New Release Books by Joan Holub

Joan Holub is the author of Artemis the Hero (2022), Big Stuff Planes, Rockets, Spacecraft! (2022), Hades and the Helm of Darkness (2022), Persephone & the Unicorn's Ruby (2022) and other 297 books.

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Artemis the Hero

release date: Dec 06, 2022
Artemis the Hero
Meet the treacherous Alpheus in this twenty-eighth Goddess Girls adventure! After the sneaky river god Alpheus takes a precious cup from a river nymph, it’s up to Artemis to get it back! When Alpheus challenges Artemis to a surprisingly easy bet, with the winner getting the cup, Artemis thinks it’s too good to be true—and realizes Alpheus will stop at nothing to win. Can Artemis be a hero to her friends?

Big Stuff Planes, Rockets, Spacecraft!

release date: Jul 19, 2022
Big Stuff Planes, Rockets, Spacecraft!
From the author of the bestselling This Little series comes the first in a new line of board books about the science behind everyday things—this one about things that fly! Show little ones how big vehicles work and introduce the inventors behind them through simple rhyming text and vibrant illustrations with this engaging board book. From hot air balloons to airplanes to spacecrafts and beyond, Big Stuff Planes, Rockets, Spacecraft! connects the dots between people and the technology they create and gives age-appropriate explanations of scientific concepts like rocket propulsion and power hydraulics!

Hades and the Helm of Darkness

release date: Aug 23, 2022
Hades and the Helm of Darkness
Hades is the center of the (under)world in the third book of the graphic novel adaptation of the popular Heroes in Training series! The Underworld usually isn’t anyone’s idea of a fun place—except for Hades. He loves the dark and even the stinky smell of sulfur! But there is one thing that Hades is not a fan of…dogs. And when Zeus and his fellow Olympians encounter Cerberus—a mean, snarling, three-headed dog—Hades must conquer his fears and tame the dog in order for everyone to continue on to the Underworld and drop off their Titan prisoner, Oceanus, back where he belongs! With magical water that makes one forget, hot beds of lava, and another epic battle with two more Titans standing in their way, can Zeus and his heroes make it out of the Underworld with everyone intact? New readers and old fans alike will enjoy these full-color graphic novel adaptations of the long-running Heroes in Training series.

Persephone & the Unicorn's Ruby

release date: May 03, 2022
Persephone & the Unicorn's Ruby
Join little Persephone on a sweet adventure in this tenth Little Goddess Girls story—part of the Aladdin QUIX line! Persephone and Aphrodite are continuing the quest to try and find some missing jewels. They end up meeting a lost bunny in their travels, who is looking for the Castle of What-Ifs. The girls end up in a magical, delicious land, where they meet a unicorn made of chocolate, with a very special crown—one that might be the key to finding one of the missing jewels!

This Little Wonder

release date: Aug 16, 2022
This Little Wonder
Learn all about important leaders with disabilities in this engaging board book in the bestselling This Little series! Now even the youngest readers can learn all about important people whose wonderful talents shine bright from the disability community. Highlighting ten memorable people who paved the way, parents and little ones alike will love this discovery primer full of fun, age-appropriate facts and bold illustrations.

Who Was Charles Schulz?

release date: Mar 01, 2022
Who Was Charles Schulz?
Learn more about the cartoonist who created Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the lovable Peanuts gang in this new addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series! Charles (otherwise known as Sparky) Schulz always loved drawing from the time he was a young child, and as he grew older, he turned this passion into a phenomenally successful career. His early doodles of his mischievous dog and of a shy boy inspired two of his most familiar and beloved characters, Charlie Brown and Snoopy. Here''s the story about Peanuts gang and Charles''s life that''s sure to excite all readers but especially those who love the classic cartoon series.

Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom Graphic Novel

release date: Feb 22, 2022
Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom Graphic Novel
Ten-year-old Zeus is kidnapped by the terrible Titans, merciless giants who enjoy snacking on humans, and when in self-defense he pulls a magical thunderbolt from a stone he begins an adventure to rescue his fellow Olympians from the evil Cronus.

Persephone the Phony Graphic Novel

release date: Feb 22, 2022
Persephone the Phony Graphic Novel
Persephone befriends resident bad boy Hades in this second book in the Goddess Girls Graphic Novel series, based on the popular and long-running Goddess Girls series. Persephone’s mom encourages her to “go along to get along” instead of doing what she really wants, and Persephone follows her advice even when it makes her feel like a fake. But when she meets Mount Olympus Academy troublemaker Hades, she finally feels she has found someone she can be herself with. He’s the first person who actually listens to her, and she finds herself liking him, despite the fact that the other goddess girls think he’s bad news. But if he makes her feel so special—and she’s so comfortable hanging around him—can he really be all that bad?

