Books published by Greenwillow Books

A Season of Daring Greatly

Greenwillow Books | February 14, 2017 | 432 pages
Eighteen-year-old Jill Cafferty just made history. Her high school’s star pitcher, she is now the first woman drafted by a major league baseball team. Only days after her high school graduation, she’ll join the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Class A Short Season team . . . but not everyone is happy to... More Info

The Land of Forgotten Girls

Greenwillow Books | February 14, 2017 | 304 pages
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Birds Board Book

Greenwillow Books | February 7, 2017 | 32 pages
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Touch the Brightest Star Board Book

Greenwillow Books | January 31, 2017 | 42 pages
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Plant the Tiny Seed

Greenwillow Books | January 24, 2017 | 40 pages
There is magic in every tiny seed. The seeds that come in little paper packets and those that fall from flowers and plants. In every garden and every flowerpot, magic can grow. With a little sunlight, a little water, and a little help from birds and worms and bees, a tiny seed sprouts, a plant... More Info


Greenwillow Books | January 3, 2017 | 40 pages
Four eggs. One big surprise! Crack…Crack…Crack  More Info


Greenwillow Books | September 27, 2016 | 496 pages
The stand-alone companion to Alexandra Duncan’s acclaimed literary sci-fi debut novel Salvage, an Indies Introduce title that internationally bestselling author Stephanie Perkins called “brilliant, feminist science fiction.” Kirkus Reviews called Sound “essential” in a starred review. As... More Info

Home at Last

Greenwillow Books | September 13, 2016 | 40 pages
A poignant, timely, and universal picture book about fear, adoption, family, and the joy of fatherhood, written by beloved and award-winning author Vera B. Williams and illustrated by the author in collaboration with two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka. After Lester is adopted by Daddy Albert... More Info

Amelia Bedelia by the Yard

Greenwillow Books | January 5, 2016 | 32 pages
Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! The Amelia Bedelia books are great for growing the vocabularies of newly independent readers. Amelia Bedelia by the Yard is a funny story about community, family, and helping out, and it stars Amelia Bedelia as a young girl. More than 35 million Amelia... More Info

Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #9: Amelia Bedelia on the Job

Greenwillow Books | March 8, 2016 | 160 pages
In the ninth chapter book in the New York Times–bestselling series, Amelia Bedelia and her friends at school explore different jobs and careers and think about what they want to be when they grow up! Amelia Bedelia is especially curious about her own father’s line of work. If he spends the day... More Info

When Spring Comes

Greenwillow Books | February 9, 2016 | 40 pages
The award-winning, bestselling husband-and-wife team of Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek collaborate for the first time since their acclaimed picture book Birds. Before spring comes, the trees are dark sticks, the grass is brown, and the ground is covered in snow. But if you wait, leaves unfurl and... More Info


Greenwillow Books | January 26, 2016 | 40 pages
Ingenuity and surprise rule in this funny and colorful companion to Red: A Crayon’s Story written and illustrated by Michael Hall, the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo. The crayons are ready to tell the thrilling tale of Frankencrayon. The costumes are made, the... More Info

The Doldrums

Greenwillow Books | September 29, 2015 | 368 pages
Have you ever wanted to hold a little piece of the impossible? Lavishly illustrated in full color, The Doldrums is an extraordinary debut about friendship, imagination, and the yearning for adventure from author-artist Nicholas Gannon. A modern classic in the making, The Doldrums is for readers of... More Info

The Unquiet

Greenwillow Books | September 22, 2015 | 464 pages
For most of her life, Lirael has been training to kill—and replace—a duplicate version of herself on a parallel Earth. She is the perfect sleeper-soldier. But she's beginning to suspect she is not a good person. Fans of eerily futuristic and beautifully crafted stories such as Never Let Me Go,... More Info


Greenwillow Books | September 22, 2015 | 496 pages
Sound is the stand-alone companion to Alexandra Duncan's acclaimed debut novel Salvage, which was praised by internationally bestselling author Stephanie Perkins as "brilliant, feminist science fiction." For fans of Beth Revis, Firefly, and Battlestar Galactica. As a child, Ava's adopted sister,... More Info

