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Book Publishing this Month at Bright: August

last updated 01 August 2019


The dog days of summer are upon us and with it arrives hot new titles illustrated by spectacular Bright artists! From spooky middle grade to Hispanic pride, here’s a look at the exciting new books hitting the shelves this August.


"Engaging illustrations....An attractive, very readable book on an important figure in the history of science." —Booklist, STARRED review

All in a Drop, illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger.

Publishing August 6th with HMH Books for Young Readers.


Michael J. Rosen's lovely poem, illustrated by Becca Stadtlander, celebrates the simple and unifying act of sharing a meal, reminding us that all creatures have a place at the communal table.

The Greatest Table, illustrated by Becca Stadtlander.

Publishing August 6th with The Creative Company.


Star pitcher Gabby Garcia returns in the final book of this laugh-out-loud illustrated series full of doodles, sports trivia, and home-run humor!

Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook: Sidelined, illustrated by Marta Kissi.

Publishing August 6th with HarperCollins.


Bad dreams take center stage in the third book of this spooky middle grade series.

Babysitting Nightmares: The Twilight Curse, illustrated by Rayanne Vieira.

Publishing August 20th with Imprint.


Pepe celebrates his Mexican-American heritage by participating in a Hispanic Day parade in this joyous picture book.

Pepe and the Parade, illustrated by Mirelle Ortega.

Publishing August 27th with Little Bee Books.

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