Books published by Harper

That's What Dinosaurs Do

HarperCollins | May 21, 2019 | 32 pages
From The Bad Seed and The Good Egg creators, Jory John and Pete Oswald, comes a story about a dinosaur who loves to ROAR. William the dinosaur likes to roar. At the park?“ROAR.” At the bus stop?“ROAR!” At the farm? You bet. ROARRR! William never lets the chance to roar pass him by, even if... More Info

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

HarperCollins Publishers | May 21, 2019 | 384 pages
All of London is abuzz with the scandalous case of Frannie Langton, accused of the brutal double murder of her employers, renowned scientist George Benham and his eccentric French wife, Marguerite. Crowds pack the courtroom, eagerly following every twist, while the newspapers print lurid theories... More Info


Harper Perennial | May 21, 2019 | 144 pages
“Magical prose stylist” Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays—heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise—on the meaning of fatherhood. For the September 2016 issue of GQ, Michael Chabon wrote a piece about accompanying his son Abraham Chabon, then... More Info

The Book of Pride

HarperOne | May 21, 2019 | 288 pages
THE BOOK OF PRIDE captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present, through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed the movement and made it happen. These individuals fought battles both personal and... More Info

Mister Cleghorn's Seal

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 1, 2019 | 96 pages
An exquisite story to delight readers young and old, from a much-loved writer and illustrator. What do you do if you find an abandoned seal pup on a rock in the middle of the sea? Well, take it home with you to your flat, of course. At least that's what Mr Albert Cleghorn thought, though perhaps he... More Info

Legendary Artists and the Clothes They Wore

Harper Design | May 14, 2019 | 208 pages
Whether it’s Cecil Beaton’s flamboyant, classically tailored suits, Frida Kahlo’s love of bright color, or Cindy Sherman’s penchant for minimalism, an artist’s attire often reflects the creative and spiritual essence of his or her work. In Legendary Artists and the Clothes They Wore,... More Info


HarperOne | May 14, 2019 | 272 pages
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “One of the greatest tricks that the patriarchy plays on women is to deliberately destabilize them, then use their instability as a reason to disbelieve them. Much of BRAVE reads like the diary of a woman driven half-mad by abusive men who assume no one will listen to... More Info

New Kid

HarperCollins | February 5, 2019 | 256 pages
Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real, from award-winning author-illustrator Jerry Craft. Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than... More Info

You Made Me a Dad

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 32 pages
A picture book for expectant fathers and already-fathers everywhere created by the author of You Made Me a Mother, Laurenne Sala, and the Marigold Bakes a Cake author-illustrator, Mike Malbrough. In this touching celebration of fatherhood, the close bond between parent and child comes to life with... More Info

Flat Stanley and the Bees

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 32 pages
Being flat sure makes it fun for Flat Stanley when playing backyard games with his pals—but not when bees are chasing them! Join Stanley in his newest adventure. On a hot summer day, Flat Stanley and his friends have lots of fun games to play. Stanley’s flatness comes in handy, especially... More Info

How to Disappear

HarperTeen | May 7, 2019 | 400 pages
From the author of Between the Notes comes a story that shines a light on our love of social media and how sometimes being the person you think you want to be isn’t as great as being the person you truly are. Perfect for fans of Vivi Greene’s Sing and Susane Colasanti’s Now and Forever. Vicky... More Info

Danny and the Dinosaur in the Big City

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 32 pages
Danny’s class is going on a field trip to the big city, and the dinosaur is invited, too! Towering skyscrapers! Rumbling subways! The city is a big and exciting place. But even though the city is big, the dinosaur may find fitting in to be a bit of a challenge! Readers first fell in love with... More Info


HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 32 pages
From the international bestselling author of Bel Canto and Commonwealth, Ann Patchett, and the bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, Robin Preiss Glasser, comes a hilarious children’s story about a slide made just for lambs. Nicolette Farmer is running for class president, and the... More Info

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

HarperCollins Publishers | May 7, 2019 | 330 pages
In 1936, Bluet is the last of the Kentucky Blues. In the dusty Appalachian hills of Troublesome Creek, nineteen and blue-skinned, Bluet has used up her last chance for “respectability” and a marriage bed. Instead, she joins the historical Pack Horse Library Project of Kentucky and becomes a... More Info

My Weird Reading Tips

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 144 pages
With more than 23 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading! The ability to read critically is an essential skill vital to success in school. For example, do you know what point of view means? Or how to “read” a picture? Can you tell fact from opinion? Well,... More Info

The Word is Murder

Harper Perennial | May 7, 2019 | 432 pages
A Guardian “Best Thriller of the Year” Anthony Horowitz has delivered yet another twist on the classic crime novel with this contemporary take on Sherlock Holmes. The Word Is Murder is original and suspenseful and a masterful amalgam of homage and parody. The New York Times–bestselling author... More Info