Kitten's First Full Moon Board Book

Greenwillow Books | September 1, 2015 | 34 pages
Somebody loves Kitten, and you will, too! Winner of the Caldecott Medal A New York Times Best Illustrated Book Winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award  More Info


Greenwillow Books | September 1, 2015 | 32 pages
What are you waiting for? An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pig—all toys arranged on a child's windowsill—wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the New York Times–bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes. Five friends sit happily on a... More Info

Sadie's Story

Greenwillow Books | July 21, 2015 | 176 pages
A must-have for newly independent readers and fans of Ivy + Bean and Clementine! The first of a new series, starring three young girls and a mysterious visitor who appears exactly when you need her—with just the right amount of magic. Sadie has two best friends: Jess and Maya. But Jess can only... More Info

Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #7: Amelia Bedelia Sets Sail

Greenwillow Books | July 7, 2015 | 160 pages
In the seventh chapter book in the New York Times bestselling series, Amelia Bedelia comes out of her shell and heads to the beach! Amelia Bedelia and her mother share a summer vacation home at the shore with her aunt Mary (her mother's sister) and her cousin Jason, who has a wicked sense of... More Info

Touch the Brightest Star

Greenwillow Books | May 26, 2015 | 40 pages
A companion to the popular and acclaimed Tap the Magic Tree! In this interactive bedtime story, touch, tap, blink, whisper, and more to make magic happen in the nighttime sky, from sunset to sunrise. What happens while you're sleeping? With lush, beautiful watercolors and cut-paper collage,... More Info

Sean Rosen Is Not for Sale

Greenwillow Books | March 17, 2015 | 384 pages
Get ready for the sequel to I Represent Sean Rosen, the original and very funny debut novel that has the New York Times–bestselling creator of Big Nate, Lincoln Peirce, proclaiming, "Sean Rosen is my hero!" The stakes are higher, the funny stuff is funnier, and the completely original and... More Info


Greenwillow Books | February 3, 2015 | 40 pages
A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in the new picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and It's an Orange Aardvark! Funny, insightful, and colorful, Red: A Crayon's Story, by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner... More Info

Finding Spring

Greenwillow Books | January 27, 2015 | 40 pages
Instead of hibernating as he should, a little bear cub goes out in search of spring—and he thinks he's found it! Gloriously illustrated with dioramas and cut-paper collages by the award-winning designer and illustrator Carin Berger, this stunning picture book celebrates the changing of the... More Info

Amelia Bedelia Chalks One Up

Greenwillow Books | August 26, 2014 | 32 pages
Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! This Level 1 I Can Read series about the childhood adventures of America's favorite housekeeper will keep newly independent readers laughing, reading, and expanding their vocabularies. More than 35 million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963! When Amelia... More Info

Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #5: Amelia Bedelia Shapes Up

Greenwillow Books | August 26, 2014 | 160 pages
In the fifth book in the New York Times‒best-selling chapter book series about the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia takes to the field, the yoga mat, and the track, with hilarious results. Includes a guide to the idioms used in the book and features black-and-white art... More Info

A Maze Me

Greenwillow Books | August 26, 2014 | 128 pages
A collection of seventy-two poems written especially for girls ages twelve and up by the much-honored and beloved poet Naomi Shihab Nye. "A lovely, rich collection that promises to be a lasting companion for young writers."—School Library Journal (starred review) First love, friendship, school,... More Info

Nuts to You

Greenwillow Books | August 26, 2014 | 272 pages
How far would you go for a friend? In Nuts to You, the funny and moving new novel by Newbery Medalist Lynne Rae Perkins, two squirrels go very far indeed to save a friend who has been snatched up by a hawk. Nuts to You is short, funny, and surprising—an Incredible Journey with squirrels. It... More Info

It Is Night

Greenwillow Books | April 22, 2014 | 32 pages
In this classic bedtime book with a delightful surprise ending, a little girl says good night to all the things she loves the best. For fans of Margaret Wise Brown and Ruth Krauss. First published in 1953 and originally illustrated by the author, this timeless bedtime book has been re-imagined by... More Info

Flip & Fin: We Rule the School!

