Kids Picture Books

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

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Tails / Matthew Van Fleet.
"Tails are irresistible to toddlers, and in Matthew Van Fleet’s sturdy touch-and-feel board book, preschool-age pokers and prodders can finally tug to their heart’s content. Engaging, cartoonish animals from tigers to pangolins romp across the pages as th…
A mask for Molly / written by Pam Ostrander ; illustrated by Seth Pennington.
A girl learns what she must do to keep her self, her family, and her community safe during the COVID-19 epidemic.
Animal numbers / Christopher Silas Neal.
"Best-selling picture book creator Christopher Silas Neal is back with more hilarious board books. A follow up to Animal Colors and Animal Shapes, Animal Numbers mashes up animals and numbers to create unique and funny made-up creatures with silly attribu…
I [heart] engineering / Allison Wortche & Steve Mack.
Calling all engineers! Ever wonder, How do you build a bridge? Or What makes an airplane fly? Then you've thought like an engineer! This colourful novelty board book with simple text and bold, fun artwork is designed to introduce scientific concepts to th…
Grandma and the rooster / Yimei Wang ; [illustrated by] Hechen Yu.
"It's Chinese New Year and Grandma has a special present for her family: a rooster to make into delicious soup! But when her granddaughter, Xiaoyue, meets the rooster, she begs to keep him as a pet. Together, Grandma and Xiaoyue take the rooster on a jour…
Pumpkin orange, pumpkin round / Rosanna Battigelli ; illustrated by Tara Anderson.
Short, rhyming lines take a family of cats through each step of carving jack-o-lanterns: visiting the pumpkin patch and taking home their selections; cleaning out the seeds and slime; drawing designs; carving; and lighting their completed lanterns. After …
The life and times of Fuzzy Wuzzy / Craig Sidell ; illustrated by Evgeniya Kozhevnikova.
"The Life and Times of Fuzzy Wuzzy is the timeless story of a beloved bear born without any hair. Join Fuzzy Wuzzy as he lives life to the fullest. This book teaches children the importance of being kind and loving and that it’s not what you look like tha…
What will you dream of tonight? / Frances Stickley ; illustrated by Anuska Allepuz.
"Whether you dram of flying over desert sands, sneaking into a dragon's lair, or sliding down a waterfall, there's no shortage of imaginative adventures to be had. But no matter what whimsical or enchanted landscape dreamers explore, they will always wake…
Probably a narwhal / Shelley Moore Thomas ; illustrated by Jenn Harney.
"What happens when a creative girl makes a massive mess? She blames it on a narwhal, of course! But what happens when a narwhal magically appears to defend himself? A hilarious battle of wits begins. The winner of this surprising showdown might just be fr…
When you breathe / written by Diana Farid ; illustrated by Billy Renkl.
"What happens when you breathe? In this beautiful book, breath--the very air, stardust, the grand molecules of the universe--blossoms in the upside-down tree in your rising chest, animating and enlivening you. And when you breathe out, you send your song …
Little Bird visits the big city / written and illustrated by Domenico Granata.
"Little bird is curious to fly beyond the boundaries of his little forest. Though his mother warns him to stay with his friends, Little Bird takes off on his own, looking for adventure. When he arrives in the city he doesn't know what to make of all the n…
Bakers and what they do / Liesbet Slegers.
"Do you love fresh bread and sweet treats? Well, do you know who makes them? A baker! Bakers wake up in the middle of the night to start work each day. There is so much to do to get the delicious baked goods ready for when the shop opens in the morning. A…
Mouse in the house / Russell Ayto.
"How would you catch a mouse? Set a trap or send in a cat? Well, not Mr. Bosh and Mr. Bumble. They have their own catastrophically silly ideas . . . "--book jacket.
Sugar and spice and everything mice / written by Annie Silvestro ; illustrated by Christee Curran-Bauer.
"Almost every day, Lucy the mouse skates with her winter-loving friends. When a blistering snowstorm forces them indoors, Lucy decides to warm everybody up by baking sweet treats. But unlike mice-skating, Lucy quickly realizes that baking does not come na…
Benny wants a haircut / written by Judith Koppens ; illustrated by Marja Meijer.
"Sam takes a look in the mirror and realizes that it's time for a haircut. So, off she goes to the hairdresser with her dog, Benny. When it's Sam's turn for a haircut, Benny starts to bark. Sam thinks Benny may be scared. But Pierre has a different idea .…
When we are kind = Nihaa'ádahwiinít'̜́́ıįgo / Monique Gray Smith ; illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt ; translated by Mildred Walters.
"When We Are Kind celebrates simple acts of everyday kindness and encourages children to explore how they feel when they initiate and receive acts of kindness in their lives. Celebrated author Monique Gray Smith has written many books on the topics of res…
Penpals Forever / written by C. K. Smouha ; illustrated by J. Lindenberger.
