Books published by Henry Holt and Company


The Great Art Caper

Henry Holt and Company BYR Paperbacks | June 13, 2017 | 64 pages
Things at Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary School have been quiet--too quiet. Cuddly yet calculating class hamster GW spends his days in second grade and his nights poetry slamming and jigsaw puzzling with his friends, Sunflower and Barry. GW has even started warming up to the second-grade students,... More Info


Henry Holt and Company | November 15, 2016 | 368 pages
The star-studded and sidesplitting follow up to The Andy Cohen Diaries The megapopular host of Watch What Happens: Live and executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise is back, better than ever, and telling stories that will keep his publicist up at night.  More Info

Kill Chain

Henry Holt and Company | March 10, 2015 | 320 pages
An essential and page-turning narrative on the history of drone warfare by the acclaimed author of Rumsfeld, exploring how this practice emerged, who made it happen, and the real consequences of targeted killing Assassination by drone is a subject of deep and enduring fascination. Yet few... More Info

This book just ate my dog!

Henry Holt and Company (BYR) | September 30, 2014 | 32 pages
When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right. Cleverly using the physicality of the book, This book just ate my dog! is inventive, ingenious, and just pure... More Info

The Sixth Extinction

Henry Holt and Company | February 11, 2014 | 336 pages
A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly... More Info

What Makes Olga Run?

Henry Holt and Company | February 18, 2014 | 256 pages
A fascinating look at the way we age today and the extent to which we can shape the process In What Makes Olga Run? Bruce Grierson explores what the wild success of a ninety-three-year-old track star can tell us about how our bodies and minds age. Olga Kotelko is not your average... More Info

Still Foolin' 'Em

Henry Holt and Company | September 10, 2013 | 288 pages
Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America’s favorite comedians as he turns 65, and a look back at a remarkable career Billy Crystal is turning 65, and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with... More Info

Return to the Willows

Henry Holt and Company (BYR) | October 30, 2012 | 288 pages
Mole, Ratty, Toad, and Badger are back for more rollicking adventures in this sequel to The Wind in the Willows. With lavish illustrations by Clint Young, Jacqueline Kelly masterfully evokes the magic of Kenneth Grahame's beloved children's classic and brings it to life for a whole new generation.  More Info

Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World

Henry Holt and Company | August 7, 2012 | 256 pages
A transporting and brilliant novel narrated by an unforgettable woman: Karen Nieto, an autistic savant whose idiosyncrasies prove her greatest gifts As intimate as it is profound, and as clear-eyed as it is warmhearted, Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World marks an extraordinary debut by the... More Info

The Graves Are Walking

Henry Holt and Company | August 21, 2012 | 416 pages
A magisterial account of the worst disasters to strike humankind—the Great Irish Potato Famine—conveyed as lyrical narrative history from the acclaimed author of The Great Mortality Deeply researched, compelling in its details, and startling in its conclusions about the appalling decisions... More Info