Kids Picture Books

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What is given from the heart / by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by April Harrison.
Despite their own poverty since Daddy died, Mama tells nine-year-old James Otis they need to help Sarah, whose family lost everything in a fire.
My heart / Corinna Luyken.
Rhyming text explores emotions, from moments of great joy to times of quiet contemplation, illustrating that each person can control their own feelings guided by their hearts.
Fancy Nancy : Jojo's first day jitters / based on the creation of Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser.
Tomorrow is JoJo's first day of preschool and Nancy can't wait to help her prepare-- but what happens when JoJo gets a case of the first day jitters? With twelve flaps that open to reveal hidden surprises Nancy fans will delight in this story of how big …
Mia : the sweetest Valentine / by Robin Farley ; pictures by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov.
Love is in the air! It's Valentine's Day, and Mia, Anna, and Ruby are celebrating with a special party. There are streamers, balloons, and valentines, and Mia even finds a box of chocolates that she shares with her friends. It's the perfect day...until Mi…
12 lucky animals : a bilingual baby book / Vickie Lee ; illustrated by Joey Chou.
"Using the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, this bright and appealing board book introduces the youngest of readers to the names of animals in both English and Chinese, using Chinese characters alongside their pinyin (romanized spelling)."--Publisher's d…
Five little monkeys wash the car / Eileen Christelow.
Five little monkeys wash the family car before trying to sell it, but that is only the beginning of their adventures with the old heap.
Share this book / written by Dr. John Hutton ; illustrated by Christina Brown.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents begin reading with their babies as soon as possible after birth, when their brain is growing fast. Book sharing is a perfect way to build emotional connection, early language skills, and a health…
Polonius the pit pony / Richard O'Neill ; illustrated by Feronia Parker Thomas.
When Polonius the pit pony escapes from the coal mine he's worked in all his life, he joins a family of Travelers.
Arion and the dolphins : based on an ancient Greek legend / by Lonzo Anderson ; illustrated by Adrienne Adams.
Sailing home with a prize of gold won in a contest, Arion faces death at the hands of the crew who covet his treasure.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star / by David Ellwand.
The teddy bears don't want to go to bed, but the evening star's lullaby takes themto a world of dreams.
Ears, nose, eyes... : surprise! / Sarah Jones.
Use your senses and follow the clues! Can you find the surprise, using your ears, nose and eyes?
I am Little Fish! : a finger puppet book / Lucy Cousins.
"Wiggle your finger to make Little Fish swim along with the story in this deep-sea delight from Lucy Cousins, the award-winning creator of Hooray for Fish!"--Back cover.
Look, there's a submarine! / Esther Aarts.
Look, there's a submarine going for a ride! What else can you spot through the peek-holes in this underwater journey?
Look, there's a rocket! / Esther Aarts.
"Each book in this interactive series follows a vehicle on its journey across five beautifully illustrated spreads, with holes in the pages playing an integral part in driving the narrative."--Provided by publisher.
Pea pod lullaby / Glenda Millard ; illustrated by Stephen Michael King.
Escaping flames and barbed wire, a mother, a baby, a boy, and a dog flee into a sailboat and set off to sea.
Owl / Magali Attiogbé ; illustrated by Magali Attiogbé.
Join Owl in the wild and find out what he does each night. From what he eats to where he lives, learn all about a fluffy owls night. This board book is a perfect first introduction to nature for little ones, as each page features bright, bold illustratio…
P is for puppy : a book of cuddly puppies to share with your baby / Ellie Boultwood, Hannah Cockayne, and Kylie Hamley.
This book includes lots of adorable puppies to meet, furry textures to touch and feel, and gentle rhymes to read together. --adapted from cover description.
The Squirrel manifesto : a bushy tale for finding happiness / written by Ric Edelman and Jean Edelman ; illustrated by Dave Zaboski.
"Financial habits form early. Children learn by observing a parent's behavior and through their own experiences. That's why it's important to make sure your children are treating money the right way. From allowances and birthday money to cash they'll one …
There are no bears in this bakery / Julia Sarcone-Roach.
When Muffin, a cat, hears a suspicious noise at the Little Bear Bakery, his investigation reveals a hungry bear cub.
The book in the book in the book / Julien Baer ; Simon Bailly ; translated from the French by Elizabeth Law.
When Thomas finds a book while on vacation, it takes him on grand adventures on the beach, in the Alps, and in outer space.
Robot in love / T.L. McBeth.
When Robot spots someone beautiful and shiny, he has to work up the courage to speak to her, but after he finally does, she's gone.
You're my little pumpkin pie / illustrated by Natalie Marshall ; text by Nicola Edwards.
Halloween parents describe all the ways they love their babies.
Squirrel / Magali Attiogbé.
In a book featuring pages with die-cut shapes, a little squirrel explains how it lives in a nest, likes to eat nuts, and gathers its food in the fall and stores it away for winter.
My world / by Roger Priddy.
Introduces a hand-drawn visual dictionary designed to build vocabulary.
I'm in charge / Jeanne Willis ; illustrated by Jarvis.
When a little rhino, who likes to make the rules, finds a tree bursting with fruit, he is not about to share it with any of the other animals since he is in charge, but it looks like things are about to change.
The Mukluk Ball / Katharine Johnson ; illustrations by Alicia Schwab.
With a lot of help from his friends, Karhu the bear finally stays awake to tango, conga, and waltz the night away at the annual Mukluk Ball.
You and me, me and you : brothers / Miguel Tanco.
In simple text and pictures, this book celebrates the bonds between brothers.
Rox's secret code / created by Mara Lecocq ; written by Nathan Archambault ; illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner ; tech led by Rodolfo Dengo.