"Freddy is a skateboarding mouse. Annabel is a science-loving elephant. Overcoming differences and distances, they become firm friends and help each other out of some awkward scrapes. A riotous tale of scale and snail mail!"--back cover.
When father comes home / Sarah Jung.
"June's father is like a goose -- he flies away for long periods of time, which means that June doesn't get to see him very often. So he is happy when Father comes home from his journeys, and happier still when the family plants a tangerine tree together …
The good song : a story inspired by
"The day the baby boy was born, on a beautiful Hawaiian island, the world sang him a lullaby. What a good song. But what is the good song? The boy listens for it and finds it in his heart and shares it with the world. Inspired by the medley of the classic…
The sharing party / Brigitte Weninger ; with pictures by Eve Tharlet.
"Max Mouse is planning the most wonderful apple party for all his friends. That is, until he discovers that somebody has taken every single apple from their special tree. His friend Rico has picked them all, and he doesn't want to share. All the animals a…
Sadiq wants to stitch / Mamta Nainy ; Niloufer Wadia.
"Sadiq loves stitching colorful patterns on rugs. However, his Ammi reminds him that boys in his community don't stitch, they tend to the livestock. But Sadiq is determined to pursue his passion. This winsome tale that defies gender norms and talks about …
PJ Masks 3-minute bedtime stories.
"It's nighttime, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them from messing with your day! This treasury includes twelve favorite stories starring the PJ Masks, all timed to be read aloud in about three minutes. PJ Masks fans,…
Something's wrong! : a tale of a bear, a hare, and some underwear / Jory John ; pictures by Erin Kraan.
"Jeff the bear has definitely forgotten something. He ate his breakfast, he watered his plant, he combed his fur…what could it be? Why does he feel so oddly off? So he asks his friend Anders the rabbit what could possibly be wrong. It couldn't have anythi…
The rock from the sky / Jon Klassen.
The Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the Hat trilogy presents a hilariously deadpan meditation on the workings of friendship, fate, foresight and the funny feeling that something is off, when two companions stand in a perfectly good spot that may be hit…
Bindu's bindis / by Supriya Kelkar ; illustrated by Parvati Pillai.
"A little girl who loves her bindis (and the many creative shapes they come in!). The bindis are also a connection to her Nani who lives in India. When Nani comes to visit Bindu and brings the bindis to her, it is just in time to wear something new to the…
The little butterfly that could / Ross Burach.
"This comical companion to Ross Burach's The Very Impatient Caterpillar pays loving homage to every child's struggle to persist through challenges while also delivering a lighthearted lesson on butterfly migrations. Remember, if at first you don't succeed…
Judge Juliette / by Laura Gehl ; illustrated by Mari Lobo.
"Juliette loves settling cases for the neighborhood kids, like where to set up competing lemonade stands. As Judge Juliette's reputation for fairness grows, even grown-ups seek out her wise counsel on important matters, such as a fair bedtime. When Juliet…
How do bunnies take baths? / by Diane Muldrow ; illustrated by David Walker.
See how different animals keep themselves clean.
The new baby and me! / Christine Kidney, [illustrated by] Hoda Haddadi.
"Five brothers are very excited for the arrival of the new baby. What he be like?...But they are in for a bit of a surprise..."--Back cover.
Bear was there / Sally Anne Garland.
The first thing Mouse felt was love, as he lay in the warmth of his mother's fur. Then one day, Mouse meets Bear. He feels frightened but what if Bear is not as scary as he seems.
Hide and seek on the farm : a first lift-the-flap book / illustrated by Lucie Brunellière.
"In this engaging novelty book, little readers lift the flaps to find animals hiding all around the farm. Find a chick in the hay, a horse in the barn, and a little duck swimming behind the reeds in the pond! Bright and vibrant illustrations and a simple …
Dear moon / Stephen Wunderli ; illustrated by Maria Luisa Di Gravio.
"In this poignant story of grief and healing, Max learns that time will keep ticking and loss is inevitable, but memories last forever"--Page [4] of cover.
Teaching Mrs. Muddle / by Colleen Nelson.
Kayla isn't too sure about the first day of kindergarten. What if she misses her mom? What if she can't find the bathroom? But when Kayla meets Mrs. Muddle, it quickly becomes clear that Kayla's problems are nothing compared to her teacher's. Mrs. Muddle …
Bunny braves the day : a first-day-of-school story / Suzanne Bloom.
It's the first day of school, and little Bunny feels like something is flip-flopping in his belly. He won't know anyone. He doesn't know how to tie his shoes or how to read. And what if no one likes him? Can Bunny's sister convince him that the first day …
Arturo / written and illustrated by Hannah Beech.
