New Release Books by Calliope Glass

Calliope Glass is the author of Sparkleton #6: Willow to the Rescue (2022), Sparkleton #5: The Haunted Woods (2021), Sparkleton #4: The Weirdest Wish (2021), Sparkleton #3: The Mini Mistake (2020) and other 121 books.

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Sparkleton #6: Willow to the Rescue

release date: Aug 09, 2022
Sparkleton #6: Willow to the Rescue
Sparkleton’s BFF gets her unicorn magic in the sixth book of this highly illustrated, full-color early chapter book series about a persistent purple unicorn who will do anything to get wish-granting powers—except his homework. Show me the magic! Sparkleton’s best friend, Willow, gets her unicorn magic, and it’s the rarest of all: rescue magic! Willow can’t wait to use her brand-new powers. But no one in Shimmer Lake ever needs saving! Good thing her BFF Sparkleton has a secret plan to help her. His scheme might end in disaster . . . but what if it doesn’t?! HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced books, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!

Sparkleton #5: The Haunted Woods

release date: Sep 28, 2021
Sparkleton #5: The Haunted Woods
Sparkleton braves a night in the haunted woods in the fifth book of this full-color early chapter book series about a wishful unicorn who will do anything to get wish-granting powers—except his homework. When Sparkleton finds out he can get wish-granting magic just by camping out in the haunted woods, he packs his tent! His best friends, Willow and Gabe, are ready for adventure. But can they fend off ghostly lights, twisted ankles, creepy noises, and the dreaded Whirlwind Unicorn long enough to make Sparkleton’s dream come true? Or will their dream sleepover turn into a nightmare? This full-color art-filled early chapter book series is for unicorn fans to enjoy at home or in the classroom! HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced books, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!

Sparkleton #4: The Weirdest Wish

release date: Apr 27, 2021
Sparkleton #4: The Weirdest Wish
Sparkleton goes one-on-one with a magic hat for the Winter Carnival in the fourth book of this full-color early chapter book series about a unicorn who will do anything to get wish-granting powers—except his homework. Everyone is warning Sparkleton not to wear the Pixie Cap. It grants ONE WHOLE WISH but has 843 rules! Sparkleton knows it’s probably a bad idea—but what if it isn’t? Will the Cap let Sparkleton wish for Shimmer Lake’s most magical, snowy Winter Carnival ever? Or will Sparkleton’s brr-illliant idea turn to slush? HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced chapters, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!

Sparkleton #3: The Mini Mistake

release date: Dec 01, 2020
Sparkleton #3: The Mini Mistake
Sparkleton accidentally shrinks his friends before the big talent show in the third book of this full-color early chapter book series about a wishful unicorn who will do anything to get wish-granting powers—except his homework. It’s a magical mess-up! Sparkleton has a plan to get his unicorn magic before the town’s big talent show but one small mistake leads to HUGE problems when—POOM!—Sparkleton shrinks himself and his best friends down to the size of field mice! Now he may have to do the WORST THING EVER to get them all back to normal—ask his classmate and rival Twinkle for help. Will Sparkleton save the day before the big talent show? HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced books, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!

Wonder Woman 1984: The Junior Novel

release date: Jul 07, 2020
Wonder Woman 1984: The Junior Novel
Wonder Woman 1984 is set to hit theaters in fall 2020, from Warner Bros. Pictures, and will see the return of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, with Kristen Wiig joining the cast as friend turned foe Barbara Minerva, aka The Cheetah! Wonder Woman 1984: The Junior Novel retells the action-packed adventure of the movie and features eight pages of color photos from the film! An all-new chapter in the Wonder Woman story . . . Diana Prince has been living quietly among mortals in the era of excess: the 1980s. Though she’s come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile, curating ancient artifacts at the Smithsonian and performing heroic acts incognito. But now Diana will have to step directly into the spotlight and muster all her wisdom, strength, and courage to battle villains Max Lord and The Cheetah and save humankind from a world of its own making, proving she is a hero for our time, for all time, for everyone.

