Kids Picture Books

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Dragons from Mars go to school / by Deborah Aronson ; illustrated by Colin Jack
The dragons from Mars are headed to school. But when Molly and Fred arrive at the classroom door, they realize life at school might come with some challenges. Will Nathaniel's larger-than-most pals fit in with the rest of his class
Trini's big leap / Alexander de Wit & Beth Kephart ; illustrated by William Sulit.
Trini is the highest flyer, the strongest gripper, the most spectacular cartwheeler at her after-school club. She easily masters any gymnastic move her teachers show her, and always says, "I can do that." But when she tries to construct buildings out of b…
Llama Llama happy birthday! / Anna Dewdney.
"It's Llama Llama's birthday, and he can't wait to celebrate with his friends! But they all seem to be busy. Or are they avoiding him? Llama Llama doesn't understand what's going on, and feels left out. Llama Llama might be in for his biggest surprise yet…
Llama Llama 5-minute stories / Anna Dewdney.
A padded storybook treasury starring everyone's favorite llama! Fans of Anna Dewdney's best-selling Llama Llama series, now a Netflix animated original series, will join Llama, his Mama, and all their friends in a collection of stories each crafted for re…
My first memory verse Bible / [text by Jacob Vium-Olesen ; illustrations by Sandrine L'Amour].
Offers twenty Bible memory verses, with brief explanation about each passage.
Romeo explores the garden / Alain Grée.
"Romeo the dog loves exploring and today he is exploring the garden. He finds out what grows in a garden, what plants need to grow and what kind of animals are in gardens."--Cataloguer.
My teacher is a robot / Jeffrey Brown.
From the author of the "New York Times"-bestselling Jedi Academy books comes an imaginative picture book about a kid whose creative outlook has everyone at school seeing the world through new eyes. Fred does not want to go to school because it's boring. E…
Two little trains / by Margaret Wise Brown ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon.
Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West.
The magic flute / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and [adapted by] Chris Raschka.
Retells the story of the Mozart opera, in which the noble Prince Tamino seeks the fair Pamina against a backdrop of the battle between darkness and light.
My little pond / Katrin Wiehle
Duck, Frog and Fish live in the pond and introduce readers to their home: showing what plants grow on the banks, which plants thrive in the pond water, and even what tadpoles look like. Elegantly designed with spare text, these gentle earth tone illustrat…
My little ocean / Katrin Wiehle.
Seal, Seagull, and Crab introduce readers to their homes in the ocean and on the beach: showing which plants grow on the ocean floor, what crabs look like, and which fish have fun red dots. Elegantly designed with spare text, Katrin's Wiehle's gentle, ado…
How to light your dragon / Didier Lévy ; Fred Benaglia, illustrator.
Has your dragon forgotten how to breathe fire? Have no fear. This imaginative story follows the exploits of one frustrated dragon owner as she tries increasingly hilarious tricks to rekindle her dragon's flame. Covering everything from the simplest tactic…
Count on me / Miguel Tanco.
Everyone has a passion. For some, it's music. For others, it's art. For our heroine, it's math. When she looks around the world, she sees math in all the beautiful things: the concentric circles a stone makes in a lake, the curve of a slide, the geometric…
Rosie the dragon and Charlie make waves / by Lauren Kerstein ; Illustrations by Nate Wragg.
"It's summertime, and you're invited for a rollicking day at the pool with Charlie and his pet dragon (and best friend!), Rosie. But be careful--swimming with a dragon can be, um, challenging. As Rosie and Charlie blow bubbles (don't forget your umbrella!…
The evil princess vs. the brave knight / Jennifer L. Holm vs. Matthew Holm.
Two young siblings, the Evil Princess and the Brave Knight, confront the truth about their respective reputations as a mischief-making princess and a chivalrous do-gooder.
Under the water / Carles Porta.
"It's summer in the hidden valley and the inhabitants are getting ready to celebrate 'Dragon's Day'. But when things start to go amiss, can the friends set things right and evade the monster that lurks beneath the lake before the party begins?"--Back cove…
Firefly home / Jane Clarke, illustrated by Britta Teckentrup.
