Books published by Little, Brown

Joyful

Little, Brown Spark | September 4, 2018 | 368 pages
Designer and TED star Ingrid Fetell Lee explains how to cultivate a happier, healthier life by making small changes to your surroundings. Have you ever wondered why we stop to watch the orange glow that arrives before sunset, or why we flock to see cherry blossoms bloom in spring? Is there a reason... More Info
$34.00

Okay Fine Whatever

Little, Brown | July 31, 2018 | 320 pages
"Hilarious and poignant, heartbreaking and perceptive, fiercely intelligent and utterly true...I loved this book. I think you will too." -- Cheryl Strayed The story of one chronically anxious woman's year-long quest to become braver by seeking out the kinds of experiences she's spent her life... More Info

The President Is Missing

Little, Brown and Knopf | June 4, 2018 | 528 pages
President Bill Clinton and bestselling novelist James Patterson set out to write the best thriller ever about an American president--The President Is Missing. What President Clinton and Patterson have created is the most dramatic three days any President has ever faced. Maybe the most dramatic... More Info

Calypso

Little, Brown | May 29, 2018 | 272 pages
David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book. If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast,... More Info
$39.00

Origin Story

Little, Brown | May 22, 2018 | 368 pages
A captivating history of the universe -- from before the dawn of time through the far reaches of the distant future. Most historians study the smallest slivers of time, emphasizing specific dates, individuals, and documents. But what would it look like to study the whole of history, from the big... More Info

How To Train Your Dragon: How to Betray a Dragon's Hero

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | December 24, 2013 | 416 pages
In Hiccup the Viking's misadventures, the stakes have never been higher, and it's friend versus foe to decide the fate of the world. In this, the penultimate title in the amazing story arc that began with How to Train Your Dragon, Hiccup is faced with a personal dilemma against the backdrop of an... More Info
$35.00

The House of Broken Angels

Little, Brown | March 6, 2018 | 336 pages
"Brilliant . . . Exceptional . . . The House of Broken Angels hums with joy." --NPR "A big, messy, warmhearted epic . . .  More Info

CIRCE (#1 New York Times bestseller)

Little, Brown | April 10, 2018 | 400 pages
#1 New York Times Bestseller " A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story, Circe manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right." --- Alexandra Alter, New York Times In the house of Helios, god of... More Info
$36.50

The Wind in My Hair

Little, Brown | May 29, 2018 | 400 pages
An extraordinary memoir from an Iranian journalist in exile about leaving her country, challenging tradition and sparking an online movement against compulsory hijab. A photo on Masih's Facebook page: a woman standing proudly, face bare, hair blowing in the wind. Her crime: removing her veil, or... More Info

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | December 5, 2017 | 96 pages
A NEW YORK TIMES INSTANT BESTSELLER!A USA TODAY BESTSELLER! This beautifully illustrated book introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who changed the world. Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking... More Info
$34.00

Feast Days

Little, Brown | March 13, 2018 | 240 pages
Devastating, funny and wise, it's among the best novels I know about the fate of American innocence abroad."--Garth Greenwell "One of the most memorable narrative voices in recent fiction."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review Intelligent and deeply felt, Feast Days follows a young wife who relocates... More Info

North

Little, Brown | October 17, 2017 | 304 pages
From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about taking on -- and defeating -- the Appalachian Trail. Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Now, in NORTH, Jurek recounts his 2015 journey to discover something new about himself through... More Info
$35.00

Panorama

Little, Brown | March 6, 2018 | 400 pages
A Chicago Review of Books Most Anticipated Fiction Book of 2018 A New York Post and Entertainment Weekly Must-Read Book "Fast-paced, energetic, searing. There are moments in Steve Kistulentz's Panorama that will take your breath away." ---Daniel Alarcón, author of Lost City Radio Richard... More Info
$14.49

Adventures from the Land of Stories: Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | July 11, 2017 | 128 pages
Learn about all things royal from fan favorite character Queen Red Riding Hood in this fun addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Land of Stories. From beloved author Chris Colfer comes a magnificent guide for anyone who is either royal, or might one day become royal after... More Info

You Can Do Anything

Little, Brown | August 8, 2017 | 352 pages
In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade, the national spotlight has focused on science and engineering as the only reliable... More Info

Kids These Days

Little, Brown | November 7, 2017 | 272 pages
A Millennial's groundbreaking investigation into why his generation is economically worse off than their parents, creating a radical and devastating portrait of what it means to be young in America. Millennials have been called lazy, entitled, narcissistic, and developmentally delayed, but when you... More Info

The Water Will Come

Little, Brown | October 24, 2017 | 336 pages
An eye-opening and essential tour of the vanishing world What if Atlantis wasn't a myth, but an early precursor to a new age of great flooding? Across the globe, scientists and civilians alike are noticing rapidly rising sea levels, and higher and higher tides pushing more water directly into the... More Info