Arturo is a cheeky show-off and he loves to pull faces and be silly. He desperately wants to be the centre of everybody's attention and even has dreams of becoming the most famous anteater in the whole wide world. Out of the blue, he gets just what he's b…
Luke and Lottie : fall is here! / written and illustrated by Ruth Wielockx.
"Fall is here! Luke and Lottie are playing outside. They find a little hedgehog building a nest in the leaves and decide to help if get ready for winter. What a nice way to spend a fall day!" --back cover
Why? : a sciencey, rhymey guide to rainbows / by Billy Dunne ; illustrated by Rhys Jefferys.
Dad is quite confident in explaining how a rainbow is made to his curious daughter, but when she keeps repeating "why?" his explanation spirals deep into sciencey lingo that has his brow sweating! How far will he have to go until he satisfies her curiosit…
Rosie the dragon and Charlie say good night / by Lauren H. Kerstein ; illustrated by Nate Wragg.
"Rosie the dragon's bedtime routine has been a little hard lately. Not to worry! Charlie is prepared with his lists, rules, and fire extinguisher, everything a boy needs to help guide his best friend and pet dragon (and best friend) to a peaceful night's …
The crocodile bird / written by Richard Turner ; illustrated by Margaret Tolland.
"All the creatures in the River Nile flee when they see the crocodile--all except one, that is. A little bird called a plover enters the crocodile's gaping jaws! Why is it so unafraid to approach this fearsome predator." --back cover
Oops, I dropped the lemon tart / written by An Swerts ; illustrations by Eline van Lindenhuizen.
Lucu was always cheerful and adventurous, but one day she started worrying about everything. She didn't want to try new things because she didn't want to make mistakes. The only place she was happy was at her dad's restaurant, where she would work with he…
Someone builds the dream / written by Lisa Wheeler ; illustrated by Loren Long.
Celebrates the skilled women and men who work to see the plans of architects, engineers, and designers brought to life.
Raj's rule (for the bathroom at school) / by Lana Button ; illustrated by Hatem Aly.
"Raj has one steadfast rule: NEVER USE THE BATHROOM AT SCHOOL! Of course, it can be challenging to follow this rule. After all, sometimes, a person's gotta go! So Raj has come up with a series of how-to rules to help him "hold it" -- avoid all liquids; st…
Under the same sky / Robert Vescio ; Nicky Johnston.
Two children on opposite sides of the world crave friendship. Is it possible to be friends across the miles?
We listen to our bodies / Lydia Bowers ; illustrated by Isabel Muñoz.
"Our bodies let us know if we feel unsafe or might be in danger and can tell us when we are calm or need healthy touch. In this story, Mr. B helps Deja understand what her body is telling her by asking her to describe what her body is feeling"--Provided b…
What the road said / Cleo Wade ; illustrated by Lucie de Moyencourt.
"Which way do I go? That is your choice to make, said the Road. But what if I go the wrong way? The Road curved a little, almost as if it was giving me a hug, and said, Do not worry. Sometimes we go the wrong way on our way to the right way. It's okay t…
The tree in me / Corinna Luyken.
"The tree in me...grows and blooms. It provides nourishment and comfort and connection--again and again and again. Tener and richly layered, this is a celebration of the strength and wonder within each of us, and the gifts we receive from our community …
Watercress / Andrea Wang ; pictures by Jason Chin.
"Driving through Ohio in an old Pontiac, a young girl's parents stop suddenly when they spot watercress growing wild in a ditch by the side of the road. Grabbing an old paper bag and some rusty scissors, the whole family wades into the muck to collect as …
The Water Lady : how Darlene Arviso helps a thirsty Navajo Nation / by Alice B. McGinty ; illustrations by Shonto Begay.
"When Cody wakes up, he's thirsty. But there's no water-not in the kitchen bucket, not in the barrels outside-and it will soon be a scorching day. Many miles away, Darlene Arviso fills her yellow tanker truck at the tall water tower. Her route across the …
Fatima's great outdoors / by Ambreen Tariq ; illustrated by Stevie Lewis.
"Fatima Khazi is eager for her family to arrive at their local state park for their first camping trip ever. In the great outdoors, everything seems possible. Not like school, where kids tell Fatima that her hair and lunch and words are wrong. And not lik…
Wonder walkers / Micha Archer.
"Ready for a wonder walk? Well, then just head outside. Let your imagination soar and your curiosity run wild . . . and soon you'll be looking at the world in a whole new light."--book jacket.
Zonia's rain forest / Juana Martinez-Neal.
"Zonia's home is the rain forest. It is her backyard and her front yard, her neighborhood and her playground. Every morning, it calls to her. Every morning, she answers: hello to the sloth family, greetings to the giant anteater, a run with the speedy jag…
Itty-bitty kitty-corn / Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham.