Sparkleton #1: The Magic Day

release date: Jun 09, 2020
Sparkleton #1: The Magic Day
A shaggy purple unicorn does everything he can—except his homework—to get wish-granting powers in the first book of this glitterrific, highly illustrated early chapter book series. Sparkleton begs his big sister to give him wish-granting magic for one whole day so he can prove what a glitteriffic wish-granting unicorn he can be. But all the wishes he grants come out opposite! Can Sparkleton’s friends Willow and Gabe help him undo the magic before sunset? Or will every day be opposite day? HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced books, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!

Spider-Man: No Way Home: Spider-Man's Very Strange Day!

release date: Nov 02, 2021
Spider-Man: No Way Home: Spider-Man's Very Strange Day!
When Spider-Man needs cheering up, Ned and MJ take him on a field trip to Doctor Strange's residence and headquarters, better known as the Sanctum Sanctorum.

Sparkleton #2: The Glitter Parade

release date: Jun 09, 2020
Sparkleton #2: The Glitter Parade
Sparkleton’s super-gloomy best friend gets THE MOST EMBARRASSING unicorn magic ever just in time for the town’s big parade in the second book of this highly illustrated early chapter book series about a shaggy purple unicorn who can’t wait to have wish-granting powers. It’s a magic emergency! Sparkleton’s friend, Gabe, gets his unicorn magic just in time to star in Shimmer Lake’s big parade! But Gabe’s new power is more embarrassing than a garden of moldy mushrooms. Luckily, Sparkleton has a glitterrific idea to help his friend before Gabe has to perform the worst magic ever in front of everyone he’s ever known! HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced books, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!

Creatures Big & Small

release date: Oct 01, 2019
Creatures Big & Small
Read along with Star Wars! Rathtars, rancors, purrgil, and porgs, tookas, tauntauns, wampas, and gorgs. The animals of Star Wars are oh so unique—like pigs that puff up or the three-horned reek. Think you can name every creature? Come along and let this book be your teacher!

The Addams Family: Wednesday's Library

release date: Sep 03, 2019
The Addams Family: Wednesday's Library
The Addams Family hits the big screen on October 11, 2019. The all-star cast includes Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, Allison Janney, and Elsie Fisher. From the dark mind of everyone’s favorite cult character, Wednesday Addams, comes this literary collection of creepy quotes and spooky short stories! This book is perfect for fans of all ages and includes quotes from Edgar Allan Poe, Shakespeare, Mary Shelley, and more. There’s no doubt that Wednesday’s Library is sure to be a favorite of goth girls everywhere! The Addams family isn’t your typical American family. Together, Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Mad Uncle Fester, and Grandmama are an eccentric, wealthy clan who delight in the macabre and are unaware that people find them bizarre or frightening. Based on the famous New Yorker creations of Charles Addams, this animated action-comedy will follow the Addams family, whose lives begin to unravel when they face off against a crafty reality TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration, Addams-style. THE ADDAMS FAMILY © 2019 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. © 2019 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Addams Family: The Junior Novel

release date: Sep 03, 2019
The Addams Family: The Junior Novel
The Addams Family hits the big screen on October 11, 2019. The all-star cast includes Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, Allison Janney, and Elsie Fisher. Based on the animated film, The Addams Family: The Junior Novel retells the entire mysterious and spooky story of the Addams family. This edition contains a full-color section of eye-catching art. The Addams family isn't your typical American family. Together, Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Mad Uncle Fester, and Grandma are an eccentric clan who delight in the macabre and are unaware that people find them a bit different than the rest of the neighborhood. Based on the famous New Yorker creations of Charles Addams, this animated action-comedy will follow the Addams family, whose lives begin to unravel when they face off against a crafty reality TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration, Addams-style. THE ADDAMS FAMILY © 2019 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. © 2019 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Spider-Man: Far From Home Picture Book

release date: Jun 04, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home Picture Book
Swing alongside Spider-Man as he travels through Europe! Whether he's riding in a gondola through the Venice canals or breaking out all his best moves to get a reaction from the Queen's Guard in London, Spider-Man is determined to have the best vacation ever. Full of vibrant and hilarious original art, this picture book shows off the various European locations seen in Spider-Man: Far From Home, and is told from Peter Parker's unique point of view. Perfect for curious young readers who love Super Heroes, the book also has hidden characters and details from Spidey's world. You never know what—or who—you might find!

