Kids Picture Books

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The froggies do not want to sleep / Adam Gustavson.
"It's bedtime for the froggies, but they do NOT want to sleep. It's much more fun to . . . ride their unicycles! dance underwater ballet! hold burping contests with strange alien life forms! The froggies' zany antics take them from bed to out space, befor…
Strange planet. The sneaking, hiding, vibrating creature / Nathan W. Pyle.
"When the nearest star rises, Lifegiver has an exciting quest planned for Offspring! Follow along as they observe a strange creature that sneaks, hides, and vibrates around their house. Hilarity ensues as the blue beings try to mimic this talented creatur…
The bench / by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex ; pictures by Christian Robinson.
"Evoking a deep sense of warmth, connection, and compassion, The Bench gives readers a window into shared and enduring moments between a diverse group of fathers and sons—moments of peace and reflection, trust and belief, discovery and learning, and lasti…
Becoming Vanessa / Vanessa Brantley-Newton.
"On Vanessa’s first day of school, her parents tell her it will be easy to make friends. Vanessa isn’t so sure. She wears her fanciest outfit so her new classmates will notice her right away. They notice, but the attention isn’t what she’d hoped for. As t…
Finding beauty / by Talitha Shipman.
"Beauty surrounds you if you look...You are beautiful from the top of your head to the tip of your toes - but beauty is far more than something you have. This inspirational book invites girls to become beauty-seeking adventurers charging out into the worl…
Wishes / by Muon Thi Van ; illustrated by Victo Ngai.
"Wishes tells the powerful, honest story about one Vietnamese family's search for a new home on the other side of the world, and the long-lasting and powerful impact that makes on the littlest member of the family....Told through the eyes of a young girl,…
Dear Librarian / Lydia M. Sigwarth ; Romina Galotta.
"When Lydia was five years old, she and her family had to leave their home. They hopped from Grandma's house to Aunt Linda's house to Cousin Alice's house, but no place was permanent. Then one day, everything changed. Lydia's mom took her to a new place —…
What is God like / by Rachel Held Evans and Matthew Paul Turner ; illustrations by Ying Hui Tan.
"Children who are introduced to God, through attending church or having loved ones who speak often about God, often have a lot of questions, including this ever-popular one: What is God like? The late Rachel Held Evans loved the Bible and loved showing Go…
My book of feelings : explore a world of emotions / text by Nicola Edwards ; illustrations by Thomas Elliott.
"This interactive book with wooden emojis to spin and choose from will help parents and caregivers navigate the world of emotions with children. Explore a wide range of interesting and emotive topics together and delve into what feelings really mean." --p…
Our skin : a first conversation about race / words by Megan Madison & Jessica Ralli ; art by Isabel Roxas.
"While young children are avid observers and questioners of their world, adults often shut down or postpone conversations on complicated topics because it’s hard to know where to begin. Research shows that talking about issues like race and gender from th…
Adventures with my daddies / written by Gareth Peter ; illustrated by Garry Parsons.
"Set off on a series of incredible adventures with an endearing, diverse family as the bedtime stories they read burst into colorful life. Together, the daddies and their little one battle dragons, dodge deadly dinosaurs, zoom to the moon, and explore the…
Blossom and Bud / by Frank J. Sileo, Ph.D. ; illustrated by Brittany E. Lakin.
Blossom and Bud, who live in Mr. Baxter's flower shop, are embarrassed and sometimes teased about their appearance, but her unusual height and his being a late-bloomer are perfect for one special occasion.
Let's go! On a train / Rosalyn Albert, Natalia Moore.
"Let’s go on a steam train and choo-choo through the land. We wait down at the station where we hold each other’s hand."--back cover.
Time for school, little blue truck / Alice Schertle ; illustrated in the style of Jill McElmurry by John Joseph.
"Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are excited to meet a bright yellow school bus on the road. They see all the little animals lined up in the school bus's many windows, and Blue wishes he could be a school bus too. What a fun job--but much too b…
Constellation of the deep / Benjamin Flouw.
