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18f macm bloomsbury children s i got the christmas spirit by connie schofield-morrison illustrated by frank morrison it s the most wonderful time of the year and a mother and daughter are enjoying the sights and sounds of the holiday season the little girl hears sleigh bells ringing and carolers singing ring-a-ling she smells chestnuts roasting crunch crunch crunch -and sees the flashing lights of the department store windows bling bling bling she spreads the spirit of giving wherever she goes and when she reaches santa she tells him her christmas wish-for peace and love everywhere all the days of the year in the same feel-good style of i got the rhythm this text celebrates the joys of the holiday season once again illustrated by award-winning artist frank morrison i got the rhythm an upbeat celebration of the senses self-expression and camaraderie publishers weekly the bright palette and vibrant tones of morrison s loosely painted illustrations echo the energy of the text nicely

18f macm bloomsbury children s when the world was waiting for you by gillian shields illustrated by anna currey what could be more heartwarming than the arrival of a new little one the bunny family in this charming picture book celebrates all the events surrounding a birth from readying the baby s crib to the very first visit from friends and family this padded board book edition is a perfect baby shower gift and the round edges and sturdy pages make it just right for big siblings with little hands when the world was waiting for you an intriguing combination of beatrix potteresque delicacy and expansive scale kirkus reviews author bio location burwash common england bloomsbury on sale sep 11/18 26 pages 9781547600335 • $13.99 • board book juvenile fiction family new baby • ages 0-3 years gillian shields is the author of bloomsbury s mermaid sos series and other books for young children anna currey s warm classic watercolor style has brought to life many

18f macm bloomsbury children s princess snowbelle and the snow games by libby frost it s time for the annual snow games princess snowbelle and her brothers can t wait to compete against the neighboring kingdom of snowland in contests ranging from sled racing to sculpture building-and they especially can t wait to win the big ice trophy but when the games don t go quite as planned snowbelle realizes there s more to competing than winning with the help of her friends and family-and just a little bit of magic-can she make sure the snow games are fun for everyone frostovia s glittering world is the perfect place to meet princess snowbelle and discover the magic of friendship and family bloomsbury on sale nov 6/18 9.65 x 10.79 • 32 pages 9781547600250 • $22.99 • cl with dust jacket juvenile fiction royalty • ages 3-6 years notes princess snowbelle frozen fans should enjoy the friendship-centric message and the regal details of snowbelle s home publishers

18f macm bloomsbury children s stinky spike and the royal rescue by peter meisel illustrated by paul meisel read bloom offers high-interest character-driven stories for newly independent readers that feature full-color illustrations throughout these early chapter books will transition kids from leveled readers to a lifetime of reading stinky spike and captain fishbeard are thick as thieves now that spike has proved his treasure-sniffing ability when spike and his crew run aground on an island they meet a princess who s lost her royal poodle best of all there s a reward for anyone who finds her surely tracking down a fluffy royal pooch can t be difficult when blundering pirates are involved things never go according to plan continuing the series from geisel honor winning creator paul meisel and his son this adventure-now in paperback-is sure to keep young readers laughing for days bloomsbury on sale sep 4/18 5.88 x 8 • 80 pages full color throughout 9781619638860 • $9.50

18f macm bloomsbury children s kitty s magic 6 sooty the birthday cat by ella moonheart kitty has always thought she was allergic to cats but during a midnight sneezing fit at a sleepover she learns that the truth is far more magical-kitty can turn into a cat she eagerly takes her places as the guardian of the local cats cat council using her human knowledge to help them solve their feline problems when kitty learns that local cat sooty doesn t know what a birthday party is she decides to throw him a surprise birthday party meanwhile kitty s cousin max has come to visit and kitty wishes she could introduce him to her cat friends but kitty knows if anyone discovers her magical talent she ll lose her powers forever it s going to be tough to keep max and sooty from discovering her secrets with kittens adventure and magic these adorable chapter books will leap into hearts bloomsbury on sale oct 9/18 5.06 x 7.75 • 128 pages b&w throughout 9781681199115 • $21.99 • cl

18f macm bloomsbury children s art in action make a statement change your world by matthew levee chavez in the days leading up to and following the 2016 u.s presidential election artist matthew levee chavez arrived at the union square subway station and passed out blank sticky notes urging new yorkers to express themselves as the notes were posted to the wall a colorful and moving collage emerged that reflected the city s rich and diverse personal responses to a divisive moment in history in that moment art and activism united a community in this diy guide chavez shows young readers how to uncover their own inner artists harness the creative process and create their very own art projects with a purpose young artists will be inspired to share their own perspectives and make a difference-from their homes to schools to neighborhoods and the whole broader world author bio bloomsbury on sale sep 11/18 5.51 x 8.25 • 128 pages 9781681197562 • $22.99 • cl with dust

