Carolrhoda Books Releases Six New Titles, Including Captivating Picture Books and Gripping Middle-Grade Novels

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CarolrhodaBooks–This spring, join a young pirate in his swashbuckling adventures, follow
a boy’s journey of self-expression through art, meet a persnickety
queen, laugh alongside a family of hyenas, and more in six new titles
from Carolrhoda
Books
, a division of Lerner
Publishing Group
.

Bob
Raczka
depicts a young boy developing self-expression through art in
his new picture book, Niko
Draws a Feeling.
Captivating illustrations by Simone
Shin
show how Niko loves drawing his world: the ring-a-ling of an
ice cream truck, the warmth of the sun. This tender story explores the
creative process, friendship, and the universal desire to feel
understood.

Kate
Hosford
and Gabi
Swiatkowska
, creators of New York Times Best Illustrated
Children’s Book selection Infinity
and Me
, present How
the Queen Found the Perfect Cup of Tea
, a story of friendship
and discovery. When the queen grows dissatisfied with her brew, she and
her butler set out in search of the perfect cup of tea in this
imaginative picture book. On her journey, the queen encounters new
friends who expand her horizons—in the kitchen and beyond.

The Bolds, everyone’s favorite family of hyenas living in suburban
London, are back in The
Bolds to the Rescue
by British comedian Julian Clary. The Bolds
have become legendary in the animal kingdom. Soon their house is full of
visitors who want to pass as humans, too. Can they teach these critters
to survive in the human world? Coupled with David Roberts’s hilarious
illustrations, this chapter book will delight and entertain young
readers!

Quinnie Boyd is back on the case in Vampires
on the Run: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery
, sequel to The
Maypop Kidnapping
by C.
M. Surrisi
. Just when things seem to be settling down for Quinnie
Boyd, she must don her detective hat again when two mysterious and
potentially dangerous writers arrive in town. Ceil and Edgar dress in
black and won’t go near the sunlight. Could they be vampires?

The second installment in Julian Sedgwick’s middle-grade Mysterium
series, #2
The Palace of Memory
, brings readers back into the life
and adventures of Danny Woo. When Danny learns that the Mysterium—the
circus his parents ran before they died—is re-forming in Barcelona, he
rushes to join his old friends. Will he finally learn the truth about
his parents’ suspicious deaths? Fast-paced chapters and illustrations by
Patricia Moffett will definitely keep kids turning the pages.

Matt
Myklusch
brings readers back into the swashbuckling world of Dean
Seaborne in Strangers
in Atlantis
, the sequel to The
Lost Prince
. In this new piratical adventure, Dean wants to
leave the life of pirating behind, but agrees to do one last job. He
must rob a resort for rich nobles. But when he arrives, he discovers a
gateway to Atlantis—where a civil war is brewing.

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About the Publisher
Carolrhoda
Books
, a division of Lerner
Publishing Group
, has been publishing award-winning, high-quality
picture books, fiction, and nonfiction titles since 1969.

Niko Draws a Feeling
April 2017
$17.99 Hardcover,
Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 5–9
HC:
978-1-4677-9843-3
32 Pages 9 1/4 x 11

How the Queen Found the Perfect Cup of Tea
March 2017
$18.99
Hardcover, Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 5–9
HC:
978-1-4677-3904-7
40 Pages 9 1/4 x 11

The Bolds to the Rescue
April 2017
$16.99 Hardcover,
Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 8–12
HC:
978-1-5124-1022
288 Pages 5 5/64 x 7 51/64

Vampires on the Run
March 2017
$16.99 Hardcover,
Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 9–14
HC:
978-1-5124-1150-8
296 Pages 5 1/4 x 7 1/2

#2 The Palace of Memory
March 2017
$18.99 Hardcover,
Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 9–14
HC:
978-1-4677-7568-7
352 Pages 5 1/4 x 7 1/2

Strangers in Atlantis
April 2017
$18.99 Hardcover,
Jacketed
eBook Also Available
Ages 8–12
HC:
978-1-5124-1375-5
280 Pages 5 1/2 x 8 1/4

Contacts

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Publicity
Manager
lmatvick@lernerbooks.com
or
Libby
Stille, 800-328-4929, x347
Marketing and Publicity Assistant
lstille@lernerbooks.com