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Books: New at CADL

New at CADL

New Kids Picture Books

These picture books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

With soothing verses that evoke the beauty and wonder of the natural world, and stunning hand-sculpted clay illustrations, this book is one adults everywhere will read again and again with the cherished children in their lives.
Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk unite as the Avengers to battle Hydra and such villains as Loki and Ultron.
Simply labeled illustrations introduce readers to items associated with the fall season. Includes textures to touch.
Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes.
"I am Kevin. I fall and hurt myself. Mom gives me a kiss to feel better. Then she takes me to the hospital. What's it going to be like there?"--Cover back.
When Duck decides to make a jack-o-lantern, he and his friends Pig and Mouse are in for a scary adventure.
"The lamb Sydney befriends the shepherd girl Zhi, as well as other animals of the Chinese lunar calendar, and demonstrates the qualities of a kind heart. Lists the birth years and characteristics of individuals born in the Chinese Year of the Sheep"--Prov…
Encourages readers to use their imaginations as the author reimagines her world.
A young girl describes how she doesn't want to look like a sterotypical witch when she grows up, but rather a nice one like her mother.
A mother shares some of the ways that she loves her child unconditionally.
Bear has never been so tired but his next-door neighbor, a wide-awake duck, keeps disturbing his sleep.
In a retelling of the classic nursery rhyme, follows the Itsy Bitsy Spider and his friends, including the Itchy Nitchy Spider and the Tutti Frutti Spider, as they all try to climb different objects in various adverse weather conditions
"Bow-Wow, an expressive dog, tangles with some unruly neighbors in this wordless, spooky Halloween picture book"--Provided by publisher.
Eula, the square cat, grows many vegetables in her garden but cannot be persuaded to like spinach.
Sister Bear gets carried away with her plans after being asked to be a flower girl at a Valentine's Day wedding.
The Browns introduce Paddington to his new home, London.
Chick hops into the farmer's house one night and starts shopping online for the whole farm. But when she arranges to meet up with a friend she's made online, she discovers all is not as it seems in this twist on the traditional Chicken Licken story.
Super heroines Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Black Canary are among those profiled.
Ruby, Blue and Blanket are playing dressing up, but Ruby doesn't know what to be; a cowboy, a witch or a ghost in a sheet? 'I just can't decide!' she cries. Luckily Blanket's idea makes everyone happy, but who will win the glittering prize?
Kapi, the monkey king, tries to protect his subjects by keeping the mango tree a secret from the humans.
"Don't do what they do! DC's super-villains and super heroes join forces to illustrate bad and good choices for young super hero fans."--Publisher's website.
A cat finds the courage to climb again after a frightening fall from his owner's apartment balcony.
Follows the changing seasons in a forest as trees and animals are nourished and are dependent on each other.
"This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu," an Inuktitut ter…
A wordless picture book in which a snowman comes to life with the help of his animal friends and a very special black hat.
Ruby's pets compete for her affection on Valentine's Day.
Introduces the numbers from one to ten featuring the animals from the motion picture "Madagascar."
Best friends Sam and Julia love spending their days exploring the many rooms and secret hiding places of the Mouse Mansion, where they live with their families.
"Herman the bear and Henry the raccoon are best friends. But Henry's moving far, far away! So what do they do? Promise to write each other all the time and stay best friends forever, that's what. But being pen-pals is easier said than done, especially whe…
A little boy overcomes his fear of the dark during a daring teddy bear rescue.
Follows the activities of eight wild bears as they find their food and take care of their young.
Hatching out of a little egg, a mysterious baby creature searches for his absent family and elusive home while learning astonishing things about who and what he really is.
"Mr. Fox is going to the moon. Away he goes in his hot air balloon. But wait. Can Elephant come too? Sure! Let's bring along some pizza. What about Giraffe? And Squirrel? Everyone is welcome in Mr. Fox's balloon, but look out--a surprise is in store for e…
Young Henry experiences a range of emotions when a new baby sibling joins his family.
In Paris, France, Minnie, a long-haired teacup chihuahua who loves to dress up, gets separated from her fashion-loving owner, Francoise, at a fashion show.
When the other animals laugh at Olive for wearing the hat she received as a gift from Joe, she is not sure what to do about it.
Although Hannah is excited to welcome a new baby to their family and wants to help in every way, she wonders how long it will be before the baby can do something besides sleep and cry.
As he goes through the day, Dog gains an increasing number of differently colored spots on his previously white coat.
A tailor's very old overcoat is recycled numerous times over the years into a variety of garments and for other uses.
In four holiday stories Disney princesses Ariel, Aurora, Cinderella, and Tiana celebrate Christmas in their own distinctive ways with their princes, their families, and their friends.
Demonstrates different ways of counting to ten using such items as fingers, paints, racing cars, and fairy tales.
When Ella the elephant goes to the carnival and loses her lucky hat in a storm, she learns a valuable lesson about the real meaning of luck.
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