"With spreads of informational content interspersed throughout, Constellation of the Deep is a charming picture book featuring the same character from The Golden Glow that details the wonders of the underwater world and celebrates observing the beauty of …
Bodies are cool / by Tyler Feder.
Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text celebrate bodies of all shapes, sizes, ages, and colors, with different kinds of hair, eyes, spots, scars, and more.
Moth & Butterfly : ta-da! / written by Dev Petty ; illustrated by Ana Aranda.
When they were caterpillars, Moth and Butterfly were very similar but as they undergo metamorphosis, everything changes except their friendship.
Once upon a song : a numbers primer for music lovers / illustrated by Mike Byrne.
"One Fine Day. Three Little Birds. Eight Days a Week. Share some music history (and maybe some of your favorite songs) with your little one while counting to ten."--back cover.
Elephant's music / Monika Filipina.
"All the animals in the jungle play an instrument . . . except Edward. He tried and tried, but now only listens. He's the band's biggest fan! Late for a performance, he runs through the jungle. Dum dum dum. Maybe Edward will find his place in the band aft…
Brilliant baby does math / by Laura Gehl ; illustration by Jean Claude.
"Your Brilliant Baby will love exploring all the applications of math and where they can find it in their daily lives, like learning what's hotter or colder, checking the score of the game, and seeing math in skyscrapers, rocket ships, and more!"--Publish…
Brave as a mouse / Nicolò Carozzi.
"Happily at play, dancing, splashing around, and blowing bubbles, a mouse and a goldfish are having a great time until three unfriendly felines threaten to put a stop to their fun. To protect her friend, the mouse comes up with a wild, bold, and brave ide…
Discovering the secret world of nature underground / Petra Bartiková ; [illustrated by] Marcel Králik.
"The rabbit, the mole, the badger... all of them live underground--some only in the winter, and some all year round. Dig down into the underground animal kingdom and see for yourself! This foldout picture book contains lots of dug-out chambers and tunnels…
Sleep, cat, sleep! / Antje Damm.
"It can be hard to fall asleep because who wants to stop playing, talking, and just having fun. Sometimes, it's just as difficult to stay asleep. There can be noises, lights, and many other distractions. Cat has this very problem in Sleep, Cat, Sleep! He'…
Global baby boys / Maya Ajmera.
In this companion book to Global baby girls, appealing photographs of baby boys from around the globe celebrate diversity.
This house is home / written by Deborah Kerbel ; illustrated by Yong Ling Kang.
"Lily's family is happy in their ancestral house at the end of the lane. But then comes change. Grandma refuses to sell to developers, the city builds around them, and soon their house is smack in the middle of a multi-lane highway. As cars rush past 24/7…
Old MacDonald had a phone / Jeanne Willis ; Tony Ross
Old MacDonald loves his phone, he thinks it works a charm, Now all the animals have phones too, how will he run his farm? Sing along as Old MacDonald's farm falls into chaos! How will the animals learn to balance their screen time?
Habitats / [illustrated by] Ben Newman ; English translation by Wendeline A. Hardenberg.
There are so many things to discover in every part of the world! Seach and explore each habitat to find Ben Newman's beautifully illustrated animals, plants, vehicles and more! Get ready to turn the wheels, seek, find... and repeat!
Sato the rabbit / Yuki Ainoya ; translated from Japanese by Michael Blaskowsky.
After becoming a rabbit, Haneru Sato gathers stars at an observatory, sails the sea in a watermelon, tastes the emotions captured in different colors of ice, and more.
All about Bluey.
"Bluey loves to play, explore, and use her imagination to turn everyday life into an amazing adventure. Now Bluey fans can meet her family and her friends, learn about her favorite games and adventures, and even learn her favorite part about school"--Prov…
Sloth & smell the roses / by Eunice Moyle and Sabrina Moyle.
"This pun-derful guide to mindfulness offers many fun teaching moments for kids and their caregivers, covering topics from taking deep breaths to acknowledging strong feelings and working to let them go." --publisher's website
Grandad's camper / Harry Woodgate.
A child who enjoys Grandad's stories of his travels and adventures with Gramps persuades him to fix up their old camper and take another trip, in honor of Gramps.
Too crowded / Lena Podesta.
