Kids Picture Books

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1-2-3 predators bite! : an animal counting book / illustrated by Amy-Clare Barden.
"Learn to count with some hungry predators. But be careful. These predators bite!"--Page [4] of cover.
If you could make frogs... : why are people different colors? / written by Grandpa Pete ; illustrated by Zachary Preston.
"This story uses God's creativity to explain why people have a variety of skin colors. A little girl asked a friend of mine, 'lady, why is your skin so dirty?' to which she replice, 'my legs aren't dirty--my skin is a beautiful brown color just like your…
Mom loves Little Jumbo / Yasushi Muraki.
"Mom is the greatest, but not just beacuse she is so big. Mom is courageous, caring and fun. But most important of all, Mom loves little Jumbo and is always there for him!"--Back cover.
Why worry? / written by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Aiko Ikegami.
Cricket and Grasshopper go on a high-flying, wild adventure, encountering a large crow, a hungry fish, powerful winds and more. But while Grasshopper has the time of her life, Cricket can't help but worry. Through kindness and patience, the two friends le…
The happiest tree : a story of growing up / Hyeon-Ju Lee.
The story of a ginkgo tree's experiences as it grows outside an apartment building.
Sock story / C.K. Smouha (author) ;  Eleonora Marton  (Illustrator).
It's Phil and Dale's favourite time of the week - the WASH! The two socks impress each other with their acrobatics; flipping, spinning and shrieking, much to the disapproval of the other clothes in the washing machine. But why should they care? They've go…
A rainy day with Hedgehog and Rabbit / Pablo Albo ; illustrated by Gómez.
Hedgehog and Rabbit were in the garden. Rabbit was eating cabbages, and Hedgehog was looking for snails. A drop of water falls on Hedgehog and Rabbit and the whole sky turns gray. What’s going on? Who’s thrown water at them? Will the hens know? Perhaps th…
Clifford the big red dog. It's pool time! / written by Meredith Rusu ; illustrated by Remy Simard.
It's summertime, and Emily Elizabeth is working on her swim skills. She wants to earn the Cool Kahuna Badge, and she needs to us three different strokes, swim in the deep end, and jump off the high dive. Emily Elizabeth knows that practice makes perfect.…
Baby love / Sandra Magsamen.
"Discover the many ways to say I Love You in this peek-through board book, featuring a special mirror surprise!"--Back cover.
Where's the astronaut? / Ingela P. Arrhenius.
Smiling space-themed friends hide behind bright felt flaps and a mirror at the end reveals the reader.
Peppa in space / adapted by Reika Chan.
Peppa Pig goes to a museum with her family where she takes a pretend trip to outer space and the moon.
Good night astronauts / written by Adam Gamble, Mark Jasper ; illustrated by Cooper Kelly.
Good Night Astronauts features space camp, spacesuits, an international space station, rocket ships, space food, gravity, the solar system, stars, the atmosphere, walking on the moon, sleeping in space, science, and more. Put your spacesuit on and prepare…
The colors of summer / by Danna Smith ; illustrated by Amber Ren.
A girl and her family spend a summer day at the beach. See the color in everything there, from purple flip-flops and brown seashells to the blue waves of the ocean.
Space / Emmy Kastner.
Nerdy babies explore what makes the moon, the sun, and all the planets unique on a trip around our solar system.
My city / Joanne Liu.
"Max has to bring a letter to the mailbox all by himself today. His path leads through the city, where he discovers many whimsical things: colorful laundry swirls in the laundromat, his own reflection in a puddle, or dancing leaves in the wind. Sometime…
Wishing for a dragon / Becky Cameron.
The sun has almost set, but Olive, Barney and Ella are wide awake and ready for adventure! Olive wants to go to the jungle, Barney hankers to be a pirate, but Ella has a secret wish to see a dragon! So off they clamber into a hot-air balloon and are whisk…
There was an old lady who swallowed a birthday cake! / by Lucille Colandro ; illustrated by Jared Lee.
