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Publishing this Month: September 2021

last updated 01 September 2021


Fall is in the air, and new Bright Reads are hitting shelves just in time for you to cozy up as things begin to cool off. From baking in the kitchen to exploring New York City, these new stories invite readers into exciting new worlds. Enjoy!

Artwork from Let it Grow illustrated by Riley Samels

Grow, Santa, Fierce

Let it Grow, illustrated by Riley Samels | September 1 with Capstone

Hey! You’re Not Santa, illustrated by Edwardian Taylor | September 7 with Cartwheel Books

Find Your Fierce, illustrated by Anya Kuvarzina | September 7 with Magination Press

Snow, Recipe, Chess

Peppa Pig: Hooray for Snow, illustrated by Zoe Waring | September 7 with Penguin Random House

Recipe for Disaster, illustrated by Emma Trithart | September 14 with Versify

Baby Chess, illustrated by Tim Palin | September 14 with Penguin Random House

NYC, Goonies, Pantry

My Little Golden Book About New York City, illustrated by Melanie Demmer | September 14 with Little Golden Books

The Goonies, illustrated by Teo Skaffa | September 14 with Insight Kids

Saturday at the Food Pantry, illustrated by Brizida Magro | September 15 with Albert Whitman

Shipwreck, Check in, Cake

Shipwreck Reefs, illustrated by Adéle Leyris | September 15 with Albert Whitman

We Check in with Each Other, illustrated by Isabel Muńoz | September 21 with Free Spirit Publishing

Every Cake Has a Story, illustrated by Emily Balsley | September 21 with Dial Books

Unicorn, Witch, Beast

Shine Like a Unicorn, illustrated by Maddie Frost | September 21 with HarperCollins

Merry Witchmas, illustrated by Sonya Abby | September 21 with Boyds Mills Press

Beasts and Beauty, cover illustrated by Julia Iredale | September 21 with HarperCollins

Cloud, Teo, Evelyn

Misty the Cloud: A Very Stormy Day, illustrated by Rosie Butcher | September 28 with Penguin Random House

Teo’s Tutu, illustrated by Alea Marley | September 28 with Penguin Random House

Evelyn Hooker and the Fairy Project, illustrated by Sarah Green | September 28 with Magination Press

Check back here each month to see what Bright reads are publishing! Miss August’s Publishing this Month blog? Click here to catch up on all the fun titles that hit shelves last month.

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