New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

Antoinette Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481457835
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

-Fans of Gaston (2014) rejoice Now it's Antoinette's turn to shine.- --Booklist (starred review)
-Delightful...an action-packed romp.- --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
-Three cheers for the winning Antoinette - --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Meet Gaston's friend Antoinette


Arthur and the Golden Rope: Brownstone's Mythical Collection Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781911171034
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Published: Nobrow Press - February 14th, 2017

Imagine a vault so cavernous that it could contain all the world's greatest treasures and relics, from mummified remains of ancient monarchs to glistening swords brandished by legendary warriors. Who could be in charge of such a vault and how did he come into possession of such a unique collection? Who is...Professor Brownstone?


Lola Gets a Cat Cover Image
By Anna McQuinn, Rosalind Beardshaw (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781580897365
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - February 14th, 2017

Lola wants a cat, but Mommy says taking care of a pet is a lot of work. So Lola does her homework. At the library she finds books about cats and pet care and she and Mommy learn as much as they can. She pretends her stuffed kitty is real and practices taking care of it. When the time comes, Lola is allowed to pick out her new friend at an animal shelter.


When an Elephant Falls in Love Cover Image
By Davide Cali, Alice Lotti (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781452147277
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Published: Chronicle Books - December 20th, 2016

From the bestselling author of I Didn't Do My Homework Because... comes an irresistible meditation on the quest for connection. When an elephant falls in love, he does many foolish things. He hides when the elephant-object of his affection is around. He writes dozens of letters that he will never send. And he tries to be healthy, but ends up finishing the cheesecake.


What I Love about You Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062393531
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - December 20th, 2016

A sweet and funny "I Love You" picture book about everything a parent loves about his or her child--from acclaimed artist Susan Farrington.

Do you know what I love?

So many things

When you smile,

When you're brave,

When you hold my hand,

And a million more things, too many to list,


Where Are the Words? Cover Image
By Jodi McKay, Denise Holmes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807587331
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - December 20th, 2016

Period wants to write a story but can't find the words, so his friends offer their help. Question Mark asks around and Exclamation Point finds some enthusiastic words from some unexpected place. Now all Period needs is an idea, but from whom?


I Will Love You Anyway Cover Image
By Mick Inkpen, Chloe Inkpen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481470995
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - December 6th, 2016

The author of the beloved Kipper series teams up with his daughter to tell the heartwarming story of a sweat-band-wearing pug who just can't seem to do the right thing.
Dog is very badly behaved--he destroys everything, chases cars, rolls in poo, and won't stop running away But when he finds himself lost and alone there is one person he knows he can always count on.


Chicken Story Time Cover Image
By Sandy Asher, Mark Fearing (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803739444
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Published: Dial Books - December 13th, 2016

A wonderfully silly take on library story time that's perfect for children, chickens, and everyone in between


The Friend Ship Cover Image
By Kat Yeh, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484707265
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - December 6th, 2016

Little Hedgehog is very lonely. But then she overhears passersby talking about something that gives her hope-something called a Friend Ship
Hedgehog imagines a ship filled with friends of all kinds, and soon she's ready to hit the open seas in a boat of her own to track it down. Along the way, she meets other lonely animals eager to join her quest.


How to Find a Fox Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250086563
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 15th, 2016

Equipped with a camera and determination, a little girl sets out to track down an elusive red fox. But foxes are sneaky, and it proves more difficult than she thought.

Nilah Magruder's debut picture book charmingly tells the story of what it means to not give up and how sometimes what you're looking for is closer than you think.


Little Penguins Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553507706
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - October 25th, 2016

Newbery Medal-winning author Cynthia Rylant and Caldecott Honor-winning, bestselling illustrator Christian Robinson pair up to tell this wintry story about five little penguins enjoying a snowy day.


The Wish Tree Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Chris Turnham (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452150659
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 27th, 2016

Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don't believe there is such a thing, but his trusty companion Boggan is ready to join Charles on a journey to find out. And along the way, they discover that wishes can come true in the most unexpected ways.