Gil the Goldfish feels crowded in his small bowl with a plant, a castle, and 138 pebbles, but when he leaves his bowl in search of a better home, he learns some important lessons.
Lobstah gahden : speak out against pollution with a wicked awesome Boston accent! / words by Alli Brydon & EG Keller ; pictures by EG Keller.
Walter and his neighbor, Milton, two lobsters living in the ocean near Boston, Massachusetts, blame each other when heaps of garbage appear in both of their yards as they prepare for the annual garden contest. Includes facts about lobsters, water pollutio…
Summer song / by Kevin Henkes ; illustrated by Laura Dronzek.
"Bees buzz, birds sing, and children roll in the grass and feel the heat of the summer sun."--publisher's website.
Curious George : my first bike.
The man with the yellow hat gives Curious George his first bicycle, and George takes it on an adventure.
What would you do in a book about you? / by Jean Reidy ; pictures by Joey Chou.
"No dream is too big or too small in this heartwarming, heart-building book about you! So, stop. Dream. Think it through. And remember, there is so much you can do. Here is an exuberant book that asks what wonderful, endless possibilities your story and …
You have to read this book! / Bruce Eric Kaplan.
"Morris is excited to share his favorite childhood book with his son, Benny. The problem? Benny isn’t interested. Not even if it’s the last book in the pile. Not even if it’s the last book in the house. Not even if it’s the only book Morris brings on thei…
Go be wonderful! / Donna Gephart ; illustrated by Francesca Chessa.
"When Daisy is born, her parents tell her to 'go be wonderful,' and by being herself, she is! Each year presents new milestones with humor and love"--Provided by publisher.
What Ollie saw / by Joukje Akveld ; illustrated by Sieb Posthuma ; translated by Bill Nagelkerke.
"Ollie doesn't see things the same way everybody else does (and he certainly doesn't see things the same way his older sister does). Instead of cars in traffic, Ollie sees a circus parade. Instead of cows grazing in a field, Ollie sees deadly bison with s…
The Smile shop / Satoshi Kitamura.
"A small boy has saved all his pocket money, and today’s the day he’ll buy something special just for himself! There’s lots to see and smell at the market, from tasty pies to colorful toys and noisy instruments. But before he can even make up his mind, di…
Bear can't wait / Karma Wilson ; illustrations by Jane Chapman.
"Bear is so excited! He is throwing a party. It's a big surprise. It's going to be so much fun. They only problem? Bear can't wait! And an impatient bear can cause a lot of problems!" --book jacket
Jungle night / by Sandra Boynton.
"Two celebrated artists come together for JUNGLE NIGHT, a soothing bedtime board book. (Okay, MOSTLY soothing.) The book guides us through the jungle to hear the distinctive, gentle snore of each animal: 'Listen to the tiger: ZEEE-ZOOO-HAAA. Listen to the…
The lost little bird / David McPhail.
Losing his memory after bumping his head, a little bird embarks on a journey to discover what kind of bird he is and where he belongs, meeting new feathered-friend species along the way.
You are my happy / Hoda Kotb ; pictures by Suzie Mason.
At the end of the day, a baby bear and its mother reflect back on the things that brought them happiness throughout the day.
A twin is to hug / by Boni Ashburn ; illustrated by John Nez.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the joys and challenges of having a twin.
Tad and Dad / words and pictures by David Ezra Stein.
Loving to spend his days swimming, catching flies, and snuggling beside his dad, Tad the tadpole grows new limbs and begins wiggling, croaking, and kicking in his sleep, making him realize that it's time for a lily pad of his own.
Sweet dreams little one : (a bedtime lullaby for you) / Sandra Magsamen.
Illustrations and rhyming text invite the reader to snuggle up and prepare to float off to where the sweetest of dreams come true.
Sharing / by Alice Le Hénand ; illustrated by Thierry Bedouet ; English translation by Wendeline A. Hardenberg.
A latest entry in the interactive social development series incorporates engaging pull tabs into the story of Little Bear and Little Cat, who learn to overcome difficulties with sharing when they discover that playing nicely with others can multiply the f…
Rome : a book of days / by Ashley Evanson.
