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Courtney Carbone

Courtney Carbone studied English and creative writing in the United States and Australia before becoming a children’s book writer and editor in New York City. She has written several books, including Darcy Swipes Left, srsly Hamlet, and Macbeth #killingit.


Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears a Boo!

Join Dr. Seuss’s beloved character Horton the elephant and friends on a Halloween adventure as they try to overcome their fears and find the source of a spooky sound—includes two pages of colorful stickers! In the Jungle of Nool, near the Glowbug Lagoon, In the hush of the night, ‘neath the October moon, He was

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Embark on a New Quest with Zelda

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is breaking records and finally taking fans on a much-anticipated new adventure. With more than 10 millions copies sold shortly after its release, gamers are firmly in the grips of a Zelda craze. Nearly forty years old, the Zelda franchise is beloved for its iconic characters, rich

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May the Fourth Be with You on Star Wars Day

Since the classic, original 70s releases of the space opera that changed the landscape of American sci-fi forever, Star Wars has expanded into TV shows, cartoons, toys, video games, and so much more. Whether you love renegade smuggler Han Solo, rebel Princess Leia, good-hearted hero Luke Skywalker, or if you connect more with newer characters

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Super Mario Bros.

From Illumination and Nintendo comes a new animated film based on the world of Super Mario Bros. The film stars Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Charlie Day as Luigi, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong, Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson as

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Explore the World of Nintendo

Check out Super Mario Bros. Plumbing for super service and adventure! Serving Brooklyn and Queens, these mighty plumbers can tackle any problem that comes their way. The Super Mario Bros Movie hits theatres on April 7! There’s no better time to delve into the world of Nintendo. In addition to Mario and Luigi, Nintendo is

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Back to School

Kids across the country are heading back to the classroom this school year. Many families are more than ready to go back. Just as many feel uneasy, worried about the pandemic’s effect on their children’s social development, emotional well-being, and education. In this still unprecedented environment, families are clearly seeking solutions to support the health,

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2021 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s iconic picture book The Lorax, and Random House Children’s Books and Dr. Seuss Enterprises will celebrate with special new publications, including an Anniversary Edition releasing April 7th, and activities that encourage environmental and community activism. In honor of this milestone, Random House Children’s Books announces The Lorax

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