How to Be a Hero Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452127101
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 4th, 2016

Once upon a time, there was a nice boy and his name was Gideon. He lived in a nice house, and he had nice parents and lots of toys. But Gideon wasn't satisfied. He wanted to be a hero. You know, a hero, with his name on the front page of the newspaper. That sort of thing. So how does anyone get to be a hero, anyway? Heroes have to be strong. Heroes have to be brave. Heroes have to be clever.


It Is Not Time for Sleeping Cover Image
By Lisa Graff, Lauren Castillo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544319301
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Published: Clarion Books - November 1st, 2016

As the day comes to an end, bedtime draws near. But the little boy in this book is quite sure it is NOT time for sleeping. As each piece of his evening routine is completed--helping with the dishes, playing with the dog, getting into pajamas, brushing teeth with Dad, being tucked in by Mom, and listening to a story--he becomes a little more certain: it is definitely not time for sleeping.


Lucy Cover Image
By Randy Cecil, Randy Cecil (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780763668082
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 2nd, 2016

A tiny dog, a kindhearted girl, and a nervous juggler converge in a cinematic book in four acts -- a unique children's literature experience.


Gary Cover Image
By Leila Rudge, Leila Rudge (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763689544
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - November 8th, 2016

Gary, a grounded racing pigeon, dreams of exploring the world--until the day he falls into an adventure of his very own.


Alphonse, That Is Not Ok to Do! Cover Image
By Daisy Hirst, Daisy Hirst (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763681036
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - November 8th, 2016

Two siblings have a falling-out and make up again in spectacular style in a warm, witty story with sure appeal for little monsters everywhere.


Today Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781927018682
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Published: Simply Read Books - November 2016

2017 BC Book Prizes finalist Every day is full of endless possibilities - especially TODAY
The simplest moment has the potential to become extraordinary in this beautiful book by Julie Morstad. From getting dressed, to having breakfast, to choosing ways to go, Today has a little something to delight everyone.


The Bear Who Wasn't There Cover Image
By LeUyen Pham (Illustrator), LeUyen Pham
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596439702
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 15th, 2016

This book is about Bear... so what happens when he doesn't show up on his page? Who will find him? Will it be Giraffe, who himself seems to always be in the wrong place at the wrong time, or Cow, or perhaps even the author herself?


Little Big Girl Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803739123
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Published: Dial Books - November 8th, 2016

A touching picture book about an older sister's unconditional love for her new baby brother


What I Love about You Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062393531
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - December 20th, 2016

A sweet and funny "I Love You" picture book about everything a parent loves about his or her child--from acclaimed artist Susan Farrington.

Do you know what I love?

So many things

When you smile,

When you're brave,

When you hold my hand,

And a million more things, too many to list,


Where Are the Words? Cover Image
By Jodi McKay, Denise Holmes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807587331
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - December 20th, 2016

Period wants to write a story but can't find the words, so his friends offer their help. Question Mark asks around and Exclamation Point finds some enthusiastic words from some unexpected place. Now all Period needs is an idea, but from whom?


The Friend Ship Cover Image
By Kat Yeh, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484707265
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - December 6th, 2016

Little Hedgehog is very lonely. But then she overhears passersby talking about something that gives her hope-something called a Friend Ship
Hedgehog imagines a ship filled with friends of all kinds, and soon she's ready to hit the open seas in a boat of her own to track it down. Along the way, she meets other lonely animals eager to join her quest.


Today Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781927018682
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Published: Simply Read Books - November 2016

2017 BC Book Prizes finalist Every day is full of endless possibilities - especially TODAY
The simplest moment has the potential to become extraordinary in this beautiful book by Julie Morstad. From getting dressed, to having breakfast, to choosing ways to go, Today has a little something to delight everyone.


How to Find a Fox Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250086563
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 15th, 2016

Equipped with a camera and determination, a little girl sets out to track down an elusive red fox. But foxes are sneaky, and it proves more difficult than she thought.

Nilah Magruder's debut picture book charmingly tells the story of what it means to not give up and how sometimes what you're looking for is closer than you think.


Little Big Girl Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803739123
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Published: Dial Books - November 8th, 2016

A touching picture book about an older sister's unconditional love for her new baby brother


Alphonse, That Is Not Ok to Do! Cover Image
By Daisy Hirst, Daisy Hirst (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763681036
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - November 8th, 2016

Two siblings have a falling-out and make up again in spectacular style in a warm, witty story with sure appeal for little monsters everywhere.