David Sedaris Diaries

Little, Brown | October 10, 2017 | 256 pages
A remarkable illustrated volume of artwork and images selected from the diaries David Sedaris has been creating for four decades In this richly illustrated book, readers will for the first time experience the diaries David Sedaris has kept for nearly 40 years in the elaborate, three-dimensional,... More Info

Lou Reed

Little, Brown | October 10, 2017 | 528 pages
The essential biography of one of music's most influential icons: Lou Reed As lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock. His music, at once a source of transcendent beauty and coruscating noise, violated all definitions of... More Info
$10.49

The I'M NOT SCARED Book

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | July 25, 2017 | 32 pages
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The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | June 13, 2017 | 496 pages
The fifth book in Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories! The Masked Man has captured all the royal families from the Land of Stories with the help of his army of literature's greatest villains, including the Wicked Witch of the West, the Queen of Hearts, and... More Info

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

Little, Brown | June 13, 2017 | 320 pages
A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner. When his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew how: he wrote. The result is this stunning memoir. Featuring 78 poems, 78... More Info

Trollbella Throws a Party

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | July 11, 2017 | 32 pages
Celebrate Queen Trollbella's birthday in this companion picture book to Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling Land of Stories series. It's Queen Trollbella's birthday and she's throwing herself an epic celebration. She has everything a troll girl would want: musicians, magical creatures,... More Info

Do I Make Myself Clear?

Little, Brown | January 10, 2017 | 304 pages
A wise and entertaining guide to writing English the proper way by one of the greatest newspaper editors of our time. Harry Evans has edited everything from the urgent files of battlefield reporters to the complex thought processes of Henry Kissinger. He's even been knighted for his services to... More Info

The Family Book

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | October 1, 2003 | 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 Dinner Party

Little, Brown | May 2, 2017 | 256 pages
The first collection of short stories from the critically acclaimed, prize winning author of To Rise Again at a Decent Hour. Few writers encapsulate the deeply felt yearnings, heartbreaking absurdity, and redemptive humor of life quite like Joshua Ferris. Full of the keenly observed, mordant wit... More Info

If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don't!

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | May 2, 2017 | 40 pages
The third book in the bestselling MAGNOLIA SAYS DON'T! series is another loud and cautionary tale of what not to do--this time, at the library! If you see a poster that says "You Can Do Anything at the Library!", it is NOT giving you permission to put on a circus! But Magnolia doesn't see any... More Info

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | May 9, 2017 | 40 pages
A classic read-aloud favorite addressing the perennially hot topic of bullying, retold by multi-acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney. Jerry Pinkney puts his indelible stamp on another beloved folktale in the same vein as the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion & the Mouse and the highly acclaimed The... More Info

Theft by Finding

Little, Brown | June 6, 2017 | 560 pages
From bestselling author David Sedaris, for the first time in print: selections from the diaries that are the source of his remarkable autobiographical essays. For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny... More Info

Utopia for Realists

Little, Brown | March 14, 2017 | 336 pages
From one of Europe's leading young thinkers, a brief history of utopia and a pragmatic manifesto for how to improve the lives of the 99 percent today A majority of Americans report that they would take two extra weeks of vacation above two extra weeks of salary, half of all business professionals... More Info

CatStronauts: Mission Moon

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 18, 2017 | 160 pages
CatStronauts, you are needed! When the world is thrust into darkness due to a global energy shortage, the Worlds Best Scientist comes up with a bold plan to set up a solar power plant on the moon. But someone has to go up there to set it up, and that adventure falls to the CatStronauts, the best... More Info

The Star Thief

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 11, 2017 | 416 pages
The constellations come to life in this imaginative fantasy adventure debut. Honorine's life as a maid at the Vidalia mansion is rather dull, dusting treasures from faraway places and daydreaming in front of maps of the world. But everything changes when she catches two brutish sailors ransacking... More Info

The End of the Wild

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 11, 2017 | 272 pages
A modern, beautifully written story set against the backdrop of the controversial issue of fracking that explores the timely themes of poverty, environmental protection, what makes a family, and finding your place in the world. Eleven-year-old Fern's rundown home borders a pristine forest, where... More Info

Love Matters Most

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | December 6, 2016 | 32 pages
Perfect for Valentine's Day and a heartwarming read for the cold winter months, this cozy animal story explores the universal theme of a mother's love for her child. When a polar bear leaves the safety and warmth of her cave to travel all over a frozen wonderland, she must be looking for something... More Info

Wabi Sabi

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | October 1, 2008 | 40 pages
Wabi Sabi, a little cat in Kyoto, Japan, had never thought much about her name until friends visiting from another land asked her owner what it meant. At last, the master Says, "That's hard to explain." And That is all she says. This unsatisfying answer sets Wabi Sabi on a journey to uncover the... More Info