101 Dalmatians: Spot the Difference

release date: Apr 13, 2021
101 Dalmatians: Spot the Difference
Count, whistle, clap, and more inside this interactive bedtime read-aloud starring the puppies from Disney's One Hundred and One Dalmatians! Where's Waldo meets Press Here inside this adorable One Hundred and One Dalmatians picture book that will have kids tilting, turning, and shaking the book to spot the Patch, the mischievous puppy who has stolen the first page of the book! Meet Patch- and remember what he looks like! He is going to cause some trouble in this book and disappear among his ninety-eight Dalmatian siblings. Have fun spotting the difference between Patch and the other puppies by counting, whistling, clapping, and more! Spot the Difference is the perfect book for: Parents looking for a fun, interactive read-aloud book for their kids Kids who love Disney's One Hundred and One Dalmatians Readers looking for a great bedtime that is entertaining for the whole family

Shazam!: The Junior Novel

release date: Feb 26, 2019
Shazam!: The Junior Novel
Shazam! is coming to theaters in Spring 2019 from Warner Bros. Pictures, starring Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, and more. Shazam: The Junior Novel is based on the upcoming New Line Cinema major motion picture. This edition contains exclusive scenes and a section of full-color images. We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out… By shouting just one word—SHAZAM!—Billy Batson, the street-wise fourteen-year-old foster kid from Philadelphia, can magically transform into the adult super hero Shazam, courtesy of an ancient wizard. Will Billy and his new foster brother, Freddy, learn to harness Billy’s newfound superpowers like flight and bullet immunity in time to fight the dangerous forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana?

Dumbo Live Action Picture Book

release date: Feb 12, 2019
Dumbo Live Action Picture Book
A gorgeous picture book that captures the heart and stunning visuals of Tim Burton's Dumbo. The picture book will feature gorgeous, stylized illustrations that will welcome readers into the wonderful world of Walt Disney studios' live action Dumbo.

Frozen: Olaf and the Three Polar Bears

release date: Oct 23, 2018
Frozen: Olaf and the Three Polar Bears
Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Arendelle, lived a little snowman named Olaf, who loved to go exploring. He never went off in search of trouble, yet trouble always seemed to find him anyway. One day, Olaf went exploring deep in the woods, where he found a small cottage and three bowls of porridge. . . . This story might sound familiar, but you've never heard it told quite this way before. Sit back and enjoy as Olaf tells you about the time he met three snow-loving friends, in a hilarious take on the classic fairy tale that will delight readers of all ages.

Disney 101 Dalmatians

release date: Jan 01, 2021
Disney 101 Dalmatians
"Meet Patch! He's going to cause some trouble in this book and disappear among his ninety-eight siblings. This fun, interactive book will have little ones in fits of giggles as they follow the antics of the adorable Patch." -- back cover.

Star Wars: Search Your Feelings

release date: Oct 02, 2018
Star Wars: Search Your Feelings
Read along with Star Wars! Search Your Feelings continues Katie Cook's adorable run of Star Wars primers for young Padawans. Featuring poems and art about different emotions that tie to iconic moments from across the Star Wars saga, this is the perfect book to add to a youngling's growing library.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: The Dance of the Realms

release date: Sep 18, 2018
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: The Dance of the Realms
With breathtaking painterly illustrations, a deeply enchanting story, and a foreword written by celebrated dancer Misty Copeland, this picture book brings The Nutcracker and the Four Realms to life in a brand-new way. As the adventure from the film jumps off of the screen and onto the page, a new generation of readers and fans will be drawn in and enchanted by the holiday spirit, the beauty of dance, and the magic of storytelling.

Captain Marvel: Beware the Flerken!

release date: Jul 07, 2020
Captain Marvel: Beware the Flerken!
Beware the Flerken! As the breakout character from Captain Marvel, Goose is the seemingly cuddly cat that turned out to be a Flerken. Despite their potential off-putting mouths and tentacles, Flerkens are cute little aliens rendered helpless if muzzled! In this hilarious and kid-friendly story featuring a unique art style, readers will get a fun adventure in the world of Captain Marvel and the Marvel Cinematic Universe with fan-favorite characters at the forefront.