Poseidon and the Sea of Fury Graphic Novel

release date: Feb 22, 2022
Poseidon and the Sea of Fury Graphic Novel
Young Poseidon must overcome his fear of the sea and its creatures to save a fellow Olympian

Athena & the Mermaid's Pearl

release date: Feb 01, 2022
Athena & the Mermaid's Pearl
Join little Athena on a sweet adventure in this ninth Little Goddess Girls story—part of the Aladdin QUIX line! Athena wants to help a mermaid find some stolen jewels! But she is in a bad mood after losing a contest. With the help of some magical walking, talking dishes and some goddess girl magic, will she find the special pearl hidden somewhere on Mount Olympus?

Hecate the Witch

release date: Nov 30, 2021
Hecate the Witch
Get to know Hecate, a student of witchcraft, in this twenty-seventh Goddess Girls adventure! Eleven-year-old Hecate loves being a student at Hexwitch School but gets nervous about things that could go wrong. To try and stem her anxious feelings, she gathers all the facts about different situations—that way, she will always be prepared if disaster strikes. After stumbling into a pet cemetery, Hecate meets Melinoe, who calls herself a ghost herder. She is in charge of leading the ghosts of pets and other animals to the River Styx in the Underworld. But Melinoe doesn’t notice when one of her ghost animals follows Hecate home! More and more of the lost ghosts gather with Hecate, and she learns they have unfinished business left on Earth and refuse to enter the Underworld. The deceased pets are counting on Hecate, but Melinoe isn’t too thrilled with having competition! Can Hecate help the animals without making a new enemy?

This Little Rainbow

release date: Oct 05, 2021
This Little Rainbow
Learn all about important leaders who represent, empower, and support the LGBTQIA+ community in this engaging board book perfect for proud leaders-in-training! Now even the youngest readers can learn all about important people who are from or helped support the LGBTQIA+ community! Highlighting ten memorable people who paved the way, parents and little ones alike will love this discovery primer full of fun, age-appropriate facts and bold illustrations.

Artemis & the Wishing Kitten

release date: Sep 21, 2021
Artemis & the Wishing Kitten
Join little Artemis on a sweet adventure in this eighth Little Goddess Girls story—part of the Aladdin QUIX line! The Goddess Girls are on their way to the Sparkle City Pet Show when they discover a cute, pink kitten on the Hello Brick Road. Two boys, Prince Paris and Odysseus, both claim the kitten is theirs. Can Artemis figure out which boy is telling the truth and get the sweet kitty back home?

Zeus and the Skeleton Army

release date: Sep 21, 2021
Zeus and the Skeleton Army
Zeus and his fellow gods-in-training attempt to capture the king of hell’s hound in this latest Heroes in Training chapter book! Zeus and his fellow gods-in-training face a new challenge in the underworld when they attempt to capture Cerberus—the three-headed guardian and cherished pet of Zeus’s brother Hades. But they find themselves up against even more than they anticipated when they have to face off against Melinoe and her skeletal minions.

What's in Unicorn's Backpack?

release date: Jul 13, 2021
What's in Unicorn's Backpack?
See how unicorns pack for school in this adventurous, backpack-shaped board book with flaps little ones can lift! Have you ever wondered what a unicorn packs in her backpack for school? What do her pencils and notebooks look like? What does she eat for lunch? What kind of toys does she bring for afterschool fun?

What's in Dragon's Backpack?

release date: Jun 29, 2021
What's in Dragon's Backpack?
See how dragons pack for school in this adventurous, backpack-shaped board book with flaps little ones can lift! Have you ever wondered what a dragon packs in his backpack for school? What do his pencils and notebooks look like? What does he eat for lunch? What kind of toys does he bring for afterschool fun?

I Am the Shark

release date: May 04, 2021
I Am the Shark
What makes the great white shark (one of) the greatest fish in the sea? FIN-d out in this hilarious fish-out-of-water story that''s perfect for Shark Week and all year-round! "Don''t miss this one." -School Library Journal, Starred Review Hi! I am Great White Shark, and if you get this book, you''ll read all about ME--the greatest shark in the sea! Not so fast! Greenland Shark here, and as the oldest shark in this book, that makes me the greatest. Did someone say fast? I''m Mako Shark, and I''m the fastest shark in this book! Eat my bubbles! Wow, I''m Hammerhead Shark. You don''t need my special eyes to see that there are lots of great sharks in this book. Sink your teeth into it now! New York Times bestselling author Joan Holub makes a splash with bestselling illustrator Laurie Keller to deliver an entertaining undersea story filled with the greatest shark facts in the ocean!

This Little Environmentalist

release date: Mar 30, 2021
This Little Environmentalist
Learn all about big leaders who love and protect the Earth in this engaging and inspiring board book perfect for environmentalists-in-training! Now even the youngest readers can learn all about important people who help protect and take care of our Earth! Highlighting ten memorable environmentalists who paved the way, parents and little ones alike will love this discovery primer full of fun, age-appropriate facts and bold illustrations.