The Thing About Jellyfish

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | September 13, 2016 | 352 pages
Now available in paperback, this 2015 National Book Award finalist and instant New York Times bestseller is a stunning debut novel about grief and wonder. Everyone says that it was an accident... that sometimes things "just happen". But Suzy won't believe it. Ever. After her best friend dies in a... More Info

The Grandma Book

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 12, 2011 | 24 pages
Featuring Todd Parr's signature colorful and kid-friendly illustrations, The Grandma Book portrays the different ways grandmothers show their grandchildren love, from offering advice and babysitting to making things and giving lots of kisses.  More Info

Me . . . Jane

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 5, 2011 | 40 pages
In his characteristic heartwarming style, Patrick McDonnell tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of "a life living with and helping all animals," until one... More Info

The Superfun Times Vegan Holiday Cookbook

Little, Brown | November 15, 2016 | 448 pages
Bestselling author, vegan goddess, and comfort food queen Isa Chandra Moskowitz is back with her biggest book ever--to prove that making festive vegan food for any occasion can be easy, delicious, and superfun. Gone are the days of stressing over how to please family and friends with different... More Info

Every Exquisite Thing

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | May 10, 2016 | 272 pages
Nanette O'Hare is an unassuming teen who has played the role of dutiful daughter, hardworking student, and star athlete for as long as she can remember. But when a beloved teacher gives her his worn copy of The Bugglegum Reaper--a mysterious, out-of-print cult classic--the rebel within Nanette... More Info

The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | June 7, 2016 | 432 pages
Fairy tales are just the beginning. The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it's up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him... except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they're in danger. With only the help of the ragtag group of Goldilocks, Jack,... More Info

Teachers Rock!

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 19, 2016 | 32 pages
A celebration of the countless ways teachers change the world-with a free Back-to-School poster! Teachers are amazing! They teach you new things, make you laugh, and help you meet new friends. They always encourage you to do your best. They make the classroom a great place to be! From admiring the... More Info

Fortunate Son

Little, Brown | October 6, 2015 | 416 pages
The long-awaited memoir from John Fogerty, the legendary singer-songwriter and creative force behind Creedence Clearwater Revival. Creedence Clearwater Revival is one of the most important and beloved bands in the history of rock, and John Fogerty wrote, sang, and produced their instantly... More Info

The Dragonsitter Takes Off

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | November 3, 2015 | 96 pages
Dear Uncle Morton: I know you don't want to be disturbed, but I have to tell you some very bad news. Ziggy has disappeared! --Eddie Eddie had thought that dragonsitting would be easy -- until Ziggy disappears, only to be found in the linen closet, refusing to budge. Then, Eddie learns that his... More Info

The Dragonsitter

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | September 1, 2015 | 96 pages
Dear Uncle Morton: You'd better get on a plane right now and come back here. Your dragon has eaten Jemima. Emily loved that rabbit! I'd better go now. I can smell burning. --Eddie It had sounded so easy: Eddie was to look after Uncle Morton's unusual pet for a week while he went on vacation. But... More Info

The Name of this Book Is Secret

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | May 12, 2015 | 400 pages
Warning: this description has not been authorized by Pseudonymous Bosch. As much as he'd love to sing the praises of his book (he is very vain), he wouldn't want you to hear about his brave 11-year old heroes, Cass and Max-Ernest. Or about how a mysterious box of vials, the Symphony of Smells,... More Info

Scarlett Undercover

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | May 19, 2015 | 320 pages
Meet Scarlett, a smart, sarcastic fifteen-year-old, ready to take on crime in her hometown. When Scarlett agrees to investigate a local boy's suicide, she figures she's in for an easy case and a quick buck. But it doesn't take long for suicide to start looking a lot like murder. As Scarlett finds... More Info

Thor's Serpents

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | May 19, 2015 | 368 pages
For fans of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, the thrilling conclusion to The Blackwell Pages, written by New York Times bestselling YA authors, K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr. Thirteen-year-olds Matt, Laurie, and Fen have beaten near-impossible odds to assemble their fellow descendants of the Norse... More Info

The Night World

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | June 16, 2015 | 40 pages
Everyone in the house is sleeping, but outside, the night world is wide-awake. It's a wonderful night to explore! Perfect for bedtime, this book from Caldecott Medalist Mordicai Gerstein celebrates the secrets of the night world and the joys of the sunrise.  More Info

Gus & Me

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | September 9, 2014 | 32 pages
Long before there was a band, there was a boy: a young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, Theodore Augustus Dupree, affectionately known as "Gus," who was in a jazz big band and is the namesake of Keith's daughter, Theodora Dupree Richards. Gus... More Info

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