Du Iz Tak? Cover Image
By Carson Ellis, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763665302
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - October 18th, 2016

A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book

The creator of Home turns a droll eye to the natural world, with gorgeous art and a playful invented language.


Sweet Competition Cover Image
By Liz Reed, Jimmy Reed (Illustrator), Jimmy Reed
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062403599
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Published: HarperCollins - November 2016

Liz and Jimmy Reed, the creators of the "Cuddles and Rage" webcomic, have whipped up a truly delectable picture book debut featuring the antics of competitive twin cherries who will do anything to outsweet...er, outsmart one another


Gary Cover Image
By Leila Rudge, Leila Rudge (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763689544
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - November 8th, 2016

Gary, a grounded racing pigeon, dreams of exploring the world--until the day he falls into an adventure of his very own.


The Bear Who Wasn't There Cover Image
By LeUyen Pham (Illustrator), LeUyen Pham
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596439702
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 15th, 2016

This book is about Bear... so what happens when he doesn't show up on his page? Who will find him? Will it be Giraffe, who himself seems to always be in the wrong place at the wrong time, or Cow, or perhaps even the author herself?


Fox and the Jumping Contest Cover Image
By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062398741
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - October 25th, 2016

Fox and the Jumping Contest is a funny, surprising picture book starring Fox--a lovable modern-day trickster character--and his animal friends, from debut author-illustrator Corey R. Tabor.


Little Penguins Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553507706
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - October 25th, 2016

Newbery Medal-winning author Cynthia Rylant and Caldecott Honor-winning, bestselling illustrator Christian Robinson pair up to tell this wintry story about five little penguins enjoying a snowy day.


Hug This Book! Cover Image
By Barney Saltzberg, Fred Benaglia (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780714872841
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 24th, 2016

An energetic, heartfelt, and humorous ode to book love

You can spin and twirl and dance with this book.
You can listen while someone else reads it.
You can take your book to lunch.
Just do not try to feed it.


The Day Santa Stopped Believing in Harold Cover Image
By Maureen Fergus, Cale Atkinson (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781770498242
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Published: Tundra Books (NY) - October 11th, 2016

Santa has a problem. This kid? Harold? Santa doesn't think he's real. He WANTS to believe in Harold--after all, Harold is one of the most magical parts of Christmas. Getting Harold's letters, eating the cookies he leaves out, feeding his carrots to the reindeer... what would Christmas be without that? But Santa's just not sure. Some of his friends are telling him they think Harold's not real.


A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story about Knitting and Love Cover Image
By Michelle Edwards, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553497106
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - October 11th, 2016

" A] celebration of winter mitzvahs, or kind deeds. Karas's adorable, radiant art adds to the heartwarming mood." -The New York Times
Here's a heartwarming winter picture book that's sure to appeal to families who love knitting.


The Kraken's Rules for Making Friends Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781576878149
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Published: POW! - October 11th, 2016

It's no big surprise that the Kraken has no friends, but he is TIRED OF IT. With a bad temper and a knack for destruction, his talent for meeting new fish is...not so seaworthy. He finds hope when another monster of the deep, a great white shark, offers him some RULES FOR MAKING FRIENDS. Will these rules help the most terrifying monster of the deep make a new chum?


Billions of Bricks: A Counting Book about Building Cover Image
By Kurt Cyrus, Kurt Cyrus (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627792738
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 11th, 2016

Two, four, six. Look at all the bricks


We Found a Hat Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763656003
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - October 11th, 2016

Hold on to your hats for the conclusion of the celebrated hat trilogy by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen, who gives his deadpan finale a surprising new twist.


The Most Perfect Snowman Cover Image
By Chris Britt, Chris Britt (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062377043
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - October 11th, 2016

A heartwarming winter story perfect for fans of classics like The Snowy Day, The Mitten, The Snowman, and The Giving Tree.

Drift was a very plain snowman. Every day he dreamed of wearing a stylish hat, a scarf, and mittens just like the other snowmen--and, most of all, having a pointy orange carrot nose.