"There was an old lady who swallowed a cake. I don't know why she swallowed the cake. It was a mistake! Scholastic's Old Lady is more popular than ever, and in celebration she's swallowing a cake... and a candle, and a sign, and some balloons, and a hat, …
Flubby will not play with that / by J. E. Morris.
When Kami brings home a bag full of toys, Flubby the cat rejects each offering until an unexpected "toy" piques his interest.
Astro baby / by Michelle Tea ; illustrated by Mike Perry.
A pictorial look at the twelve zodiac signs, including the symbols, ruling planets and elements of each.
Cookies! : an interactive recipe book / illustrated by Lotta Nieminen.
Bake cookies from scratch inside this interactive recipe book - sift the flour, whisk the sugar, crack the egg, pour the chocolate chips, and more! Simple yet factual recipe text takes readers through the steps of baking cookies, from combining the dry in…
Motor Mouse / Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Arthur Howard.
Follows a busy mouse as he drives a delivery car, enjoys Cake Day with friends, goes for a cab ride around town, and shares popcorn with his brother at the movies.
A mouse called Julian / Joe Todd-Stanton.
Julian is a mouse who is perfectly happy avoiding other animals. They seem to just get in the way, and sometimes even try to eat him! But one day, Julian has an unexpected dinner guest... When the fox tries to sneak into Julian's burrow for a tasty bite o…
Animalicious : a quirky ABC book / Anna Dewdney & Reed Duncan ; illustrated by Claudia Boldt.
An introduction to the alphabet that features make-believe animals, including the Anonymouse, Kangarude, and Rocktopus.
The magic of letters / Tony Johnston and Wendell Minor.
Illustrations and easy-to-read text reveal the secrets of letters, including their power to create words of all kinds.
The tallest tree house / Elly MacKay.
When Mip and Pip agree to a contest to see who can build the tallest tree house by sundown, Mip seems to be winning until a storm blows through the forest.
Sadie and the silver shoes / Jane Godwin ; illustrated by Anna Walker.
"With three older brothers to pass along hand-me-downs, Sadie doesn't have much say in choosing her clothes. Her outfits always look interesting, though (even if some kids at school might not think so). But Sadie is allowed to pick her shoes, so one day s…
Bee calm : the buzz on yoga / by Frank J. Sileo, PhD ; illustrated by Claire Keay.
Illustrations and rhyming text tell of Bentley the bee who, while buzzing around the garden, sees his friends in strange positions and learns why each practices yoga. Includes note for parents.
The most terrible of all / by Muon Thị Văn ; monsters by Matt Myers.
When a monster meets his neighbor's new baby he discovers true terribleness can come in tiny packages.
Big and little : a story of opposites / by Cheryl Pilgrim.
"Two dogs--one big, and one little--approach the same outdoor adventure in very different ways"--Provided by publisher.
I love science / Allison Wortche & Steve Mack.
Lift the flaps and learn about being a scientist and exploring the world around you.
I love space / by Allison Wortche ; illustrated by Steve Mack.
Lift the flaps and learn all about our solar system!
Whose feet? / Sue Tarsky.
Babies can spot the differences between animals and people in this pure fun book with a built-in guessing game and underlying educational aspect. Straightforward words and appealing, large illustrations bring smiles and chortles, a perfect opportunity for…
Dog vs. Ultra Dog / story by Troy Wilson ; art by Clayton Hanmer.
"Tuffy loves Tim. And Tim loves Tuffy. But Tim also loves Ultra Dog. He watches Ultra Dog on TV. He reads Ultra Dog books. He even has an Ultra Dog cape, sleeps in a bed made with Ultra Dog sheets and wears Ultra Dog underwear. So when Tuffy's next door n…
Where are you from? / by Yamile Saied Méndez ; illustrated by Jaime Kim.
When other children and their parents keep asking a young girl where she is from, she puts the same question to her grandfather who describes the land and people from which her family originated.
Anne's feelings : inspired by Anne of Green Gables / Kelly Hill.
