Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins, $24.99, ages 13 and up
In the third installment of this lavish series, a teen girl is menaced by a powerful sorceress in a mystical fantasy world.
The Annotated Peter Pan
J.M. Barrie, edited with an introduction by Maria Tatar
W.W. Norton, $39.95, all ages
The tale of a forever youthful boy and his friends in a handsome edition edited by an authority on classic fairy tales.
The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth
Random House, $29.99, ages 8 and up
Illuminating notes, drafts, insights and background on the book's publication such as how Juster and Feiffer met as young neighbors in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Balloons Over Broadway
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $16.99, ages 4-8
Collage illustrations tell the story of puppeteer Tony Sarg and how his helium balloons would become the trademark of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Michael J. Rosen, illustrated by Robert Sabuda
Candlewick, $34.99, ages 5 and up
A pop-up book celebrating the Festival of Lights in a variety of settings — on a kibbutz, on a ship, in the desert and in the big city — from around the world.
With Sounds and Music
R.P. Kids, $22.95, ages 4 and up
Here's the first prime-time TV outing of the Peanuts gang, in storybook form, along with interactive elements — music and character voices (including Linus' recitation from Luke's Gospel) — from that hit program.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Pop-Up Book
Penguin, $29.99, ages 7 and up
The magical world of Willy Wonka includes golden tickets, gobstoppers and a river of chocolate, but does it have lickable wallpaper?
Anna Harwell Celenza, Illustrated by Don Tate
Charlesbridge, $19.95, ages 6-9
Duke Ellington's band transforms the classical ballet into a cool-cat jazz number with Vegas glitz and Hollywood glamour. A CD recording of the Ellington/Billy Strayhorn composition is included.
Clive Gifford, illustrated by William Ings
Kingfisher, $15.99, ages 8 and up
A puzzle hunt using Google Earth (with instructions on how to download the free program) that sends young readers on a search using coordinates to visit some of the most fascinating sights around the globe.
If You Give a Dog a Donut
Laura Numeroff, illustrated by Felicia Bond
Balzer & Bray, $16.99, ages 3-7
Numeroff continues her hit "If You Give …" series looking at the mischief caused by a pooch with a real sweet tooth.
Kelly Milner Halls
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $16.99, ages 9 and up
The author interviews cryptozoologists, linguistics experts, anthropologists to discover whether Bigfoot really does exist.
Knopf Books for Young Readers, $27.99, ages 12 and up
The fate of Alagaësia rests on the shoulders of Eragon and his dragon, who must confront the evil Galbatorix in this concluding book in the "Inheritance" cycle.
Press, $29.95, all ages
This edition of the author's popular history book for children is supplemented by art, maps and photographs illustrating the advances and conflicts of human history.