"Kitty think she might be a unicorn. She feels so perfectly unicorn-y! 'Neigh!' says Kitty. But when Unicorn clop clop clops over, sweeping his magnificent tail and neighing a mighty neigh, Kitty feels no bigger than a ball of lint. Can this unlikely pair…
Moo, quack, roar and more! / illustrated by Jonathan Miller.
"Young readers will enjoy hours of fun as they search for animals in a variety of habitats and learn to recognize words along the way! Kids will love finding and identifying the animals in each scene, and parents will love that it enhances their child’s c…
The poky little puppy's special spring day / by Diane Muldrow, after Janette Sebring Lowrey, author of The poky little puppy ; illustrated by Sue DiCicco.
An original springtime story inspired by the best-selling classic finds the Poky Little Puppy and his siblings playing outside on a beautiful day of sniffing fresh flowers, splashing in puddles and joining children in an Easter egg hunt.
So you want to be an owl / Jane Porter ; illustrated by Maddie Frost.
Explains everything you need to know about being an owl, including silent flight, camouflage, sight, hearing, eating, and regurgitation habits.
The Berenstain bears learn about heaven / by Mike Berenstain.
""What is heaven?" wonders Sister Bear. Follow along in The Berenstain Bears Learn About Heaven, as Sister searches for an answer to this very good and sometimes complicated question"--Provided by publisher.
The world needs who you were made to be / Joanna Gaines ; illustrated by Julianna Swaney.
"Today is the day for the ride of our lives as we discover how our differences make for a beautiful sky. We're one of a kind, both you and me, and the world needs who we were made to be!"--back cover.
Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? / by Lisbeth Kaiser ; art by Stanley Chow.
"Designed specifically for preschool comprehension, a board book introduction to the influential civil rights activist and speaker chronicles his early years, religious leadership and history-shaping work to promote equality for all people"--Provided by p…
My first bilingual shapes = Las formas : English-Spanish / written by Violet Peto.
Introduces young readers to a variety of shapes, including circles, squares, ovals, stars, and hearts.
Pocket Piggies I love you! : featuring the teacup pigs of Pennywell Farm / photos by Richard Austin.
Young teacup pigs celebrate the many forms of love, including love between a parent and a child, between other members of the family, and between friends.
My first 100 space words / Chris Ferrie.
"From the #1 bestselling science author for kids comes a simple and colorful introduction to the first 100 space words every baby should know. Each spread in this space primer focuses on 8 to 12 out-of-this-world words-from shuttle to eclipse to galaxy, a…
I say as-salamu 'alaykum / Noor H. Dee ; Iput ; translated by Shera Diva Sihbudi.
Noura hears Nabil use the phrase "as-salamu 'alaykum" to greet the gardener and park ranger and learns what it means and when to use it in conversation.
I feel angry : why do I feel angry today?
"Learn how anger affects the body, like breathing harder and having a faster heartbeat. The Anger character evokes the feelings that small children have experienced, but might not have the words for just yet. Help them understand what these emotions are a…
Animal sounds / Christopher Silas Neal.
Rhyming text and colorful illustrations combine animals and the noises that they make to come up with some unusual animal sounds.
I'll love you till the cows come home / Kathryn Cristaldi, Kristyna Litten.
Rhyming text and illustrations assure a child that love is endless, as various animals set off on faraway adventures and return home again at bedtime.
Counting creatures / written by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Sharon King-Chai.
Presents parent animals and invites readers to count their respective babies.
I feel... sick / words and pictures by DJ Corchin.
"Sometimes I feel sick. Sometimes my head aches. Sometimes my nose runs...all over my face. Sometimes, you just don't feel well. But even when you're not feeling your best, your friends and family love you and will take care of you. With fun, witty illust…
My very favorite book in the whole wide world / by Malcolm Mitchell ; illustrated by Michael Robertson.
Henley hates to read, so his homework assignment to bring in his favorite book seems an impossible challenge--until his mother shows him a box of books he made himself when he was younger.
Big rig rescue! / Chris Gall.
"When a semi-truck crashes in the snow, Big Orange is ready. With a crane, chains, a webbing strap, outriggers, and a winch, Orange will get the semi back on its wheels—and when the job is too tough to tackle alone, Big Blue is there to help. Together the…
Finding home / Estelí Meza.
"When Conejo’s house blows away in a storm, his friends and neighbors take turns helping him look for it. Though they do not find his house, they each send him on his way with good cheer and small gifts. Conejo is grateful for their support, but still fin…
Bear meets bear / Jacob Grant.
When Bear's new teapot is delivered by a charming lady Panda, he is unable to speak so he orders another teapot, and another, until Spider steps in to help.
This pretty planet / by Tom Chapin and John Forster ; illustrated by Lee White.
Provides lyrics and, on the end papers, sheet music to a song about the pretty planet that spins through space, keeping us safe night and day.
I feel... lonely / words and pictures by DJ Corchin.