"Iconic moments from the beloved L.M. Montgomery classic are celebrated in this adorable concept book. Artist Kelly Hill creates vignettes that showcase Anne's wide array of feelings, including happy, brave and, of course, the depths of despair. Each feel…
Growing season / Maryann Cocca-Leffler.
El and Jo are the shortest kids in their class, and they're inseparable. But what happens when Jo starts to grow?
Look, there's a tractor! / Esther Aarts.
Follow the die-cut holes on each page to read the story in this interactive barnyard adventure!
Maisy at home : a first words book / Lucy Cousins.
"Learn first words with Maisy while getting dressed, having a snack, making music, and more!"--Back cover.
I didn't stand up / written by Lucy Falcone ; illustrated by Jacqueline Hudon.
"First they went after Jalal. But I'm not black--So I didn't stand up for him. Then they went after Mariana. I was born in this country--So I didn't stand up for her. A picture book inspired by the iconic poem First they came for Socialists written by Mar…
Predator and prey : a conversation in verse / Susannah Buhrman-Deever ; illustrated by Bert Kitchen.
A collection of poems explores the dynamic relationship between predators and prey.
Whose ears? / Sue Tarsky.
"Who has long ears? Who has ears that hear well? Who has ears that hear even better? What do you get when you combine appealing illustrations of different animals' ears on each page, along with a hint of where they live? Entertaining and educational c…
The invisible garden / story by Valérie Picard ; based on an idea by Marianne Ferrer ; translated from French by Sophie B. Watson.
A young girl and her family travel from the city to the country to celebrate her grandmother's birthday. Someone suggests that Arianne, as the only child at the party, might enjoy exploring the garden more than listening to the adults chat. Arianne is uns…
Let me sleep, sheep! / Meg McKinlay ; illustrated by Leila Rudge.
After he tries to go to sleep by counting sheep, Amos suddenly discovers that the sheep are in his bedroom and he will need to build a fence for them to jump over.
I love Dad / Joanna Walsh ; illustrated by Judi Abbot.
Follows a dinosaur dad and child as they enjoy their day together, mentioning all the ways dads are special.
Mr. Posey's new glasses / Ted Kooser ; illustrated by Daniel Duncan.
"Mr. Posey is feeling gloomy. Everything seems dull. Maybe he needs new glasses? Perhaps a trip to the Cheer Up Thrift Shop with his energetic young neighbor, Andy, will help. But when the duo try on the glasses in the shop's glasses barrel, they're in fo…
I will be fierce! / written by Bea Birdsong ; illustrated by Nidhi Chanani.
"It's a brand-new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest. From home to school and back again, our hero conquers the Mountain of Knowledge (the library), forges new bridges (friendsh…
My cat looks like my dad / Thao Lam.
A narrator describes all the ways in which her cat and father are--or are not--alike. They both love milk (we see them with milk mustaches) and sardines (ew!). They both start their mornings with stretches (yoga routine) and their afternoons with naps. Wh…
Farm the farm : a lift-the-flap book / Sarah Lynne Reul.
All the farm animals need a helping hand. Flip the flaps to farm the farm in this hardworking adorable book.
Grandpa and me / illustrated by Alison Edgson.
A rhyming story about how a young bear and his grandpa spend the day together.
Bug / written by Robin Koontz ; illustrated by Amy Proud.
Bug is a quirky little girl who‘s mad about insects and drawing . . . and hates arithmetic. But when her teacher promises the class a field trip if everyone does well on their math test, Bug knows she HAS to pass. This humorous story shows kids that there…
What a nice car! / Anita Bijsterbosch.
"Mouse found a car on the side of the road. He wonders who it belongs to, so he sets out to find the car's owner. Along the way, he meets his animal friends and they join him in the quest. Who does the car belong to? And why is Elephant so sad? Perha…
Great job, mom! / Holman Wang.
Being a mom is eleven jobs in one! This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A general who rallies the troops (or unruly kids), a curator of modern art (or finger paintings), an archeologist looki…
Harrison Dwight, ballerina and knight / written by Rachael MacFarlane ; illustrated by Spencer Laudiero.
