Frontlist Weekly

The best foreign titles at one place, every week
Feb. 5 - Feb. 11, 2018
New Releases & Pre-pubs

New Releases from Notable Authors

The following 3 non-fictions are new releases from authors who have significant achievements before.
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The Coral Kingdom
by Laura Knowles, Jennie Webber
English Mar. 1, 2018 Pre-pub words & pictures / Quarto Publishing Group UK (UK)
New from Laura Knowles (UK)
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Atlas of Football
by Clive Gifford, Tracy Worrall
English May. 3, 2018 Pre-pub Egmont UK (UK)
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New from Clive Gifford (UK)
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How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation
by Maureen Johnson, Tim Federle
English May. 1, 2018 Pre-pub Wednesday Books / St. Martin's Press (US)
New from Maureen Johnson (US)

Critically Acclaimed

The following 1 non-fiction have received a good review from book critics.
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Back from the Brink
by Nancy Castaldo
English Apr. 24, 2018 Pre-pub HMH Books for Young Readers / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (US)
Starred review from Kirkus Reviews

Notable New Series

Color & Pop-up Series (2 Books)
by Elizabeth Golding, Elisa Paganelli
English Jan. 1, 2018
Translated to 2 languages
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How to Draw Series (4 Books)
by Anna Betts
English Feb. 2, 2017
Translated to 2 languages
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The Histronauts Series (2 Books)
by Frances Durkin
English Oct. 1, 2017
Translated to 1 language
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Constellations Series (3 Books)
by Anne Jankeliowitch
French May. 18, 2017
Translated to 2 languages
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Notable Backlist

Award News

Blue Ribbon Selections | Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (US) has announced its finalists this week. Among 33 finalists, the following 3 non-fictions are selected by our staff for review. See all the finalists.
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Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
by Kwame Alexander
English Mar. 14, 2017 Candlewick Press (US)
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Finalist
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The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the Piano
by Marjorie Priceman, Elizabeth Rusch
English Apr. 18, 2017 Atheneum Books for Young Readers / Simon & Schuster (US)
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Finalist
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Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands
by Susan Goldman Rubin
English Nov. 7, 2017 Chronicle Books (US)
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Finalist

Recently Acquired Titles

The following 6 non-fictions have been acquired by other foreign publishers this week.
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We Travel So Far
by Laura Knowles, Chris Madden
English Sep. 21, 2017 words & pictures / Quarto Publishing Group UK (UK)
Translated to 3 languages
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Acquired by Casterman (France)
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50 Wacky Things Animals Do: Unbelievable things that animals do that seem too crazy to be real! (Wacky Series)
by Tricia Martineau Wagner
English Apr. 10, 2017 Walter Foster Jr. (US)
Translated to 1 language
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Acquired by Ediciones SM (Spain)
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Lesser Spotted Animals
by Martin Brown
English Oct. 6, 2016 David Fickling Books (UK)
Translated to 3 languages
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Acquired by Gerstenberg Verlag (Germany)
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One Year Wiser: 365 Illustrated Meditations
by Mike Medaglia
English Nov. 3, 2015 SelfMadeHero (UK)
Translated to 1 language
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Acquired by Delcourt (France)
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Face cachée - Voyage au coeur des engins
by Pascale Hédelin
French Sep. 3, 2015 De La Martinière Jeunesse (France)
Translated to 3 languages
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Acquired by a Polish publisher
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La maison à travers les âges
by Nathalie Lescaille Moulenes
French Mar. 24, 2016 De La Martinière Jeunesse (France)
Translated to 1 language
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Acquired by a Chinese publisher
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