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).

Old man Pettson is lonely until his neighbor brings him a box that reads: "Findus Green Peas." But when Pettson opens the box he doesn't see peas... he sees a tiny kitten. Pettson's lonely days are over and he talks like he's never talked before-- and soo…
Relive the magic of Frozen with this deluxe storybook featuring the complete lyrics to "Do you want to build a snowman?", "For the first time in forever," and "Let it go." Then play your instrumental CD and sing along! -- Book jacket.
Young readers are invited to identify animals with different color patterns, in a die-cut book with insets of holographic foil. On board pages.
On a fine spring day, Baby goes for a walk and wonders about what he sees and hears in a tree, in the dirt, and behind a bush.
Clifford the big red dog shows he cares about others, including his owner, his family, and his friends, and they in turn show they care about Clifford.
When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends.
Introduces young nature enthusiasts to the preliminary steps to becoming a gardener, combining interactive lift-flaps with elementary facts about creating and caring for a garden.
"When a young boy finds a stick on the ground and reads the inspiring words carved into it, his life begins to change as he fulfills lifelong dreams and discovers the truth about giving"--From publisher description.
Retells stories based on such popular Dreamworks animated films as "Shrek," "Madagascar," "How to Train Your Dragon," and "Kung Fu Panda" that focus on the role of the friendships among the characters in their adventures.
Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots. Features a gate-fold illustration that opens into a three-page spread.
An instruction manual for aspiring superheroes that follows the adventures of action-figure Captain Magma and his sidekick/owner Lava Boy as they outsmart a villainous dinosaur, evade a bee, and save a worm from certain destruction.
After moving to the big city, a little dog named Norbert seeks to answer the question "What can little me do?" This lovable tale about discovering one's purpose is inspired by a real three-pound dog named Norbert.
When cast members in the school play "Romeo and Grizzliet" get angry and start a fight, Brother and Sister Bear help with the peacekeeping.
"It was supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but after battling monsters and villains, the mighty Avengers just weren't in the holiday spirit. Not even gifts from the Wasp could make their days merry. But who was that dashing through the sn…
TWO's best friend is ONE...until THREE jumps in between them. A powerful story of friendship, loss, letting go, and self-discovery."--Provided by publisher.
Readers can count letters as they appear in various situations such as "10 Js jumping" and "18 Rs raining."
The Hamada brothers and their friends challenge each other to create an amazing new invention by Friday and the Hamada brothers intend to win
Sam and Dave are sure they will discover something exciting if they just keep digging their hole.
The Octopod has located a steaming volcano at the bottom of an ocean trench. It's an undersea emergency-everybody needs to get out, fast! But will there be time to save three floating blobfish before the big blast! Octonauts, let's do this!
In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire plays a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.
As they travel through deep, dark waters, the Octonauts find themselves in a battle with a colossal squid over the Octopod! Can the crew win this bout of tentacle wrestling? Octonauts, let's do this!
Retells Luke Skywalker's journey from a Tatooine farm boy to a Jedi Knight, as he learns how to use the Force in the battle against the Empire.
In this wordless, lift-the-flap picture book, Flora and her new friend, the penguin, dance on the ice together and learn to treat each other with respect and kindness.
Charlie, an Inupiat boy, is excited about the upcoming festival to celebrate a successful whale hunt, but afraid when he thinks this might be the year he takes part in the traditional blanket toss. Includes glossary and notes on Inupiat whaling traditions…
Meat-eating and vegetarian dinosaurs compete in surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding events.
The little chickies learn about the challenges of life with a new sibling when the newest chickie hatches from an egg.
Celebrates a giant sequoia tree as its shelters birds and small animals, experiences all the seasons, and points up to the night sky and the stars.
The king's beloved unicorns are hiding a secret and a little girl is determined to solve the mystery.
Little Critter learns how to be grateful for what he has, rather than always wishing for something better.
A child tells an outlandish tale of what took place while a younger sibling was taking a nap.
Follows a day in the life of a baby as he wakes up to the morning sun, has breakfast, goes with his father to the library and the grocery store, plays, has dinner, and finally goes to bed.
Duke and his construction crew of worker dogs race to build and repair a highway from the city to the beach.
Although the other reindeer laugh at him because of his bright red nose, Rudolph proves his worth when he is chosen to lead Santa Claus' sleigh on a foggy night.
When Bane makes his way into the Batcave, it could spell the end for the Dark Knight.
Gazing at her beloved full moon at night, Little Mouse is unable to resist taking a nibble of a delicious banana that she believes is a piece of the moon that has fallen from the sky, rendering the moon no longer round.
Little dinosaur Rex smashes his way through his long-suffering friends' block buildings, testing their playtime fun and friendship.
Through a series of letters, Alex tries to convince his parents that he should not be staying with his grandparents while they are away, but slowly comes to realize that he can have fun, even at Happy Hills Retirement Community.
Spot enjoys helping his mother at the supermarket.
"Marlene is the class bully until Big Freddy stands up to her"--Provided by publisher.
A sock monkey becomes angry with a stuffed dog while they are playing and declares they are no longer friends, but soon learns that he may not have been a good friend, either.