Fireflies are very special. They have a light inside them that shimmers and shines. But one little firefly is lost, and there are so many bright lights shining in the night sky she'll need some help to find her way back home.
Prince Bertram the bad / by Arnold Lobel.
A classic picture book fable about kindness by the beloved children's book creator of Frog and Toad. Once upon a time a prince was born. The kingdom was excited and proud. But Prince Bertram was not a thoughtful boy. He broke all of his toys, put spiders …
A normal pig / by K-Fai Steele.
"Pip is a normal pig who does normal stuff: cooking, painting, and dreaming of what she’ll be when she grows up. But one day a new pig comes to school and starts pointing out all the ways in which Pip is different. Suddenly she doesn’t like any of the sam…
I look up to... Malala Yousafzai / Anna Membrino ; Fatti Burke.
Malala Yousafzai is an activist for girl's education . . . and an inspiring role model!
Albert's quiet quest : a Mile End kids story / words and pictures by Isabelle Arsenault.
Albert wants a quiet place to read, but his friends just want to play and now everyone has to figure out how to have fun together.
I look up to... Serena Williams / Anna Membrino ; Fatti Burke.
Serena Williams is a professional tennis player . . . and an inspiring role model.
First colors / illustrations by Hannah + Holly.
Introduces the colors by asking young readers to feel raised images of different objects, including a red strawberry, a green leaf, a yellow bird, and a pink flamingo.
Richard Scarry's busy busy cars and trucks.
Unavailable for nearly two decades, this action-packed board book featuring an array of vehicles from the one and only Scarry is back in print in celebration of Scarry's 100th birthday. Full color.
Richard Scarry's busy busy construction site.
Little builders will love putting on their hard hats and heading to work alongside huge dump trucks, gigantic bulldozers, powerful ditch-diggers, and more! Full of colorful vehicles and friendly faces from Cars and Trucks and Things That Go and What Do Pe…
My best friend is a unicorn / Rachael McLean.
"Read along to find out how having a unicorn best friend makes every day magical--there's even a surprise waiting for you at the end!"--Back cover.
The school book / Todd Parr.
"Todd Parr introduces readers to all the things they can do at school"--Provided by publisher.
A boy like you / by Frank Murphy ; illustrated by Kayla Harren.
"Encourages every boy to embrace all of the things that make him unique, and to be curious, brave, kind, thoughtful, and more." --provided by publisher
The King of Kindergarten / Derrick Barnes ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton.
Instilled with confidence by his parents, a young boy has a great first day of kindergarten.
Wheels on the bus / Raffi ; illustrated by Sylvie Kantorovitz Wickstrom.
As the rickety old bus collects an odd assortment of passengers in a quaint little town, the reader may join in with the sounds of the bus and motions of the driver and passengers.
Busy fire station / illustrated by Rebecca Finn.
Push, pull, turn, and slide it s playtime! This interactive board book has spinners to turn and tabs to slide, colorful illustrations filled with things to spot, and lots of new vocabulary to learn. The siren wails and the lights flash blue: here comes th…
Donovan's big day / by Lesléa Newman ; illustrations by Mike Dutton.
From the moment Donovan wakes in the morning, he painstakingly prepares for his special role in the wedding ceremony of his two mothers.
Future astronaut / written by Lori Alexander ; illustrated by Allison Black.
Babies demonstrate what it takes to become an astronaut, from working in small spaces to growing healthy teeth to eating from plastic containers.
Big red school / written by Meredith Rusu ; illustrated by Remy Simard.
When Emily describes all the fun activities at school and Clifford wishes he could join her, Emily creates a school for dogs in the backyard.
Hannah Sparkles : hooray for the first day of school! / by Robin Mellom ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton.
Enthusiastic Hannah Sparkles is overjoyed to start first grade, and learns along the way that sometimes being a good listener is the best way to be a good friend.
Nope. Never. Not for me! / by Samantha Cotterill.
"A young child refuses to try a bite of broccoli until her mom guides her through a careful exploration of the new food"--Provided by publisher.
The peculiar pig / Joy Steuerwald.