Wonder Woman 1984: The Deluxe Junior Novel

release date: May 05, 2020
Wonder Woman 1984: The Deluxe Junior Novel
Wonder Woman 1984 is set to hit theaters on June 5th, 2020, from Warner Bros. Pictures, and will see the return of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, with Kristen Wiig joining the cast as friend turned foe Barbara Minerva, aka The Cheetah! Wonder Woman 1984: The Deluxe Junior Novel retells the action-packed adventure of the movie and features eight pages of color photos from the film in a deluxe paper over board book. An all-new chapter in the Wonder Woman story . . . Diana Prince has been living quietly among mortals in the era of excess: the 1980s. Though she's come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile, curating ancient artifacts at the Smithsonian and performing heroic acts incognito. But now Diana will have to step directly into the spotlight and muster all her wisdom, strength, and courage to battle villains Max Lord and The Cheetah and save humankind from a world of its own making, proving she is a hero for our time, for all time, for everyone.

What a Team!

release date: Sep 01, 2018
What a Team!
Kristoff has always wanted to take part in the Ice Games, but growing up with trolls and a reindeer, he didn't have any human friends to make a team. Anna and Elsa are happy to help, and have some fun along the way. An original story featuring the beloved characters from Disney's Frozen.

ABC-3PO

release date: Jun 14, 2016
ABC-3PO
Read along with Star Wars! Experience the ABC's like never before With galactic friends who are hardly a bore. From Akbar to Zeb, this nice little primer Will teach you and make you an excellent rhymer. So, Padawans, prepare, get ready, get set To learn the ways of the Force--and the alphabet!

Star Wars Creatures Big & Small

release date: Oct 01, 2019
Star Wars Creatures Big & Small
Celebrating the cute, fun-and sometimes ferocious-animals from a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars Creatures Big & Small continues Katie Cook's adorable run of rhyming primers for Padawans and their parents.

The Addams Family: The Story of the Movie: Movie tie-in

release date: Sep 05, 2019
The Addams Family: The Story of the Movie: Movie tie-in
A hilariously spooky novelisation by US author, Calliope Glass, based on the new animated family film, The Addams Family.

Guinness World Records: Wacky and Wild!

release date: Feb 02, 2016
Guinness World Records: Wacky and Wild!
A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! Some Guinness World Records have to be seen to be believed. Wacky and Wild! is packed with mind-boggling feats. You’ll meet a dog who likes to ride a scooter, an orchestra that plays with vegetable instruments, plus a man who owns more than 1,500 pairs of Converse shoes. When it comes to records on the zany side, sometimes the greatest asset you can have is an active imagination…. Guinness World Records Compilations are jam-packed with over 300 fun facts and full-color photos about all the record holders we can fit on one amazing theme! These books are perfect for Guinness World Records fans.

Spider-Man: Far From Home: Spider-Man Swings Through Europe

release date: Jun 04, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home: Spider-Man Swings Through Europe
Swing alongside Spider-Man as he travels through Europe! Whether he's riding in a gondola through the Venice canals or breaking out all his best moves to get a reaction from the Queen's Guard in London, Spider-Man is determined to have the best vacation ever. Full of vibrant and hilarious original art, this picture book shows off the various European locations seen in Spider-Man: Far From Home, and is told from Peter Parker's unique point of view. Perfect for curious young readers who love Super Heroes, the book also has hidden characters and details from Spidey's world. You never know what-or who-you might find!

Shake to Assemble!

release date: Mar 31, 2015
Shake to Assemble!
With a simple shake or tap, the readers help the Avengers assemble into action! In this truly hands-on interactive picture book, the readers play a part in the storytelling. Through instructional text, children learn numbers and directions such as up, down, left, right, clockwise, and counterclockwise. Kids will enjoy the feeling of creating the story and the element of magic and wonder.

AT-AT Attack! Star Wars

release date: Jan 01, 2015
AT-AT Attack! Star Wars
Luke Skywalker and the rest of the Rebels face off against the Empire's dreaded mechanical AT-ATs on the ice planet of Hoth.
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