18f macm bloomsbury children s the darkdeep by ally condie and brendan reichs when a bullying incident sends twelve-year-old nico over a cliff and into still cove where no one ever goes friends tyler and ella-and even cool kid opal-rush to his rescue…only to discover an island hidden in the swirling mists below shrouded by dense foliage and protected by dangerous tides the eerie island is far from paradise the kids unease grows when they find an abandoned houseboat filled with strange weapons maps to unknown places and a glass jar containing something entirely unidentifiable as the group delves deeper into the unknown their discoveries-and their lives-intertwine in very personal threatening ways told from nico s and opal s points of view this exciting new series grapples with the shadowy things that lurk in the human heart-and what it takes to overcome them bloomsbury on sale oct 2/18 5.51 x 8.25 • 272 pages 9781547600465 • $22.99 • cl with dust jacket

18f macm bloomsbury children s reign of outlaws by kekla magoon when twelve-year-old robyn loxley set out to save her parents she never could ve predicted that she would become robyn hoodlum leader of the rebellion against the harsh government led by ignomus crown but robyn s attempt to free her parents has failed and on top of that her friends have been captured and now crown has given her 72 hours to turn herself in-or else robyn must decide between sacrificing herself saving her parents and friends or advancing the rebellion with the stakes higher than ever will robyn be able to succeed with an unforgettable heroine and a diverse band of characters readers will be on the edge of their seats in this action-packed much-anticipated series conclusion bloomsbury on sale oct 23/18 5.51 x 8.25 • 336 pages 9781681198972 • $10.99 • pb juvenile fiction action adventure • ages 8-12 years series robyn hoodlum adventure notes promotion rebellion of thieves a

18f macm bloomsbury children s ellie engineer by jackson pearce ellie is an engineer with a tool belt strapped over her favorite skirt who says you can t wear a dress and have two kinds of screwdrivers handy just in case she invents and builds amazing creations in her backyard workshop together with her best friend kit ellie can make anything as kit s birthday nears ellie doesn t know what gift to make until the girls overhear kit s mom talking about her present-the dog kit always wanted ellie plans to make an amazing doghouse but her plans grow so elaborate that she has to enlist help from the neighbor boys and crafty girls even though the two groups don t get along will ellie be able to pull off her biggest project yet illustrated with ellie s sketches and plans and including backmatter with howtos this is full of engineering fun bloomsbury on sale nov 6/18 5.51 x 8.25 • 192 pages black and white throughout 9781681199481 • $10.99 • pb juvenile fiction science

18f macm bloomsbury children s lead the world of throne of glass by sarah j maas for the first time ever this comprehensive guide to the world of the smash hit new york times bestselling throne of glass series brings together trivia and details from all of the books in one volume fans of the series will be completely immersed in the world of famed assassin aelin galathynius getting a closer glimpse at everything from the cast of characters and lush settings she encounters to the enchanting magic gods and creatures that fill the series mythology complete with an expansive glossary a timeline of events and black-andwhite illustrations throughout-as well as a color insert the world of throne of glass is a must-have official companion for any fan of the series bloomsbury strict on sale oct 23/18 6.12 x 9.25 • 420 pages b&w throughout with an 8-page color insert 9781681195780 • $33.99 • cl with dust jacket ya fic fantasy general • ages 14 years and up series

18f macm bloomsbury children s stealing snow by danielle paige seventeen-year-old snow has spent her life in a mental ward-but she isn t crazy when a strange orderly tells her to find her destiny she plots an escape leaving behind bale the only love she s ever known fighting through an icy forest snow finds herself in algid far from the real world there she meets the river witch who prophesies snow will save them from the ruthless king and his frozen land not sure who to trust snow discovers powers within and a web of magic lies and thievery torn between village boy kai the dark brooding jagger and with bale never far from her heart snow must make choices that will change everything forever this new york times bestselling retelling of the snow queen begins the epic story of snow s rise to villain queen and ultimately a hero bloomsbury on sale nov 6/18 5.51 x 8.25 • 400 pages 9781681195469 • $14.99 • pb ya fic fantasy general • ages 14 years and up series