Henry & Leo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544648111
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 4th, 2016

Leo isn't just a stuffed toy, he is Henry's best friend and brother. He is as real as a tree, a cloud, the sun, the moon, the stars, and the wind. But when the two are accidentally separated, no one in Henry's family believes Leo is real enough to find his way home.


Charles Darwin's Around-The-World Adventure Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419721205
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on his first voyage. Though he was a scientist by profession, he was an explorer at heart.


How to Be a Hero Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452127101
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 4th, 2016

Once upon a time, there was a nice boy and his name was Gideon. He lived in a nice house, and he had nice parents and lots of toys. But Gideon wasn't satisfied. He wanted to be a hero. You know, a hero, with his name on the front page of the newspaper. That sort of thing. So how does anyone get to be a hero, anyway? Heroes have to be strong. Heroes have to be brave. Heroes have to be clever.


A Well-Mannered Young Wolf Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802854797
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2016

A hilarious story about why manners matter

One morning, a young wolf eagerly sets out on his first hunting trip. But before he can devour his prey, he must honor their final wishes, just as his parents taught him to do. But the wolf's would-be meals aren t quite as honorable as he is Can common courtesy prove effective amidst the wild laws of nature?


Janine and the Field Day Finish Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807537565
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - October 2016

Today is field day and even though Janine is not good at sports, she is ready to compete. Her body just doesn't work like the other kids'. But no matter what, Janine cheers for everyone and tries her best. During the big race, her classmate Abby trips and falls. Janine is right there to help. But Abby is crushed that she won't win the race.


Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Rodolfo Montalvo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780451472304
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

A sweet and clever friendship story in rhyme, about looking past physical differences to appreciate the person (or dragon) underneath.


Good Night, Bat! Good Morning, Squirrel! Cover Image
By Paul Meisel (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781629794952
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - September 13th, 2016

In this fresh and funny picture book from Geisel Honor-winning author-illustrator Paul Meisel, a lonely bat thinks he has found a perfect home--until he discovers that it's already inhabited by a persnickety squirrel. Since each is asleep during the other's waking hours, the two begin exchanging notes.


Hank's Big Day: The Story of a Bug Cover Image
By Evan Kuhlman, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780553511505
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - September 13th, 2016

Perfect for reading aloud, this spare, charming picture book about a day in the life of a pill bug in suburbia is also about an unusual friendship.


Edward Gets Messy Cover Image
By Rita Meade, Olga Stern (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481437776
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2016

A very particular little pig discovers the joys that come with getting messy in this sweet and silly debut picture book.
Edward the pig never pets friendly dogs on the street. He never, ever eats food that spills or splatters. And he never, ever, EVER uses markers or glue sticks or paint. They are just too messy.


The Water Princess Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399172588
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2016

Based on supermodel Georgie Badiel's childhood, a young girl dreams of bringing clean drinking water to her African village


Ada Twist, Scientist Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781419721373
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller


This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came from Cover Image
By Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780761180111
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Published: Workman Publishing - September 20th, 2016

***A 2016 National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) winner


The Wish Tree Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Chris Turnham (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452150659
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 27th, 2016

Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don't believe there is such a thing, but his trusty companion Boggan is ready to join Charles on a journey to find out. And along the way, they discover that wishes can come true in the most unexpected ways.


Shy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451474964
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

A dazzlingly beautiful new book about shyness from the author of Blue Chicken, The Story of Fish and Snail, and By Mouse and Frog


Little Bot and Sparrow Cover Image
By Jake Parker, Jake Parker (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626723672
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 27th, 2016

A story of friendship that can inspire anyone, even robots, to dream . . .

When Little Bot is thrown out with the garbage, he finds himself in a strange new world. Fortunately, Sparrow is there to take him under her wing. Together, they explore the forest, share adventures, and learn what it means to be forever friends.


Would You Rather Be a Princess or a Dragon? Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626723580
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 27th, 2016

Some little ones want to be princesses; others want to be dragons. The message of this book is that you can actually be both

There are lots of things you can be: a little wild, a little sweet. A little polite, a little troublesome. A little dainty, a little dragony.