Need a Title!

Candlewick Press (MA) | May 13, 2014 | 64 pages
What if you picked out a book to read, but the characters weren’t ready for you yet? A clever new picture book from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Press Here. Take a peek inside this book and you’ll find some characters (though they’re still a bit sketchy). They’ll be... More Info
$19.00

Picnic

Candlewick Press (MA) | May 13, 2014 | 32 pages
The renowned John Burningham is in classic form with a simple story of a boy, a girl, and some animal friends that invites the child listener to join in. One day, Boy and Girl head down the hill with a picnic basket and meet a fancily dressed Sheep, Pig, and Duck. They all set off to find the... More Info
$19.00

Three Bird Summer

Candlewick Press (MA) | May 13, 2014 | 256 pages
An introspective boy and an adventurous girl uncover a poignant family mystery during a summer on the shores of Three Bird Lake. Every year since he can remember, Adam has spent his summers at his grandmother’s rustic cabin on Three Bird Lake. But this year is different. Dad won’t be with them,... More Info

If I Had a Raptor

Candlewick Press (MA) | May 13, 2014 | 32 pages
A spunky and imaginative little girl dreams of the best pet ever — a fuzzy baby raptor to snuggle. Our heroine can’t think of anything better than bringing home a baby raptor — all teensy and tiny, fluffy and funny. It would cuddle and play, stalk birds and dust bunnies, and curl up on laps.... More Info

Two Speckled Eggs

Candlewick Press (MA) | April 22, 2014 | 32 pages
Reluctantly inviting the class misfit to her birthday party, Ginger bonds with Lyla when the latter arrives early, supports her party choices and gives her a unique gift, an encounter that compels Ginger to reconsider earlier notions.  More Info

The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger

Candlewick Press (MA) | April 8, 2014 | 48 pages
An endearing tale of a boy overcoming his bedtime fears with a little help from Dad — and the promise of wormcake in the morning. Hamilton Squidlegger is fearless! Well, almost. During the day he can best all the frackensnappers, skelecragons, and bracklesneeds in the swamp, but at night he... More Info

Have You Seen My Dragon?

Candlewick Press (MA) | April 8, 2014 | 48 pages
Traveling among taxis and towers in the heart of an intricately detailed cityscape, a small boy requests help finding his missing dragon, in a story that invites young children to practice counting to 20 and spot the dragon hiding from his friend. By the creator of Zephyr Takes Flight.  More Info
$18.00

Bears in the Bath

Candlewick Press (MA) | January 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Splish! Splash! Sploosh! The adorable stars of Bears on Chairs and Bears in Beds are back, and they’re ready for bath time. Or are they? Water, soap, and sponge are there. The bath is ready. Where are the bears? The four little bears are grimy, dirty, and covered in mud! But when they see the... More Info

Soccer Star

Candlewick Press (MA) | April 8, 2014 | 40 pages
Just in time for the World Cup, an inspiring story of a Brazilian boy who dreams of being a soccer star — and the sister who steps in to help his team win a game. When Paulo Marcelo Feliciano becomes a soccer star, crowds will cheer his famous name! Then his mother won’t have to work long... More Info
$8.00

In the Sea

Candlewick Press (MA) | March 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Combines lighthearted verse and striking woodcut illustrations in an introduction to the diversity of underwater life that considers the behaviors and interactions of creatures ranging from sea horses and spiny sea urchins to sharks and blue whales.  More Info

Into the Unknown

Candlewick Press (MA) | March 25, 2014 | 96 pages
Ready to relive some of the most daring voyages of all time? Unfold these spectacular cross sections and explore fourteen historic journeys. Open this dynamic book and discover how the greatest explorers in history — from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong — plunged into the unknown and boldly pieced... More Info
$10.00

Endangered Animals

Candlewick Press (MA) | March 25, 2014 | 30 pages
Discover twelve endangered species in this fascinating, fold-out pocket guide in a handy case. Pop-ups, too! Humans are increasing the rate of extinction by up to 10,000 times — and here is a compelling look at some of the most endangered animals. What if the world had no more giant pandas? Or... More Info

Ocean Creatures

Candlewick Press (MA) | March 25, 2014 | 30 pages
Learn about life under the sea in this fascinating, fold-out pocket guide in a handy case. Pop-ups, too! Which fearsome ocean creature has razor-sharp teeth and can smell a drop of blood a mile away? What comical-looking fish inflates to twice its size to stave off predators — and is covered with... More Info

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

Candlewick Press (MA) | March 25, 2014 | 320 pages
Born with wings into a family cursed to suffer foolish love affairs, 16-year-old Ava struggles to fit in with the outside world, being ill-prepared for and naive about the twisted motives of others, including a pious man who obsessively believes she is an angel. A first novel.  More Info

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