Millbrook Press Announces Four New Picture Books from Jane Yolen, Michele Wood, and Other Outstanding Authors and Illustrators

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MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#kidlit–Celebrate a new selection of captivating picture books from Millbrook
Press
, a division of Lerner
Publishing Group
, this fall! Four new highly compelling titles from
acclaimed authors and illustrators will engage and delight readers,
teachers, librarians, and families.

Get up close and personal with alligators in all their tooth-filled
glory in The
Alligator’s Smile: And Other Poems
by distinguished author Jane
Yolen
. Accompanied by Jason Stemple’s stunning, large-scale
photographs of these mighty hunters, this collection of poems is sure to
pique young readers’ curiosity!

Like
a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song
brings together
iconic African American spirituals and stunning illustrations by Coretta
Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele
Wood
. Sensitive text by Cynthia
Grady
conveys the rich meanings of thirteen powerful songs. This
carefully crafted picture book also includes musical notation for
choruses of the songs.

Have you ever wondered how long it would take if you could hike to the
moon? Or how many glasses of lemonade you would need to fill an
Olympic-size swimming pool? In Mind-Boggling
Numbers
, acclaimed author Michael
J. Rosen
and award-winning illustrator Julia
Patton
show the math behind these zany scenarios in this hilarious
romp through weight, volume, distance, and more!

Whether it’s a sunflower, a Venus flytrap, or an exploding cucumber,
award-winning author Rebecca
E. Hirsch
and award-winning illustrator Mia
Posada
show just how active plants really are in Plants
Can’t Sit Still
. Discover the many ways plants (and their
seeds) move in this colorful and fascinating picture book!

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for free downloads!

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About the Publisher
Millbrook
Press
, a division of Lerner
Publishing Group
, publishes informative picture books, illustrated
nonfiction series, and inspiring photo-driven titles for grades K–5.
Readers of all ages will easily identify with the delightful cast of
people and animals featured in these charming stories. With simple text
and supportive illustrations, these books are just right for
read-alouds, new readers, reluctant readers, and literacy programs.

The Alligator’s Smile: And Other Poems
September 2016
$19.99
Hardcover, Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 8–12
HC:
978-1-4677-5575-7
32 Pages 10 x 8

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song
September
2016
$19.99 Hardcover, Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages
8–12
HC: 978-1-4677-8550-1
40 Pages 10 5/8 x 8 1/4

Mind-Boggling Numbers
September 2016
$19.99 Hardcover,
Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 7–11
HC:
978-1-4677-3489-9
32 Pages 10 5/8 x 8 7/8

Plants Can’t Sit Still
September 2016
$19.99 Hardcover,
Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 5–10
HC:
978-1-4677-8031-5
32 Pages 10 5/8 x 8 7/8

To Purchase: Visit your local bookstore, order by phone at
800-328-4929, or visit us at
lernerbooks.com.

Contacts

Lerner Publishing Group
Lindsay Matvick, 800-328-4929, x385
Publicity
Manager
lmatvick@lernerbooks.com
or
Libby
Stille, 800-328-4929, x347
Marketing and Publicity Assistant
lstille@lernerbooks.com