Rox does not want to clean up her room, so she creates a robot to do her chores for her, but Chorebot gets out of control.
Being you / words by Alexs Pate ; pictures by Soud.
Illustrations and easy-to-read text celebrate things that make us special and how we can communicate who we are to others.
Eleanor Wyatt, princess and pirate / written by Rachael MacFarlane ; illustrated by Spencer Laudiero.
An imaginative young girl enjoys pretending she is a knight, a princess, a ninja, a ballerina, a pirate, and anything else she wants to be, including herself.
Night play : a bedtime story in three acts / Lizi Boyd.
Arlo is sleepy, but his stuffed toys want to put on a play before bedtime.
My bed is an air balloon / Julia Copus & Alison Jay.
At night two children travel through a dream land and see amazing things.
Miracle on 34th Street / by Valentine Davies ; pictures by James Newman Gray ; adapted for picture book by Susanna Leonard Hill.
The lives of three people are changed by an old man who insists that he is Santa Claus.
Making a friend / story by Tammi Sauer ; pictures by Alison Friend.
Beaver is good at making just about everything except friends so when Beaver sees some snowflakes in the sky, he gets the idea to make a snowman friend.
When do I love you? / illustrated by Marta Cabrol.
Animal parents tell their children when they love them, from lizards in blizzards to goats in boats and ducks in trucks, reminding them that their love for their children is unending.
I wish it would snow! / Sarah Dillard.
When a small rabbit becomes impatient wishing for the winter season and some snow, he gets much more than expected.
PJ Masks 5-minute stories.
Collects the adventures of Owlette, Catboy, and Gekko as they face the supervillains Luna Girl, Romeo, and Night Ninja.
Daniel learns to ride a bike / adapted by Becky Friedman ; based on the screenplay
When his father gives Daniel his old bike, Daniel discovers he must keep trying when learning something new seems difficult.
Lunar new year / by Hannah Eliot ; illustrated by Alina Chau.
Introduces lunar new year, describing the food, decorations, and activities of the holiday.
Goat's coat / Tom Percival ; illustrated by Christine Pym.
Alfonzo the goat is very happy wearing his new coat to stroll through the forest, but as he helps a series of friends in need, his coat becomes increasingly shabby.
The story of Tantrum O'Furrily / Cressida Cowell and Mark Nicholas.
Tantrum O'Furrily's three kittens are hungry and they doubt that a story can ease their rumbling stomachs, but they soon discover the power of storytelling.
Is that you, Eleanor Sue? / Tricia Tusa.
A little girl who plays dress-up to fool her mother every Saturday dons disguises and rings the doorbell, but when her mother gets in on the act, along with Grandma, anything can happen.
Harold loves his woolly hat / Vern Kousky.
Harold is a very special bear who always wears a woolly hat, so when a crow steals the hat from him, he tries to win it back.
I do not like books anymore! / Daisy Hirst.
Natalie cannot wait to learn to read since she will have all the stories in the world whenever she wants them, but Natalie becomes frustrated by her first attempts at reading until she and her brother Alphonse find a solution.
The boy who went to Mars / Simon James.
When his mother goes out of town for work, Stanley changes into a Martian who does not have to wash his hands, eat vegetables, or brush his teeth.
The mouse who wasn't scared / Petr Horáek.
Ignoring a friend's warning about staying away from the big, scary animals in the woods, a little mouse enjoys exploring the forest looking for someone to play with, until he comes across a cute, fluffy animal.
Pine & Boof : blast off! / Ross Burach.
When an egg from outer space falls on Boof's head, he and his best friend Pine must travel to outer space to return the space egg to its space nest.
All right already! : a snowy story / by Jory John ; illustrated by Benji Davies.
Friends Duck and Bear go out and play in the snow, but Bear discovers that he does not like the snow one bit.
Sophie Johnson : unicorn expert / by Morag Hood ; and illustrated by Ella Okstad.
A self-proclaimed young unicorn expert dresses up her toys, stuffed animals, pets, and baby brother as unicorns and becomes so caught up in teaching others that she fails to notice the magic right under her nose.
Found / Jeff Newman & Larry Day.
While Jenn is seeking Prudence, her big, sleek and shiny, black and white dog, she meets and falls in love with Roscoe, a scruffy little golden dog.
I share / Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed. ; illustrated by Penny Weber.
Introduces the concept of sharing, explaining that sharing is a choice, why readers might choose to share, and how sharing can be good for everyone.
Hide and seek / Anthony Browne.
After their dog goes missing, Poppy and Cy play a game of hide and seek in the woods.
Hush hush, forest / Mary Casanova ; woodcuts by Nick Wroblewski.
Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text show how, throughout autumn, forest animals prepare for winter as shadows lengthen, the ground freezes, and northern lights begin to appear.
Pete the cat checks out the library / by James Dean.
Pete the Cat takes a visit to the library, where he checks out all the fun books, reads a few stories, and goes on groovy adventures.
Mousie, I will read to you / written by Rachael Cole ; illustrated by Melissa Crowton.
"Follows a mama mouse and her baby mouse on the little mouse's journey to becoming a reader--from infancy to toddlerhood to elementary school and beyond"--Provided by publisher.
Dreamland / Noah Klocek.
As Amelie goes to bed, she sets out in search of her dreams, venturing into a surreal world and overcoming cold toes, tangled blankets, and ticking clocks to uncover her favorite dreams.
The secret life of squirrels : back to school! / Nancy Rose.
As summer comes to an end, Mr. Peanuts helps his friend, Rosie, prepare her classroom and the school for the students' return.