5 PRH Titles Among NYTBR’s “25 Notable Children’s Books of 2021”

Let’s celebrate the Penguin Young Readers and Random House Children’s books chosen by the editors of the New York Times Book Review for its list of the 25 Notable Children’s Books of 2021, published in the December 6 print edition.


Picture Books

DREAM STREET – Written by Tricia Elam Walker; Illustrated by Ekua Holmes (Anne Schwartz/Random House Children’s Books)

MILO IMAGINES THE WORLD – Written by Matt de la Peña; Illustrated by Christian Robinson (Putnam Books for Young Readers)


Middle Grade

LONG ROAD TO THE CIRCUS – Written by Betsy Bird; Illustrated by David Small (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

THE MANY MEANINGS OF MEILAN – By Andrea Wang (Kokila/Penguin Young Readers)


Young Adult

IN THE WILD LIGHT – By Jeff Zentner (Crown Books for Young Readers)





New York Times Book Review’s Notable 2021 Choices Published by Penguin Random House Publisher Services clients:

Picture Books

  • BRIGHT STAR – Written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales (Neal Porter Books/Holiday House)
  • THE ROCK FROM THE SKY – Written and illustrated by Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press)
  • WATERCRESS – Written by Andrea Wang; Illustrated by Jason Chin (Neal Porter Books/Holiday House)

Middle Grade

Posted: December 7, 2021