Introduces children to the days of the week while touring the cultural venues of Rome, from the Colosseum to St. Peter's Basilica.
My dad is a superhero! / by Dennis R. Shealy.
"A child describes his father--who closely resembles Superman"--Provided by publisher.
Let's go to the garden! : with Dr. Seuss's Lorax : a lift-the-flap book / [by Todd Tarpley ; illustrated by Ron Cohee].
Dr. Seuss's Lorax explains the important role of gardens, plants, and animals in supporting the planet, in rhyming text.
Jungle journey : a push-and-pull adventure / [illustrated by Allison Black ; zoological consultant: Nick Crumpton].
"Curious minds will love to explore the ins and outs of the jungle with this interactive title from Allison Black's Little World series. Discover all sorts of creatures high up in the trees and on the jungle floor in this bright and colorful board book, c…
Cars and trucks / Jill McDonald.
"ZOOM! Which one is your favorite? Babies and toddlers can discover the world around them while learning simple concepts about science, nature, and culture." -- back cover
Happy Easter, Corduroy! / illustrations by Jody Wheeler.
Corduroy gets ready to celebrate Easter by purchasing chocolate bunnies, meeting baby animals, and decorating Easter eggs.
Baby Shark : doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo! / Pinkfong.
Illustrates the children's song about Baby Shark, Mama Shark, Daddy Shark, and Grandma Shark.
Bubbles : a Narwhal and Jelly board book / Ben Clanton.
Narwhal accidentally bursts a saddened Jelly's bubble before offering comfort by showing his friend how the ocean has oodles of bubbles in all sizes and colors.
Blankie : a Narwhal and Jelly board book / Ben Clanton.
Narwhal enjoys his big, yellow blanket as a source of warmth and comfort as well as for its ability to become an object of the imagination and a great picnic cloth for sharing time with his best friend, Jelly.
PJ Masks save the Earth / adapted by May Nakamura from the series of PJ Masks.
"Someone is knocking over the trash cans in the city. It's up to the PJ Masks to find out who it is and help clean up, but Catboy is disgusted by the smelly trash and doesn't want to help. Eventually Catboy learns that, just like being a hero, saving the …
All dressed up / Andrea Zimmerman & David Clemesha.
Shares examples of the clothes that different occupations require.
A neighborhood walk, a musical journey / Pilar Winter Hill ; illustrated by Olivia Duchess.
As she walks with her mother to a farmer's market, Penelope hears the melodies of the city from musicians, bicycle bells, and more until one instrument beckons and fills her with magic. Includes author's note about her first encounter with the violin.
Way past jealous / Hallee Adelman ; illustrated by Karen Wall.
Yaz is so jealous of her friend Debby's drawing ability and the attention it brings that she does something mean, then must find a way to set things right.
Way past sad / Hallee Adelman ; illustrated by Karen Wall.
When James learns that his next-door neighbor and best friend, Sanj, is moving away, he is very sad--so sad he thinks he will feel that way forever.
My little brave girl / by Hilary Duff ; illustrations by Kelsey Garrity-Riley.
The actress and singer best recognized as the title star of Lizzie McGuire draws on her personal experiences with motherhood in a lyrical tribute to the courage of girls that offers empowering messages about pursuing one's dreams and approaching the world…
My nana's garden / Dawn Casey ; illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle.
"A little girl visits her grandmother in summer and winter, and together they explore the wonders of her garden. Until, one day, Nana isn't there anymore. But as winter gives way to spring, the girl learns that life goes on, and so does the memory of thos…
Zee grows a tree / Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.
"Born at the same time a Douglas-fir seedling emerges from the nursery bed on her family's Christmas tree farm, young Zee grows up beside the tree as both thrive and become taller throughout the years"--Provided by publisher.
The Lady of the Library / Angie Karcher ; illustrated by Rachel Sanson.
Together a ghost and a girl make it their mission to save the local library that is scheduled for demolition.
Bicycle bash / by Alison Farrell.
Etta the elephant receives an invitation to the Bicycle Bash from her aunt, who has a surprise waiting for Ella!