Penny the puppy, puzzled by why she is different from the piglets she is raised with, uses her ear-splitting growls to chase away a snake that threatens her family.
This beach is loud! / by Samantha Cotterill.
"A sensitive boy gets overwhelmed by all the sights, sounds, and sensations at the beach, but his dad has a trick to help his son face these unexpected obstacles"--Provided by publisher.
Bunny's Book Club goes to school / Annie Silvestro ; illustrated by Tatjana Mai-Wyss.
Bunny's human friend, Josie, is nervous about starting a new school so he and his Book Club friends pay her a surprise visit--once they get past the distractions.
Pete the Kitty's first day of preschool / by Kimberly & James Dean.
Pete the Kitty has his first day of preschool, where he meets the teacher, sings fun songs, and paints a picture.
Hey, dog / Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Jonathan Nelson.
A boy cares for, feeds, and helps an abused stray dog to learn to trust humans again.
Even monsters go to school / written by Lisa Wheeler ; illustrated by Chris Van Dusen.
Illustrations and rhyming text describe some of the things that monsters do to get ready for school as well as the activities they enjoy during the day.
The great gran plan / Elli Woollard ; Steven Lenton.
When a pig discovers the wolf's plan to eat Little Red Riding Hood's grandmother, he rushes out to buy supplies that he will need to catch the wolf and save the grandmother.
Homes in the wild : where baby animals and their parents live / Lita Judge.
"A peek inside the homes--from burrow deep underground to nests high in the trees--where baby animals live and grow"--Provided by publisher.
Margret & H.A. Rey's Curious George goes swimming / written by Alessandra Preziosi ; illustrated in the style of H.A. Rey by Mary O'Keefe Young.
Spending a summer day at their local pool, George helps his friend Lucy learn to swim, despite her fears.
Noni the Pony rescues a joey / Alison Lester.
Noni and her friends help a lost wallaby joey find his family.
Hum and swish / Matt Myers.
Jamie wants to quietly work on an art project near her friend, the sea, but people keep disturbing her by asking questions.
Otis and the kittens / #1 New York times bestselling Loren Long.
When Otis the tractor becomes trapped in a burning barn, after rescuing kittens, his animal friends and local firefighters come to his aid.
Maisy goes to a show / Lucy Cousins.
Maisy and her friends go to the theater to see a show starring one of their favorite celebrities.
Lola goes to school / Anna McQuinn ; illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.
Lola meets new friends and tries many new things on her fun but exhausting first day of school.
I love my llamacorn / written by Danielle McLean ; illustrated by Prisca Le Tandé.
Celebrates all the reasons to love a magic llamacorn, from its ability to leap across a rainbow sky to it being kind, gentle, and sweet.
Tweet! tweet! / Sebastien Braun.
Encourages young readers to lift the flaps and discover what bird makes what noise.
Hold hands / Sara Varon.
Shares the many different times and places where holding hands is welcome, including when waking up, when crossing the street, and on the bus.
You are home : an ode to the national parks / Evan Turk.
Offers an ode to the United States national parks, and reminds readers that every animal, plant, and person in these parks are an integral part of what makes the land beautiful.
It's not a bed, it's a time machine / written by Mickey Rapkin ; illustrated by Teresa Martinez.
While a boy tries to face his bedtime fears, his stuffed rabbit, Floppy, tells a secret about his bed, which soon takes them to a play date with a dinosaur.
The pout-pout fish cleans up the ocean / Deborah Diesen ; pictures by Dan Hanna.
Mr. Fish and an increasing number of sea creatures investigate, then decide how to deal with, a huge mess in the ocean. Includes tips for the reader to help clean up and protect the ocean.
World of dragons / illustrated by Patrick Spaziante ; by May Nakamura.
Presents a guide to all the dragons living in the Hidden World, as well as their names, abilities, and temperament.
I feel loved : first emotions / [written by Jane Kent ; illustrated by Samantha Walshaw ; designed by Nick Ackland]
"Mama dog shows Libby puppy love with her hugs, her rules, and by teaching her things. Learn to explore, express, and understand feeling with the Clever Emotions series." --back cover