"Sometimes I feel lonely. Like I don't have a friend. And sometimes feeling this way makes me want to cry or yell or pout. It's hard when you feel like you're all on your own, even if you're around people you love. But no matter how long you think it mi…
Llama Llama loose tooth drama / by Anna Dewdney ; illustrated by JT Morrow.
"Llama Llama's tooth is wiggling! Is it time for his first tooth to come out? He's excited, but anxious. Who is this tooth fairy everyone talks about? Mama Llama reassures him; the tooth will come out when it's good and ready. But no one is ready for what…
Songs for our sons / Ruth Doyle, Ashling Lindsay.
"What hopes do you have for the future? Who do you long to become? This warm, inspiring book encourages boys to shape a world so much gentler and brighter than before. Playful rhymes and tender illustrations invite them to notice nature, embrace their em…
Space matters / written by Jacque Lynn ; illustrated by Lydia Nichols.
"Can empty space be useful? Can it lead to new perspectives and new appreciation? Might it even be inspiring? Find out in a winsome book that draws on a child’s everyday experiences to prompt readers to look twice at their surroundings and notice the sign…
The three brothers / Marie-Louise Gay.
"Finn and his younger brothers, Leo and Ooley, love reading stories about animals living in forests, on mountains or in the arctic. 'When I grow up,' says Finn, 'I want to see wild animals and strange birds.' 'Why wait?' asks Leo. And so they set out in t…
Neighbors / by Kasya Denisevich.
"Neighbors is a contemplative picture book about the lives of our neighbors—who are all around us and ever-present, yet somehow surprisingly elusive. They're everywhere: next door, above, and even below. More often than not, they are a mystery, a presenc…
Remembering Barkley / Erin Frankel ; illustrated by Aboo Yang.
"When Barkley doesn’t come home, Bear misses his friend. He no longer wants to take walks or play fetch. But as the seasons change, Bear and his human Jacob help each other through their grief." --publisher's website
Night walk to the sea : a story about Rachel Carson, Earth's protector / by Deborah Wiles ; pictures by Daniel Miyares.
One night after a storm, environmental activist Rachel Carson takes her nephew Roger out for a walk by the sea. Includes notes about Rachel Carson, the story, and bioluminescence.
Now I'm a bird / Sue Ganz-Schmitt ; illustrated by Renia Metallinou.
When Julianna turns into a bird, she is embarrassed and gets teased at school, but soon she finds advantages to having wings--and learns she is not the only part-wild student.
Night night, Curiosity / Brianna Caplan Sayres ; illustrated by Ryan O'Rourke.
Told in rhyming text, a young girl imagines herself on a mission to Mars with Curiosity, the Mars rover, as she gets ready to go to bed.
Rocket says clean up! / written by Nathan Bryon ; illustrated by Dapo Adeola.
While visiting her grandparents, who run whale-watching tours in Jamaica, Rocket sees first-hand how plastic is harming ocean creatures, and organizes a crew to clean up the local beach.
Saving Eli's library / Ruth Horowitz ; illustrated by Brittany Jackson.
Eli loves his local library, so when it is threatened by a flood he and his father help save the books and, after the storm, join their whole community to make things better. Inspired by a true story.
Kindness grows / by Britta Teckentrup.
Die-cut pages feature a sapling that grows into a flowering tree, as friends once separated by harsh words and disagreements decide to spread kindness and promote team strength by offering words of encouragement, sharing, caring for others, and practicing…
The last loose tooth / Tyler Clark Burke.
"Lou is the last loose baby tooth, and he's just not ready to make the leap and leave the mouth...until all the other baby teeth are gone and Lou must face his fear"--Provided by publisher.
Way past worried / Hallee Adelman ; illustrated by Sandra de la Prada.
Brock is worried about going to his friend's superhero birthday party alone, but while he is hiding he meets Nelly, who is just as frightened as he is.
When I draw a panda / Amy June Bates.
"Have you ever been told to draw something the right way? Has your artwork ever turned out a little wonky--but you liked it that way? Well, then this is the book for you! When a girl draws lots of not-perfect circles and ends up with a panda, she's in …
Bess the barn stands strong / Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia ; illustrated by Katie Hickey.
"A steadfast old barn shows she's sturdy enough to save the day. Beam by beam and board by board, Bess the barn is built by able hands to keep the farm's animals safe and sound. Through many seasons and celebrations, that's just what she does, until she …
Ellie's voice ; or, Trööömmmpffff / Piret Raud ; translated from the Estonian by Adam Cullen.
"Ellie’s life is turned upside down when she finds a curious instrument on the shore that makes the most amazing sound when she blows into it: Trööömmmpffff! Creatures come from near and far to hear Ellie’s magnificent new voice. But when Ellie learns th…
Dr. Seuss's You are you! : a birthday greeting.