Boo-Nicorns (a Touch-And-Feel Book)

release date: Jun 28, 2022
Boo-Nicorns (a Touch-And-Feel Book)
Join trick-or-treating unicorns in this whimsical board book, with touch-and-feel on every spread! Halloween has arrived and these unicorns can''t wait to celebrate! KANGAROO-nicorns, TUTU-nicorns, CHOO-CHOO-nicorns and more put on costumes and go trick-or-treating. Little ones won''t be able to resist the eye-catching, tactile, hands-on touch-and-feel on every page that is sure to keep them engaged and excited during storytime. New York Times bestselling author Joan Holub''s text is full of sweetness and begs to be read aloud, and shines alongside bright, cute-as-can-be unicorns illustrations from artist Allison Black. With the effervescent silliness of Sandra Boynton, adorable unicorns, and perfectly touchable touch-and-feel, this is the book is perfect for trick-or-treaters everywhere!

Persephone & the Evil King

release date: Jan 05, 2021
Persephone & the Evil King
Join little Persephone for a sweet adventure in this sixth Little Goddess Girls story—part of the Aladdin QUIX line! Persephone, Artemis, and Aphrodite are on a quest to save their fellow Little Goddess Girl, Athena, from the evil King Hephaestus. It turns out the king has turned Athena (and her dog, Oliver) into treasures, and have hidden them in a massive treasure room. The girls only have seven guesses as to what and where exactly they are—before their friend is stuck forever!

Persephone the Grateful

release date: Dec 01, 2020
Persephone the Grateful
Get to know Persephone, the Queen of the Underworld, in this twenty-sixth Goddess Girls adventure!

Athena & the Island Enchantress

release date: Aug 25, 2020
Athena & the Island Enchantress
Join little Athena for a sweet adventure in this fifth Little Goddess Girls story—part of the Aladdin QUIX line! After sparkly adventures on Mount Olympus, Athena is called back to help a boy named Hercules. They have been asked by Hestia to rescue the rightful queen of a magical island, who has been captured by the evil King Hephaestus. The key seems to be a mysterious enchantress named Circe—but Athena and Hercules aren’t sure if she’s a friend or foe! With the help of her fellow little goddess girls, can Athena help save the queen?

Alkyoneus and the Warrior Queen

release date: Aug 25, 2020
Alkyoneus and the Warrior Queen
Zeus and Hercules face a very hungry giant in this latest Heroes in Training chapter book! Zeus and Hercules may have gotten a scale from the nine-headed hydra, but that isn’t enough for King Eurystheus to forgive Hercules for egging his temple. For their next task, the Oracle Pythia reveals that, to make Eurystheus happy, they have to get the golden belt from the queen of the Amazons—a band of warrior girls. Although the Amazons are friendly enough, there’s just one problem…they think that boys are stinky! And Hercules hasn’t been great at getting people to like him. But before they even reach the Amazons, they are caught by the awful giant Alkyoneus. He has seven daughters to feed, and the boys would make for a perfect snack. Can Zeus and Hercules escape his clutches and get the belt in time? Or will they end up in hot water?

Runaway Signs

release date: Jun 02, 2020
Runaway Signs
When the road signs take a vacation, chaos and hilarity ensue--and they quickly learn how important they are. School is ending for the summer, and the stick figures on the school crossing sign are jealous of all the vacation plans they hear the students making. The stick figures work hard--maybe they deserve a vacation, too! So they abandon their signpost and set off on an adventure, inviting along all the other underappreciated road signs they meet on the way. It''s all fun and games for a while, especially when they stumble upon a fantastic amusement park. But the people they''ve left behind are feeling their absence, and soon there are traffic tangles and lost pedestrians everywhere. The signs are more important than they realized, and now it''s time for them to save the day!

Skade and the Enchanted Snow

release date: Mar 10, 2020
Skade and the Enchanted Snow
From the authors of the Goddess Girls series comes the fourth book in a series steeped in Norse mythology, magic, adventure, and friendship. Skade, the goddess of skiing, is known as one of the best athletes—and a top student—at Asgard Academy. But lately, she’s felt like she’s been in a slump. When three giants appear and offer to mend the rift between the worlds by organizing a ski competition, Skade feels like this is her big chance to prove herself again. After all, the powerful Odin will be choosing the Asgard team based on ability, attitude, and academics! But much to Skade’s embarrassment, Odin is less than impressed with her—and names her as an alternate instead of part of the main team. Aside from Skade’s frustrations, something seems fishy about the whole competition. After one of Skade’s classmates has a strange nightmare about it, they start to wonder if the games are one big cover-up for something more sinister. And when the Asgard team finds themselves on thin ice, it’s up to Skade to overcome a big fear, save her friend—and show everyone what she’s made of!

This Little Dreamer

release date: Jan 14, 2020
This Little Dreamer
Learn all about dreamers who changed history in this engaging and hopeful board book perfect for dreamers-in-training! In this sixth book in the This Little series, now even the youngest readers can learn all about important people in history who dared to dream big for a better future! Highlighting ten memorable dreamers who paved the way, parents and little ones alike will love this inspirational primer full of fun, age-appropriate facts and bold illustrations.
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