When a dragon comes to stay / by Caryl Hart ; illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.
"Sometimes good manners can be a tiny bit tricky. Dragon demonstrates what it means to have good manners when she goes to visit"--Provided by publisher.
One-osaurus, two-osaurus / Kim Norman ; illustrated by Pierre Collet-Derby.
Nine dinosaurs in comical poses play a counting game as they look for the missing tenth dinosaur.
Pete the cat. Parents' Day surprise / based on the book series by Kimberly and James Dean ; adapted by Anne Lamb from the Prime video episode
Complemented by a coloring poster, a Pete the Cat story based on the Amazon original series finds Pete and his friends planning a special surprise for a classmate whose mother cannot attend Parents' Day at school because of her military tour of duty.
Bear outside / Jane Yolen ; pictures by Jen Corace.
A little girl wears a bear on the outside to keep her safe and to be her friend, just as some people have a fierce animal inside to protect them.
Stories to share with Mama Bear / Stan & Jan Berenstain.
"The Berenstain Bears and Mama’s New Job: When Mama Bear decides to turn her hobby into a business, each member of the Bear family tries to help a little more around the house."--publisher's website.
Stories to share with Papa Bear / Stan & Jan Berenstain.
"The Berenstain Bears Blaze a Trail: Bumbling Papa Bear tries to help the Bear Scouts earn their merit badges in hiking."--publisher's website.
Orange is an apricot, green is a tree frog : explore the natural world through color / Pascale Estellon.
"A colorful beginner's field guide to new words and new worlds. What color is a canary? A star fruit? A tang fish? Explore the natural world's most vibrant plants, animals, fruits, and vegetables through a rainbow of red, orange, yellow, blue, green, blac…
Blue floats away / words by Travis Jonker ; pictures by Grant Snider.
"Blue is a little iceberg who strikes out on a big journey. He encounters new things and beautiful things. As the water gets warmer, Blue gets smaller and smaller and smaller, until . . . he transforms! Now a cloud, Little Blue encounters new and beautifu…
Be a tree! / written by Maria Gianferrari ; illustrated by Felicita Sala.
"We are all like trees: our spines, trunks; our skin, bark; our hearts giving us strength and support, like heartwood. We are fueled by air and sun. And, like humans, trees are social. They 'talk' to spread information; they share food and resources. They…
The duck who didn't like water / Steven Small.
"Everyone knows that ducks love water. But there was once a duck who much preferred the inside to the outside - Duck doesn't like swimming or paddling, and most of all Duck doesn't like rain! Duck knows what to do to be happy, and it doesn't matter one bi…
Hugo and the impossible thing / by Renée Felice Smith and Chris Gabriel ; illustrated by Sydney Hanson.
"At the edge of the forest stood the Impossible Thing. All animals in the forest often wondered what was beyond the Impossible Thing, but no one had ever tried because getting through it would be . . . impossible. So why even bother? That's when a brave l…
Mindi and the goose no one else could see / Sam McBratney ; illustrated by Linda Olafsdottir.
"Mindi is afraid of something no one else can see. It's a big goose who comes into her room and stays as long as it wants. Mindi's dad searches high and low, but he can't find the goose. 'It isn't real, my love,' her mom tells her. 'Nobody has a goose int…
Cow says meow / written by Kirsti Call ; illustrated by Brandon James Scott.
"A humorous picture book filled with wordplay and mixed-up onomatopoeia, Cow Says Meow features bold graphic art, silly animals, and unique cover cut-outs at the front and back."--publisher's website.
I'm a hare, so there! / written and illustrated   by Julie Rowan-Zoch.
"When a chipmunk mistakes Hare for a rabbit, Hare puts him in his place. But actually, the chipmunk is a SQUIRREL. Or so he says. Ever wondered about the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? Or a sheep and goat? So have Rabbit and Chipmunk—er, I me…
Because of you, mom / written by Kobi Yamada ; illustrated by Natalie Russell.
"This book is for you, Mom. It's to celebrate who you are. To thank you for the difference you have made and continue to make. To show how your constant love, support, and care have meant to everything and more. It's all because of you, Mom"--Jacket flap.