All the Rage

Harper | May 7, 2019 | 320 pages
Picking up where All Joy and No Fun left off, All the Rage sets out to understand why, in an age of so-called equality, full-time working mothers still carry. The inequity of domestic life is one of the most profound and perplexing conundrums of our time. In an era of seemingly unprecedented... More Info

Stop Doing That Sh*t

HarperOne | May 7, 2019 | 240 pages
From the author of the New York Times and international bestseller Unfu*k Yourself Gary John Bishop presents a no-holds-barred guide to breaking through our cycles of self-sabotage to get what we want out of life. In Unfu*k Yourself, Gary John Bishop told us it was time to stop making excuses—to... More Info

Baby Astronaut

HarperFestival | May 7, 2019 | 22 pages
Baby Scientist is an adorable board book series that brings fun, accessible science concepts to baby’s world using simple language, recognizable settings, and vibrant art. Read them all with your baby scientist! Baby Astronaut explores the stars and planets in space. She wears her space suit and... More Info

Shatter Me

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 464 pages
The gripping first installment in New York Times bestselling author Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me series. One touch is all it takes. One touch, and Juliette Ferrars can leave a fully grown man gasping for air. One touch, and she can kill. No one knows why Juliette has such incredible power. It feels... More Info

Splat the Cat and the Lemonade Stand

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 32 pages
You know Splat the Cat from his bestselling picture books and Level One stories. Now get ready to graduate with Splat into Level Two readers and find out what funny adventures Splat will get into next! School’s out, and Splat can’t wait to visit the waterpark, but first he needs make some... More Info

The Last Time I Saw You

Harper | May 7, 2019 | 320 pages
The internationally bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish follows that success with an addictive novel filled with shocking twists about the aftermath of a brutal high-society murder. Kate English’s mother, Lily Michaels, is dead, the victim of a terrifying attack in her tony suburban... More Info

What Should Be Wild

Harper Perennial | May 7, 2019 | 368 pages
“Delightful and darkly magical. Julia Fine has written a beautiful modern myth, a coming-of-age story for a girl with a worrisome power over life and death.  More Info

The Words of My Father

Harper | May 7, 2019 | 240 pages
A Palestinian-American activist recalls his adolescence in Gaza during the Second Intifada, and how he made a strong commitment to peace in the face of devastating brutality in this moving, candid, and transformative memoir that reminds us of the importance of looking beyond prejudice, anger, and... More Info

Pete the Cat and the Itsy Bitsy Spider

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 32 pages
Pete the Cat’s cool adaptation of the classic children’s song "Itsy Bitsy Spider" will have have young readers laughing and singing along. The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the rain.... As the itsy bitsy spider struggles, Pete and his friends know just what to do to... More Info

My Family and Me

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 128 pages
Get to know your family! This fun, colorful activity book designed for families to complete together will help parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and others share their stories. Everybody has a family. And every family has a story. This activity book will help kids learn the amazing history of... More Info

With the Fire on High

HarperTeen | May 7, 2019 | 256 pages
From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has... More Info

On Democracy

Harper | May 7, 2019 | 240 pages
“I am a member of a party of one, and I live in an age of fear.” These words were written by E. B. White in 1947. Decades before our current political turmoil, White crafted eloquent yet practical political statements that continue to resonate.  More Info

The Perfectionists

Harper Perennial | May 7, 2019 | 416 pages
The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future. The rise of manufacturing could... More Info


Harper Design | May 7, 2019 | 288 pages
The simple, easy to understand Norwegian method for bringing nature into your home and office to help your health and mood. For millions of years, humans developed in natural environments, in close contact with sunlight, vegetation, water, and air. While we are biologically and physiologically... More Info

Broken Throne

HarperTeen | May 7, 2019 | 400 pages
Return once more to the deadly and dazzling world of Red Queen in Broken Throne, a beautifully designed, must-have companion to the chart-topping series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard. The perfect addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen series, this... More Info

Pete the Cat Storybook Favorites

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 192 pages
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Dear Boy,

HarperCollins | April 23, 2019 | 40 pages
The follow-up picture book to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Girl, by beloved children’s book author Amy Krouse Rosenthal and her daughter, Paris Rosenthal Paris Rosenthal teams up with her father, Jason Rosenthal, the author of the Modern Love article “My Wife Said You May Want to Marry... More Info

Happy Hatchday

HarperCollins Children's Books | March 19, 2018 | 32 pages
The first series from the bestselling and award-winning picture book genius Rob Biddulph! A brand new, creatively cretaceous story from the bestselling Rob Biddulph - and the first book in his first ever series! Meet Otto, Winnie, Greg(osaurus) and all the other dinosaur juniors, as they traverse... More Info

I Never Called It Rape - Updated Edition

Harper Perennial | September 25, 2018 | 256 pages
A new edition of the 1988 classic text that exposed the extreme prevalence of rape in America, coining the term acquaintance rape and establishing the disturbing statistics on sexual assault that still hold just as true today—now featuring an original preface from Gloria Steinem, a new... More Info