"Harrison knows he can do anything that he wants to, whether it's dancing onstage or cheering on his favorite team--or just feeling all his feelings. Join Harrison as he storms castles, picks flowers, and shows his friends that it's okay to express what …
Marlon Bundo's a day in the nation's capital / written by Charlotte Pence ; illustrated by Karen Pence.
"...Hop along with Marlon while he learns what the Pledge of Allegiance means and visits the monuments and memorials of our nation's capital!"--From back cover.
How rude! / Clare Helen Welsh ; Olivier Tallec.
"Dot invites Duck to a tea party, but from the moment Duck enters the house, the tea party descends into chaos; from licking sandwich fillings to spitting tea, Duck gets ruder...and ruder...and ruder. Just how will Dot react to such outrageous behavior? S…
Little Bear wants to grow / Judith Koppens & Suzanne Diederen.
Little Bear wants to grow. He asks Neighbor Bear, Grandma Bear, and Uncle Bear for advice. They all have wonderful tips. But nothing seems to work . . . Luckily, Mommy Bear and Daddy Bear know what to do.
Field trip to the moon / by John Hare.
In this wordless picture book "it is field trip day, and students are excited to travel from their space station to the moon. They jump over trenches and see craters and mountains and Earth in the faraway distance. One takesa break to draw some picture…
Baby astronaut / Dr. Laura Gehl ; Daniel Wiseman.
"Baby astronaut explores that stars and planets in space. She wears her space suit and helmet and rides in a spacecraft. Why do we float in space? Can astronauts sleep in space? Find out with baby astronaut!"
Llama destroys the world / Jonathan Stutzman ; illustrated by Heather Fox.
Eating too much pie causes Llama to rip his dancing pants, opening a black hole and threatening the entire universe.
Summer / written by Cao Wenxuan ; illustrated by Yu Rong.
"In summer, the burning hot sun hangs in the sky, and animals race to find a spot of shade in the grasslands. They finally find shelter under a tree, but neither the elephant, the rhino, the leopard, nor the fox want to share. It's not until the animals…
Papa put a man on the moon / by Kristy Dempsey ; illustrated by Sarah Green.
"Marthanne's whole community is excited about the moon landing, and Marthanne is especially proud because her father helped create the fabric for the astronauts' spacesuits." --provided by publisher
The sad little fact / written by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Pete Oswald.
"Follow a sad little fact who is locked away for telling the truth. In its underground prison, it meets other facts, all hidden away because they could not lie. Finally, with the help of a few skillful fact-finders, the facts are set free"--Provided by pu…
Curious about summer / written by Cynthia Platt ; illustrated in the style of H.A. Rey by Mary O'Keefe Young.
"This summer, Curious George wants to do everything! He'll swim in the ocean, camp in the forest, picnic in the park, and more in this thyming book for the sunniest days." --back cover
Most marshmallows / Rowboat Watkins.
Most marshmallows like to watch television and lead normal lives--but some marshmallows dream of greater things.
Brave Molly / Brooke Boynton-Hughes.
In this story without words, Molly must overcome her fear of the shadowy monsters that only she can see in order to return a lost book, and so make a new friend.
How to care for your T-Rex / Ken Baker ; illustrated by Dave Coverly.
How to care for a pet that eats 300 pounds of meat per day, has tiny arms, and a lot of slobber.
Food / Rilla Alexander.
"This extension of the highly successful TouchThinkLearn series focuses on language acquisition and moving beyond a single word-to-picture understanding to developing a larger vocabulary. This is all using the familiar TTL form of raised and depressed sur…
How I learned to fall out of trees / Vincent X. Kirsch.
"Edward and Adelia have been best friends for many years, so when it is time for Adelia to move away she plans a special parting gift for him." --provided by publisher
The Berenstain Bears do the right thing / by Mike Berenstain.