"Take a journey with the Great Birthday Bird of Katroo--and other Dr. Seuss characters--in this uplifting gift book that encourages readers of all ages to celebrate the person they were born to be! Illustrated throughout with classic artwork from the book…
Fern and Otto : a story about two best friends / Stephanie Graegin.
Best friends Fern the bear and Otto the cat meet various nursery rhyme and fairy tale characters on a walk through the forest to gather story ideas.
Hello, new house / Jane Smith.
When her family moves across the country, a young girl learns to adjust to her new home, discovering that while some things change, others remain the same.
All except Axle / by Sue Lowell Gallion ; illustrated by Lisa Manuzak Wiley.
"Vroom! Zoom! All the brand-new cards are ready to rev their engines and put their pedals to the metal. All the brand-new cars...except one--Axle. Stalling and slow to move, Axle isn't sure he's got what it takes to his the road. But when tractor tra…
The bear and the moon / words by Matthew Burgess ; pictures by Cátia Chien.
"The Bear and the Moon is a picture book that follows what happens when the gift of a balloon floats into Bear's life. The two companions embark on a journey—a magical tale that encompasses the joys of friendship and discovery....[This] book teaches soc…
Clover Kitty goes to kittygarten / by Laura Purdie Salas ; illustrated by Hiroe Nakata.
Feeling very nervous about starting kittygarten, Clover Kitty, a little cat with a sensory-sensitive disorder, finds her new classroom intimidatingly loud, bright and crowded, before a classmate's offer of friendship encourages Clover to give school anoth…
Fast friends / John Cena ; illustrated by Howard McWilliam.
Monster truck Elbow Grease and his brothers meet a monster-cycle, Chopper, and hope to be her friend--until she proves to be faster, smarter, and more capable than they are.
The alphabet's alphabet / written by Chris Harris ; art by Dan Santat.
Illustrations and easy-to-read text reveal that while letters of the alphabet resemble each other, each is also unique, as if they, like human beings, are part of the same family.
Daddy Daughter Day / story by Isabelle Bridges-Boesch ; illustrated by Jeff Bridges ; colors and book design by Rick Delucco.
"When Belle announces to Dad that it's 'Daddy Daughter Day,' it sparks a series of adventures that turn an ordinary day into an extraordinary holiday." --back cover
Migrants / Issa Watanabe.
"With forceful simplicity, Migrants narrates the journey of a group of animals leaving a leafless forest. Borders must be crossed, sacrifices made, loved ones left behind"--Provided by publisher.
5-minute Pout-Pout Fish stories / written by Wes Adams ; illustrated by Isidre Monés ; colored by Marc Monés.
A treasury of one dozen read-aloud stories starring the fan-favorite Pout-Pout Fish and his friends is comprised of entries that can be read in about five minutes each and designed for bedtime reading and early literacy development.
The purple puffy coat / Maribeth Boelts ; illustrated by Daniel Duncan.
Receiving a giant puffy purple coat from his fashionable friend, Beetle, as a birthday gift, Stick Bug unhappily accompanies Beetle all over town before finding the courage to admit that he does not really care for the flashy coat or the attention it brin…
Muck & magic / Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill.
The former UK Children's Laureate and the award-winning illustrator of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them celebrate friendship and creativity in the story of a twelve-year-old Olympic hopeful whose life is changed by a horse stable job and an invitat…
Can bears ski? / Raymond Antrobus ; illustrated by Polly Dunbar.
The award-winning author of Can Bears Ski? and the illustrator of Here's a Little Poem draw on personal experiences in the story of Little Bear, who learns about his deafness when a visit to an audiologist reveals the truth about a world he sometimes has …
Five on the bed / by Addie Boswell.
A young girl, her parents, and their dog and cat appear on, under, and next to the bed as they all get ready to sleep in this counting book featuring cut paper illustrations.
We will live in this forest again / Gianna Marino.
"When the animal residents of a forest are threatened by an encroaching wildfire, together they flee, convinced that their tranquil home has been lost forever. But with the first rains of the season, new leaves and shoots gradually emerge, and with them,…
How to catch a snowman / Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton.
A very clever snowman eludes the traps of the group of children who built him as a contest entry, while gathering items for a surprise.
Calvin gets the last word / story by Margo Sorenson ; illustrations by Mike Deas.
"Calvin's dictionary is proud to be carried everywhere Calvin goes--the breakfast table, school, baseball practice, and home again--because Calvin is determined to find the perfect word to attach to his annoying older brother. The word isn’t exactly reven…
Okapi tale / Jacob Kramer, K-Fai Steele.
"Now that the Phantastic Noodler is public property, Beaston is the perfect place for pasta parties. Creatures flock from far and wide. But things take a turn when a wealthy Okapi-talist sees an investment opportunity. With privatization come monopoly, ex…
Two drops of brown in a cloud of white / Saumiya Balasubramaniam ; Eva Campbell.