The Sky at Our Feet

HarperCollins | April 9, 2019 | 320 pages
This #ownvoices novel by bestselling author Nadia Hashimi tells the affecting story of an Afghan-American boy who believes his mother has been deported. For fans of Inside Out and Back Again and Counting by 7s. Jason has just learned that his Afghan mother has been living illegally in the United... More Info

The Color of My Words

HarperCollins | December 24, 2001 | 144 pages
Twelve-year-old Ana Rosa is a blossoming writer growing up in the Dominican Republic, a country where words are feared. Yet there is so much inspiration all around her -- watching her brother search for a future, learning to dance and to love, and finding out what it means to be part of a community... More Info

Baby Oceanographer

HarperFestival | April 30, 2019 | 22 pages
Baby Scientist is an adorable board book series that brings fun, accessible science concepts to baby’s world using simple language, recognizable settings, and vibrant art. Read them all with your baby scientist! Baby Oceanographer explores the oceans. With his snorkel and mask, he looks at the... More Info

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

Harper Perennial | February 26, 2019 | 368 pages
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post | Maureen Corrigan, NPR | Paste | Seattle Times | Entertainment Weekly | Esquire | Slate | Buzzfeed | Jezebel | Philadelphia Inquirer | Publishers Weekly | Kirkus Reviews | Library Journal | Bustle | Mother Jones | Real Simple |... More Info

The Tarantula in My Purse

HarperCollins | August 2, 1997 | 144 pages
Humorous, heart-warming, and just plain entertaining, these stories by Newbery Medalist Jean Craighead George recall what life was like as she raised three children and 173 wild pets. On any given day there might be a bat in the refrigerator, an owl in the shower, or a crow at the kitchen table.... More Info

A Kind of Paradise

HarperCollins | May 7, 2019 | 304 pages
Read the book that Ali Standish (author of The Ethan I Was Before) calls "a heartwarming story" and Melissa Roske (author of Kat Greene Comes Clean) calls "a joyful, heartfelt debut!" Thirteen-year-old Jamie Bunn made a mistake at the end of the school year. A big one. And every kid in her middle... More Info

Time for School, Mouse!

Harper Collins | June 24, 2008 | 24 pages
Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he hunts for his homework in a comic getting-ready-for-school adventure.  More Info

There's an Owl in the Shower

HarperCollins | March 14, 1997 | 144 pages
Borden's father, Leon, was a logger in the old-growth forests of California. That is, until the spotted-owl lovers interfered. One day, frustrated by his father's unemployment, Borden sets out on a mission of revenge against the spotted owl but returns home with a half-starved owlet instead. The... More Info

A Woman Is No Man

Harper | March 5, 2019 | 336 pages
Three generations of Palestinian-American women living in Brooklyn are torn between individual desire and the strict mores of Arab culture in this powerful debut—a heart-wrenching story of love, intrigue, courage, and betrayal that will resonate with women from all backgrounds, giving voice to... More Info

Speak No Evil

Harper Perennial | March 5, 2019 | 240 pages
"A lovely slender volume that packs in entire worlds with complete mastery. Speak No Evil explains so much about our times and yet is never anything less than a scintillating, page-turning read."—Gary Shteyngart "A wrenching, tightly woven story about many kinds of love and many kinds of... More Info

Who Really Killed Cock Robin?

Harper Collins | March 13, 1992 | 208 pages
Citizens of Saddleboro are proud to say that theirs is the cleanest town around. So they can't ignore the mysterious death of their mascot, Cock Robin. Some people would like to blame the citizens themselves, but one boy-Tony Isidoro -- suspects there's more to the story. Tony threads his way... More Info


Harper Perennial | April 23, 2019 | 336 pages
A striking new collection of ten short stories and two novellas that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word, from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin.... More Info

Mummy Time

HarperCollins Children's Books | August 20, 2018 | 32 pages
Mummy time is magic time in this unexpected and enchanting new tale from the one and only Judith Kerr, creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat. From Judith Kerr OBE comes a future classic to touch the heart and tickle the funny bone. With whip-smart observation, illustration... More Info

City Green

HarperCollins | February 19, 2019 | 32 pages
“An optimistic tale that manages to be both encouraging yet realistic about how to do some good in your very own backyard.” —Kirkus Celebrate the 25th anniversary of City Green—the environmentally and community-conscious classic that shows the wonderful things kids can do when they put... More Info

The Oracle Year

Harper Perennial | April 30, 2019 | 368 pages
From bestselling comic-book franchise writer Charles Soule comes a clever and witty first novel of a twentysomething New Yorker who wakes up one morning with the power to predict the future—perfect for fans of Joe Hill and Brad Meltzer, or books like This Book Is Full of Spiders and Welcome to... More Info