"Sister Bear finds a on-of-a-kind doll int he park but it doesn't belong to her. After talking with Brother Bear, will she listen to her conscience and do the right thing by returning it to the rightful owner?
Night train : a journey from dusk to dawn / Annie Cronin Romano ; illustrated by Ileana Soon.
"The sun is setting, and it's time to slow down. But the night train's work is just beginning. Its travels will take it through dark tunnels, across golden plains, and by splashin creeks, passing curious critters along the way." --book jacket.
Fly / Nathan Clement.
While on her first airplane ride with her parents, a young girl experiences the many steps involved in a flight including boarding the plane, takeoff, food service, and landing.
The little red stroller / Joshua Furst ; illustrated by Katy Wu.
"Luna outgrows her stroller just as Ernie needs one, and when he outgrows it he passes it along to Gigi, and soon many different families have received and shared the gift." --provided by publisher
When a tiger comes to dinner / by Jessica Olien.
"A tiger is coming to dinner! Are you ready? Luckily we can help. As yourself, do tigers like to play a rousing game of Go Fish? Prefer peanut butter and jelly? Enjoy wearing party hats? Whatever you do, be sure to practice your ROAR! for when tiger…
If I were a park ranger / Catherine Stier ; illustrated by Patrick Corrigan.
"A group of kids imagine all the duties and responsibilities of U.S. National Park Rangers"--Provided by publisher.
Maisy's day out : a first words book / Lucy Cousins.
Maisy introduces words for things found outside, including words for things found at the beach and on the farm, things that go, and birthday things.
Love the Earth / Julian Lennon with Bart Davis ; illustrated by Smiljana Coh.
Encourages the reader to join in an imaginary journey aboard a magical plane, the White Feather Flier, to help clean the plastic out of the ocean, build a school for girls, and create a sanctuary for gray whales.
The great indoors / by Julie Falatko ; illustrated by Ruth Chan.
Woodland animals camp in a human house for a weeklong vacation while the family that lives there is away.
Calm with the Very Hungry Caterpillar / Eric Carle.
Invites children to join the Very Hungry Caterpillar and take a moment to breathe and relax.
Vacation for Dexter! / Lindsay Ward.
When Dexter learns that vacation plans include an airplane flight, he must overcome his fears to help comfort his best friend Jack.
A father's love / Hannah Holt ; illustrated by Yee Von Chan.
Throughout the animal kingdom and within snug houses, fathers express love for their children in their own unique ways. Includes facts about the animals featured.
Oprah / Jennifer Strand.
Presents the life and career of Oprah Winfrey, focusing on her confidence, empathy, motivation, and generosity.
Little Plane / Tar Gomi.
Little Plane is ready to lift his wings and fly for the first time--but landing is a little more complicated.
The tide / by Clare Helen Welsh ; illustrated by Ashling Lindsay.
A young girl spends a day on the beach with her grandpa, whose memories are starting to come and go like the tide.
Mom and me, me and mom / Miguel Tanco.
A child explains all the ways he enriches his mother's life with love.
Beware the Mighty Bitey / written by Heather Pindar ; illustrated by Susan Batori.
Mouse, Goat, and Bear are on their way to Cougar's party, but they will need to be careful as they cross the Nippy Pool where the Mighty Bitey Piranhas live.
Life on Mars / Jon Agee.
"A daring young astronaut arrives on Mars, certain he will find life there. He has even brought a gift of chocolate cupcakes. But soon, he realizes he's made a mistake. He won't find life on Mars--and what's worse, now he can't find his spaceship!" --b…
Armstrong : the adventurous journey of a mouse to the moon / Torben Kuhlmann ; translated by David Henry Wilson.
A long time ago a mouse learned to fly and crossed the Atlantic. But what happened next? Torben Kuhlmann's stunning book transports readers to the moon and beyond! On the heels of Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse comes Armstrong: A Mouse on the Moon-…
I want to be an astronaut / by Byron Barton.
"A young child thinks about what it would be like to be an astronaut and go out on a mission into space." --provided by publisher