When her mother misses the sun and warmth of her homeland, her daughter points out the magic of throwing snow into the air and the joy of making snow angels.
The bad chair / by Dasha Tolstikova.
After watching Vivi and Monkey play hide-and-seek, Chair wants to play too, but Chair's idea for joining the game doesn't work out quit the way he expected.
A family for Faru / Anitha Rao-Robinson ; illustrations by Karen Patkau.
"Tetenya and his mother have found Faru, a baby rhinoceros, alone on the savannah. They know that rhino herds will adopt orphaned infants, but finding the rangers who protect local herds may be a long and risky prospect—there are poachers lurking about th…
A sweet meeting on Mimouna night / Allison Ofanansky ; illustrated by Rotem Teplow.
"It’s Mimouna--the Moroccan Jewish holiday that marks the end of Passover, and when blessings are given for a year of prosperity and good luck. Miriam wants to help her mother make the sweet moufletot pancakes they always eat at their Mimouna party, but a…
Doodle Cat is bored / Kat Patrick & Lauren Farrell.
"Doodle Cat is back and he is very bored. Until he finds a thing! But what is this thing and what does it do?" --back cover
Meditation station / Susan B. Katz ; illustrated by Anait Semirdzhyan.
"All about for Meditation Station! It's time to learn how to manage our busy minds, difficult feelings, and frustrations by staying with our breath and in our body. The next train is coming: can you hear it chugging along? Stay in the Meditation Station-d…
Short & sweet / by Josh Funk ; illustrated by Brendan Kearney.
"When Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast begin going stale, they visit Professor Biscotti's lab to try her new despoiling device. But instead of freshening them up, Professor Biscotti's faulty gadget transforms them into pint-size toddlers! The mini-breakf…
The all-together quilt / Lizzy Rockwell.
"Jennifer and her friends at the community center are making a quilt. They begin with lots of colorful fabrics and an idea. Then they measure, cut, stitch, layer, and quilt. It's the work of many stories. And the result is something warm and wonderful the…
Hooray for helpers! : first responders and more heroes in action / Mike Austin.
"When these helpers get the call, they jump into action! Every day, firefighters, doctors, police officers, and other first responders are on full alert, ready to rescue people and animal friends in need. They work on land, go underground, and even parach…
Baz & Benz / Heidi McKinnon.
"Benz, are we friends? Yes, Baz, we are best friends. For how long? For ever and ever. But what do you do when your best friend is...kind of annoying?...[Baz & Benz is a] story about a little owl exploring the boundaries of friendship, and the best friend…
Bigger than a dream / Jef Aerts ; & Marit Törnqvist ; translated by David Colmer.
"A boy hears the voice of his sister calling him one day, a sister he's never met because she died before he was born. She's just a faded photograph on the wall. When little boy asks his mother what death is like, she tells him, 'It's like dreaming, only …
Glory on ice : a vampire hockey story / by Maureen Fergus ; illustrated by Mark Fearing.
"After centuries alone in his old castle, Vlad is ready to try something new. When he hears the local hockey team gushing about how they’ll crush and destroy their opponents in the next game, he knows he’s found the activity for him! Vlad immediately give…
Good night, heroes / adapted by Maggie Testa from the series PJ Masks.
"Two nighttime adventures starring the PJ Masks! The PJ Masks go into the night to save the day and defeat two nighttime villains! At the end of this busy night, these heroes are ready for a good night's sleep!"--inside cover.
Arithmechicks take away / Ann Marie Stephens ; illustrated by Jia Liu.
"Ten chicks and their new friend Mouse are having a sleepover party. When Mama says it's bedtime, nobody is ready for the fun to end. Luckily, these merry Arithmechicks know a secret: bedtime - chicks = a later bedtime! So they subtract themselves by clev…
LillyBelle : a damsel NOT in distress / by Joana Pastro ; illustrated by Jhon Ortiz.
"At the School for Damsels, LillyBelle enjoys many damsel-in-training classes, like cake baking and vocal training, but the rule that a damsel must be in distress . . . not so much. When she’s captured by one villain after another, LillyBelle will need to…
Howl / written by Kat Patrick ; illustrated by Evie Barrow.
"Maggie was having a very bad day. The sun was the wrong shape, in a sky that was too blue. The spaghetti was too long, and her pajamas were the wrong kind of pajama. Then Maggie began to have wolfish thoughts..." --back cover
It's not Little Red Riding Hood / written by Josh Funk ; illustrated by Edwardian Taylor.
"Little Red likes to play by the rules. So when the narrator comes along and asks her to follow the story set out in her fairy tale, she grabs the basket for Grandma and goes. After all, she loves her grandma. But as Little Red attempts to follow the narr…
The day Saida arrived / written by Susana Gómez Redondo ; illustrated by Sonja Wimmer ; translated by Lawrence Schimel.
