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Barnes and Noble Reads | Our Most Anticipated Kids’ Books May 2024 — Simone

With the weather slowly but surely warming up, we’re sure the little ones are enjoying hikes, scavenger hunts and outdoor activities aplenty this spring — are they still wearing those eclipse glasses outside? From the next installment in one of our favorite epic series to enchanting new worlds and captivating picture books, you’ll have ample reads to bring along to those springtime park picnics. With brand new stories and a few favorites now in paperback, these are the kids’ books we’re most excited for this May for Barnes and Noble Reads

Simone by Viet Thanh Nguyen book cover


By Viet Thanh Nguyen

Illustrator Minnie Phan

This big-hearted picture book about community and climate change, from an acclaimed author and illustrator duo, will help tiny readers and their adults think about what’s next for all of us.

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