Books published by Little Brown & Company


Little Brown & Company | February 3, 2010 | 40 pages
The Pinkneys present a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit-in, when four college kids staged a peaceful protest that became a defining moment in the struggle for racial equality and the growing civil rights movement. Full color.  More Info

Reading Makes You Feel Good

Little Brown & Company | April 1, 2009 | 32 pages
Describes the characteristics and various advantages of reading.  More Info

The Family Book

Little Brown & Company | May 1, 2010 | 32 pages
Represents a variety of families, some big and some small, some with only one parent and some with two moms or dads, some quiet and some noisy, but all alike in some ways and special no matter what.  More Info

The Name of this Book is Secret

Little Brown & Company | May 21, 2019 | 360 pages
Two eleven-year-old misfits try to solve the mystery of a dead magician and stop the evil Dr. L and Ms. Mauvais, who are searching for the secret of immortality.  More Info

Hold Me Tight

Little Brown & Company | April 8, 2008 | 320 pages
Introduces the author's Emotionally Focused Therapy technique, explaining how to assist couples by treating their relationship as a love-based, attachment bond that can be healed through a reestablishment of safe emotional connections.  More Info

Write This Book

Little Brown & Company | June 17, 2014 | 288 pages
In this mystery story that features interactive puzzles, activities, games, and choose-your-own-adventure scenarios, the reader is led through the steps of writing a book.  More Info

Rock Breaks Scissors

Little Brown & Company | June 3, 2014 | 320 pages
A practical guide to outguessing everything from multiple-choice tests to the office football pool to the stock market. People are predictable even when they try not to be. William Poundstone demonstrates how to turn this fact to personal advantage in scores of everyday situations, from playing the... More Info

Go Wild

Little Brown & Company | June 3, 2014 | 288 pages
The scientific evidence behind why maintaining a lifestyle more like that of our ancestors will restore our health and well-being. In GO WILD, Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey, MD, and journalist Richard Manning reveal that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not... More Info

Dog Vs. Cat

Little Brown & Company | May 20, 2014 | 32 pages
A dog and a cat, both newly adopted and forced to share a room, do not get along until a howling, smelly, terrifying newcomer unites them in a common cause.  More Info

Eating on the Wild Side

Little Brown & Company | May 20, 2014 | 416 pages
The next stage in the food revolution-a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost. Ever since farmers first planted seeds 10,000 years ago, humans have been destroying the nutritional value of their fruits and vegetables. Unwittingly, we've been... More Info

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

Little Brown & Company | May 13, 2014 | 352 pages
After noticing his identity has been stolen and used to create various social media accounts, a man with a troubled past, Paul O'Rourke, begins to wonder if his virtual alter ego is actually a better version of himself. 75,000 first printing.  More Info

This Is a Moose

Little Brown & Company | May 6, 2014 | 48 pages
Light! Camera! Moose! Moose? Yes, moose! When a movie director tries to capture the life of a moose on film, he's in for a big surprise. It turns out the moose has a dream bigger than just being a moose - and his friends are going to make that dream come true. In this hilarious romp, Richard T.... More Info

The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

Little Brown & Company | May 6, 2014 | 416 pages
The author of the best-seller The Disappearing Spoon offers fascinating tales of the brain and the history of neuroscience. 75,000 first printing.  More Info

Pi in the Sky

Little Brown & Company | April 15, 2014 | 272 pages
Relegated to the humble duty of delivering pies due to his lack of motivation, young Joss, a seventh son of a prestigious family of overachievers, is tasked with recovering a suddenly missing Earth with the assistance of an outspoken Earth girl. By the award-winning author of A Mango-Shaped Space.... More Info

Space Taxi

Little Brown & Company | April 1, 2014 | 112 pages
On "Take Your Kid to Work Day," eight-year-old Archie discovers that his father drives a space taxi that shuttles aliens from one area of the universe to another.  More Info

Once Upon a Memory

Little Brown & Company | December 3, 2013 | 40 pages
"A journey through the various cycles of growing up, from a garden that began as a single seed to a child remembering that he was once small"--  More Info

The Night Before Christmas

Little Brown & Company | October 22, 2013 | 40 pages
In her fresh imagining of Clement C. Moore's timeless classic, acclaimed watercolorist Holly Hobbie introduces an entirely new character to capture the magic and heighten the wonder of this exciting, mysterious time. Her inimitable illustrations glow with warmth and feeling and will transport you... More Info

The Tortoise & the Hare

Little Brown & Company | October 1, 2013 | 40 pages
Illustrations and minimal text relate the familiar fable of the race between a slow tortoise and a quick but foolish hare.  More Info

You Were the First

Little Brown & Company | September 24, 2013 | 40 pages
Reminds firstborn children that they will always special--even if another child or children follow--because they have been the first to do many things, including teaching their mother and father to be parents.  More Info

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

Little Brown & Company | September 3, 2013 | 48 pages
Are you bored with being so proper? Do you want to have more fun? Mr. Tiger knows exactly how you feel. So he decides to go wild. But does he go too far? From Caldecott Honor artist Peter Brown comes a story that shows there's a time and place for everything...even going wild.  More Info

Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet Book 2

Little Brown & Company | May 15, 2012 | 240 pages
Enjoying an improved, if haphazard, life after transforming into a Muppet, Danvers Blickensderfer, a sidekick to his hero, the Great Gonzo, joins a cool kid's singing boy band only to feel outperformed by a snarky newcomer in a bowler hat.  More Info

The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict

Little Brown & Company | April 10, 2012 | 480 pages
Before there was a Mysterious Benedict Society, there was simply a 9-year-old orphaned boy named Nicholas Benedict, afflicted with an unfortunate nose and narcolepsy, who was sent to a new orphanage where he encountered vicious bullies, selfish adults, strange circumstances and a mystery that... More Info

American Dervish

Little Brown & Company | January 9, 2012 | 368 pages
A young Pakistani boy, whose parents left the fundamentalists behind when they came to America, finds transformation and a path to happiness through a family friend, Mina, who shows him the beauty and power of the Quran. 75,000 first printing.  More Info

Ghost Knight

Little Brown & Company | May 1, 2012 | 352 pages
Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft and new friend Ella summon the ghost of Sir William Longspee, who may be able to protect Jon from a group of ghosts that threatens him harm from the day he arrives at Salisbury Cathedral's boarding school. Includes historical notes.  More Info

Ninth Ward

Little Brown & Company | April 10, 2012 | 224 pages
Twelve-year-old Lanesha lives in a tight-knit community in New Orleans' Ninth Ward. She doesn't have a fancy house like her uptown family or lots of friends like the other kids on her street. But what she does have is Mama Ya-Ya, her fiercely loving caretaker, wise in the ways of the world and able... More Info