"The new girl, from Morocco, doesn't speak. She doesn't speak English, that is. But when a classmate welcomes the girl to share her native Arabic, the two forge a forever-friendship while learning about the vast wonders int he world around them. A joyous,…
Now you see me, now you don't / by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Jonny Lambert.
"Chameleon likes to play tricks on the other animals in the jungle. He disguises himself as a rock and scares Elephant when she comes by. He steals Toucan's feather, and he makes Sloth fall from the tree. But then Frog does something unexpected to Cham…
A pig in the palace / Ali Bahrampour.
"Bobo is rolling around in the mud when somebody slips a letter under his door. It’s an invitation to have dinner with the queen! “Why me?” Bobo wonders. What will he do at a fancy palace? He’s covered in fleas. He doesn’t know which fork to use. He has n…
Mr. Brown's bad day / Lou Peacock ; illustrated by Alison Friend.
"Mr. Brown is a very important tiger who works in a very important office all day long. His briefcase contains some very important things, so he keeps it by his side at all times. When Mr. Brown's briefcase is accidentally taken, he must get it back! He g…
Once upon a snowman / adapted by Suzanne Francis ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Art Team.
"What happened before Olaf met Anna and Kristoff in Disney’s Frozen?...the whimsical untold story of Olaf’s first moments from the time Elsa created him up until the moment we met him in Frozen."--publisher's website
Pig the slob / Aaron Blabey.
"Pig is the LAZIEST pug. There's nothing that can make him put down the snacks and get off the couch! Or is there . . . ?"--back cover.
The Smeds and the Smoos / written by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
"Far away, on a distant planet, two young aliens meet... But Janet is a Smed. Bill is a Smoo. And everyone knows that Smeds and Smoos can't be friends. What will their families do when they find out?" --book jacket
My pencil and me / by Sara Varon.
"Sara loves to draw and tell stories, but sometimes it can be difficult to get started. What if she doesn't have any good ideas or her drawings turn out terrible?! Lucky for Sara, she has a friend who is always by her side--her pencil. With a little help…
I am darn tough / story by Licia Morelli ; illustrated by Maine Diaz.
"Grit. Perseverance. The will to keep going when the going is hard. Everyone wants these qualities, and one way that girls (and boys!) become stronger and more resilient is simply by realizing how strong and resilient they already are. Running provides a …
Stand up! Speak up! : a story inspired by the Climate Change Revolution / by Andrew Joyner.
"After attending a climate march, a young activist is motivated to make an effort and do her part to help the planet... by organizing volunteers to work to make green changes in their community, from cleaning a lake, to planting trees, to making compostin…
Super Rooster saves the day / by Maureen Wright ; illustrated by Bob McClurkan.
"Ralph the rooster has big dreams of becoming a superhero. But the other farm animals aren't so sure--except for Rosie the pig, that is. She's Ralph's best friend, and she believes in him. As Ralph and Rosie hang around the farm, there are just no opportu…
Thanks a ton! / story by Sabrina Moyle ; pictures by Eunice Moyle.
"Here's a hug. A trophy. The kitchen sink! This book will give you TONS of ideas for how to say 'THANKS' when words just aren't enough" --book jacket
The song for everyone / Lucy Morris.
"From a tiny window, way up high, came a delicate tune. A melody, a song, a sound so sweet. It drifted onto the breeze and through the town. The song made the old feel young and the lonely content. It made the entire town feel joyful and eager to share ki…
A story for Small Bear / written by Alice B. McGinty ; illustrated by Richard Jones.
"Oh, how Small Bear wants to save enough time for bedtime stories before she and Mama Bear settle down for their winter sleep! But how can she gather spruce sprigs for their bed, fill her tummy with acorns, and wash off summer's dirt without playing-no di…
Daniel feels one stripe nervous : includes strategies to cope with feeling worried / adapted by Alexandra Cassel Schwartz ; poses and layouts by Jason Fruchter.
"Daniel Tiger is so excited to sing in the spring play, but he feels worried when a substitute teacher directs the play instead of Teacher Harriet. Daniel learns an important lesson--things sometimes change, and that is okay. You can learn to do things in…
Quiet down, loud town! / by Alastair Heim ; illustrated by Matt Hunt.
"Beginning when he is awakened by honking horns and chirping birds, Mr. Elephant's day is loud and keeps getting louder. His ony wish is for his noisy, happy town to QUIET DOWN! But what happens when Mr. Elephant ends up getting exactly what he wants?" …
Fight the night / Tomie dePaola.
This book "delivers a sweet depiction of a child’s imagination and all the things that go bump in the night. To stay up past bedtime, you’ve got to fight the night. Flashlight in hand, a determined Ronald sets out to battle sleep." --publisher's website