Kitty sleeps in unlikely places all around the house--but never in her own bed--until Chloe discovers the perfect sleeping arrangement.
When Zebra and his enthusiastic friend Moose are asked to exit a book about shapes, Moose has other plans.
Sue and John ask Pete the zookeeper why Kalama Zoo is closed, and he tells them the animals are ill, from Edward the elephant who has a cold to Fran the flamingo who has a sore throat.
Dot feels unimportant and unnecessary until the narrator, with the reader's assistance, shows just how important a dot can be.
When disaster results every time a little girl tries to do nice things for her mother, she finds that although her mother doesn't understand her intentions, she loves her anyway.
While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.
When a little clown gets lost after falling off a train, a farmer finds him and befriends him until the train returns.
A mouse leads a group of animals on a search for the biggest creature in the world.
Invites readers to slide the pages open to discover who is traveling in various modes of transportation.
Red Knit Cap Girl and her animal friends create a library inside a mighty oak tree, where they can read and exchange books.
Tired of standing still on their old hill, several sheep board an airplane for a round-the-world adventure.
"There is pandemonium in the jungle. A strange roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer the patchwork elephant is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surp…
When the Royal Family moves to a new castle, Little Princess misses her old room.
Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.
Introduces ten rabbits who like to dance, sing, jump, and wiggle their noses in unison to entertain their audience, but anyone is welcome to join the chorus line after donning a pair of bunny ears.
An illustrated, easy-to-read story about Hercules who, before becoming a legendary Roman hero, disobeys his mother and then must set things right. Includes a retelling of the Roman myth of Hercules' twelve labors.
Among the ruins of Angkor Wat, Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo, and Gecko accept Elephant's challenge to race to a certain temple to settle their argument over who would have made the greatest king, and at the end Elephant explains how the competition showed…
In this version of the classic song, residents of a rural Guatemalan village travel by bus to the city. Includes endnotes on Guatemala's geography, agriculture, transportation, currency, landmarks, and customs.
An illustrated, easy-to-read retelling of the Greek myth of Pandora, whose curiosity leads her to disobey her mother and open a mysterious box.
Using no special effects other than the reader's imagination, simple directions lead the reader to experiment with mixing and changing colors on the printed page.
A boy is nervous about a presentation he has to give at school.
Little Cub and Papa Bear wander their arctic neighborhood discussing what angels are, whether they are really all around, what they look like, and how they serve God and protect His cubs.
Orq the cave boy loves his friend, the wooly mammoth Woma, but Orq's mother doesn't think Woma should be kept as a pet, so Orq hatches a plan to convince his mother that his friend belongs with them.
Nolan is delighted to find a stray backhoe and, after naming it Joe and persuading it to follow him home, sets out to train it so that his parents will let him keep Joe as his very own.
"For one dog, a boy is his everything"--Provided by publisher.
Bizzy Bear measures, saws, drills, and paints as he and his animal friends work together on a do-it-yourself project.
Invites youngsters to move the slides to find the answers to simple questions about color, counting, and other topics as Hello Kitty and her friends visit the farmers' market, a café, the beach, a carnival, a school, and the park.
Poky, a puppy who always lags behind, makes friends with a skunk called Herman, and when Herman's home is destroyed, Poky uses his Christmas gift to help him out.
"In this story (told in the form of a television broadcast), bears emerge from hibernation demanding to be fed."
Describes how taking away a letter of the alphabet can change one word into a different word, including taking away the letter "A" which changes beast into best and taking away the letter "M" which changes farm into far.
"From 1775 to the present, the landscape around a lone oak tree goes through significant changes"--Provided by publisher.
A book featuring photographs of boys from all around the world celebrates global diversity.
"In this ten-page board book, young readers learn animal sounds. The up-close-and-personal images of everyone's favorite animals makes this a perfect gift for any child learning his or her colors as well as mini works of art that can be enjoyed by animal …
"In this ten-page board book, young readers learn their baby animals. The up-close-and-personal images of everyone's favorite animals makes this a perfect gift for any child learning his or her colors as well as mini works of art that can be enjoyed by an…
The countryside of New England is depicted in the pictures accompanying this folk song in which a fox travels many miles to get dinner for his wife and ten cubs.
On his last day of work, Mr. Frank, a tailor, receives an order to complete the most important outfit of his career.
Six energetic ninjas at daycare fight over toys, throw fits during story time, and tip chairs at lunch, as their master attempts to teach them about honor, kindness, and respect.
Marcel, an old elephant who is writing an encyclopedia, reminisces about his memorable world travels and experiences in Paris.
After drawing a picture of her cat, a young girl searches for the perfect place to hang her masterpiece.
Dog believes he has everything he needs to be happy before befriending Mouse, who helps him discover that his big blue suitcase is ideal for sharing.
Describes the seasonal changes that come with winter and details the ways people prepare and decorate for Christmas celebrations.
Spotting an exquisite bird in a tree, three friends execute a series of stealthy plans to capture the bird only to have their efforts foiled, while their quiet, observant companion stretches out his hand to execute a plan of his own.
A down-on-his-luck painter with poor eyesight teams up with a dog with a knack for painting portraits.
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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