Greenwillow Books | April 22, 2014 | 32 pages
Practicing his best jokes for Joke Day at their undersea school, little sand shark Flip is unexpectedly stricken by stage fright until he is helped by his twin, Fin. 25,000 first printing.  More Info

Little Lola

Greenwillow Books | April 22, 2014 | 32 pages
Knowing it is going to be "that kind of day" when an apple hits her on the head and wakes her up, curious little Lola the cat boards a school bus full of children, who delight in seeing a cat at school. 20,000 first printing.  More Info

Lilly's Big Day

Greenwillow Books | April 22, 2014 | 40 pages
In this new picture book starring Lilly (of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse), Mr. Slinger is getting married and Lilly is going to be his flower girl. Or is she?  More Info

The Year of Billy Miller

Greenwillow Books | September 17, 2013 | 240 pages
Award-winning, nationally bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, sibling rivalry, and elementary school. The Year of Billy Miller includes black-and-white art by Kevin Henkes and is perfect for fans of the Ramona... More Info


Greenwillow Books | September 10, 2013 | 384 pages
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Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck

Greenwillow Books | August 27, 2013 | 32 pages
Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck is a funny I Can Read adventure, starring Amelia Bedelia as a young girl, that is just right for beginning readers. Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, has been making readers laugh for fifty years! America's favorite housekeeper investigates all kinds of... More Info

The Peculiar

Greenwillow Books | August 27, 2013 | 384 pages
The international bestseller and debut novel by teenage author and classical musician Stefan Bachmann is part murder mystery, part gothic fantasy, part clockwork adventure. Best-selling author Rick Riordan said of The Peculiar, "Stefan Bachmann breathes fresh life into ancient magic." Don't get... More Info

Penny and Her Marble

Greenwillow Books | August 27, 2013 | 48 pages
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Amelia Bedelia Fiftieth Anniversary Edition

Greenwillow Books | January 29, 2013 | 40 pages
When Mrs. Rogers leaves Amelia Bedelia alone in the house on her first day of work, anything can happen. And it does! With a list of what is to be done before her, Amelia Bedelia sets about her duties. And no one could possibly accuse her of not following directions—for that is precisely what she... More Info

Axel the Truck: Beach Race

Greenwillow Books | June 4, 2013 | 32 pages
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Giant Dance Party

Greenwillow Books | April 23, 2013 | 32 pages
Giants can't dance! Can they? When Lexy takes on the task of teaching a gaggle of giants to dance, well, you can expect one giant dance party. Of course it doesn't start out that way. But as Lexy and her giants prove . . . where there is a will, there is a way. Where there is imagination, there is... More Info

The Unseen World of Poppy Malone: A Gaggle of Goblins

Greenwillow Books | May 1, 2012 | 320 pages
The first entry in a new series finds young Poppy refusing to believe in ghosts and monsters in spite of her parents' work as famous paranormal investigators, until she moves to a new home in Austin, Texas, and meets a goblin of her own. Original. 30,000 first printing.  More Info

The Peculiar

Greenwillow Books | September 18, 2012 | 384 pages
Don't get yourself noticed and you won't get yourself hanged. In the faery slums of Bath, Bartholomew Kettle and his sister Hettie live by these words. Bartholomew and Hettie are changelings—Peculiars—and neither faeries nor humans want anything to do with them. One day a mysterious lady in a... More Info

It's Time for Preschool!

Greenwillow Books | July 3, 2012 | 40 pages
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Greenwillow Books | May 29, 2012 | 32 pages
Homer the dog is content to watch from the porch as his family goes out to enjoy the day.  More Info

Z Is for Moose

Greenwillow Books | February 28, 2012 | 32 pages
Moose, terribly eager to play his part in the alphabet book his friend Zebra is putting together, then awfully disappointed when his letter passes, behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him.  More Info

Penny and Her Song

Greenwillow Books | February 28, 2012 | 32 pages
Penny comes home from school eager to share her very own song, but must wait until the time is right to teach it to her parents and the babies.  More Info